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Archive for August 27th, 2013

Senior Executive Service Announcement – Rosemary Williams

           Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today the following reassignment:  Rosemary Williams has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense (military community & family policy), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness, Arlington, Va.  Williams previously served as vice president, Reingold Inc., Alexandria, Va.


Medal of Honor Recipient Joins Pentagon Hall of Heroes

Compliments of: Karen Parrish – American Forces Press Service   Defense Department leaders turned out here today to honor Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, who received the nation’s highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony yesterday. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter led today’s induction ceremony, which […]


Defense Contracts – August 27, 2013

The  DEFENSE  CONTRACTS today were awarded to the following companies:    DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY             Graybar Electric Company, Inc., St. Louis, Mo., has been awarded a maximum $113,797,158 modification (P00026) exercising the eighth option year period of a two year base contract (SPM500-04-D-BP25) with eight one-year option periods for maintenance, repair, and […]


National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 27, 2013

           The Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, the Air National Guard, and the Air Force Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Coast Guard Reserve announced an increase of activated reservists. The net collective result is 523 fewer […]


Wounded Marine Helps Others Go Into Business

From a U.S. Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment News Release   Starting a small business or franchise is not an easy task. Former Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Blanchard can attest to that. He spends his time assisting veterans and other wounded, ill and injured service members with understanding the steps to being a successful franchisee. […]


Soldier Receives Medal of Honor for Valor in Afghanistan

By J.D. Leipold:  Army News Service Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter yesterday became the second soldier to receive the nation’s highest military award for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. President Barack Obama places the Medal of Honor around the neck of […]

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