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2014-08-22 08:20:50

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Major General James L. Hodge, U.S. Army ( Ret.) as President and member of the Board of Directors. General Hodge succeeds Mark Cramer who helped to found the IDB in 1997 and has served as President and a member of the Board since 2007. The Leadership transition will take place by Oct. 13, 2014....

2014-08-21 23:13:27

UTM RBT will be demonstrating the most innovative, technologically advanced and comprehensive training system on the market at the NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, IL 22-25 Aug. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 UTM Reality Based Training (UTM RBT) will be attending the National Guard Association United States (NGAUS) General Conference and Exhibition at the McCormick Convention Center in Chicago, IL from 22-25 August. UTM RBT will have a booth where they will be...

2014-08-21 16:21:42

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its longstanding commitment to the military, Southern Company today recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and substation construction apprentice training program the company helped establish at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Ga. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO A Troops to Energy jobs founding member, Southern Company partnered with the U.S. Army to develop the new program providing specialized...

2014-08-20 23:05:37

Top Healthcare Talent, Companies and Brand Champions to be Honored September 18th New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The finalists are in for the sixth-annual PM360 Trailblazer Awards. PM360, a leading health-marketing industry trade magazine, will honor the pharmaceutical industry’s most influential innovators. Established in 2009, the Trailblazer Awards are given to outstanding companies, marketers and brand managers representing the best the industry has to offer. “We are proud...

2014-08-13 23:06:22

U.S. Army Intelligent Virtual Assistant Made by Next IT Comes to iOS Devices Spokane, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The U.S. Army’s popular Intelligent Virtual Assistant, SGT STAR – created by Next IT, a leading provider of Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA) technology – is now available for download in the App Store for all iOS mobile devices. The SGT STAR app brings advanced virtual assistant capabilities to anyone interested in information about the U.S. Army. The app is the first...

2014-08-13 12:26:40

Powell. McChrystal. McCaffrey. Petraeus. Clark. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This fall, National Geographic Channel (NGC) gathers 11 active and retired U.S. Army generals for American War Generals, a first-of-its-kind look back at a half century of America's military battles told by the men that led them. The film, premiering Sunday, September 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S., and globally later this...

2014-08-11 23:06:00

Cubic Applications, Inc., an operating company of the Mission Support Services business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), was awarded a firm fixed price contract to operate the Korea Battle Simulation Center (KBSC) in providing battle simulation training support to the United States Forces Korea, the Eighth U.S. Army and other U.S. units and partner nations. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Cubic Applications, Inc., an operating company of the Mission Support Services...

2014-08-08 23:00:57

Randall Reed, Founder and CEO of Starbase Jet, the most luxurious and innovative private jet service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Schmutz as its Director of Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions for the Rocky Mountain Region. Addison, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Randall Reed, Founder and CEO of Starbase Jet, the most luxurious and innovative private jet service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Schmutz as its Director of Aircraft Sales and...

2014-08-06 08:41:18

Pragma Systems and DBL Group sign MOU to combine resources for fulfilling IT services need in Bangladesh and globally. AUSTIN, Texas and DHAKA, Bangladesh, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pragma Systems, a leading provider of enterprise IT services and security software, and DBL Group, one of the largest industrial groups of Bangladesh, jointly announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner and pool their resources for expanding IT services globally with a...

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...


Latest United States Army Reference Libraries

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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