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Austin lands Army Futures Command — which means Minneapolis doesn"t

Austin will be home to the Army Fut.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Army"s pledge to collaborate more with private sector starts in Austin with new Futures Command

The first Army command to ever be headquartered within an urban center will be different from the military branch's other commands in two additional and significant ways. For one, military uniforms will be scarce, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 26th, 2018

Army Futures Command Headquarters May Lure Defense Contractors to Austin, Texas

The UT System Board of Regents voted to provide the U.S. Army with space in the UT System building at 210 W. Seventh St. in downtown Austin.The U.S. Army's choice of Austin, Texas, for its new Army .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 17th, 2018

Minneapolis makes five-city shortlist for U.S. Army R&D headquarters

Minneapolis is still in the running for the U.S. Army Futures Command headquarters, a 500-person hub for weapons development, with just weeks to go before a decision is expected.  The Herald-Sun of North Carolina reported this week on the five cities in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2018

Minneapolis is a finalist for U.S. Army Futures Command HQ

Minneapolis has made the U.S. Army's shortlist as a potential home for its Future Command, an office aimed at speeding the development and deployment of new military technologies. The Associated Press reports on the list of finalist cities for Futures .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

U.S. Army Looks to Upgrade Fighting Force With New Technology

Cold War-era gear won't cut it for the battlefield of the future. The U.S. Army is establishing a new “Futures Command” to reassess its entire fighting force and technologies and make improvements .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

Report: Raleigh among 5 finalists for new Army command center

The U.S. Army has named five finalist cities for its new Futures Command center, Bloomberg News reports. According to the report, Raleigh is among the candidates, with a team visiting the area this week. The aim of the trip is to assess the metro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Raleigh among 5 finalists for new Army command center, says report

The U.S. Army has named five finalist cities for its new Futures Command center, Bloomberg News reports. According to the report, Raleigh is among the candidates, with a team visiting the area this week. The aim of the trip is to assess the metro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Dallas named as finalist for new U.S. Army Futures Command headquarters

Dallas is among 15 potential sites being considered for the U.S. Army’s Futures Command headquarters, according to a letter sent by U.S. Army Under secretary Ryan McCarthy to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Armed Services Committees. Although the U......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

Houston tech startup lands funding from VC heavyweights

The company plans to expand to Austin, as well as hire in Houston......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2018

Austin lands another route to Europe, lures Lufthansa

Lufthansa adds nonstop flights to Germany from Austin, continuing a spurt of explosive growth for the Texas airport. Frankfurt flights b.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 4th, 2018

Decorated Army soldier killed in "insider attack" in Afghanistan was on his 13th deployment

US Army/Capt. Jennifer Cruz The US service member killed in an insider attack Monday has been identified as US Army Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard He was reportedly on his thirteenth overseas deployment.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Jacobs & Huitt-Zollars JV Lands $24M Contract With U.S. Army

Jacobs (JEC), through its JV with Huitt-Zollars, will carry out engineering and architectural services for the U.S. Army under a $24-million contract. A joint venture (JV) between Jacobs Enginee.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 4th, 2018

Marines built the world’s first continuous 3D-printed concrete barracks in 40 hours

The Additive Manufacturing Team at Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force recently teamed up at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center to 3D print a barracks......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 31st, 2018

Marines build world’s first continuous 3D printed concrete barracks in 40 hours

The Additive Manufacturing Team at Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force recently teamed up at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center to 3D print a barracks......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 31st, 2018

EPS Doesn"t Tell the Whole Story at These 2 Retailers

Shares of Kohl's and Nordstrom look fairly valued -- perhaps even a bit pricey -- based on their P/E ratios. However, strong and rising free cash flow means that they have more upside than many investors realize......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 29th, 2018

24 things that are considered "normal" in the US but the rest of the world finds weird

Flickr/Mark FinneySometimes people in the US forget that the way we do things isn't necessarily the way it's done everywhere else.  That doesn’t necessarily mean these American customs are bad, it just means that they aren&rsqu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Hero Humanitarians You Should Know About Now

Working to help others and improve the community is, for many, part of what it means to be human. An army of workers and volunteers work every day to create a more humane world, fighting injustice........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 16th, 2018

Ligchine International lands private-equity investment

Floyds Knobs-based equipment company Ligchine International Corp. recently received a growth capital investment from two private-equity firms — Hanover Partners of San Francisco, Calif., and Blue Sage Capital of Austin, Texas. Ligchine International d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2018

US Air Force fighters and Army helicopter gunships killed more than 220 Taliban fighters in Ghazni battle

US Army/Tad Browning, Army Operational Test Command Public Affairs US Air Force and Army helicopters engaged and killed more than 2.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Pressure builds on both sides of Austin"s MLS debate as McKalla reaches big vote

Austin City Council could vote Thursday night on a stadium deal that would bring a Major League Soccer team to town. That means a pivotal decision could be coming soon to decide the future of McKalla Place, a 24-acre tract owned by the city of Austin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018