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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...

2010-05-26 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...

2010-04-26 14:38:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the Center with a patent for the invention of a sorbent technology designed to improve efforts to decontaminate highly toxic materials. U.S. patent number 7,678,736 marks the sixth U.S. patent issued to ECBC during the 2010 fiscal year. The new sorbent...

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...

2010-02-22 12:39:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army officials honored the efforts of 51 key members of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) credited with completing a project to eliminate health and safety risks associated with continued storage of containers as well as other accumulated wastes. ECBC employees gathered at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Ky., in 2007 to lend their expertise toward a project aimed at safely eliminate and manage three...

2009-12-03 14:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, the leadership and workforce of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) protect the Nation, the warfighter and the world from lethal threats every day. But employees' drive to make the world a better and safer place is not limited to their work at ECBC -- they make the same effort in their personal lives. ECBC has been recognized for numerous...

2009-11-11 12:28:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, announced the establishment of a Patent License Agreement (PLA) and a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products -- a leading producer of biological and chemical detection systems for military and commercial applications -- during a signing ceremony...

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,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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