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2010-08-24 11:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentagon 2000 Software, Inc., and Aviall, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, have adopted an agreement for a web services interface that makes Aviall's best-in-class inventory easily accessible for hundreds of Pentagon 2000's aerospace and defense customers. This new system will provide Pentagon customers with a direct web link to Aviall's extensive parts network utilizing the latest technologies resulting in increased efficiency and...

2010-07-02 09:27:00

Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered emails from the Department of Defense (DOD) that indicate the Pentagon worked hand-in-hand with congressional offices prior to releasing documents regarding congressional military travel under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). These "heads up" emails involved...

2010-05-05 08:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the United Service Organization: Event: Rolling Thunder/USO 2010 Warrior Games Send-Off When: Wednesday, May 5, 2010//3 p.m. EDT Rolling Thunder veterans and Warrior Games athletes will honor the victims of September 11 with the laying of wreaths at the Pentagon...

2010-02-23 13:16:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the nation involved in two wars and facing continuing threats of terrorism, USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy presents TOP SECRET TALKS, a timely examination of the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know, in conjunction with the New York production of Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers. "We hope that the series of Top Secret Talks will engage New Yorkers...

2010-01-15 00:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, JANUARY 15: PENTAGON COMPLETED Profile America -- Friday, January 15th. On this day in 1943, one of the most famous buildings in the world was dedicated -- the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia. Built in just 16 months, it is the world's largest building in the terms of floor area. Within...

2009-12-09 14:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization that donates 5000+ Christmas wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery each year. This year, Ms. Kathryn Cross, a Gold Star Mother who is leading the Wreaths Across America effort, personally secured enough donated wreaths for all three of the 9/11 memorials including the Pentagon Memorial. The donation was made possible by the Worcester Wreath Company and Wal-Mart Corporation who are donating the...

2009-08-18 12:30:00

The spectacular equestrian odyssey that boasts an international cast demonstrates the true essence of unity and support for world peace WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cavalia, the global sensation that recently returned from two years in Europe and is presently embarking on a North American tour, will open in the Washington area on Friday, September 11, highlighting a weekend of performances that will serve to benefit The Pentagon Memorial Fund. "It is with great pride...

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2009-08-05 12:40:00

Security concerns have prompted officials at the Pentagon to review the use of Twitter and other social networking sites, AFP reported. Marine Corps spokesman Lieutenant Craig Thomas said the Marines had already banned the use of social media on military networks but issued a more detailed order this week defining which sites were out of bounds and noting possible exceptions to the rule. A recent post on the Marine Corps website stated: "These Internet sites in general are a proven haven for...

2009-06-25 13:56:00

Program to Examine Flaws with NSPS WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees' (AFGE) ongoing fight against the Pentagon's misguided pay-for-performance system will be addressed this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show. The show will air on Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. EDT nationwide on Federal News Radio at www.federalnewsradio.com and 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area. Terry Rosen, AFGE labor relations specialist, will...

2009-06-04 15:14:00

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) to Address D.C. Voting Rights, Health Care Reform WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new task force designed to review the Department of Defense's controversial National Security Personnel System (NSPS) will be discussed this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show. The show will air on Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. EDT nationwide on Federal News Radio at www.federalnewsradio.com and 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area. Rudy deLeon, head...


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