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2013-10-29 23:23:45

Intermedix's WebEOC Incident Management Software to be Used by the Marine Corps Enterprise Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 ASET Partners was recently awarded the United States Marine Corps Emergency Management Incident Management System, or EMIMS, contract to extend access to WebEOC across the Marine Corps enterprise. ASET Partners, in collaboration with Intermedix, will provide the U.S. Marine Corps with the ability to standardize emergency management incident...

2013-10-23 08:22:07

Upgraded system can perform surveillance and targeting on the move REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed an initial round of live-fire testing with a new U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system. The upgraded, highly mobile, anti-armor LAV-AT weapon system is designed to protect reconnaissance and light infantry. Its mission is to defeat threats at long-range, day or night, and in all...

2013-10-22 16:23:49

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years ago, Tony Cook's asthma was so severe, his breathing constricted and his chest tight, he had to quit his job to focus on his health. Today, Cook is an avid runner taking aim at a marathon. Cook, 50, of Alexandria, Va., is a member of Team AANMA, a group of 12 runners competing in the 38(th) annual Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in support of Allergy & Asthma...

2013-10-22 16:20:28

Briefing to highlight security, runner's tributes, U.S. Marines and Actress Maggie Q QUANTICO, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is hosting a press brief on Friday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at the National Press Club at 529 14(th) Street NW in Washington, D.C. The media brief will address MCM Weekend security measures, new lottery registration for 2014 and feature runners dedicating their marathon to those who died in the Navy Yard shooting...

2013-10-22 12:21:37

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AUSA -- LifePort, Inc. today announced it will equip U.S. Navy Sikorsky CH-53E helicopters with its Critical Systems Armor (CSA) to reduce aircraft systems damage from hostile small arms fire and other threats during combat operations. There are 40 CSA kits currently under production with deliveries beginning in the fourth quarter of this year. A Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company, LifePort is recognized as an industry leader in mission...

2013-10-15 08:27:18

"The People's Marathon" to utilize premier registration solutions platform beginning in 2014 RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Race IT, the race services division of Competitor Group, and the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) announced a multi-year agreement in which Race IT will provide registration services to facilitate online entries for the MCM, the third largest marathon in the United States and for the MCM Event Series, annually hosted April through November. (Logo:...

2013-09-26 08:21:56

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed its first two Guide to Hit (GTH) test series of the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) program for the United States Marine Corps. This GTH tested the structural integrity and the kinematic capability of the round when fired from a smooth bore mortar tube. The tests confirmed that after launch, the canards and tail fins deploy and the round transitions to steady flight. The test also...

2013-09-24 12:21:04

DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Havoc 8x8 Armored Modular Vehicle successfully completed protection systems testing, achieving every test objective during a series of blast tests this summer. Havoc is Lockheed Martin's entry in the Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) competition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/DA85407) Havoc completed all threshold and objective protection system testing, with instrumentation indicating that no...

2013-09-24 08:20:41

Less bulk and more warmth make signature continuous filament insulation the preferred cold weather protection for the U.S. Marine Corps WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the kickoff of Modern Day Marine, Climashield® (Booth 3024) showcased its lineup of insulation products and cold weather gear for the U.S. Armed Forces, including a variety of outerwear pieces and sleeping bags made exclusively for the U.S. Marines. Challenging customers to test the product for themselves,...

2013-09-04 08:22:24

ARCHBALD, Pa., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets released 36 GBU-12F/B bombs fitted with recently upgraded paveway II DMLGB guidance kits. The weapons were used in tactically representative...


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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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