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  1. Contract BriefsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    ... and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (Rock Island Arsenal area only), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (St. Louis area only); New ...

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  2. Day Trip: House is home to Quad City area's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Gazette

    ... the yard. According to the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation website, the plants had to be: The Rock Island Arsenal is a Department of Defense, U.S. Army site, but don't let that stop you from visiting. Guests are welcome. To get in, a visitor ...

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  3. Illinois in compliance with Real ID, RIA now accepting Illinois Drivera s License for admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Department of Homeland Security has recognized the Illinois driver's license as fully compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 through Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, as Illinois further implements measures to maintain compliance with the Act.

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  4. Senator John McCain Wants To Destroy the Govt Surplus of 1911 PistolsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | RedState

    ... of this Act, and subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), the Secretary of the Army shall transfer to Rock Island Arsenal all excess firearms, related spare parts and components, small arms ammunition, and ammunition components currently stored at Defense ...

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  5. June 13, 2016 US Army Logistics Modernization Program: Ensuring a steady state of Army readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The United States Army

    ... Depot (CCAD), McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP), and Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center -- Rock Island Arsenal (JTMC-RIA) met or exceeded all revenue and schedule goals as outlined in the AMC OIB budget submitted to the Department of ...

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  6. Jason Tanamor Pens New Children's Book Inspired by Work with ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Author and U.S. Army civilian, Jason Tanamor, has a new children's book, "I Heart Superhero Kid," that is defined as an epic story between good and bad, told in rhyming verse involving a hero, his arch enemy, talking cats, and a girl with a crush. Tanamor's association with heroes extends from his day job as a Contract Specialist at the Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, Illinois.

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  7. Author Jason Tanamor's New Children's Book Inspired by Work with ArmyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | PR.com

    Author and U.S. Army civilian, Jason Tanamor, has a new children's book, "I Heart Superhero Kid," that is defined as an epic story between good and bad, told in rhyming verse involving a hero, his arch enemy, talking cats, and a girl with a crush. Tanamor's association with heroes extends from his day job as a Contract Specialist at the Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, Illinois.

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  8. Janesville firm lands $84.5 million military grenade contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... ing. Amtec was the only company that bid for the contract, and the contract was administered through the Rock Island Arsenal's Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., according to the filing.

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  9. Iraq receiving 40mm grenades under U.S. AMTEC dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | UPI

    ... be done in Wisconsin with an estimated completion date of September 2018. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, is the contracting activity. AMTEC is the largest volume producer of 40mm grenade ammunition and fuzing in the world, ...

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  10. Services planned to honor veterans on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... 67 Honor Guard will present the colors. Sgt. Maj. Dwayne Cook and Sgt. Maj. Wayne Marlow, both from the Rock Island Arsenal, will speak. After a prayer, the program will move to the courthouse square for a reading of the roll of the dead, an ...

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  11. Durbin: Defense appropriations bill invests in groundbreaking research, protects Illinois prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... Not only does our state claim three of our country's most important and dynamic defense installations Rock Island Arsenal, Scott Air Force Base, and Naval Station Great Lakes we are also home to 13,000 National Guardsmen who serve throughout ...

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  12. Town hall draws dozens concerned about R.I. Arsenal Museuma s futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A lot of people are questioning the future of the Rock Island Arsenal Museum. Dozens turned out to a town hall meeting Wednesday night on changes that would send thousands of artifacts away.

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  13. Employment-Education Event at Rock Island Arsenal-April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... to attend the Employment-Education Event on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in Heritage Hall, Bldg. 60 on the Rock Island Arsenal. Employers, academic institutions and Veterans Service Organizations from throughout the Midwest will be in attendance. It ...

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  14. Army discusses challenges with Quad City business, civic leadersRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | The United States Army

    The Army's deputy chief information officer/G-6, Gary C. Wang, met with members of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, April 15, 2016. Wang and business leaders discussed challenges the Army is facing in light of significant budget restraints that are affecting the unique capabilities of Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, and its multiple commands.

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  15. Irrational DeadlinesRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Life at Work

    ... #3 and stake #6, counting from foreground to background. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of the Army Rock Island Arsenal Museum, by way of the U.S. National Park Service . The term deadline dates to the 1840s, according to the Google Books Ngram ...

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  16. Rock Island Arsenal holds public meeting on moving museum artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    More than 3,000 artifacts at the museum on the Rock Island Arsenal may soon disappear. U.S. Army Garrison says the changes come as a result of Army-wide changes in museums and the maintenance of artifacts.

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  17. Celebration for Vietnam veterans Tuesday at the DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Echo

    The 200 Quad-Cities area veterans who never made it home from the Vietnam War were honored at the Rock Island Arsenal on Saturday, as were those who did make it home and were left to deal with the unseen wounds of war. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs-hosted commemoration is to recognize all who served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War, from November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975.

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  18. Quad Cities comes together for Vietnam VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Saturday afternoon Vietnam Veterans and supporters came together for a celebration at the Rock Island Arsenal. The event, put together for community remembrance, comes just days before National Vietnam Veterans Day .

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  19. Storm damage on Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Power outages, downed trees and a roof torn from a building. Officials with the Rock Island Arsenal say there's widespread damage from the March 15, 2016 storms.

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  20. 920th Contracting Battalion returns from deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    It was a big welcome home Tuesday, March 8th 2016 for some local soldiers serving overseas. The 920th Contracting Battalion based on the Rock Island Arsenal flew into the Quad City International Airport just after 10 p.m. Loved ones and the members of the Patriot Guard Riders greeted them with flags, signs, and balloons.

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