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2013-06-28 08:20:10

LTG Patrick O'Reilly is an expert in missile defense and managing technology development based on multiple tenures as a program manager and as the Director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. MADISON, Ala., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- General Patrick O'Reilly dedicated 34 years of service to the United States Army as a Commissioned Officer. Patrick O'Reilly has held many leadership roles from Project Manager and Executive Officer positions to the Director of the U.S. Missile...

2013-06-25 16:20:12

Company Cited for its Service and Support for Employees in the National Guard and Reserve PLEASANTON, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) has been selected to receive the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, announced the award recipients...

2013-06-25 12:20:53

Fifteen Employers Receive Nation's Highest Honor for Supporting Guard and Reserve Employees ARLINGTON, Va., June 25, 2013 ­­­/PRNewswire/ -- ­­­Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today the 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees. These employers distinguished...

2013-06-25 12:20:39

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Logistics Agency wants to make it easier for businesses to work with the organization, which supports warfighters around the world. Businesses that have contracts with the agency are now encouraged to register with a new computer-based system designed to streamline transportation issues and costs for vendors and DLA. Vendor Shipment Module is a web-based transportation system that uses current addressing and...

2013-06-24 20:20:06

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided total FY13 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program of $4.972 billion. However, the Civil...

2013-06-21 23:16:10

Security Industry Association receives Above and Beyond Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense operational committee, has honored the Security Industry Association (SIA) with its Above and Beyond Award. ESGR recognizes employers who show exceptional support for employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve units of the U.S. Armed Forces. This is the second time...

2013-06-19 12:30:00

Arizona Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Honors nFocus for Assisting Deployed Employees and Their Families AUSTIN, Texas, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- nFocus Solutions(®), the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement solutions for nonprofits, communities and government agencies, has received the prestigious Above and Beyond Award by the Arizona Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), which promotes...

2013-06-17 12:20:42

New Hampshire Service Center Presented with the "Pro Patria" Award ANN ARBOR, Mich., and MANCHESTER, N.H., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has been honored with the prestigious Pro Patria Award, presented to its service center in Manchester, N.H., by the New Hampshire Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office. (Logo:...

2013-06-14 08:25:35

Army Col. Russell E. Coleman takes helm as the Joint Project Manager of MCS FORT DETRICK, Md., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD's) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) hosted an activation ceremony for the Joint Project Manager Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM-MCS). Col. Russell E. Coleman assumed leadership as he was presented the Joint Project Manager Charter, co-signed by the...

2013-06-13 20:20:09

WICHITA, Kan., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beechcraft Corporation today issued the following statement regarding the ruling by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on Beechcraft's petition for further review of the U.S. Air Force's award of the Light Air Support contract to Brazil-based Embraer. "It is deeply distressing that the Air Force selected a more expensive, less capable, foreign-manufactured airplane with weapons and systems unfamiliar to, and outside the control of, the...