United States Army

Janet Estep, Jill Schurtz, and Mary Zimmer Join Board of Directors for Alerus Financial Corporation

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00pm

Alerus Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ALRS) (the Company) is honored to announce the addition of Janet O. Estep, Jill E. Schurtz, and Mary E. Zimmer to its board of directors.

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  • Alerus Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ALRS) (the Company) is honored to announce the addition of Janet O. Estep, Jill E. Schurtz, and Mary E. Zimmer to its board of directors.
  • We are fortunate to have three distinguished professionals join our board, said Alerus Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Randy Newman.
  • Janet, Jill, and Mary bring diverse backgrounds and a breadth of experience that will benefit our companys long-term growth strategy.
  • Alerus Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D.

Browser Isolation Cybersecurity Vendor WEBGAP Receives Department of Defense Approval

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 8:35pm

Remote browser isolation (RBI) cybersecurity vendor WEBGAP today announced that they had been awarded a CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) code by the Department of Defense's combat logistics support agency DLA.mil (Defense Logistics Agency).

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  • Remote browser isolation (RBI) cybersecurity vendor WEBGAP today announced that they had been awarded a CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) code by the Department of Defense's combat logistics support agency DLA.mil (Defense Logistics Agency).
  • The DLA authorized WEBGAP as a vendor on SAM.gov, making them an approved US federal government vendor, shortly after the company won an annual contract with the US Army.
  • WEBGAP CEO Guise Bule said today I am thrilled that we have received approval from the DoD/DLA in the form of a CAGE code.
  • WEBGAP INC. is a remote browser isolation (RBI) cybersecurity vendor, founded in 2019 by Jun Yang (CTO) and Guise Bule (CEO), and the developer of the patent-pending WEBGAP cybersecurity isolation platform.

PenFed Foundation Receives 2021 'Moxie Award' for Boldness and Innovation in Nonprofit Category

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:42pm

TYSONS, Va., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the PenFed Foundation is pleased to announce it received the 2021 "Moxie Award" for boldness and innovation in the Association and Nonprofit category.

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  • TYSONS, Va., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the PenFed Foundation is pleased to announce it received the 2021 "Moxie Award" for boldness and innovation in the Association and Nonprofit category.
  • Award judges were particularly impressed with the PenFed Foundation's quick action in creating the COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program .
  • In March of 2020, PenFed Foundation became the first national Veterans Service Organization (VSO) to launch a COVID-19 relief program for emergency financial assistance for the military community.
  • The PenFed Foundation also provided the veteran-owned business community with online resources and education to assist with economic recovery.

Guidehouse Awarded Department of Defense Contract for Army Prognostics & Predictive Maintenance Prototype

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidehouse , a leading global provider of consulting and managed services to public sector and commercial clients, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the US Department of Defense fora prototype Prognostics & Predictive Maintenance (PPMx) analytical capability for the US Army that will provide actionable analysis for fleet management, deployment, supply chain, and maintenance to improve Army operations.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidehouse , a leading global provider of consulting and managed services to public sector and commercial clients, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the US Department of Defense fora prototype Prognostics & Predictive Maintenance (PPMx) analytical capability for the US Army that will provide actionable analysis for fleet management, deployment, supply chain, and maintenance to improve Army operations.
  • The PPMx initiative will modernize Army supply and maintenance processes by providing analysis, predictions, and prescriptive recommendations.
  • Guidehouse brings advanced analytics capabilities to the project, coupled with extensive knowledge of Army processes, data, systems, and culture to help the Army improve equipment availability and fleet readiness across the force.
  • Partnering with TIBCO , a global leader in enterprise data and analytics software, Guidehouse will provide an on-demand prognostic and predictive maintenance analytical capability using multiple data sources and provide recommendations for improvement.

