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2014-05-20 16:21:07

Top Military Officials Agree that Forcing Military Installations to Allow Soldiers to Carry Loaded Weapons on Base is Dangerous; Amendment Would Override Current 22-year old Dept. of Defense Policy WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dangerous amendment submitted this week by Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4435) would overturn a 1992 Department of Defense (DoD) policy and force the DoD and every military installation...

2014-05-19 23:12:11

Global futurist and trends expert Jack Uldrich to deliver keynote at the Utility and Supply Management Association (USMA) Educational Conference in Nashville, TN. Uldrich will join Richard Clarke - Former White House Counter Terrorism Czar, among others, as one of USMA's highlighted speakers. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 On May 19, in Nashville, TN, global futurist Jack Uldrich will join Richard Clarke, former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and...

2014-05-15 08:36:30

Forts Stewart, Benning and Gordon to house largest solar facilities on any U.S. military base ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced plans to build, own and operate three separate solar generation facilities on U.S. Army bases in Georgia. The generation facilities, each capable of producing approximately 30 megawatts (MW) AC of solar energy, will be located at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Fort Benning near Columbus and Fort Gordon near Augusta. Scheduled...

2014-05-13 12:22:23

STRATFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has won a significant demonstration project with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of Carnegie Mellon University to demonstrate an autonomous delivery of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) by an Optionally Piloted Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Matrix(TM) Technology. The UGV will subsequently execute a mission to investigate a potentially contaminated area, while keeping human...

2014-05-12 08:21:21

ATK Awarded a Five-Year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract Worth Up to $20 Million ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced it was awarded a Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Army for the production of Mk248 Mod 0, 190-grain and Mk248 Mod 1, 220-grain 300 Win. Magnum (Win Mag) rifle ammunition. The Army has selected this ammunition for primary use in its M2010 Sniper rifle. The five-year...

2014-05-05 12:21:26

Ceremony on Mother's Day will honor name additions and status changes WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The names of 14 American servicemen will be engraved on the black granite walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial over the next week, and the status designations will be changed for eight others whose names are already on The Wall, announced Jan C. Scruggs, Founder and President of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF). On May 11 at 10 a.m., VVMF will host the Name...

2014-05-05 12:21:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $80.6 million production contract for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64 Apache helicopter. This Lot 9 contract includes production of eight targeting and pilotage systems and spares for the U.S. Army and nine systems for the Indonesian Army. Indonesia is the 13(th) international customer to purchase the M-TADS/PNVS...

2014-05-01 16:21:01

Soldiers' learning experience will be more intuitive, resembling the ways they interact with their computers and digital accessories at home. TAUNTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems received a $59 million contract from the U.S. Army for new Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 vehicles and related network products to support Army soldier training. The new equipment, which includes Soldier Network Extension (SNE) and...

2014-04-25 12:22:21

Largest Solar Array in the Department of Defense on a military installation SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON Climate & Renewables (E.ON) Solar broke ground today on its newest 14 megawatt (MW) ac / 18 MW dc solar photovoltaic project at the U.S. Army's Ft. Huachuca. The project will serve about 25 percent of Fort Huachuca's annual electricity requirement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131212/DA32721LOGO Tucson Electric Power (TEP) contracted...

2014-04-25 12:21:34

GSA and DOD kick off large-scale clean renewable energy project on Arizona Military base WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Army marked the start of a major renewable energy project at Fort Huachuca, Arizona that will be the Department of Defense's largest solar installation. The 155-acre project leverages private financing and is expected to exceed 18-megawatts of clean power and provide 25 percent of the...


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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