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2014-09-11 08:20:33

American Small Business League Launches National Campaign to Kill Sham Pentagon Test Program PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 25 year-old Pentagon test program known as the Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP) has been described by Professor Charles Tiefer, one of the nation's leading experts on federal contracting law, as a "sham and its extension will be seriously harmful to vital opportunities for small businesses to get government...

2014-09-10 23:07:04

U.S. Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (Retired), Balan Ayyar, joins Sevatec as Chief Operating Officer Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today the appointment of USAF Brigadier General (Retired) Balan Ayyar as Sevatec’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). With Sevatec’s recent promotion of Burke Cox from COO to President, Balan will focus on ensuring Sevatec’s continued operational capability to achieve our federal clients’ mission...

2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a spectacular view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4(th) Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public. Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to the...

2014-06-10 12:21:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A hybrid cloud developed by the Global Combat Support System - Air Force (GCSS-AF) program and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a secure, hosting capability, that when used with other existing services, will lower costs, increase agility and improve service for 800,000 Air Force users. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The GCSS-AF cloud pilot, which concludes in July 2014, strives to provide a hosting...

2014-06-02 16:20:53

MAIDEN, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: AIRT) announces consolidated net earnings of $1,467,000 ($0.60 per diluted share) for fiscal 2014, which ended March 31, 2014, compared to net earnings of $1,670,000 ($.68 per diluted share) for fiscal 2013. Consolidated revenue for fiscal 2014 was $100,772,000 compared to $103,064,000 for fiscal 2013, representing a 2% decrease. By segment, we had a $2,491,000 (5%) increase in air cargo revenue, an...

2014-05-20 12:21:01

MAIDEN, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: AIRT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Ground Support, LLC, has been awarded a new contract to be the sole supplier of deicing trucks to the United States Air Force. The contract award is for two years commencing July 14, 2014 with four additional one-year extension options that may be exercised by the United States Air Force at a total contract value up to $38 million. The award...

2014-04-30 04:20:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military experts today questioned why the Pentagon is reiterating defenses of the transgender service ban that were discredited by the American Psychiatric Association and further undermined in a recent report co-authored by former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders. A story in the Washington Post this weekend focused on the ousting of a highly regarded transgender sailor. In the article, a Pentagon spokeswoman indicated...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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