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2014-04-15 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "Nothing seems more distasteful to Army leaders these days than the notion of Congress creating a commission to take an outside look at how best to structure the force for 2020 and beyond. "At recent congressional hearings and to reporters, the Army chief of staff and vice chief of...

2014-04-11 23:23:01

NDIA’s prestigious 2014 Eisenhower Award was presented on April 11, 2014, at a black-tie event at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, VA, to award-winning actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York) for his continued support of America’s service men and women. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is pleased to announce it presented the prestigious 2014 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award to actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise...

2014-04-11 12:20:50

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new report "Mine & IED Detection System Market by Product (Vehicle Mounted, Hand Held, Robotics, Biosensors), by Application (Defense, Homeland Security and Commercial), Region & Country - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Mine and IED Detection System Markets are projected to decline to $440.20 Million and $278.12 Million by 2020, respectively. Browse 95 market...

2014-04-10 23:02:36

Adam M. Robinson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, CPE, a resident of Bethesda, Md., has been named the Chief of Staff for the VA Maryland Health Care System. Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Adam M. Robinson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, CPE, a resident of Bethesda, Md., has been named the Chief of Staff for the VA Maryland Health Care System. Prior to joining the VA Maryland Health Care System, Robinson served as the 36th Surgeon General of the United States Navy. The Surgeon General is the Chief...

2014-04-10 23:00:24

Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., has been awarded National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) prestigious James Forrestal Industry Leadership Medal in recognition of his support of a strong national security and furtherance of American global leadership. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has awarded The Honorable Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., the...

2014-04-10 12:20:30

Software will support Department of Defense modeling of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material releases. FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the Joint Effects Model (JEM) Increment 2 contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). JEM is the U.S. Department of Defense's primary system for modeling the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material...

2014-04-09 23:25:00

Retired Maj. General Arnold Punaro, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced that NDIA has recruited Jon Etherton as a senior fellow to lead its 2014 acquisition reform initiative. Punaro called Etherton “one of the top experts on acquisition law and regulation” and highlighted his successful record in leading teams in similar acquisition reform efforts over a career spanning three decades. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Retired Maj. General...

2014-04-10 00:21:50

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Geospatial Intelligence for Maritime Operations conference brochure has been released and is set to commence on the 24th June 2014. The conference welcomes key members of the Maritime, Port and Geospatial communities across Europe to share best practice and explore how Geospatial Intelligence will be utilised at the strategic and operational levels. Delegates will benefit from hearing from key speakers such...

2014-04-09 16:24:57

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum launched its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War today with two new exhibitions exploring the historic conflict through art. Transformations - A. Y. Jackson and Otto Dix andWitness - Canadian Art of the First World War, supported by National Presenting Sponsor TD Bank Group, are the first in a series of exhibitions and activities planned by the Canadian War Museum over the next five years to illuminate one of the...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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2013-06-18 13:48:58

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David Walker
2012-10-27 13:40:43

David Walker was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born David Mathieson Walker on May 20, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia and graduated from Eustis High School in Eustis, Florida in 1962. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. Upon graduation, he went through flight training in Florida, Mississippi, and Texas and was subsequently named a Naval Aviator in December 1967. His first...

Mark Lee
2012-10-25 11:41:36

Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...

Gregory Johnson
2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

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