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2010-03-26 13:08:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber Corporation is pleased to announce that the Honorable Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and the 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania, has joined its Board of Advisors. "We are proud that Tom Ridge is part of the Camber team," said Camber Chairman and CEO Walter Batson. "Secretary Ridge's experience and perspective clearly strengthens Camber's extensive body of knowledge, and we are honored that he recognizes Camber's...

2010-03-18 11:55:00

Panelists Discuss Challenges to the Nation's Fiscal/Economic Health; How to Overcome Partisanship in Washington; and Strategic Planning and Investment for Future Generations WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, in a discussion moderated by Carl Cannon, The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) will roll out its report, "Prosperity or Decline? Breaking Washington's Deadlock To Save America's Future." For the last 18 months, CSPC has been conducting...

2010-01-06 07:15:00

FAIRFAX, Va. and WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pace Global Energy Services (Pace) and Ridge Global have created a strategic alliance to offer joint services to the energy and industrial markets. Pace, the world's premier energy consulting firm, and Ridge Global, an international security firm led by Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, will offer a broad suite of services including comprehensive risk management support, strategic security planning for energy...

2009-09-10 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, former Pennsylvania Governor and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, who also serves as honorary co-chair of the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign, called upon citizens to help support the creation of a national park and memorial to honor the heroes of Flight 93. Flight 93 crashed in Shanksville, PA, on September 11th, 2001, after the passengers and crew thwarted the...

2008-12-17 02:05:00

Homeland Security Experts to Expand Suite of Client Services, says CEO Tom Ridge WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Global LLC, an international provider of strategic consulting services, today announced the expansion of the company's executive team with the appointments of Duncan Campbell and Chris Furlow, co-founders of The Pennant Group, a strategic advisory firm in the homeland security sector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081217/NE52933LOGO ) "Duncan Campbell...

2008-09-10 18:00:15

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Terry Brady of Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, +1-717-772-9101 ErieCountyLandmarkOffering 'Celebration of Nature' HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- With its expansive backdrop of unique and abundant natural resources boasting National Natural Landmark distinction, Presque Isle State Park in Erie County will host the Wild Resource Festival's annual salute to nature from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. "This is...

2006-09-04 09:54:45

By Benet Koleka TIRANA (Reuters) - Tom Ridge, the former U.S. Homeland Security chief, is to work as a consultant to Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha on security, NATO and investments. "We have agreed with Mr. Ridge he will be the adviser of the prime minister and the Albanian government effective this month," Berisha, flanked by Ridge, told reporters. "Our cooperation includes ... integration of Albania into NATO as a major priority, national security strategy and the fight...

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2004-12-01 06:00:06

WASHINGTON - Tom Ridge's successor as chief of the Homeland Security Department will have to unify a sprawling bureaucracy, a deadly serious job where failure could put the United States at risk of another terror attack. Ridge, who announced his resignation Tuesday, acknowledged the frustrations of working out the kinks in the broadest government reorganization in half a century, a job critics say remains largely incomplete. "I like going to work every day," Ridge said, before adding,...

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2004-12-01 00:00:02

WASHINGTON - Tom Ridge, the nation's first homeland security secretary, announced Tuesday that he is resigning after three years of reworking American security and presiding over color-coded terror alerts. He's the seventh Bush Cabinet officer leaving so far. Ridge oversaw the most significant government reorganization in 50 years. He'll be remembered for his terror alerts and tutorials about how to prepare for possible attacks, including the controversial "disaster kits" that caused last...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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