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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...

2014-07-28 12:21:13

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced today 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. "I'm honored to announce the recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award," said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. "Guardsmen and Reservists...

2014-07-27 23:02:12

Sport and Spine Rehab of Columbia recently announced that Dr. Rob Agosto, PT, DPT, CKTP who previously practiced at Sport and Spine Rehab of Rockville, has joined the Columbia clinical team. In addition, SSR of Columbia announced that Dr. Agosto has become its first Tricare provider. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Dr. Rob Agosto, DPT, who has been with the Sport and Spine Rehab Companies since 2006 and had until recently been caring for patients at the Sport and Spine Rehab of...

2014-07-09 12:20:41

$3 Billion U.S. Air Force Contract Award Acknowledges Wyle's RDT&E Expertise EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a five-year contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Centers to provide research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) services to DoD. The Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks contract is a $3 billion indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity multiple award contract vehicle. Wyle is one of 12 contractors...

2014-07-01 12:21:20

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, was awarded a prime contractor spot on the $3 billion Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks (DS TAT) contract. Under this contract, EOIR was awarded a small business set aside for the directed energy competition and will be competing for task orders within that domain. Mark Coleman, VP of EOIR's Electromagnetic Warfare Directorate, made the announcement. "Over the...

2014-07-01 08:22:14

Tour adds new interactive experiences to immerse attendees in the real-life roles of Air Guard men and women WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air National Guard is proud to announce the return of the Air National Guard Mobile Experience. The hands-on, immersive experience takes attendees on a journey through life in the Air Guard by letting them participate in simulated challenges that replicate real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during Basic Military...

2014-06-24 08:22:13

HERNDON, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is converging operations and technology centers for the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) to an enterprise level to optimize efficiency and reduce costs for one of the world's largest private networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Previously housed in regional field commands around the world, four DISN network operations centers...

2014-06-22 20:20:14

Company capability coordinates all sensor information and orchestrates GMD elements HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) advanced battle management and launch control capabilities successfully performed in today's intercept test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. Northrop Grumman is a strategic partner of The Boeing Company for the GMD program that provides the nation's only defense against long-range ballistic...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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