marines Archive

  • Original Article: Defense.gov MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va., May 11, 2017 — Marine Corps Systems Command is introducing widespread use of an innovative, life-saving and award-winning technology to Marines in the field. Skull Infrascanner Navy Chief Petty Officer Jared Anderson, a hospital corpsman, uses an Infrascanner to assess Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Maceo Mathis for intracranial hematomas — bleeding within the skull — at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., May 8, 2017. The scanner is a portable, medical diagnostic device that provides early detection of intracranial hematomas in the field, potentially saving lives and improving casualty care and recovery. […]

    Innovative Intracranial Scanner Safeguards Marines’ Lives

    Original Article: Defense.gov MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va., May 11, 2017 — Marine Corps Systems Command is introducing widespread use of an innovative, life-saving and award-winning technology to Marines in the field. Skull Infrascanner Navy Chief Petty Officer Jared Anderson, a hospital corpsman, uses an Infrascanner to assess Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Maceo Mathis for intracranial hematomas — bleeding within the skull — at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., May 8, 2017. The scanner is a portable, medical diagnostic device that provides early detection of intracranial hematomas in the field, potentially saving lives and improving casualty care and recovery. […]

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  • Original Article: Camplejeuneglobe Local military leaders and community small business leaders gathered at the Onslow County Government Center in Jacksonville for a small business town hall meeting June 22. The event offered a platform for both military buyers and community businesses to learn about each other, future potential business ventures and by providing federal contractors with a better idea of how to do business with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. “This was an outreach event hosted by MCI-East to facilitate farms who seek to do business with the base,” said Jo Rozier, director of the small business office at […]

    Navy, Marine small business town hall brings local business, military together

    Original Article: Camplejeuneglobe Local military leaders and community small business leaders gathered at the Onslow County Government Center in Jacksonville for a small business town hall meeting June 22. The event offered a platform for both military buyers and community businesses to learn about each other, future potential business ventures and by providing federal contractors with a better idea of how to do business with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. “This was an outreach event hosted by MCI-East to facilitate farms who seek to do business with the base,” said Jo Rozier, director of the small business office at […]

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  • Original Article: MLive The pendulum has swung for one of Michigan’s last big footwear factories. Fears that Big Rapids’ second largest employer was heading toward extinction have been replaced by a scramble to add production lines and hire up to 70 new workers to keep pace with two major multi-year contracts announced in the last four months. Few are more surprised than Andrew Fowler. He is the general manager of Bates Footwear, a brand of Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide Inc. “You go back 12 to 18 months ago, it wasn’t a terribly bright horizon in terms of how much business […]

    $30M Marine Boots Contract Part of Turnaround for Michigan’s Last Big Shoe Factory

    Original Article: MLive The pendulum has swung for one of Michigan’s last big footwear factories. Fears that Big Rapids’ second largest employer was heading toward extinction have been replaced by a scramble to add production lines and hire up to 70 new workers to keep pace with two major multi-year contracts announced in the last four months. Few are more surprised than Andrew Fowler. He is the general manager of Bates Footwear, a brand of Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide Inc. “You go back 12 to 18 months ago, it wasn’t a terribly bright horizon in terms of how much business […]

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  • The annual Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards Program recognizes individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions in promoting competition and innovation in the Navy and Marines Corps acquisition process throughout the fiscal year. Established to acknowledge the importance of these characteristics, the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) annually recognizes those military and Government civilian individuals and teams who have made the most outstanding contributions in enhancing competition and innovation throughout the acquisition lifecycle and in support of Navy and Marine Corps acquisition programs. U.S. Navy Photos by Scott Adam Webb/Released

    DoN FY14 Acquisition Excellence Awards

    The annual Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards Program recognizes individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions in promoting competition and innovation in the Navy and Marines Corps acquisition process throughout the fiscal year. Established to acknowledge the importance of these characteristics, the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) annually recognizes those military and Government civilian individuals and teams who have made the most outstanding contributions in enhancing competition and innovation throughout the acquisition lifecycle and in support of Navy and Marine Corps acquisition programs. U.S. Navy Photos by Scott Adam Webb/Released

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  • Original Article: The Post and Courier When your customers are in Middle East terrorist strongholds where bombs and torture are an everyday occurrence, your work takes on special significance. It’s that mindset, according to Patrick Callahan, that sets Charleston-based Critical Solutions International apart from most other companies. “We do what others will not do,” said Callahan, the company’s CEO. “We embed the customers and stay with them, no matter what.” CSI is a top provider of blast-protected vehicles — called Huskys — that can detect mines and improvised explosive devices on the battlefield. The company recently relocated its headquarters from […]

    Small Business Provides Equipment to Protect Soldiers from Bomb Threats

    Original Article: The Post and Courier When your customers are in Middle East terrorist strongholds where bombs and torture are an everyday occurrence, your work takes on special significance. It’s that mindset, according to Patrick Callahan, that sets Charleston-based Critical Solutions International apart from most other companies. “We do what others will not do,” said Callahan, the company’s CEO. “We embed the customers and stay with them, no matter what.” CSI is a top provider of blast-protected vehicles — called Huskys — that can detect mines and improvised explosive devices on the battlefield. The company recently relocated its headquarters from […]

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