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Archive for March, 2013

Missing World War II Pacific Theater Pilot Identified

Compliments of:American Forces Press Service The remains of a serviceman from World War II have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors, the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office announced in a DOD news release issued today. Army 1st Lt. John E. Terpning, of Mount Prospect, Ill., […]

 
 

Defense Contracts – March 29, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS today were awarded to the following companies working with the military. Congratulations! NAVY             Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $2,595,016,400 cost-plus-incentive fee contract for accomplishment of the Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).  This previously delayed award is being made given the […]

 

Army 1st Lt. John E. Terpning – Missing WWII Veteran

Soldier Missing from World War II Identified             The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a serviceman from World War II have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors.               Army 1st Lt. John […]

 

General Officer Announcement – March 28, 2013

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President intends to nominate: U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as supreme allied commander, Europe and commander, U.S. European Command.  The North Atlantic Council unanimously approved the appointment of Gen. Breedlove as supreme allied […]

 

Defense Contracts – March 28, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS  for March 28, 2013 were awarded to the following companies listed below, who work directly with the military.   NAVY RAMSYS GmbH, Ottobrunn, Germany, is being awarded a $343,550,330 firm-fixed-price contract for the production of 445 Block 2 MK-44 Mod 4 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Guided Missile Round Pack (GMRP) All-Up-Rounds (AURs).  […]

 

Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26

DOD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.              Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26, of Philpot, Ky., died March 27, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces in Shinwar District, Nangarhar Province, […]

 

Defense Contracts – March 27, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS today were awarded to the following companies.   DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc., Malvern, Pa., was issued a modification exercising the fourth option year on contract (SPM2D1-09-D-8314/P00069).  The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum $1,871,764,738 for radiology systems, subsystems, accessories, service, manual, and repair/parts.  Location of […]

 

Marine Mascot – Sgt. Chesty XIII retires

The Marine Mascot (right), Sgt. Chesty XIII is retiring. During a training session, the retiring Sgt. Chesty XIII gives the new recruit, Recruit Chesty (left) some sound advice through his eyes.  He looks sternly at his successor. The young recruit appears to understand the Orders of the older, wiser and more experienced dog.      

 

Defense Contracts – March 26, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS today were awarded to the following companies.   DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc., Twinsburg, Ohio, was issued a modification exercising the fourth option year on contract (SPM2D1-09-D-8331/P00014).  The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract with a maximum $91,626,986 for radiology systems, components, upgrades, accessories, and installation.  Location of performance […]

 

Flag Officer Announcements – March 25, 2013 – Navy Rear Adm. Terry J. Benedict, Navy Rear Adm. Joseph W. Rixey, Navy Captain Bret J. Muilenburg

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations:              Navy Rear Adm. Terry J. Benedict for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as director for Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C. Navy Rear Adm. Joseph W. Rixey for appointment […]

 

Flag Officer Assignments – March 25, 2013 – 32 Assignments

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations:              Navy Capt. John W. Ailes for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Ailes is currently serving as major program manager, Program Executive Office for Littoral Combat Ships, Washington, D.C. Navy […]

 
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