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  1. 1903 Springfield Family Of Rifles - Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | AmmoLand

    ... as well in larger numbers. Remington had received older manufacturing equipment and tooling from Rock Island Arsenal to build these rifles. Unlike earlier rifles, the Remington 1903's had many shortcuts in manufacturing to save time and money. Some ...

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  2. Senator Ernst tours the Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... roop reduction is a nationwide problem that affects our national defense capabilities. She also said the Rock Island Arsenal plays an important role in protecting our service men and women.

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  3. 1903 Springfield Rifle, A Brief History - Part 1 ~ VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | AmmoLand

    ... of ammunition. The 1903 Springfield rifle was produced both at Springfield Armory in Massachusetts and Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois. Teddy Roosevelt was not fond of this type of bayonet. In a 1905 letter to the Secretary of War the then President ...

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  4. Volunteers needed for Vietnam memorial tour on Rock Island ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Rock Island Arsenal is looking for volunteers to support the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund's "The Wall That Heals" from July 29, 2015 through Aug. 3, 2015. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund requires volunteers to stand vigil at the event site 24-hours a day to provide short information briefs to visitors and to locate names of fallen warriors on the wall.

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  5. WWII tail gunner keeps promise to friend killed in combatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... exposure to the cold water. He also lost hearing in his right ear. VanBlair was 21 and working at the Rock Island Arsenal making parts for weapons when he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force on Nov. 4, 1942. Between December 1942 and April 1944, he ...

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  6. Moline military brothers a " Fran Riley FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Bailey would be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. That happened last year at a ceremony at the Rock Island Arsenal where Staff Sergeant Bailey received one of the highest military honors. If you are looking for a copy of a story or an entire ...

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  7. Saturday, June 13th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WOC-AM Davenport

    Rock Island Arsenal is hosting the 240th Army Birthday Ball celebration at the Waterfront Convention center in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 13. The event will include a streamer ceremony, toasts to the nation and other military tradition. The guest speaker is Sgt.

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  8. 240th Army Birthday BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLLR-FM Davenport

    Rock Island Arsenal is hosting the 240th Army Birthday Ball celebration at the Waterfront Convention center in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 13. The event will include a streamer ceremony, toasts to the nation and other military tradition. The guest speaker is Sgt.

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  9. Army captain killed in Fort Hood shooting honored with Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WISN-TV

    ... too late to do the right thing," said Lt. Gen. Michael Turner, commanding general of the First U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois. Seager is getting the Purple Heart posthumously after a change in federal law expanding eligibility for the ...

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  10. How to Green the U.S. GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    ... a unit of the conglomerate Honeywell , got a $22.4 million contract to overhaul the energy system at Rock Island Arsenal - an ancient military outpost on an island in the Mississippi River between Iowa and Illinois. A tad boring? Maybe. But it's an ...

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  11. Honeywell Helps Rock Island Arsenal Boost Sustainability And Reduce EmissionsRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Pollution Online

    Honeywell and the U.S. Army today announced a $22.4-millionmodernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Garrison in Rock Island, Ill. The project will help the Garrison eliminate its reliance on coal-fired heating and replace it with high-efficiency boilers that will reduce the RIA Garrison's emissions and help the site comply with new Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

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  12. Honeywell Helps Rock Island Arsenal Boost Sustainability And Reduce EmissionsRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Freshnews

    Honeywell and the U.S. Army today announced a $22.4-million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal Garrison in Rock Island, Ill. The project will help the Garrison eliminate its reliance on coal-fired heating and replace it with high-efficiency boilers that will reduce the RIA Garrison's emissions and help the site comply with new Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

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  13. U.S. Army Awards $1.5 Billion in Energy-Upgrade ContractsRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... n interview. Under a similar contract awarded earlier, the company agreed to modernize energy systems at Rock Island Arsenal Garrison in Rock Island, Illinois, in a contract that's valued at $22.4 million.

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  14. Military Industrial Complex Feb. 18, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... is Feb. 29, 2016. Work will be performed in Washington, District of Columbia. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Washington, was awarded a $10,925,000 ...

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  15. Iraq war vet heals through exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... was killed by an improvised explosive device buried in a road. Mr. Lunsford traveled to the cemetery at Rock Island Arsenal in northwest Illinois to get the photo. Another photo, of bloody hands, was inspired by his experience trying to help a badly ...

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  16. Contracts for February 11, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... of Feb. 10, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. Prime AE Group, Inc.,* Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a $35,000,000 ...

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  17. Letterkenny Army Depot to cut energy use by a quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... cars from the road: -- Honeywell and the Army also recently signed a 20-year, $61 million project for Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center in Illinois. The center will disconnect from the installation's central coal-fired steam ...

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