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IN THE MOOD National Tour Kicks Off in Melbourne, Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Following their 2011 and 2013 sold out Australian tours, the brassy, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of Swing Jazz returns to our shores on a massive coast to coast run throughout September and into October. (more...)

IN THE MOOD Revue to Play PlayhouseSquare's Palace Theatre,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all singing-all dancing-all-American 1940s musical revue, IN THE MOOD, is coming to Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare's Palace Theatre in celebration of its 20th season. Tickets for the two performances on Friday, Nov. 1 (2:30 and 7:30 pm) are now on sale, priced at $59.50, $49.50, $39.50 at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 or the PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office.(Groups: 8 or more: $5-off; 16 or more: $10 off per ticket. For Group purchases call the Box Office at 216 640 8600. ) (more...)

DARPA Awards AeroVironment Phase II Tern Contract to Develop New Class of Maritime Unmanned Aircraft System
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

AeroVironment selected industry partners with uniquely relevant experience and capabilities for the Tern program, including large aircraft avionics, ship integration and propulsion expertise. Advanced technologies form the basis of the team's unique approach to realizing DARPA's program objectives. (more...)

IN THE MOOD to Play Cutler Majestic Theatre, 11/19-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

IN THE MOOD, a rhythmic, jazzy, brassy, sentimental, romantic and patriotic upbeat 1940s musical revue, featuring a company of 19 on stage, including a thirteen-piece Big Band and six singers with some high-flying swing dancing, swings into Boston's Cutler Majestic Theatre for a limited engagement, playing Nov. 19-24. Press night is set for Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Geocent Welcomes Retired Army Colonel Bill Marks to Lead its Aerospace and Defense Engineering Sector
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

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Seven Allied Nations to Acquire AeroVironment Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems in $18.5 Million U.S. Army Foreign Military Sales Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

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Seven Allied Nations to Acquire AeroVironment Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems in $18.5 Million U.S. Army Foreign Military Sales Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

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Seven Allied Nations to Acquire AeroVironment Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems in $18.5 Million U.S. Army Foreign Military Sales Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

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Veteran's Day Story: Local Hero Gets a Little Help From His Automotive Friends
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

CARSON, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor recipient SFC Carlton surprised his 17-year old son this weekend in Fort Meade, MD, with a totally reconditioned 1996 red Camaro to thank him for being such a support to the family while his Dad was away serving his country. SFC Carlton was aided in this effort by AutoPartsWarehouse.com who, touched by his story posted in its Heroes Automobile Gallery, arranged to have the vehicle rehabilitated and outfitted with the parts it needed. SFC Carlton had been on the verge of selling the vehicle because the repairs were too extensive. (more...)

Special Forces Officer Releases Memoir, 'Blood on the Risers'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Contrary to the way Vietnam veterans are portrayed in American subculture and popular wartime films, Special Forces Officer Michael O'Shea believes all Vietnam veterans should be treated like the heroes they are. (more...)

Haystax Appoints General Peter Pace as Board Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

“We welcome Pace to his new role as Haystax chairman. We are confident that under his stewardship, we will continue to deepen our commitment to serving the most critical defense and intelligence missions,” said William B. Van Vleet III, CEO of Haystax. “Pace's experience and strategic guidance will ensure that Haystax remains a leader at the intersection of analytics and cybersecurity for both our Federal customers and multinational corporations.” (more...)

LA Phil Issues Statement on The Passing Of Irving Geller
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Irving Geller, Associate Concertmaster and first violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1951-1999, passed away peacefully on November 16, surrounded by friends and family. (more...)

BWW Previews: New York Premiere of Jake Runestad's DREAMS OF THE FALLEN at Carnegie Hall
by Peter Danish - Nov 16, 2016

Park Ave Chamber Symphony with Pianist Jeffrey Biegel perform massive new work. (more...)

