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2010-12-09 13:44:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium and Exhibition, administered by SAE International, attracted a record number of attendees and brought together key leaders and maintainers throughout the Department of Defense and commercial industry to discuss maintenance, technology, sustainment operations, and materiel readiness. Held Nov. 15-18 in Tampa, Fla., the event attracted 1,595 registrants -- the highest in the history...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Compusearch, a leading provider of enterprise software and services that automate mandated business rules for public sector organizations with authority to spend, grant, or move funds, is holding a panel discussion at the Newseum this morning entitled "The Future of Acquisition" in the Federal Government and the Department of Defense. The panel will be moderated by The Honorable Andrew Card, former White House Chief of Staff and former Secretary...

2010-07-14 09:47:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Krieg, former under secretary of defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, has joined the Board of Advisors of TASC, Inc., the leading provider of advanced system engineering and advisory services to the intelligence and defense communities, as well as to civilian agencies of the federal government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Our...

2010-02-05 12:54:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK announced today that Ashton Carter, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, will present the keynote address on defense programs at the Defense Technology & Requirements Conference (DT&R) on February 17 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Carter will review Fiscal Year 2011 defense appropriations, with regard to spending priorities and oversight and management of defense programs. "We are honored to have Under...

2009-06-29 14:59:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard K. Sylvester, a 35-year Defense Department acquisition management executive, is joining the Aerospace Industries Association Aug. 3 as vice president of Acquisition Policy, the top position in the association's Procurement and Finance Department. Sylvester most recently was deputy director of Acquisition Resources and Analysis (Acquisition Management) in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and...

2009-04-21 10:06:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John J. Young, Jr., under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, recognized the restoration program at the former Memphis depot as among the best in the Department of Defense on April 17. The depot will receive the Secretary of Defense's 2009 Environmental Restoration award for outstanding work by an installation in DoD environmental programs on June 3. The Defense Distribution Center, headquartered at New...

2009-02-10 14:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorable Kenneth J. Krieg, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, recently joined LMI's Board of Trustees. LMI is a not-for-profit strategic consultancy supporting the federal government. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080820/DC30914LOGO) As the Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L) from 2005 until his retirement in 2007, Mr. Krieg had overall responsibility for DoD's acquisition system,...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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