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2014-01-15 12:20:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, hosted the fourth Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony on January 10, 2014, in Alexandria Virginia. His comments are below: "From an outstanding year in Missile Defense, we recognize a remarkable feat of leadership within our Nation's Missile Defense Community of the four Armed Service Branches for 2013. We...

2014-01-14 12:20:28

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Navy, with assistance from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), recently conducted Longbow missile demonstration firings to showcase the missile's ability to counter littoral threats, making the weapon an effective candidate for potential use in operational shipboard launches. During the demonstrations, multiple U.S. Army Longbow missiles were fired from a launch fixture provided by the U.S. Navy aboard a 65-foot surface craft....

2014-01-13 08:21:23

U.S. Army Awards BLACKHAWK! SERPA with $24 Million Contract ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced the U.S. Army recently selected the BLACKHAWK!® SERPA® Tactical Holster for its Improved Modular Tactical Holster Program. The five-year, $24 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity, multiple source contract was awarded to BLACKHAWK! distributor ADS, Inc. (Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc.). The SERPA Holster is now the current platform for the...

2014-01-09 23:25:06

Revision is in the running for the U.S. Army's Next-Gen Helmet System. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, wins a contract for PEO Soldier’s Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) Soldier Protective System (SPS). The 2 year development-to-acquisition program is to refine the U.S. Army’s next generation helmet system, a contract worth an initial $783,000 with additional options valued at $15 million....

2014-01-08 12:20:43

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xentris Wireless, a leader in designing, manufacturing and distributing high quality, innovative wireless accessories, joins forces with the U.S. Army to introduce branded mobile cases. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/NY42680) The U.S. Army is a traditional and classic brand that exemplifies honor, courage and loyalty. The brand possesses a heritage of leadership and quality. As a dedicated leader in designing,...

2014-01-08 08:23:41

A "first of its kind" mentoring program that allows for a synergy of excellence to exist between two great groups--U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Team athletes and U.S. veterans. ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) announced today that the credit union will be the presenting sponsor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's (USSA) Military Mentorship Program during the 2014 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix...

2013-12-19 23:31:49

For government, medical, academic and other secure uses of DVI KVM, the new FXCORE-MX88 Fiber Optic Matrix from SmartAVI is the most safe, reliable and efficient USA-manufactured matrix on the market North Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In mission-critical environments where fast and secure DVI KVM management over long distances is essential, the new FXCORE-MX88 Fiber Optic Matrix from SmartAVI is the ideal solution. By utilizing durable and protected fiber optic cables which are...

2013-12-10 23:30:02

For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program, in collaboration with the Technology Student Association, is offering UNITE, a program that encourages high school students in underserved populations to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college majors and careers. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Colleges and universities nationwide are invited to become host institutions for UNITE, a pre-collegiate summer program designed to...


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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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'