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  1. Arsenal converting Humvees to ambulancesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... gates we take a look at the next generation of the Army ambulance being made right here at home. But the Rock Island Arsenal is working on a 21st century ambulance to save lives in the line of battle. " We induct them into the line over here, make ...

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  2. Redstone Arsenal soldiers selected for prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... of more than 300 residents and arsenal personnel to a concert on the lawn of Historic Quarters One at Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois. The band was at RIA to participate in the Army Sustainment Command's change of command ceremony earlier in the day ...

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  3. Warrant officers, ammo plants and Twilight Tattoos: This week's Redstone wrap-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Alabama Live

    ... in September 2014. U.S. Army Materiel Command Commanding General Gen. Dennis Via recently toured the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and visited with staff from Joint Munitions Command and Army Contracting Command-Rock ...

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  4. Command Change At The Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... on the loose, after failing to report back to a work released facility in Davenport. A big unit on the Rock Island Arsenal is getting a new leader. Major General Kevin G. O'Connell formally took over as commanding general of the Army Sustainment ...

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  5. Arsenal Staff Sgt. competing in Best Warrior competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... Staff Sergeant Kevin Alan Hopson, you may see the man who works here, at army sustainment command at the Rock Island Arsenal. "I control all the access control for this building, building 350 and a couple of other buildings on the arsenal," said ...

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  6. Arsenal Museum Wish ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    "Our current mission was given to us in the mid 1980's, is the history of Rock Island Arsenal," says Kris Leinicke, Rock Island Arsenal Museum Director.

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  7. Inside the Gates: New entry signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    If you're passing by the three Quad City entrances to the Rock Island Arsenal, you may notice something a little different.

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  8. Charles Lindbergh's visit to Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, East Moline were all there." Eaton says it was the Commander of the Rock Island Arsenal, Colonel King, who arranged Lindbergh's visit. Clearly, it was a hit. "A hundred thousand people came to his parade. And they ...

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  9. Joseph GrigalonasRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Bureau County Republican

    ... in 1949 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked at Westclox for over 30 years and then at the Rock Island Arsenal as an industrial engineer. He was in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Medical Corps. A memorial service ...

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  10. Law Allows Direct Flights From Quad Cities to D.C.Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... flights has been a priority for several years. One of the region's largest employers is the U.S. Army's Rock Island Arsenal, which manufactures government-owned weapons. Quinn says the move will help establish businesses and create jobs. The ...

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  11. More Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... flights has been a priority for several years. One of the region's largest employers is the U.S. Army's Rock Island Arsenal, which manufactures government-owned weapons. Quinn says the move will help establish businesses and create jobs. The ...

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  12. Control Solutions LLC v. Elecsys DCX CholRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... of the United States Army (Army) solicited bids for the purchase of controllers to be delivered to the Rock Island Arsenal. The controllers are used in military equipment to assist in opening the doors of vehicles damaged in attacks. Under the terms ...

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  13. Strategic hires help Fluor repositionRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Washington Technology

    ... r five years. Under the terms, Fluor and two other companies will provide base operations support at the Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois and six other Midwest locations.

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  14. U.S. Army allocates $110M for Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    U.S. lawmakers from Illinois and Iowa say the Rock Island Arsenal will receive $110 million to help it adapt and compete for new work.

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  15. Good News For The ArsenalRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | WOC-AM Davenport

    Good news is coming to the Rock Island Arsenal. An announcement was made that the United States Army has allocated $110 million in funding for the Arsenal through the Arsenal Sustainment Initiative.

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  16. US Army allocates $110M for Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. lawmakers from Illinois and Iowa say the Rock Island Arsenal will receive $110 million to help it adapt and compete for new work.

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  17. Rock Island Arsenal To Receive $110 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02). The delegation said in a statement they hope this funding will help the Rock Island Arsenal, as well as other arsenals, "compete more effectively for public-private partnerships and other business to help sustain ...

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  18. Remembering Fallen Soldiers At Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Thousands of people took in Memorial Day services at the Rock Island Arsenal by recognizing and remembering the blood, sweat and tears that were shed for our freedom.

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  19. Davenport Ceremony Honors VeteransRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... a very important place for the fallen to rest in peace." Major General Michael Smith of the First Army, Rock Island Arsenal spoke today, sharing stories about "Decoration Day," the holiday's original name.

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  20. Davenport Ceremony Honors VeteransRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... a very important place for the fallen to rest in peace." Major General Michael Smith of the First Army, Rock Island Arsenal spoke today, sharing stories about "Decoration Day," the holiday's original name.

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