WASHINGTON – Stephen Kinney regained consciousness to the sound of voices screaming “IED, IED!’’ over the radio and the smell of acrid smoke filling his Humvee. As he fumbled to help his comrades, he took stock of his own injuries.
August 15, 2011
July 20, 2011
A Senate committee is pushing the Defense Department to consider using recycled military uniforms — not giving new recruits hand-me-downs, but rather issuing uniforms made from recycled materials such as plastic bottles.
July 14, 2011
RELEASE: “THE WARRIOR PROTECTION AND READINESS COALITION TAKES MAJOR STEP FORWARD WITH ELECTION OF OFFICERS “
WASHINGTON, DC – The Warrior Protection and Readiness Association, which will continue to be known as the Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition, today held the inaugural meeting of its newly appointed Board of Directors
April 26, 2011
Boston- ADS Ventures (ADS), a government relations, business development and strategic communications firm based in Boston and Washington, D.C., today announced that Vice Admiral (retired) Barry Costello former Commander THIRD Fleet and past Chief of Legislative Affairs, has joined the firm as Senior Policy Advisor. Admiral Costello will provide strategic advice and counsel to ADS Ventures clients on policy matters, with a focus on Department of Defense and Congress.
April 25, 2011
RELEASE: “THE WARRIOR PROTECTION AND READINESS COALITION RETURNS TO CAPITOL HILL: ADVOCATES FOR OPERATIONAL READINESS AND WARFIGHTER SAFETY INITIATIVE”
BOSTON, MA -The Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition (the WPRC) has moved to the next level in its effort to advocate for the personal protective equipment and clothing needs of American Warfighters
December 14, 2010
December 14, 2010 (Albany, NY) – PrimaLoft® Insulation Technology™, the research and development leader in high performance insulations used to enhance combat conditions for soldiers, has announced that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has purchased 6,000 additional sets of the USMC Extreme Cold Weather Parkas, Trousers and Booties insulated with PrimaLoft® to equip U.S. Marines stationed in the coldest areas of Afghanistan and across the globe. This new buy brings the total number of system sets currently fielded to Marines to 50,000.
October 12, 2010
Simon Fraser University football coach Dave Johnson didn’t like the way his team’s 2008 season ended, especially for the damage it had inflicted of some of his players. The Clansmen finished that season with four starters lost to season-ending concussions, including one player who wound up sitting out the 2009 season as well.
September 20, 2010
Boston, MA – ADS Ventures, a government relations, business development and strategic communications firm based in Boston today announced that Four-Star General David McKiernan (US Army, Ret.), former commander of all U.S. and International Security Assistance forces in Afghanistan, has joined the firm as a Senior Policy Advisor.
September 13, 2010
San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico – Bluewater Defense, Inc. today announced a new brand name, new leadership, and an enhanced commitment to defense manufacturing work with their industry partners. The company, formerly known as DJ Manufacturing, Corp., will expand on their longtime experience as a prime contractor and subcontractor in the precision and specialized sewing industry for the Department of Defense (DoD) while adding new capabilities for custom production, expedited turnaround time and a new focus on research and development.
September 6, 2010
The Boston Globe: “Leapfrog, scientist-style: Woods Hole center’s amphibians hold promise for helping humans regrow organs”
The South African frog known as Xenopus laevis first became a tool of medicine in the 1940s, when the females were used in hospitals worldwide for pregnancy tests: If injected with a pregnant woman’s urine, the frog laid eggs.