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Lockheed Martin receives 2 contracts from Army

ORLANDO — Aerospace and defense contractor Lockheed Martin said Wednesday that it received two contracts from the Army worth a total of $161.7 million to continue upgrades to an Apache helicopter program. The pact includes 482 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly ...

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Montgomery County awarded $40M by Defense Department

BETHESDA — The Department of Defense says Montgomery County has been awarded $40 million in grants for transportation projects at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. Defense officials say the grants will help Walter Reed deal with ...

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Manning again seeks dismissal of some WikiLeaks charges

HAGERSTOWN — An Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history is reviving his request to have some charges dropped. Pfc. Bradley Manning’s civilian defense attorney said Wednesday he has filed a renewed motion seeking ...

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1,200 expected at Victory in Procurement event

There were 1,176 pre-registrations for today’s Victory in Procurement event, with organizers expecting walk-ins to push the number at attendees to well over 1,200. John Shoraka, acting associate director of government contracting for the Small Business Administration, gave the morning’s ...

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Judge seeks WikiLeaks damage assessments from government

FORT MEADE — A military judge said Tuesday that she wants to see several federal agencies’ assessments of the damage caused by WikiLeaks’ publication of government secrets. Army Col. Denise Lind ordered prosecutors during a pretrial hearing to provide the ...

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DOD: Sexual assaults increase at 3 major academies

ANNAPOLIS — The number of reported sexual assaults at the nation’s three major military academies rose in the latest academic year from one year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon. The Defense Department’s “Annual Report on ...

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U.S. Labor Department accuses Cargill of discrimination in hiring

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Labor officials have moved to cut off federal contracts held by one of the nation’s largest meatpackers, saying it discriminated against women and non-Asians. The U.S. Labor Department claims Cargill Meat Solutions discriminated against more than ...

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