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2009-12-09 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Congress and Pentagon officials will join National Guard leaders on Capitol Hill tomorrow evening (Dec. 10) for a special cake-cutting ceremony and reception to commemorate the Guard's 373rd birthday. Hosted by NGAUS, the event is set for the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer from 5 to 7 p.m. It will celebrate the founding of the nation's oldest military organization. "On Dec. 13, 1636, the Massachusetts legislature ordered the...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Joining 14 other companies from around the country, Microsoft Corp. is being honored in Washington this week by President Barack Obama and Secretary Robert Gates as a top supporter of the National Guard and Reserve. Today, the diverse set of companies, chosen from among a record 3,200 National Guard and Reserve member nominations of employers, will each receive a 2009 Employer Support Freedom Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense....

2009-09-09 07:15:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world continues to go "green," young adults will go behind the camera, turning the lens on the Army National Guard's environmental initiatives across the country. Now through September 30, youth between the ages of 17 and 22 can apply for an opportunity to join the NG DOCS program. This groundbreaking documentary program gives youth the chance to examine and evaluate how the National Guard is going "green." HOW IS THE NATIONAL GUARD GOING GREEN? In...

2009-08-20 10:01:00

BOSTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning on September 15(th) with the first event of The EntreTech Forum for the 2009-2010 Season, active members of the Massachusetts National Guard will receive FREE admission for the forthcoming 2009 - 2010 season of The EntreTech Forum. Details provided at: http://entretechforum.org/index.htm The EntreTech Forum values the sacrifices and contributions of the men and women in military service and is pleased to offer this opportunity to the Massachusetts...

2009-08-10 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today it has been awarded a prime, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity task order contract with a ceiling value of $450 million to provide recruiting and retention services for the National Guard. CACI is one of three companies awarded the five-year (one base year with four one-year options) contract by the National Guard Bureau to support a broad array of programs to help ensure the...

2009-07-02 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Reserve launched a partnership today, under the Army Reserve Employer Partnership Initiative, with Helmets to Hardhats, a nonprofit program that connects America's military service members with quality career opportunities in the building and construction trades. For the first time since EPI's inception, the Army National Guard will also benefit from this partnership. This joint venture will enable each organization to recruit...

2009-05-29 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Pennsylvania Army National Guard soldier was killed and three others wounded by an improvised explosive device attack in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, earlier this week. Spc. Chad A. Edmundson, 20, Altoona, was on a dismounted foot patrol with the Iraqi Army when a bomb detonated at 10:17 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. He later died at the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad. The three other soldiers were not seriously injured and will most...

2009-05-11 07:00:00

Helping the National Guard Meet Retention and Recruiting Goals ARLINGTON, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today it has been awarded a prime, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling value of $84 million to continue providing advertising, media, and marketing support to the Army National Guard (ARNG) State Media Services Program. The duration of the contract is one base year with four one-year options. The award...

2009-03-18 14:05:00

Admission is Free at Fort Indiantown Gap Museum HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's National Guard Military Museum at Fort Indiantown Gap is offering three new exhibits that will provide military enthusiasts and students of history with a rare and expanded glimpse into the stories of Pennsylvania's guard troops. According to retired Maj. Gen. Frank H. Smoker, president of the museum's board of directors, the new exhibits bolster an ever-expanding inventory of...

2009-02-10 09:17:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of their service to the nation, members of the active duty forces, including federally activated members of the National Guard and Reserve, and their families are being offered free admission to the commonwealth's 23 historical sites. "Pennsylvania's historical sites and museums offer epic stories of our nation's history through stunning exhibits, living history programs, and hands-on demonstrations," said Barbara Franco,...


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