Military


Wall of Remembrance Being Built at D.C.'s Korean War Veterans Memorial

Construction on the Wall of Remembrance and an overall rehabilitation of the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was started in mid-March. The wall is a new, permanent addition to the memorial that will include the names of 36,574 American servicemembers and more than 7,200 members of the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army who gave their lives defending the people of South Korea....


Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Ready for the Harsh Cold

Mack Defense and Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) have partnered to prepare the U.S. Army M917A3 heavy dump trucks (HDT) for harsh cold temperatures with an engine heating solution that allows the trucks to start and operate more efficiently and effectively in extreme cold weather....


New National Guard Facility in Presque Isle to Open in Spring

The new $18.3 million Maine National Guard building in Presque Isle will officially open this spring, according to a Guard spokesperson. Construction crews are putting the finishing touches on the Northern Maine Readiness Center, located on a 10-acre plot at 6 Edgemont Dr., and expect to complete the work in February....


Mack Defense Donates Proceeds from Mack Anthem Camo Diecast Sales to Fisher House Foundation

Mack Defense in cooperation with Mack Trucks announced a multiyear partnership with Fisher House Foundation in which proceeds from the Mack Anthem Digi Camo diecast model sales will be donated to the nonprofit serving military and veterans families....


Jankel Provides Seating Solutions for Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Program

Mack Defense is partnering with Jankel, a world-leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification defense protection systems, to provide the seating solution for the M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT)....


$23M Veterans Housing Project Starting in New Jersey

Federal, state, county and local officials joined executives from a Massachusetts developer and the non-profit Soldier On to celebrate the start of construction on a $23 million, 70-unit apartment community in Tinton Falls, N.J....


Manitowoc Starts Deliveries of Grove GMK4060HC All-Terrain Cranes to U.S. Army

The latest Grove all-terrain cranes specially outfitted for the military are departing from Shady Grove, Pa., and setting out to U.S. Army missions throughout the world. The Grove GMK4060HC (HC for heavy crane) are specifically engineered for military use and have features that make them ready for a variety of terrains and activities....


JCB Awarded Share of $600M Defense Logistics Agent Contract

JCB has been awarded a share of a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) contract as part of the DLA's Heavy Equipment Procurement Program. The contract gives JCB eligibility to provide construction machines, some of which are manufactured at JCB's North American Headquarters in Pooler, Ga., to every branch of the U.S....


Doosan Bobcat Delivers $81,000 Donation to Wounded Warrior Project to Benefit U.S. Veterans

Doosan Bobcat North America announced the donation of $81,000 to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving injured veterans and their families. Proceeds raised by the campaign will help wounded veterans transition to civilian life through WWP programs and services ranging from economic empowerment to mental health care....


DoD Awards $296M in Hurricane Rebuilding Contracts for Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced July 24 that it had awarded two separate contracts worth a combined $296.3 million to help the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune in eastern North Carolina replace bridge and building structures that suffered damage from Hurricane Florence in September 2018....






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