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2013-08-07 16:21:26

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has elected James N. Mattis to be a director of the corporation, effective August 7, 2013. Mattis, who is 62, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps general who most recently served as commander of the U.S. Central Command, from August 2010 until March 2013. Previously he was commander of the U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) from 2007 to 2010. Mattis retired from the Marine Corps in...

2013-07-16 08:22:05

DLA Distribution site will process over 100,000 transactions per year PITTSBURGH, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logistics(SM) solutions, announced today that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, GENCO Infrastructure Solutions (GIS), has secured a contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), under the Department of Defense (DoD) to support the U.S. Navy's presence in Bahrain and CENTCOM Theater. The one-year, fixed-price...

2012-07-08 22:20:07

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR): announced today that the ORS-1 satellite has celebrated its first anniversary in space. ORS-1, the first Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) satellite specifically designed to support combatant command operations, was launched from Wallops Island Flight Facility aboard a Minotaur I launch vehicle on June 29, 2011, at 11:09 p.m. EDT. Designed, manufactured, integrated and tested by Goodrich's ISR Systems business...

2012-01-11 14:54:00

OBERAMMERGAU, Germany and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Old Crows (AOC) Information Operations Institute will host the Information Operations Europe 2012 Conference at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany, February 22nd to the 23rd. This conference will discuss the rise of extremism and the role of Information Operations. During the "Arab Spring," disaffected people across the Arab Region and Northern Africa united to...

2010-11-15 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded two task orders by the General Services Administration on the behalf of the U.S. Army 513th Military Intelligence Brigade to provide Information Technology (IT) services to the brigade at Fort Gordon, Ga., and the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The task orders have a one year base period of performance, two one-year...

2010-10-25 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today that it was awarded a prime follow-on contract by the U. S. Department of Defense (DoD), Biometrics Identity Management Agency (BIMA) to continue providing biometric support services to the U.S. Central Command's (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The task order has a one year base period of performance, two one year options and a total value of more than $23...

2010-09-16 07:00:00

ROCKFORD, Ill., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SupplyCore, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) materiel and related supply chain management and logistics services, has been awarded a one-year extension for their MRO Prime Vendor contracts for both the Southeast U.S. and the CENTCOM region. Under the Southeast U.S. Prime Vendor contract, SupplyCore provides MRO supplies and related services to the U.S. military and federal civilian agencies in zone 2 of the region....

2010-02-01 17:27:00

New State Advisory Group to be Announced in Support of International Affairs Efforts WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, will sit down with CNN contributor Frank Sesno to talk about the challenges the U.S. faces and how our civilian-led tools of development and diplomacy are integral to our strategy for global engagement. Hosted jointly by the Tampa Bay Council on World Affairs and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition...

2010-01-21 12:30:00

Petraeus to talk about his role as commander of U.S. Central Command and the surge in Iraq and Afghanistan NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, will engage in an open dialogue at Vanderbilt University about his actions as commander of the surge in Iraq and the role of U.S. forces overseas. The event will be one of the military leader's rare appearances at a university. Petraeus will speak on Monday, March 1, at 5...

2009-10-20 08:46:00

Presented by the National Defense University Foundation with Special Remarks by General Ann Dunwoody, USA WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Defense University Foundation (NDUF) announced today the recipient of this year's American Patriot Award: General David Petraeus, Commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and the Men and Women of CENTCOM. The recipients will receive this prestigious award at a black-tie event, American Patriot Award Gala, on Friday,...