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2014-06-13 23:06:24

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Takes A Moment To Salute The Army In Honor Of Its 239th Birthday McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) wishes its client of more than 30 years, the United States Army, a very happy birthday. On June 14th the Army celebrates its 239th anniversary. “VISTA’s support goes beyond the contract work that we deliver every year by a team dedicated to our Army client,” stated Rod Buck, VISTA’s President & CEO. “We show...

2014-06-12 12:21:04

FORT KNOX, Ky., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 20 year journey as a civilian emergency room doctor, one woman has found it was her enlistment in the U.S. Army Reserve and a recent deployment that has given her a newfound appreciation for advances in her field and the Army healthcare system as a whole. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117049 Dr. Rachel Kaiser is the middle member of a third generation military family, spanning three different branches....

2014-06-12 04:23:28

ARLINGTON, Va., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASI Government (ASI), the premier provider of federal "Big A" acquisition thought leadership and support, announced today that Chuck Kennedy, Gary Winch and Kevin Houley have joined the company's leadership team. "As the leader in federal acquisition support, we are proud of our heritage and exceptional team," said ASI President and CEO Kymm McCabe. "We are unwavering in our commitment to innovation, cross-cutting thought leadership and...

2014-05-21 16:24:46

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate the shared birthday of two of our country's greatest institutions--the American flag and the U.S. Army--during Philadelphia's Stripes and Stars Festival on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Events include flag raising ceremonies, giant flag folding demonstrations, a special exhibition on the history of the flag, and a moving naturalization ceremony. In connection with the Army's 239th birthday, the festival will also feature...

2014-05-21 12:23:40

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the City of New Brighton filed a motion asking the federal court to order the United States Army to honor its 1988 litigation settlement agreement, entered into after the U.S. Army admitted that it had contaminated New Brighton's water supply. "Twenty-six years ago, the U.S. Army promised the residents of New Brighton that it would unconditionally pay all costs for the City to own and operate a state-of-the-art water treatment facility...

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...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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