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2011-08-04 13:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded a blanket purchase agreement to provide information technology support services to the U.S. Coast Guard Force Readiness Command (FORCECOM). The agreement has a ceiling value of $11 million over a five-year period. General Dynamics will provide FORCECOM with information technology (IT) and simulator support services for non-standard...

2010-10-14 09:00:00

Clay Maitland Honored at 30th Annual Coast Guard Foundation Salute in New York City STONINGTON, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that board member, Guy Edison Clay Maitland, was the recipient of the Coast Guard's Distinguished Public Service Award. Presented by Coast Guard Commandant ADM Robert Papp, the honor for...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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