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EERE Network News
U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent
The Energy Department joined the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking Campaign on April 16 to recognize 12 organizations for leading the way in efficient lighting.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Helicopters Conduct Autonomous Landings
Autonomy for umanned rotorcraft has taken a big step forward with recent demonstrations of the ability of testbed helicopters to autonomously select safe landing zones.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Al-Qaeda, Al-Shabab are helping Boko Haram - Rawlins, American security expert
Dr Lionel Von Frederick Rawlins, a forensic criminologist, is the Security Coordinator at the American University of Nigeria, Yola and the President and founder of California, US-based The VonFrederick Group, a counter-terrorism and criminological organisation.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Presolicitation Notice - Theater Battle Management Core Systems (TBMCS) System Sustainment
This solicitation will include line items for the following services: software development/systems engineering labor, tier II help desk support and other direct costs.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Marine Corps Times
Spouse calls out Barrett on Hill testimony
Kristine Schellhaas and her husband, now a mustang infantry officer, at their first Marine Corps Ball in 1996.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Special Notice - IT Consulting Membership / Site License
This announcement is for a Request for Quotation M67854-14-T-0512 in GSA e-Buy, and constitutes the only solicitation being issued; the solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-72.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Kitchen Window Climber Has Neighbors, Dogs Rattled
Someone suspected would-be burglar is rattling dogs at homes at a neighborhood near Quantico when after the person tried to climb through a kitchen window.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Joplin Independent
Lt. Stewart graduates from FBI National Academy
Lt. Matt Stewart, pictured, with the Joplin Police Department was one of 221 law enforcement officers who graduated on March 28, 2014, from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The 'Farnam Signature M4' Rifle
I've written long and often about the Stoner System and its variations. I first starting using one in Marine OCS at Quantico, VA in 1967.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Navy's Future on Video: Fly Choppers With Tablets, Blast Enemies With Rail Guns
Think of it as reality catching up with science fiction as Navy researchers have unveiled three technological advancements that could not only change the battlefield of tomorrow but also have impacts in the civilian world.
USMC Uses Tablet to Land Helicopters
U.S. Marines recently landed Kaman K-MAX and MD Helicopters MH-6 Little Bird helicopters autonomously using an iPad-like mini-tablet device during a demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Navy and Corps officials said.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Army may never learn motive of Fort Hood rampage
Investigators say they may never determine what caused Spc. Ivan Lopez to go on a deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood, despite evidence that suggests an argument ignited the incident.
DONNELLY: The Pentagona s women-in-combat reality show
This appears to be the strategy behind the "Marine Corps Force Integration Plan," the latest phase in the administration's ongoing campaign to find something - anything - that supports the theory that women can be interchangeable with men in combat units such as the infantry.
The Washington Post
The Marines will let women try the Infantry Officer Course a second time
Since the grueling Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course was first opened up to women in September 2012, 14 female officers have attempted and failed the test .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
No Clues to Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane in Captain's Flight Simulator
The FBI has completed investigation of the flight simulator found at the home of Malaysia flight 370 pilot Zaharie Shah, left, and found nothing suspicious.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
General Dynamics Awarded $75 Million for Cougar Survivability Upgrade Program
The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected program.
4 Suspects Charged in Burglary String
Detectives with the Prince William County Police Department began investigating the burglaries when they began on Feb. 7. After another three burglaries were reported Feb. 10, one in near Quantico and the other in Woodbridge, detectives were able to link all of the burglaries together, according to police spokesman Jonathan Perok.
Quantico Tactical Awarded a $10 Billion Contract Providing Special...
Quantico Tactical was awarded a five year, $10 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to provide Special Operations Equipment to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command and all federal civilian agencies.
Colonel James M. Lowe
Retired Colonel James Michael "Mike" Lowe, 59, of Stafford, Virginia, died on March 21, 2014 at Mary Washington Hospital.