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

    Friday Jun 12 | 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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  2. Saturday, June 13th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | 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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  3. 240th Army Birthday BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Downsizing The .45 ACP Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | American Handgunner

    ... did come back with something even smaller than the Star PD. Actually it began not with Colt, but the Rock Island Arsenal-developed pistol especially for use by general officers of the Army and Air Force. It was known as the General Officer's Model. ...

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  14. Representative reviews 2014, looks forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Thomson prison remains on track to open. I was honored to bring U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh to the Rock Island Arsenal and to announce that the Army allocated $110 million in funding to ensure that it remains competitive. I also continued to ...

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  15. Commercial and Government Companies Open Their Doors to Depot and...Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Freshnews

    The twelfth cohort of the Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program completed its annual immersion residency the week of December 8-12, 2014. The four-and-a-half day trip allowed participants to benchmark commercial and organic industrial base operations on site and conduct a two day value stream mapping exercise which concluded with delivering their findings and recommendations to COL David Luders, Commander, Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and his leadership team.

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  16. Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for Dec. 23, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... Estimated completion date is . Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc, Fairfax, Virginia was ...

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  17. Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for Dec. 22, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... Estimated completion date is . Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $491,478,068 ...

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  18. Contracts for December 23, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... date is June 23, 2015. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc, Fairfax, Virginia was awarded a ...

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  19. Contracts for December 22, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... date is May 24, 2015. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity. Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $491,478,068 fixed-price ...

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  20. JMTC Leaders Look Forward to Bigger Workload for Arsenal EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    One of the Quad Cities' biggest employers is looking forward to a better year ahead. On Monday, the commander of the Rock Island Arsenal's Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center outlined projections for the workload there, including more public-private partnership contracts.

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