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2010-05-26 07:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, the U.S. Army announced today that it has named the 2009-2010 eCYBERMISSION 96 regional winning teams. Managed by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., the eCYBERMISSION program awarded more than $800,000 to students from across the nation and in Department of Defense Education...

2010-04-23 16:23:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) Technical Director Richard "Rick" W. Decker II was honored for his 24 years of outstanding service during his retirement ceremony April 23 at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) conference center in Edgewood, Md. "As with all good things in life, there is always a time to stand down and, for me, that time is now," Decker told the Center's...

2010-04-22 15:03:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, has announced the retirement of Technical Director Richard "Rick" W. Decker II effective April 30. "As with all good things in life, there is always a time to stand down and, for me, that time is now," Decker told the Center's workforce. "Twenty-four years ago, I began my career as a civil servant with the last...

2010-04-20 13:07:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A logistics environmental team with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., won the FY 2009 Secretary of the Army award for environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition. The AMCOM G-4 Environmental Team provided support to more than 30 weapon system product managers and was critically involved in more than 20 Army System Acquisition Review Council reviews. For the last two years, the G-4...

2009-10-28 08:02:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley, Inc. (NYSE: SXE), a leading provider of systems integration and professional services to the U.S. federal government, today announced that it was awarded a five-year contract valued at $118.7 million, with exercise of options, by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC) for the maintenance and sustainment of their Integrated Material Management Operations Systems program. The award is a recompete of the Army War Reserve Deployment...

2009-10-16 06:00:00

WARREN, Mich., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Waltonen Engineering, Inc., a Warren, Michigan-based small business, was recently awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for engineering and manufacturing services by the United States Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). A privately-held business, Waltonen has extensive experience in creating innovative designs and engineering solutions for diverse industries including military,...

2009-08-14 12:47:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Goddard, a mechanical engineer at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), is among 111 women recognized by the Career Communications Group and Women of Color magazine as a "Technology Rising Star." Awarded annually, the industry-recognized "Technology Rising Star" award is presented to young, minority women working in the technology arena who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in their workplace and...

2009-06-30 13:06:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Contracting Center (RDECOM CC) issued requests for proposals Wednesday, June 24, for a $485 million contract vehicle that will streamline the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive (CBRNE) defense development cycle. The new contract vehicle will be used to support the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) research, development, acquisition, analysis,...

2009-05-15 14:46:00

AIM FIRE Military Day event draws key engineering leaders to discuss modeling and simulation tools and their impact on the evolving military vehicle development process TROY, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of modeling and simulation in tomorrow's defense engineering industry was a focal point for some of the top experts in military and software engineering at the Advanced Innovative Methods for Improved Reliability & Efficiency (AIM FIRE) Military Day, a program co-hosted by...

2009-04-20 08:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Decisions, Inc. (ID) announced that it was one of the multiple awardees selected to perform technical and engineering services to support Metters Industries, Inc., (headquartered in McLean, VA) in their performance under the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Contract. The total period for this Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) award that ID will provide support under, including optional extensions, is five years. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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