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2014-07-29 16:20:35

In the news release, Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70, issued 29-Jul-2014 by Congressional Medal of Honor Society over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the subheadline should read, "Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam", rather than "Korea" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70 Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during...

2014-07-29 12:21:51

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Korea MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Sergeant Major Jon R. Cavaiani, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Stanford, California at age 70. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest award given to those who acted with uncommon, selfless courage, by President Gerald Ford on December 12, 1974. Born August 2, 1943 in...

2014-07-29 08:42:40

'Shifting Gears' equips transitioning soldiers with skills to become GM automotive technicians ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership...

2014-07-29 08:21:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNC-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program (SSFP) recognized this year's class with a July 25, 2014 graduation ceremony at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Colonel Ronald P. Clark, the Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, was the keynote speaker. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130703 The UNC-IDB SSFP is administered by the...

2014-07-28 16:21:17

HERNDON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for U.S. government programs, will host a job fair for qualified individuals, with a minimum TS/SCI clearance, for positions supporting the U.S. Army at the following location: Date Location Hotel ---- -------- ----- July 30, 2014 Ft. Gordon Holiday...

2014-07-27 23:02:47

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Wins US Army Contract to Support the Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) was awarded a contract by the US Army to support the service's Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) as the Prime Contractor. The contract was awarded by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Sam Houston to benefit the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

2014-07-23 08:21:08

- Diluted EPS from continuing operations rises 3.9 percent over second-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 second-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $646 million, or $1.88 per share on a diluted basis, compared to second-quarter earnings from continuing operations in 2013 of $640 million, or $1.81 per diluted share. Second-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.5 billion....

2014-07-14 23:05:16

The company is the official provider of the enterprise notification system to the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, United States Air Force Academy, USAF Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, NORAD/Northern Command, and is the largest provider of IP-based notification services to the U.S. Army worldwide including Fort Hood. Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Desktop Alert Inc. today announced that the company is providing its ‘less-than-one-minute’ award winning network...

2014-07-12 23:04:02

US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third party registration tracked down the top 3 Woman Owned Small Business government contracts posted to FedBizOpps in the month of July for 2014 in Illinois. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration has helped thousands of Woman Owned Small Businesses become approved to win federal set-aside contracts. The great thing about Woman Owned Small Business contracts is that the federal government devotes...

2014-07-10 23:07:54

Robinson is a highly decorated Retired Command Sergeant Major from the U.S. Army and a Trident alumnus, having earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Since his transition to civilian life, Robinson has served in a number of executive roles in the corporate world. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 D. Wayne Robinson will be the Keynote Speaker at Trident University International’s (Trident) Graduation Ceremony on July 26th, 2014. Robinson is a Trident alumnus, having...


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Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Douglas Wheelock
2012-10-22 12:06:23

Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...

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2011-04-11 13:57:02

Michael Clifford < Michael Clifford is a former U.S. Army officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Richard Uram Clifford on October 13, 1952 in San Bernardino, California. He grew up in Ogden, Utah and was a First Class Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Ben Lomond High School, Ogden, Utah in 1970, and he then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York in 1974. Eight years later, he furthered his...

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