Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics said …

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DynCorp: 10K Vets Hired Since 2010

DynCorp International and its family of companies have hired nearly 10,000 veterans since 2011 in support of a program started by the White House in the same year. The company announced Tuesday during the White House Joining Forces program’s third anniversary celebration that DynCorp has hired more than 2,000 veterans in 2013 …

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Northrop Supporting White House Veteran Workforce Initiative

Northrop Grumman is participating in a White House initiative to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce, Northrop announced Tuesday. Northrop pledged to support the Joining Forces Initiative, established by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Northrop has pledged to expand veteran outreach and recruitment while strengthening partnerships …

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Obama Names May 6 Military Spouse Appreciation Day

The nation joins the White House today in honoring the families of service members by declaring May 6 Military Spouse Appreciation Day. “Our service members and their families seldom ask for support or recognition,” President Obama said in a presidential proclamation. “They carry out their duties to family and country …

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First Lady Box Seats Honor Worthy Americans

You can’t find bad seats in the House chamber. No obstructed views, no nose-bleed sections, no obnoxious attendees ruining the event. However, coveted seating remains. If you can’t score a seat on the dais, the next best option is the first lady’s box. The White House released yesterday this year’s …

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Daily Government Contracting Roundup – March 15, 2010

Adm. (Ret) William Fallon was named CEO at NeuralIQ Government Services. L-3 won an F-16 mission training center support deal. Jeff Zients wants to change the government’s hiring and appraisal systems. Aneesh Chopra delivered Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity message to the 10th Annual Game Developer’s Choice Awards. Microsoft’s e-health research …

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