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2014-10-24 12:21:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and...

2014-10-23 23:11:59

San Antonio Senior Living Community Rebrands and Opens Eligibility San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 After 50 years of serving retired military officers and their families, Air Force Village has expanded its eligibility to include all former military personnel as well as seniors without a military background. As part of the transition, the two campuses located in San Antonio will now be known as Blue Skies of Texas. “We’ve experienced tremendous growth in our five decades of...

2014-10-22 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) deployed a team with engineering and engineering-related expertise to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, which is part of the comprehensive U.S. Government Ebola effort in West Africa led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The team is a Forward Engineering Support Team (FEST) from our North Atlantic Division (NAD) consisting of personnel with expertise...

2014-10-07 04:20:35

LONDON, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Anniversary Year! Joint Personnel Recovery 18-20 November 2014 Hilton London Kensington, London, UK Defence IQ is delighted to announce the 10th Anniversary of our Joint Personnel Recovery Conference. Joint Personnel Recovery 2014 will provide an unparalleled insight into the front line experiences of JPR and C/SAR crews, future military requirements in unfamiliar combat zones and acknowledge the growing...

2014-09-11 16:22:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic...

2014-09-10 23:07:04

U.S. Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (Retired), Balan Ayyar, joins Sevatec as Chief Operating Officer Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today the appointment of USAF Brigadier General (Retired) Balan Ayyar as Sevatec’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). With Sevatec’s recent promotion of Burke Cox from COO to President, Balan will focus on ensuring Sevatec’s continued operational capability to achieve our federal clients’ mission...

2014-08-18 08:21:45

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the United States Department of Defense today announced a collaboration with the intent to develop portable blood tests to help evaluate potential concussions, also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). As part of a multi-phased approach, the tests would be developed for Abbott's i-STAT(®) System, a handheld, diagnostic analyzer that is currently used for other point-of-care testing, including among...

2014-07-31 12:21:50

CONCORD, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Change of Command ceremony today at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. The custom of...

2014-07-30 23:04:43

Riverside Research, a leading technical advisor in the development and application of full-spectrum Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, is honored to announce the election of Mr. Jeffrey K. Harris to its Board of Trustees. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Riverside Research, a leading technical advisor in the development and application of full-spectrum Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, is honored to announce the election...

2014-07-28 12:28:49

St. Jude is one of 15 recipients honored for supporting military personnel MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to employers for their exceptional support of employees who serve in the...


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