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2014-04-15 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "Nothing seems more distasteful to Army leaders these days than the notion of Congress creating a commission to take an outside look at how best to structure the force for 2020 and beyond. "At recent congressional hearings and to reporters, the Army chief of staff and vice chief of...

2014-04-15 08:21:28

Senior Military and Industry Business Leaders to Provide Strategic and Market Guidance LEESBURG, Va., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government (MTNGOV), a subsidiary of MTN Communications (MTN), announces the formation of an MTNGOV Advisory Board with veteran military, intelligence and industry business leaders. Members of the Advisory Board include: U.S. Marine Corps Major General George J. Allen (retired), U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Albert J. "Al" Edmonds (retired), Blu Venture...

2014-04-14 12:37:04

CLEVELAND, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selman & Company, a leading insurance administrator with customers throughout the fifty states, the District of Columbia and Canada, today announced two acquisitions: all of the business and assets of Association & Society Insurance Corporation (ASI) and the life and accident insurance administration business of MAI Services Corporation. "These additions give us significantly greater insurance market volume, strengthening our...

2014-04-10 23:00:24

Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., has been awarded National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) prestigious James Forrestal Industry Leadership Medal in recognition of his support of a strong national security and furtherance of American global leadership. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has awarded The Honorable Sean O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Airbus Group, Inc., the...

2014-04-09 16:21:56

162 employers selected from 2,864 nominations WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, has selected 162 employers as semifinalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD's highest honor for employers that provide extraordinary support to their Guard and Reserve employees. For a complete list of Freedom Award...

2014-03-31 23:38:33

Brett B. Lambert, Senior Fellow, National Defense Industrial Association and Former DASD for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, will present a keynote address at 8:00 am on April 9 at the 15th Annual S&ET Conference to be held from April 8-10, 2014, at the College Park (MD) Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has announced that Brett B. Lambert, Senior Fellow, NDIA and Former DASD for...

2014-03-25 12:22:15

2,864 National Guard and Reserve members nominate employers for highest honor ARLINGTON, Va.­, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, received 2,864 nominations from Guardsmen and Reservists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense's highest recognition honoring employers that support employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Up...

2014-03-24 16:20:58

Bipartisan group raises important questions about financial and accounting pullout WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today thanked a bipartisan group of Indiana lawmakers for raising tough questions about the Army's plan to pull out of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and build its own financial and accounting office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO...

2014-03-20 23:03:41

BioFire Defense of Salt Lake City, Utah announced today that it was awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 BioFire Defense, LLC of Salt Lake City, UT announced today that it was awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense (DoD) after 12 months of competitive prototyping. The 8 year $240M biodefense...

2014-03-14 16:20:10

Bill requiring 15% cut in civilian workforce is "irresponsible excuse at governing" WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed legislation that would slash the size of the Department of Defense's civilian workforce by 15 percent is an irresponsible scheme that actually would increase costs to taxpayers, the head of the largest federal employee union said. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "Rep. Ken Calvert of California claims to be a...


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