Christie 6P Laser Projection System Earning Plaudits at National...
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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AeroVironment Unveils Mantis i45 EO/IR Gimbal Payload for Puma AE, Delivering a Dramatic Leap in Small UAS Image Resolution and ISR Capability
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. General Peter Pace Joins Pathway Genomics Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

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IN THE MOOD National Tour Kicks Off in Melbourne, Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Following their 2011 and 2013 sold out Australian tours, the brassy, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of Swing Jazz returns to our shores on a massive coast to coast run throughout September and into October. (more...)

IN THE MOOD Comes to Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

IN THE MOOD, a rhythmic, jazzy, brassy, sentimental, and patriotic 1940s musical revue, featuring a company of 19 on stage, including a thirteen-piece Big Band and six singers and swing dancing, jitterbugs into the Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre for two weeks only, running tonight, May 12 through Sunday, May 24, 2015. (more...)

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) announces its 19th Season, 'Women on the Front Lines,' featuring two productions that embrace the glories and heartbreaks of battle, and explore both the personal and the larger impact of war. Opening in July, the world premiere of The Promise of a Rose Garden, by Dustin Spence, is a modern day look at female Marines attempting to pass The Infantry Officer Training Course. Then the season will continue with BWBTC's tradition of an all-female cast Shakespeare production: Henry V opens in February. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org.  (more...)

IN THE MOOD Coming to Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, 5/12-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

IN THE MOOD, a rhythmic, jazzy, brassy, sentimental, and patriotic 1940s musical revue, featuring a company of 19 on stage, including a thirteen-piece Big Band and six singers and swing dancing, jitterbugs into the Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre for two weeks only, running Tuesday, May 12 through Sunday, May 24, 2015. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents A FEW GOOD MEN, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs tonight, March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Spring Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Sgt. William G. Altenhofen Receives Gold Seal Recognition for New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

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Combat Infantryman Releases New Memoir About WWII
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Never in the history of the world, before or since, has there been such cataclysmic destruction as there was in World War II. The entire face of the earth changed as millions died and entire cities were razed to rubble. World War II was the harbinger of the Holocaust and the herald of the Atomic Age. For Americans, it was a time of intense patriotism and sacrifice in the cause of freedom throughout the world. With Capt. Richard McCallion Blackburn (U.S. Army Ret.) and Jerald Berry's In The Company Of Heroes, may the world never forget. The book pulses with the complex rhythms of history seen on the battleground–a thrilling, detailed and outstanding exercise in historical documentation. (more...)

TrackingPoint Announces Summer Stealth Special for Gen-3 Night Vision and Thermal Attachments
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

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Vietnam Veteran Launches New Marketing Campaign for Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

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Broadway's Luker, Mazzie, Danieley and McGillin to Star in Grant Park's Frank Loesser Concert, July 13-14
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 9, 2012

Among all the summer-time concerts taking place in the Chicago area this month, one concert stands out--free, accessible, chock-full of hit songs and performed by an unmatched quartet of Broadway stars. And it's only in Chicago. "Perfectly Frank: From Broadway to Hollywood" isn't happening anywhere else except the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, courtesy of the Grant Park Music Festival. It's this weekend, and early arrival is recommended. (more...)

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately US$150 Million Contract to Supply Advanced Systems to the Armed Forces of the Benelux Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

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From Hollywood Slasher To Casino Manager! Getting Up Close and Personal With The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa's New General Manager, CJ Graham
by David Green - Jul 19, 2013

The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa recently named accomplished gaming executive, C.J. Graham as its new General Manager. Graham has more than two decades of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry, including senior-level positions at the Palms Casino Resort, Wynn and Flamingo, in Las Vegas. His connection to Hollywood? Graham starred as the hockey-masked killer, Jason Voorhees, in the 1986 slasher film Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives. The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is home The Show -- one of the finest, state of the art concert venues in the Western United States. I had the opportunity to sit down with the charismatic and likeable Mr. Graham a few days ago. Here are a few excerpts from that conversation. (more...)

Broadway's Luker, Mazzie, Danieley and McGillin Star in Grant Park's Frank Loesser Concert, July 13-14
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 13, 2012

Among all the summer-time concerts taking place in the Chicago area this month, one concert stands out--free, accessible, chock-full of hit songs and performed by an unmatched quartet of Broadway stars. And it's only in Chicago. "Perfectly Frank: From Broadway to Hollywood" isn't happening anywhere else except the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, courtesy of the Grant Park Music Festival. It's this weekend, and early arrival is recommended. (more...)

