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2013-10-28 12:23:20

Six Athletes Join Team Chobani as Part of the Company's Pledge to Naturally Power Team USA NEW BERLIN, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes embark on the final 100 days of training, Chobani, Inc., maker of America's No. 1-selling Greek Yogurt brand, is helping to naturally power six athletes' journeys to the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/NY05048LOGO ) Representing a cross section of...

2013-10-28 08:21:04

Army Partnership Focuses on Developing Future Leaders in STEM ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the U.S. Army's ongoing commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, the Army is sponsoring the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) national conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Indianapolis, Ind. Through this partnership, the Army will work with SHPE to students are fully aware of the resources available them to pursue...

2013-10-24 08:23:35

Army Recognized as Outstanding HACU Public-Sector Partner for Leadership in Educational Outreach Efforts ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army renewed its longstanding partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to provide students with the educational and financial resources needed to succeed. The partnership includes the Army's participation at the 27(th) annual HACU national conference, October 26-28 in Chicago, as well as...

2013-10-23 08:20:33

- Diluted EPS increases 8.2 percent over third-quarter 2012 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported third-quarter 2013 net earnings of $651 million, or $1.84 per share on a diluted basis, on revenues of $7.8 billion. This compares to 2012 third-quarter net earnings of $600 million, or $1.70 per diluted share, on revenues of $7.9 billion. Third-quarter 2013 operating earnings rose $52 million to $957 million, a 5.7 percent increase over the...

2013-10-23 08:20:29

New protection system defeats rockets, mortars and UAS threats WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the live-fire demonstration phase of the new Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program. Testing took place Sept. 16-30 at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the tests, the AI3 system destroyed 22 of 24 threats. The demonstration included a "for the record" assessment of AI3 against 107mm rocket targets at...

2013-10-22 12:20:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been awarded a five year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army with a total contract ceiling amount of $208.5 million for the procurement of AN/AVR-2B(V) Laser Detecting Sets and associated parts and services. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). In addition, the U.S. Army has also awarded a five-year IDIQ contract with a total contract...

2013-10-21 12:22:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Wigmore, the former co-chair of Bingham McCutchen's Environmental, Land Use and Natural Resources Group, has joined Vinson & Elkins LLP as a partner in its Environmental Practice Group. V&E's deep ties and long-standing history serving the energy industry and natural resources clients will allow Wigmore to extend the reach of his nationally recognized practice serving energy clients.With a strong national reputation as an...

2013-10-21 12:20:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army's Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The goal of ITEP is to develop and qualify an advanced 3000 horsepower turboshaft engine, primarily for UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters, that...

2013-10-21 08:22:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The company that has manufactured more military light tactical vehicles than any other in the United States is poised to produce the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), the next-generation Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV) for Soldiers, Marines and other American service members performing their missions around the world. AM General delivered 22 of its Blast Resistant Vehicle Off-Road(TM) (BRV-O(TM)) JLTVs for the Engineering, Manufacturing...

2013-10-21 08:21:24

Company Continues Support for the Families of Service Members and Wounded Warriors WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAIC) announced today at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition that it will donate $250,000 to Operation Homefront. As part of SAIC's commitment to continue its support for the families of service members and wounded warriors, this donation builds upon 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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