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2014-09-10 12:21:09

Annual event offers career counseling and job fair Sept. 9-11 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is hosting an employment transition boot camp and career fair for wounded warriors, ending tomorrow, in Fort Hood, Texas. The boot camp, which began on Tuesday, offers wounded warriors one-to-one interaction and covered topics such as translating military skills; the culture outside the military; resume preparation; and mock...

2014-07-23 23:04:03

G4S Technology Awarded $1.8 Million Dollar Contract to Upgrade Killeen Fort Hood Airport Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City’s existing Video Management System, and a five-year...

2014-07-23 12:36:14

OMAHA, Neb., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City's existing Video Management System, and a five-year maintenance agreement on the system, spare parts and back-up servers. A request for...

2014-07-14 23:05:16

The company is the official provider of the enterprise notification system to the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, United States Air Force Academy, USAF Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, NORAD/Northern Command, and is the largest provider of IP-based notification services to the U.S. Army worldwide including Fort Hood. Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Desktop Alert Inc. today announced that the company is providing its ‘less-than-one-minute’ award winning network...

2013-12-10 23:01:40

The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. The lawsuit was filed by Kasie and Higinio Rivera...

2013-08-08 23:22:56

Total Alert System Expands Desktop Alerts Mass Notification Presence at Fort Hood with Selection by Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center; Company Expands De Facto Presence Across U.S. Army Worldwide Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Desktop Alert, Inc., the pioneer and leader in less than one minute affordable network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS) to military, government, healthcare, higher education and industrial organizations, today announced that the Carl R....

2011-05-03 18:32:00

BURBANK, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Billy Ray Cyrus met with troops from the 2nd battalion of the 8th Cavalry at Fort Hood, the largest active duty armored post in the U.S. Armed Services located outside of Killeen, Texas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110503/LA94930) "No coincidences!" said Billy Ray Cyrus, speaking Monday from Fort Hood. "In 1989 I wrote a song about a Vietnam veteran. I recorded it in 1991 ... the day the ground war started in Desert...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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