AMSEC Receives Department of Defense Award

Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Science Applications International Corporation announced that AMSEC LLC received a prestigious 2007 Department of Defense Pro Patria award from the Virginia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). AMSEC LLC received this award recognizing its personnel policies and practices in support of its employees who also serve in the National Guard and armed forces reserves.

According to a press release from the Virginia Committee for ESGR, AMSEC LLC was one of nine businesses, organizations and government agencies in the state selected to receive an award. AMSEC LLC was nominated by Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Harwood, U.S. Navy Reserve.

AMSEC also provided Harwood with constant updates via email and access to the same training as his coworkers. They volunteered to relay messages on behalf of Harwood's family when they were unable to contact him and sent care packages monthly gathered by his co-workers. The Pro Patria award, meaning "For the Country" recognizes outstanding support and dedication to the men and women of the Guard and Reserve.

AMSEC LLC was formed in June 1999 as a joint venture between Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). Prior to the creation of the limited liability corporation (LLC), AMSEC had been a wholly owned subsidiary of SAIC since 1987, and has been in existence since 1981. Throughout its history, AMSEC has provided various engineering and technical services to the U.S. government and the commercial maritime industry.

Maritime Reporter September 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

NYK Opens New Planning Center in Kumamoto

On September 1, 2014, NYK and Kozo Keikaku Engineering Inc. established a stowage planning center for container shipping at the Kumamoto office of Kozo Keikaku Engineering Inc.

TNO Receives 'International Media Award for Prevention'

The Engagementgame developed by TNO in collaboration with partners is the winner of the 'International Media Award for Prevention' in the category Multi Media.

More German Shipowners Look to Gibdock for Repairs

Gibdock remarks it has continued to see its stock rise amongst the German shipowner community over the past year. Indeed the Gibraltar ship repair yard’s recent

LNG

Skangass Granted Permission for LNG Terminal

The Swedish Government (Länsstyrelsen in Dalarnas Län) has granted Skangass permission to build and operate a new Terminal for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) within the harbour in Gävle, Sweden.

Policy Uncertainty Threatens to Slow Renewable Energy Momentum

IEA forecast sees renewable power as a cost-competitive option in an increasing number of cases, but facing growing risks to deployment over the medium term. The

SHIPPINGInsight Extends Early-bird Registration

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 is extending the deadline for early-bird registration to Sept. 15. Attendees registering online at www.shippinginsight.com/choose-event prior to midnight Sept.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1398 sec (7 req/sec)