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2014-04-10 08:21:36

SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it was awarded a $2.39 million firm fixed price contract for a Design/Build Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP) Project to replace a gas line for Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, MA. This contract was awarded under Versar's Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) IDIQ with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), held with our joint venture partner, Johnson Controls...

2013-11-21 08:21:16

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN), developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force, has completed 5,000 combat missions connecting warfighters in the air and on the ground. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) BACN is a high-altitude, airborne gateway that translates and distributes voice communications, video, imagery and other battlespace information from numerous...

2013-05-28 16:27:57

FAIRFAX, Va., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce its 2013 individual award winners. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/DC92618LOGO) A majority of these awards were presented on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at East: Joint Warfighting 2013 in Virginia Beach, VA. For more information please visit www.afcea.org/awards. CHAIRMAN'S SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE AWARD Recognizing superior service to AFCEA, these award winners set the example for...

2013-01-17 16:24:24

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it has been awarded a task order as the prime contractor to perform performance-based remediation (PBR) for the New England Region. The initial funded award value is $10.5 million, with options totaling $4.5 million for a potential contract total of $15.3 million over the next eight years. These services will be performed for the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) under the WERC09 contract...

2012-10-22 11:21:30

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Systems Consulting Group is one of five contractors awarded the "Engineering and Technology Acquisition Support Services (ETASS) II" contract to provide support to the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. The ceiling value of the contract is $851M over a five year period of performance. The Odyssey Systems-led team will provide a broad range of technically-oriented Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS), to include systems...

2012-07-10 23:00:18

The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth´s military installations and missions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth´s military installations and missions. Massachusetts is home to six military bases - Hanscom Air Force Base , Westover Air Reserve Base, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Fort Devens, the U.S....

2012-01-23 14:30:00

Weston Area Chamber of Commerce of Weston, FL has been honored with a recognition by South Florida Business Journal in its selection of "Top 25 Chambers Of Commerce." WESTON, Fla., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2011 issue of South Florida Business Journal published by American City Business Journals. Weston Area Chamber of Commerce was selected for the following honor: "Top 25 Chambers Of Commerce." (Photo:...

2011-12-19 17:00:00

United Home Experts is one of the many generous sponsors of this yearâs MetroWest Christian Academy Christmas Production. (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Every year the MetroWest Christian Academy puts on a special Christmas production to raise funds for the school. The event, which features songs performed by the academyâs younger students and a play performed by the older kids, is one of the schoolâs most important fundraisers. Metrowest Christian Academy...

2011-11-21 08:00:00

Siding Contractor John Dudley of United Home Experts was recently interviewed by MetroWest Daily News about being a local business owner for twelve years. (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 MetroWest Daily News recently interviewed John Dudley of United Home Experts about the ups and downs of working in the home improvement industry. Johnâs business began twelve years ago as an operation of painting contractors in Boston but soon expanded to include siding, windows and roofing services....

MREs Utilize Latest In Food Technology To Boost Troop Energy Levels
2011-11-02 05:22:32

Army food scientists are researching ways to boost the energy levels of troops in the field. At an Army Laboratory in Natick, Massachusetts, they are researching a beef stick that has caffeine equivalent to one cup of coffee. But caffeine is not the only additive that military food scientists are adding to Meals Ready to Eat (MRE). They are adding substances such as omega-3´s and curcumin, which are natural anti-inflammatories, and they are also adding maltodextrin, which is a complex...