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12:11 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Salisbury University Partners In $250 Million European Education Defense Program

Pentagon
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ADELPHI, Md. (AP) - The Department of Defense has awarded a $250 million contract to University of Maryland University College.

UMUC announced Monday that the contract calls for offering exclusive undergraduate and graduate instruction at military installations across Europe.

The contract, which is renewed annually, extends through the 2022-2023 academic year.

UMUC will offer its MBA program for the first time in the European Command. The university also will partner with two other institutions in the University System of Maryland for first-time overseas programs.

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12:34 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Rocket Launch at Wallops Flight Facility

Wallops Island Flight Facility, nasa.gov

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - NASA has launched a suborbital rocket for the Department of Defense from its Wallops Island Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.


NASA says the Terrier-Lynx rocket was launched Tuesday evening.


The space agency plans to launch a second Terrier-Lynx rocket on Saturday night. The rocket could be visible to residents in the Mid-Atlantic.