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2013-12-23 12:20:07

Enrollment Opens for Military, Law Enforcement and Government Agencies RESTON, Va., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a global provider of mission support, security and training services, announced today that the company has launched a robust, tactical training program for government agencies, law enforcement organizations, military units, first responders and multinational corporations. Enrollment for the company's training courses is officially open via Triple...

2013-12-10 10:40:19

Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...

2013-12-04 23:21:57

New Deltek GovWin IQ report predicts continued growth in federal information security spending amidst persistent threats, workforce demand and technological change. Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 According to Deltek’s new report, Federal Information Security Market, FY 2013-2018, federal contracted spending on cybersecurity will continue to grow from nearly $9 billion in FY 2013 to $11.4 billion in FY 2018, as a result of multiple initiatives aimed at improving the overall...

2013-11-27 12:20:39

HOUSTON and CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detechtion Technologies, the world leader in compression optimization technologies and fleet management services, announced today that Mike Hill is joining the company as Senior Vice President of Sales. Mike will be joining our Houston office, and will be responsible for global sales efforts. Prior to Detechtion, Mike held a number of executive positions at KBR, CygNet Software, and Invensys Process Systems (IPS). At KBR he...

2013-11-11 20:20:25

HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) today announced that a protest incident by local residents occurred last Saturday at a subsidiary's facility near Basrah, Iraq. No injuries were suffered and the facility was secured. The incident is currently under investigation. Due to the significant disruption of business, Baker Hughes has suspended operations in Iraq, and has issued force majeure notices to its customers. "Baker Hughes supports the...

2013-10-24 12:20:17

VAN BUREN, Ark., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider, has named James L. Cade as Vice President of Maintenance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DA30069LOGO) "Jim is a key addition to our expanded and strengthened management team," said USA Truck President and CEO John Simone. "He will spearhead one of our primary initiatives -- to enhance USA Truck's maintenance process so that we can...

2013-10-21 08:22:54

Award recognizes the top in-house Corporate Law Department in the Washington Metropolitan Area MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACADEMI, LLC, a provider of assessment, training and protective services to both the federal government and corporate clients, has been honored by the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) with the prestigious Outstanding Law Department Award. The award recognizes excellence by in-house counsel in the Washington...

2013-10-15 16:24:58

Young Women Strategize for Success with the help of Junior Achievement, PwC US and Halliburton HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 65 female students from 12th grade at Incarnate Word Academy in Houston will participate in the Fifth Annual Young Women's Leadership Conference. The goal of this ground-breaking day of networking, time management and career building is to encourage students to set personal and professional goals that will...

2013-10-11 12:24:18

LONDON, October 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. On Thursday October 10, 2013, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,692.56, up 2.18%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,126.07, up 2.18%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,760.75, up 2.26%. Shares in the technical services industry ended on a higher note, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the industry included KBR...

2013-09-26 23:23:53

Capital Edge Consulting announces the addition of corporate business strategy executive Richard “A to Z” Agopsowicz as the firm’s newest Managing Director, broadening geographic reach and adding competitive government contracting procurement capabilities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Capital Edge Consulting, a nationwide consulting firm that specializes in helping federal government contractors solve complex business problems, announces the addition of corporate business...