'Moonscape' Offers Tribute to Vietnam Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

During the Vietnam war a multitude of young men were conscripted to fight in some of the bloodiest military campaigns in American history. These courageous young men were expected to fight in the harshest terrain and against men who knew the battlefield intimately. What makes it worse though is the fact that these men were expected to fight without the moral support of their own country. Such are the physical and emotional trauma that all Vietnam Veterans faced. In 'Moonscape', author Randall T. Elliott has written a truly eye-opening book that honors the brave young men who fought in Vietnam. (more...)

Military Pilot Releases Autobiographical Journey During the Vietnam War
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was the longest war in American history and the most unpopular American war of the twentieth century. Even today, many still ask whether the American effort in Vietnam was a sin, a blunder, a necessary war, or a noble cause, or an idealistic, if failed, effort to protect the South Vietnamese from totalitarian government. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

AeroVironment's Puma AE UAS Supporting Coast Guard Ice Breaker for Operation Deep Freeze Resupply Mission through Treacherous Antarctic Seas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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AeroVironment's Puma AE UAS Supporting Coast Guard Ice Breaker for Operation Deep Freeze Resupply Mission through Treacherous Antarctic Seas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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Reading Between the Lines to Present MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 27-28 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Following a series of rave Five Star reviews and even a delayed start owing to excessive audience numbers, Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company are set to storm into Greenwich next week with their contemporary production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

USA & NBC to Air WWE TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS Holiday Special This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Multi-platinum recording artists and two-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year winners, Florida Georgia Line will join WWE Superstars and Divas to honor the United States Armed Forces with the 12th annual WWE holiday special, Tribute to the Troops (more...)

Jack D. Graham Releases THE WHITE MULE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Jack D. Graham, a World War II veteran, husband, avid reader, history buff, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The White Mule': a gripping and potent journey of war, fear, loss and freedom. This story depicts the emotions of the author as he lived through World War II. (more...)

AeroVironment Receives $4.3 Million Award and $7.1 Million Option for Switchblade Tactical Missile System Support Services
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The award and option provided for the continuation of services to support American forces through training, refurbishments and project management support. (more...)

BWW Reviews: In Entertaining Individual Shows, Anna Marie Sell and Kim Sutton Explore the Military Life Through Music
by Billie Roe - Dec 17, 2014

The month of December has always been an emotional time of the year, especially for our military families; a period to deeply reflect on family and country. Over the past few months in New York cabaret, a few performers have offered up musical testimony on wars, patriotism, and US military veterans. Recently, two singers fairly new to the cabaret scene--Anna Marie Sell and Kim Sutton--staged shows saluting the brave men and women who serve our country now and in the past. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED CROSS LETTERS – STATE EXTRA Examines WWI Through Individual Stories
by Barry Lenny - Aug 4, 2016

The wonderful characterisations bring these letters to life and add depth to the stories (more...)

U.S. Army Awards AeroVironment Contracts Totaling $47 Million for RQ-11B Raven and RQ-20A Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Sustainment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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Counter Terrorism Expert and Brigadier General (Res) Nitzan Nuriel of...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

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Elbit Systems Reports Second Quarter Of 2015 Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

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Lieutenant General Raymond P. Palumbo to Keynote Media Technologies for Military & Government Workshop at NAB Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

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Newtek Acquires the Talent of John Raven as Chief Operating Officer for Managed Technology Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

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AeroVironment Completes Development and Begins Production of Switchblade Tactical Missile System Upgrade
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Vietnam Vet Ray Gleason Releases Second Novel THE VIOLENT SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Forty years ago, the last U.S. troops were withdrawn from Vietnam, ending U.S. military involvement in the Vietnam War. That nearly decade-long war divided the nation, defined a generation and changed the U.S. military's mode of operation (1). Today, many people learn about the war through the media, pop culture, and history texts. (more...)

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