A U.S. Army North homeland emergency response military exercise concluded Thursday, August 7, 2014 after lasting nearly a month. The training event at Mascatatuck saw participation from approximately 5,000 service members and civilians from the military and other federal and state agencies throughout the country.
A major defense industry conference is set for next week in Indianapolis. The Federal Labs Consortium's 2014 Midwest Regional Meeting will focus on commercialization, laboratory innovation and technology transfer. Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann will deliver the keynote speech.
Molly Newell, a legislative assistant for Rep. Luke Messer, toured Grissom and met with 434th Air Refueling Wing Airmen and leadership during a visit to the north central Indiana base.
On August 4, soldiers from the 381st Military Police Company, Indiana Army National Guard, and members of Ohio Task Force 1, combined in a joint training exercise as part of Vibrant Response 14 exercise held near Muscatatuck Urban Training Center.
A new partnership between Ivy Tech Community College and the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center in southern Indiana will market Crane-developed technology to small businesses. The agreement is the first-of-its-kind between the school and the military installation and involves Ivy Tech's Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship in Bloomington.
Rolls-Royce Corp. is being awarded a $29,148,390 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Mission CareTM support for the AE1107C engine, including flight hours, and lower power engine removals and repairs, for the V-22 aircraft.
300 Soldiers from all three Army Components and nine different states had the opportunity to participate in the EIB training over the course of two training cycles at Camp Atterbury, in Edinburgh, IN. The EIB was hosted by the 205th Infantry Brigade.
Col. Doug Schwartz, 434th Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Karen Perkins, 434th ARW command chief, visited six members of Indiana's congressional delegation on Capitol Hill to talk about Grissom's role in the national defense, Indiana economy and future as part of the Air Force Reserve's Capitol Hill Visit Program June 16.
A land-locked naval installation that's one of south-central Indiana's biggest employers is getting new leadership.
Start-ups don't get much smaller than Go Electric. It has just three employees. Its rented office in a business incubator here doesn't even have its name on the door. What Go Electric does have is a $3 million federal contract that it hopes will prove its street cred in the fast-growing energy microgrid business.