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Apr 18, 2016, 06:03 ET MetLife Foundation, Generations United Present Awards to America's Best Intergenerational Communities

MetLife Foundation and Generations United will present two communities with the 2016 MetLife Foundation/Generations United Best Intergenerational...


Mar 10, 2016, 10:00 ET General Dynamics UK Awarded £135 Million Contract to Provide Enhanced Communications to British Armed Forces

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has been awarded £135 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to provide enhanced Bowman...


Jan 11, 2016, 06:02 ET Campaign Promotes Intergenerational Action Around Critical Immunizations throughout Life

 People of all ages should be talking more and doing more about getting the vaccinations needed to build healthy communities for all...


Dec 02, 2015, 06:03 ET New Report Identifies Top 10 States with Supportive Policies for Grandfamilies

 A new report by Generations United found that almost 65 percent of children in grandfamilies, or kinship care,  live in states with only...


Feb 11, 2015, 12:01 ET MetLife Foundation, Generations United Present Awards to America's Best Intergenerational Communities

 MetLife Foundation and Generations United today presented three communities with the 2015 MetLife Foundation/Generations United Best...


Dec 02, 2014, 12:01 ET New Report Finds that for Every One Child in Foster Care with Relatives, 23 are Raised by Relatives Outside of the System

 The number of youth in foster care who are raised by grandparents and other relatives increased from 23 percent a decade ago to 27 percent,...


Sep 03, 2014, 02:31 ET General Dynamics UK awarded 3.5 billion Pounds Sterling to deliver 589 SCOUT SV platforms to the British Army

 General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms to...


Mar 25, 2014, 08:03 ET MetLife Foundation, Generations United Present Awards to America's Four Best Intergenerational Communities

 MetLife Foundation and Generations United today presented four communities with the 2014 MetLife Foundation/Generations United Best...


Dec 10, 2013, 07:00 ET New Report from Generations United and The Generations Initiative Dispels "Generational Conflict Narrative"

Younger and Older People Unite Despite Demographic Changes, According to a Report that Highlights Recommendations to Spur Opportunities that...


Oct 09, 2013, 07:00 ET Generations United Partners with Mentor Up to Expand Youth Jumpstart Grants Program

Grants will help young people develop projects that foster collaboration and address the needs of vulnerable older adults Most people are...


Mar 21, 2013, 11:30 ET MetLife Foundation, Generations United Present 2013 Awards to America's Four Best Intergenerational Communities

These award recipients are redefining community life by throwing out old stereotypes and engaging residents of every age in decision-making,...


Dec 04, 2012, 10:30 ET New Survey On Hunger Reveals One In 10 Adults Goes Without A Basic Need To Provide Food For Another Family Member

In the past year, nearly one-third of adults in America have either experienced lack of food or been concerned about food insecurity among their...


Sep 04, 2012, 11:35 ET Infographic Illustrates Enormous Impact Of Grandparents

NFL Players Association Partners with Generations United to Promote Activism among Older Adults Grandparents have a significant and growing...


Dec 06, 2011, 10:00 ET New Survey Reveals Economy Was Major Factor in Rise of Multigenerational Households

Sixty-six percent of adult respondents said that the current economic climate was a factor in their family becoming a multigenerational household;...


Nov 15, 2010, 11:03 ET New Report Reveals Broad Public Backing For Intergenerational Policy

Poll Shows Most Americans Support Stronger Generational Connections Generations United has released a new report that finds a vast majority of...


Jul 01, 2010, 10:00 ET UK Ministry of Defence Signs Scout SV Contract With General Dynamics UK

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract with South Wales-based General Dynamics UK to deliver the Specialist Vehicle (SV) for the...


Jun 22, 2010, 06:11 ET General Dynamics UK Acquires Kylmar

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today acquired the privately held Kylmar (KMC) Limited, an...


Mar 22, 2010, 15:45 ET General Dynamics UK Team Awarded Contract to Deliver Specialist Vehicle for British Army

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has been selected by the Ministry of Defence to provide the next generation of armoured fighting vehicles...


Nov 04, 2009, 19:01 ET General Dynamics UK-led Team Delivers FRES SV Bid

General Dynamics has submitted its bid to provide the British Army's next generation of reconnaissance Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The...


May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET General Dynamics UK Secures New Export Opportunity

LONDON, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has confirmed that it has signed an 85m pounds Sterling GBP...


May 08, 2008, 01:00 ET General Dynamics Selected for FRES

LONDON, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has...


Aug 24, 2005, 01:00 ET General Dynamics UK Awarded Future Rapid Effect System Chassis Concept Technology Demonstrator Programme Contract

LONDON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has signed a...


Jun 26, 2003, 01:00 ET General Dynamics Awarded 25 Million Pounds Sterling Apache BOWMAN Connectivity Contract

LONDON, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has...