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Raytheon recognizes ‘Math Hero’ teachers nationwide

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Raytheon is ringing in the school year by honoring 32 teachers nationwide with MathMovesU(r) Math Heroes Awards. The honor recognizes outstanding work with students in math using interactive and creative learning initiatives. Each Math Hero receives a $2,500 award and a matching grant for his or her school. Winners were selected based on compelling submissions…

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Contract modification awarded for WGS satellite enhancement

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The U.S. Air Force Space Command has awarded a $111 million contract modification to Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. The contract is for the development and production of an enhanced...

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NASA selects Space Launch System advanced booster proposals

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

NASA has selected six proposals to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System. The awardees will develop engineering demonstrations and risk reduction concepts for SLS, a heavy-lift rocket that will provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit. “The initial SLS heavy-lift rocket…

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White House launches SAVE Award competition

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

The White House’s fourth annual Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award competition launched July 10 as part of the Obama administration’s ongoing effort to modernize government. The SAVE Award will run July 10-24. In 2009, the president established the SAVE Award to seek cost-cutting ideas directly from federal employees. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense…

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SAIC awarded $36 million task order by U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

Posted July 6, 2012 by Staff

Science Applications International Corporation announced June 21 that it was awarded a task order by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center – Space Logistics Directorate to provide consolidated logistics management support in support of Air Force Space Command. The single-award task order has a seven-month base period of performance, two option years…

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New CV earns third star, brings wealth of experience to AFSPC

Posted July 6, 2012 by by MSgt. Kevin Williams

Air Force Space Command welcomed its newest vice commander as he pinned on his third star during a ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., recently. Lt. Gen. John Hyten made his return to AFSPC after ...

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Lockheed Martin commercial GEO satellites surpass 1,000 years in orbit

Posted July 6, 2012 by Staff

The Lockheed Martin commercial geostationary communications satellite fleet has achieved a significant milestone by accumulating 1,000 years of in-orbit operations. JCSAT-13, built for SKY Perfect JSAT, and VINASAT-2, manufactured for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group, were successfully launched May 15 and are the 100th and 101st satellites in the Lockheed Martin fleet. “Our focus on…

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Northrop Grumman awards grants to Los Angeles area teachers to support STEM initiatives

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has provided grants worth a total of $3,300 to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational initiatives in Los Angeles metropolitan area schools. Northrop Grumman awarded 11 individual grants of $300 each to teachers in local elementary, middle and high schools to fund projects that increase student awareness of…

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Officials release technical sergeant promotion stats

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

Air Force officials selected 8,518 of 37,402 eligible staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant for a selection rate of 22.77 percent. The average score for those selected was 321.94, with an average time in grade of 5.39 years and time in service of 10.58 years. Weighted factor averages included the following: 132.69 for enlisted…

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Air Force releases colonel, lieutenant colonel promotion list

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

Fourteen lieutenant colonels and 1,269 majors were selected for promotion to colonel and lieutenant colonel during the 2012A line of the Air Force and LAF-judge advocate central selection boards, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. To see the entire promotion list, go to http://www.afpc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120614-132.pdf. The boards considered 124 lieutenant colonels and 6,639 majors for promotion….

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