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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...

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...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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