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2010-10-25 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The association that represents the stability operations industry, formerly called IPOA, is now the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA). The new name and logo are designed to better reflect the broad industry that provides vital services and support to the international community in conflict, post-conflict and disaster relief operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/DC87820LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-15 08:23:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LTG Phillips, the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics and Technology) and Director, Acquisition Career Management, will address the IPOA Annual Summit Dinner on Monday evening, 18 October. The Summit is the premier event of the stability operations industry and the audience will include private companies, government representatives and NGOs, all gathered to explore issues related to...

2010-10-13 08:05:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge International Systems, a leading provider of integrated C4ISR solutions for the U.S. government's most demanding international security needs, announced today that it has been selected by the U.S. Navy to provide a Maritime Surveillance System to the Iraqi Navy. The delivery order, valued at approximately $6 million, was competitively awarded under an existing Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWARSYSCOM) indefinite delivery,...

2010-09-30 10:23:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former CIA Director General Michael Hayden and former Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Ambassador Mitchell Reiss will speak at IPOA's 2010 Annual Summit in Washington, D.C. on the challenges facing organizations and their clients operating in conflict and post-conflict areas. The premier event of the stability operations industry, IPOA's Annual Summit brings together private companies, government representatives and NGOs to explore issues...

2010-09-16 11:02:00

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RELYANT, LLC, a Maryville-based company providing worldwide strategic support services, has hired Jack M. MacRae as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Risk & Administrative Services. Mr. MacRae joins RELYANT from Safety and Ecology Corporation where he participated as a member of the company's executive team since 1996. His diverse and increasing responsibilities within the company paralleled the organization's rapid growth,...

2010-09-13 08:47:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of the Stability Operations Industry (IPOA) is holding its 2010 Legal Conference titled "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): National Security, Corruption, and Contingency Contracting" on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Maj Gen (ret) Kevin Kuklok, IPOA Standards Committee Chair and Corporate Ethics and Compliance Officer for EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT), is...

2010-09-09 12:53:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 16, Stephen S. Zimmermann, Director of Operations for the World Bank Integrity Vice-Presidency, will speak on anticorruption efforts in international development, emphasizing initiatives and results over the past two years. This will take place at IPOA's 2010 Legal Conference, "FCPA: National Security, Corruption and Contingency Contracting," where IPOA members, government representatives, and industry professionals...

2010-08-27 14:46:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge James Cacheris of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has denied Defendants ArmorGroup North America ("AGNA"), ArmorGroup International, Wackenhut Services, Inc., and Cornelius Medley's motions to dismiss whistleblower James Gordon's lawsuit brought under the False Claims Act. On September 9, 2009, Mr. Gordon, former Director of Operations of AGNA, filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit under the False...

2010-07-19 08:44:00

JERUSALEM, July 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today issued the following statement concerning the activities in the German markets. Mr. Shoham stated, "Our products have been well received in Germany and our market is rapidly expanding throughout the country. The following updates will show our successes in Germany." 1. "As it developed with the French agencies, in the past 18 months we have been able to penetrate many of...

2010-07-16 15:01:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TADF), an Aerospace/Defense Services contractor that offers air-combat training, aerial refueling, aircraft maintenance, disaster relief services, and other Aerospace/Defense services to the United States and Foreign militaries and agencies, is pleased to announce that it has hired Tom Robinson as its Director of Disaster Relief Services. Since 1995, Mr. Robinson has been the Chief...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • 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.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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