SNU to Host Series of Events Celebrating Military Appreciation Week

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:

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  • SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:
    This self-paced two-mile run/walk kicks off at 6 a.m.
  • The route consists of two laps around the SNU Bethany campus that start and end at the SNU VETS Center.
  • Various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays and military partner booths will be up and available during the week.
  • The SNU VETS Center will be providing hotdogs, chips, popsicles and water for everyone from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    See the full schedule of events for SNU's Military Appreciation Week.

Former "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger, Jeff Struecker, Launches "Unbeatable", an Inspirational New Podcast

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.
  • Making its debut in early September 2021, "Unbeatable," hosted by Struecker, is available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Audible and other streaming platforms.
  • He spent his final 10 years in the US Army serving as a chaplain in Airborne and Ranger units.
  • He has been awarded medals for valor in combat and has received many medals as recognition for his service in the US Army.

Hakluyt opens new office in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00am

Andrew joined Hakluyt in 2017, and has worked for the firm in New York and Dallas.

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  • Andrew joined Hakluyt in 2017, and has worked for the firm in New York and Dallas.
  • Prior to Hakluyt, he served as US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East.
  • He has also worked for Boston Consulting Group in its Washington office, and as an officer in the US Army.
  • Varun Chandra, Hakluyt's managing partner, said: "North America has been an increasingly important market for Hakluyt for many years, and I'm delighted that Hakluyt now has an office in the US capital.

Hakluyt opens new office in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00am

Andrew joined Hakluyt in 2017, and has worked for the firm in New York and Dallas.

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  • Andrew joined Hakluyt in 2017, and has worked for the firm in New York and Dallas.
  • Prior to Hakluyt, he served as US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East.
  • He has also worked for Boston Consulting Group in its Washington office, and as an officer in the US Army.
  • Varun Chandra, Hakluyt's managing partner, said: "North America has been an increasingly important market for Hakluyt for many years, and I'm delighted that Hakluyt now has an office in the US capital.

Flamewrite Entertainment Founder Johnathan Naranjo’s New Graphic Novel Raises Funds for Mental Health Awareness

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

MIAMI, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FLAMEWRITE ENTERTAINMENT Founder, Johnathan Naranjo, will be releasing his first Graphic Novel, titled, SHADOW SYNDICATE CHASIN FILE, based on an upcoming Live Action Film of the same name. The Book and Film are part of an Action Film Franchise Project, titled, “SHADOW SYNDICATE “GODS OF GOD” אֱלֹהֵינוּ ה' אֶחָד.

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  • -- Inspired by Personal Tragedy, Latino Authors New Graphic Novel Uses Pop Culture to Support Mental Health Awareness --
    -- Supporting Mental Health Through Pop Culture!
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    MIAMI, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FLAMEWRITE ENTERTAINMENT Founder, Johnathan Naranjo, will be releasing his first Graphic Novel, titled, SHADOW SYNDICATE CHASIN FILE, based on an upcoming Live Action Film of the same name.
  • In the company's Graphic Novel debut, Naranjo felt he needed to use his platform to support a cause that hit close to home.
  • Everything from different exciting Variant Covers of the Graphic Novel to a T-Shirt, designed by Johnathan Naranjo and the books illustrator Caanan White, specifically to support Mental Health Awareness.

Candidate J.D. Maddox Proposes One-Percent Cap on Homeowner Property Tax in Virginia

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Maddox, whose 45th District includes eastern Alexandria and parts of Arlington and Fairfax, has proposed a mold-breaking 1% limit on homeowner property tax in Virginia.

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  • Maddox, whose 45th District includes eastern Alexandria and parts of Arlington and Fairfax, has proposed a mold-breaking 1% limit on homeowner property tax in Virginia.
  • "The average Alexandria homeowner pays about $800 in taxes and that cost will only go up as home prices increase.
  • Home ownership is crucial to building strong communities, and high property taxes push working families away from the state."
  • Maddox assesses that municipalities will most likely have to turn to homeowners for tax revenues as the market shifts.