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Army Extends Lockheed Martin's M299 Launcher Contract

February 9, 2009
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has received a $31.3 million contract modification to provide additional M299 launchers and related equipment to the U.S. Army. Under the modification, Lockheed Martin will supply an additional 298 M299 helicopter-mounted four-rail missile launchers, 134 launcher electronic assemblies (LEAs) and multiple spares.

National Resource Directory

February 7, 2009
By Rita Boland
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Launched in November 2008 as part of Warrior Care Month, the National Resource Directory is a Web-based network of care coordinators, providers and partners who have resources for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and families of the fallen as well as those who support them.

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Awards SAIC Energy Savings Performance Contract

February 6, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded an Energy Savings Performance Contract by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to design, construct and obtain financing for projects that will reduce energy and water consumption and costs as well as promote the use of renewable energy technologies. The contract has an estimated total value of $50 million if all options are exercised.

CSC Receives Navy Engineering Task Order for $368 Million

February 6, 2009
By Katie Packard

CSC has been awarded a task order by the Naval Sea Systems Command to continue providing professional engineering support services. The contract has an estimated value of $368 million if all options are exercised.

Air Compassion for Veterans

February 5, 2009
By Rita Boland
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Troops might not always feel lifted by the wings of angels, but Air Compassion for Veterans is making sure they come close. The organization provides free travel services for eligible warfighters, wounded warriors, veterans and their families to ensure none of them is denied access to distant medical care because of a lack of means to acquire long-distance medical air transportation. Air Compassion for Veterans arranges and provides its charitable patient travel without duplicating the efforts of other charities. The Web site includes a link that lists other groups who offer similar services and may be able to assist with certain needs. People interested in seeking assistance from Air Compassion for Veterans can access the help online or call (888) 662-6794. Also posted online is information about donating to the organization. The programs listed on these pages are not affiliated with our publication or association. We highlight these independent efforts as a service to our military and our readers. For more information about these programs, please contact the organizations directly.

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