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2013-12-19 20:20:12

Launch Puts Spotlight On Addressing National Security Concerns in Transportation and Logistics Industry INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship Logistics Group has announced speakers for the grand opening launch of the company's new state-of-the-art customer care center in Indianapolis on Jan. 15. Speakers are: Army veteran Jason Braase, Army National Guard veteran David Daugherty and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Daniel Gilyeat; Paul Chapa, founder of Food Industry Serving...

2013-12-18 23:21:07

International consulting firm joins forces with USMC volunteers to donate holiday gifts to kids in need. McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 During the holiday season, MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., and London, partnered with its clients at the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to build and donate eight bicycles to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Representatives from MorganFranklin and the USMC gathered...

2013-12-17 23:23:12

Innovative online service provides Instant Inquiry Response. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 San Francisco’s historic and private Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, announced today that they have joined Wedding QuickQuote to simplify and expedite the wedding planning process for brides and wedding planners. Wedding QuickQuote is the industry’s first and only “Instant Response” RFP platform for online inquiries and gives a couple answers to date...

2013-12-04 08:22:37

BALTIMORE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system, built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Marine Corps, has successfully conducted developmental testing and supported two Weapons and Tactics Instruction (WTI) events at Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS) Yuma over the past 10 months. These events supported the operational assessment of the G/ATOR system for Milestone C. (Logo:...

2013-12-03 23:20:41

Miami VA Honored to Host South Florida Mother While She Receives Flag Honoring Her Son’s Sacrifice in Vietnam Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 More than 40 years after her son was awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor in Vietnam, Georgie Carter-Krell will be presented with the official Medal of Honor Flag at a ceremony at the VA medical center bearing her son’s name. U.S. Southern Command Commanding Officer General John. F. Kelly will present the flag at the Bruce W. Carter VA...

2013-11-20 23:03:19

Designed for typhoon disasters aid, the Amphibious Responder provides relief assistance in land and water rescue, firefighting or mobile ambulatory operations. The hull is made of heavily reinforced aluminum to withstand abuse, and the vehicle features their patented unsinkable floatation foam technology – making it unsinkable – and a forklift and cargo pallet that is loadable for rapid transportation of relief supplies. Ridgeland, South Carolina (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Super...

2013-11-06 12:28:18

- Nutrition beverage company launches give back programs in time for Veterans Day - ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Veterans Day, RuckPack will become the first company to offer all veterans nationwide an opportunity to earn cash through commissioned sales, offering a 10 percent cut for all retail sales generated. RuckPack is also making it easy for everyone to give back to veterans and military service members with two "Get Some. Give Back." donation...

2013-11-04 08:20:19

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received a contract with CACI International Inc. (NYSE:CACI) to provide the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) with Engineering Services for its Wireless Point to Point Link (WPPL) systems and commercialization effort. The contract includes a base award term of 11 months and two, 1-year option terms;...

2013-10-31 23:04:29

Cubic Corporation’s (NYSE: CUB), San Diego-based Cubic Defense Systems announced today it was awarded a contract in excess of $10 million from the U.S. Marine Corps to supply weapon instrumentation that will integrate into the Instrumented-Tactical Engagement Simulation System (I-TESS II). San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cubic Corporation’s (NYSE: CUB), San Diego-based Cubic Defense Systems announced today it was awarded a contract in excess of $10 million from the U.S....

2013-10-31 16:20:44

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the initial phase of testing for the first-ever main and tail rotor blades manufactured for the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter program. Designed specially to help meet the Marine Corps requirement to lift the aircraft's maximum gross weight of 88,000 pounds, the all-composite blades are the largest and most technologically advanced ever produced by Sikorsky, a subsidiary of...


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2012-10-01 17:31:15

Norman Earl Thagard is considered to be the first American cosmonaut. He is an American scientist and has retired from being a NASA astronaut after his selection in 1978. He also achieved Medical Doctor and climbed the ranks in the United States Marine Corps to Captain. Thagard logged 140 days, 13 hours and 24 minutes in space before retirement. He currently is a professor at the Florida State University in the College of Engineering. Thagard was born in Marianna, Florida on July 3, 1943...

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2011-04-25 15:17:02

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights. He is also a former Naval Flight Officer and Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. He was born Robert Donald Cabana on January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has two brothers and is married to Nancy Joan. Together they have three children: Jeffrey, Christopher and Sarah. In 1967, Cabana graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis,...

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2011-04-18 23:13:07

Gerald Carr is an engineer, retired United States Marine Corps colonel and former NASA astronaut. He was born Gerald Paul Carr was born on August 22, 1932 in Denver, Colorado. His family relocated when he was young, and he was raised in Santa Ana, California. He graduated from Santa Ana High School and then, in 1949, he enlisted in the United States Navy. The following year, he was designated a midshipman with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment at the University of Southern...

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2010-12-03 13:15:14

James Buchli is an engineer, retired United States Marine aviator and former NASA astronaut. He was born James Frederick Buchli on June 20, 1945 in New Rockford, North Dakota. He graduated from Fargo Central High School in Fargo, North Dakota in 1963 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1967. Upon his graduation, Buchli received his commission in the United States Marine Corps and completed Basic Infantry Officer's...

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2010-12-02 17:47:08

Charles Bolden is the current Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps major general, and former NASA astronaut.. He was born Charles Frank Bolden Jr. on August 19, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. During his childhood, his father coached him through football until he graduated from Johnson High School in 1964, where his father was the head football coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, and a...

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