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Defense News Inside Wisconsin 12/21/2012
02 Jan 2013

Defense News Inside Wisconsin 12/21/2012

Capstone National Partners & Husch Blackwell Form Strategic Relationship

Capstone has joined with former U.S. Rep. and Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton and Husch Blackwell to provide clients with additional advocacy and public policy expertise in the defense and national security arena.


General Officer Promoted In Wisconsin National Guard

Governor Scott Walker formally promoted Col. Gary Ebben of Sun Praire to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol in Madison.


Federal Spending In Wisconsin Drops 52 Percent

According to a recent report, federal spending in Wisconsin fell more than 50 percent this year, mainly because the U.S. has been awarding fewer defense contracts as it winds down the war in Afghanistan.


National Guard Leaders Discuss Great Lakes Response Plans

National Guard leaders from the eight Great Lakes states and the National Guard Bureau, along with representatives of the Canadian military, joined officials from the 9th U.S. Coast Guard District, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a conference that focused on being prepared to manage natural or man-made emergencies.


Oshkosh Corp. Nominated For 2012 WI Manufacturer Of The Year

Celebrating its 25th year, the MOTY program acknowledges a diverse assortment of manufacturers of all sizes and industries for their significant economic improvements to the great state of Wisconsin. Oshkosh Corporation was among the 58 businesses nominated.

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