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2014-02-25 12:21:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army will recognize Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) students with over $147,847 in ROTC scholarships this week as part of the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament. The Army has partnered with the CIAA for four years to develop and promote leadership, teamwork and academic excellence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/CG71609LOGO) The Army will present three students, Antoinette Wells a $38,416...

2014-02-21 12:23:43

Athletes Show From Great Starts Come Great Things® By Making Team USA BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a rigorous season of trials and qualification events, both Team Kellogg's(TM) U.S. Paralympic athletes have demonstrated from great starts come great things by being named to Team USA. With the Opening Ceremony for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games nearly a month away on March 7, these U.S. Paralympic athletes have earned the chance to be among those proudly...

2014-02-20 23:27:04

Leading SAP consulting and IT professional services firm, IT Partners, Inc., supports Prime Integrator to provide GFEBS solutions to the U.S. Army with its specialized team of SAP ABAP Development experts. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Leading SAP consulting and IT professional services firm, IT Partners, Inc.(ITP), released a case study today detailing how it assisted the Prime Integrator to provide GFEBS solutions to the U.S. Army with its specialized team of ABAP Development experts. IT...

2014-02-20 12:20:12

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $92 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract in December 2013 from the U.S. Army for sustainment of the AH-64 Apache helicopter Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system. The firm, fixed-price contract is the foundation for a comprehensive sustainment solution that enables M-TADS/PNVS mission readiness, reduces operation and support...

2014-02-20 08:21:20

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and Security Company Saab's man-portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf has been chosen by the U.S. Department of the Army to be a Program of Record within the U.S. Army. This means that the world leading shoulder fired weapon system, with a long service record with the U.S. Special Operations Forces, will now become standard issue to the U.S. Army's Light Infantry units. The Carl-Gustaf system will provide the U.S. Army with a capability...

2014-02-19 23:01:35

Predictive Analytic Software Company Unveils New Releases at the AUSA Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 ProModel Corporation, a leading predictive analytic BI software and services company, today announced the release of AST 6.9 (AFORGEN Synchronization Toolset) and DST 4.2 (Decision Support Tool), both custom predictive analytic software platforms used by the US Army. AST is used by the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) to...

2014-02-19 12:21:16

U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin Bring Enhanced Capability to Apache Cockpit HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Apache Sensors, including the U.S. Army's Apache Attack Helicopter Project Management Office and Aviation Flight Test Directorate and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), conducted a test flight of the Apache AH-64E Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) during an event at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., yesterday. The test flight demonstrated the maturity of...

2014-02-17 08:22:04

Technical Solutions Company to Provide Simulation & Training Program RESTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded the second of four options on its prime contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to provide development of a live virtual and constructive integrated training environment. The option award has a one-year period...

2014-02-11 23:30:29

The Association of the United States Army is putting on their Winter Symposium- Institute of Land Warfare Conference later this month. Leading video borescope maker, RF System Lab looks forward to their first year of exhibition with the Association of the United States Army. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Association of the United States Army is putting on their Winter Symposium- Institute of Land Warfare Conference later this month. The Von Braun Center will host this...

2014-02-08 00:20:22

Exceeds performance requirements, verifies production readiness NEW DELHI, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive First Article Test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test series validated performance and reliability of the Excalibur Ib production configuration, and moves the program toward full-rate production. "Excalibur gives the warfighter a pinpoint...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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