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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS BOOTH COORDINATED BY BLACK & ROSSI WINS 'BEST IN SHOW' AT 2009 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION IN PHOENIX, AZ

THE WOODLANDS, TX – November 1, 2009 —The United States Marine Corps (USMC) HQMC I&L and Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Program Sense & Respond Display was selected "Best in Show" military category during the 2009 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium & Exhibition in Phoenix, AZ, October 26th thru October 29th. Black & Rossi, a leading military logistics and technology consulting firm based in The Woodlands, TX, coordinated the USMC's extensive presense at the Symposium, which brought together government and industry representatives to exchange ideas to improve maintenance practices and procedures.

Black & Rossi was chosen for the second consecutive year by the USMC to plan, create and manage the USMC Exhibition Booth, which included a dynamic presentation by Marine firearms experts and a companion video shown on a room-sized high-tech screen. (see photos at left)

"This is truly an honor to win this prestigious award for "Best in Show" at the Symposium," said Colonel Bill Black, Founder and President of Black & Rossi. "The Marine Corps' presence at the show and the LAV booth were one of the highlights of the Symposium. All of the 1,400 attendees really enjoyed the show and our booth. And, we look forward to participating again next year."

  • Learn more about the 2009 DoD Maintenance Symposium & Exhibition.

  • Watch the "Sense & Respond Logistics" video that was shown at this year's event.

  • View photos from the 2008 DoD Maintenance Symposium & Exhibition.
Since its inception in 2002, Black & Rossi has provided information technology, project planning and management, operational logistics consulting and other specialized services for a variety of private sector companies and Department of Defense clients including the United States Marine Corps and U.S. Army. Black's firm specializes in developing practical, workable solutions for extremely complex problems. For further informaton about Black & Rossi, visit the company's website at www.blackrossi.com or call 281-292-1022.
(At left - Scenes from the Symposium): Members of the U.S. Marine Corps shown during their presentation at the 2009 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium & Exhibition. Their presence including the booth that won "Best in Show" was coordinated by Black & Rossi. (Bottom): Black & Rossi President Bill Black shown in the Marine Corps Sense & Respond video which was featured at the Symposium.