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2013-10-07 12:27:35

RESTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today the award of a new multiple award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract to provide global communication systems for the U.S. Army. Serco was selected as one of 12 companies to compete for tasks on the Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS) contract. The contract vehicle has an overall ceiling value of $4.1 billion...

2013-10-03 12:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced capabilities and programs as an exhibitor during the Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. The show will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from October 21-23, 2013, and ATK will exhibit at booth #1409, Hall A, Lower Level. AUSA provides ATK an opportunity to highlight multiple products that support the...

2013-10-02 12:22:09

Warfighter Information Network-Tactical is the Army's battlefield network, providing voice, data and mission command applications, on-the-move. TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense has authorized the Army to proceed with a follow-on order of Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 (Inc 2). The Army awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems a delivery order valued at approximately $111 million to procure the next lot of WIN-T Inc 2...

2013-10-01 12:20:38

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce the appointment of LTG John R. (Bob) Wood, USA (Ret.), as Executive Vice President for Defense. In this capacity, General Wood will be responsible for engagement within the defense, government, military, industry and academic communities. He will develop and organize AFCEA events and work closely with the DoD to ensure event compliance with ethics rules. He also will oversee the AFCEA...

2013-09-28 08:20:04

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Dr. Fred Lough, the seeds of service to country were sown when he was very young. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130928/DC88336 ) He grew up in a family with a history of service. His father, Brig. Gen. Frederick C. Lough, was a U.S. Military Academy graduate, who served during World War II, helping battle the Axis powers in several North African and European campaigns, who went on to complete a 40-year...

2013-09-26 23:33:14

Additionally, The Air National Guard 114th wing in South Dakota has just won a Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (JSIVA), Best Benchmark Award for Mass Notification System based on the Desktop Alert system for recognition of best practices. This prestigious list includes the recent deployment of the system at NORAD/Northern Command Headquarters. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Desktop Alert, Inc., the pioneer and leader in ‘less than one minute’ network-centric emergency...

2013-09-24 08:21:29

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sept. 23, a group of qualified biomass technology contractors was identified and awarded 13 Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF). The companies receiving biomass contracts are: -- Acciona Energy North America Corporation, Chicago, Ill. -- ECC Renewables, LLC,...

2013-09-20 12:20:23

Partnership Leverages Army Resources and Expertise to Develop Future Leaders in STEM ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army is continuing its partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to help increase the number of students pursuing academic and career paths in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and to educate students about those opportunities available through Army service. A major supporter of HHF's Latinos on the Fast Track...

2013-09-19 12:28:17

Sgt. Eversmann, whose service was featured in "Black Hawk Down," to raise awareness of the pressing need for improved hearing healthcare for America's Veterans WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Hearing Society (IHS) today announced that First Sergeant Matthew P. Eversmann, US Army (retired), has been named National Spokesperson for "Fit to Serve" (www.fittoserve.us), IHS' grassroots campaign to improve the hearing healthcare system for America's Veterans....

2013-09-17 12:23:09

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPW) announced today that it has received a contract valued at $625,000 from the U.S. Army to further develop an Intelligent Micro-Grid System in support of the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Research and Development Center's (CERDEC's) Command Power and Integration Renewable Energy for Distributed Under-Supplied Command Environments (REDUCE) program. The contract...


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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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