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Key Administration Posts – April 23, 2013 – D. Michael Bennett, Roberto R. Herencia, Yvette Roubideaux

Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:   D. Michael Bennett – Governor, Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service Roberto R. Herencia – Member, Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Yvette Roubideaux – Director of the Indian Health Service, Department […]


VA Issues New Report on Suicide Data

Compliments of : Department of Veterans Affairs  The Veterans Affairs Department today released a comprehensive report on veterans who die by suicide. In the past, data on veterans who died by suicide was only available for those who had sought VA health care services. Today’s report also includes state data for veterans who had not […]


Key White House Posts – January 25, 2013

President Obama Announces Key White House Posts President Obama is recognizing the following individuals to work in key White House positions: Denis McDonough – White House Chief of Staff Rob Nabors – Assistant to the President and Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Policy Antony Blinken – Assistant to the President and Deputy National […]


MARC and AMTRAK Trains stopped between Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland

Written by: SUSAN BAINBRIDGE Susan Bainbridge, of  The Bainbridge Chronicle, spoke with an AMTRAK representative, who confirmed that AMTRAK Trains between Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland are now single tracking between Washington and Baltimore. AMTRAK trains hope to be double tracking by 1:30 p.m.. Both AMTRAK Trains and the MARC Trains traveling between Washington, DC […]


Flag Officer Announcement – January 24, 2013

Flag Officer Announcement             Secretary of Defense Leon A. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nomination:              Navy Rear Adm. William H. Hilarides for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.  Hilarides is currently serving […]


Presidential Nominations – January 22, 2013

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: John Owen Brennan, of Virginia, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice David H. Petraeus, resigned.      Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense, vice Leon E. Panetta. John Forbes Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of State, vice Hillary Rodham Clinton.      […]


Maj. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland, Maj. Gen. Michael K. Nagata, Brig. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, Brig. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Brig. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Brig. Gen. Burdett K. Thompson, Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, Brig. Gen. Peter D. Utley, Col. Joseph P. Harrington, Col. Wilson A. Shoffner Jr., Col. John C. Thomson III

General Officer Assignments             The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments:              Maj. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Operation Enduring Freedom, Djibouti, to commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington/commander, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, Washington, D.C. Maj. Gen. Sean […]


Defense Contracts – January 17, 2013

The Defense Contracts for January 17, 2013 are awarded to companies working with the NAVY, DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY and the AIR FORCE.   NAVY Aliron International Inc.*, Bethesda, Md. (N62645-13-D-5010); The Arora Group Inc.*, Gaithersburg, Md., (N62645-13-D-5011); Chesapeake Government Health Services*, Vienna, Va., (N62645-13-D-5012); InGenesis STGi Partners L.L.C.*, San Antonio, Texas, (N62645-13-D-5013); and  PhyAmerica Government Services […]


Somerset County Disaster Recovery Outreach Centers to Open

HUNT VALLEY, Md. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Crisfield will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, but survivors of hurricane Sandy still can get help. Those who already have registered with FEMA can call FEMA’s Helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. There will be outreach centers open beginning January 22, at […]


Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25

DOD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.              Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25, of Hampton, Va., died Jan. 16, in Panjwai District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive […]


Defense Contracts – January 16, 2013

AIR FORCE Battlespace Flight Services L.L.C., Arlington, Va., (FA4890-07-C-0006, P00124) is being awarded a $13,740,356 contract modification for MQ-1 O-level operation and maintenance services.  The location of the performance is Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., and deployed sites worldwide.  Work is expected to be completed by March 31, 2013.  […]

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