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Oshkosh

(ŏsh`kŏsh'), city (1990 pop. 55,006), seat of Winnebago co., E Wis., on Lake Winnebago where the Upper Fox River enters; inc. 1846. Its manufactures include automobile parts, wood products, electrical equipment, and machinery; its renowned bib-overalls factory closed in 1997. Oshkosh is a summer resort, noted for its annual experimental aircraft convention. Father AllouezAllouez, Claude Jean
, 1622–89, French Jesuit missionary in Canada and the American Midwest. After arriving (1658) in Canada he served at posts in the St. Lawrence region until 1665, when he went to Lake Superior and founded the Chequamegon Bay mission (near present-day
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 visited the site in 1670; French explorers traveled there in the 18th cent.; and a French fur-trading post was set up in the early 19th cent. Oshkosh grew as a lumber town. The downtown area was destroyed by fire in 1875. A branch of the Univ. of Wisconsin is there.
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'The ISV program is critical in providing infantry troops with an agile means to get to and through the battlefield as quickly and capably as possible,' said George Mansfield, Vice President and General Manager of Joint Programs at Oshkosh Defense.
The ISV program is critical in providing infantry troops with an agile means to get to and through the battlefield as quickly and capably as possible, said George Mansfield, Vice President and General Manager of Joint Programs at Oshkosh Defense.
Steve Barger downgraded Oshkosh from Overweight to Sector Weight.
As part of the agreement, Oshkosh will recapitalise 407 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) and Palletized Load System (PLS) trucks, as well as manufacture 601 new PLS trailers.
The company's new 190,000-square-foot, four-story headquarters building is already under construction at the Lakeshore Golf Course in Oshkosh and is expected to be completed by October 2019.
Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh Corporation company, exhibited at the Dubai Airshow 2015 a full range of leading-edge military, security and airport fire fighting vehicles to serve customers throughout the Middle East Region, including the highly transportable Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV), which was recently selected by the US Army and Marine Corps to replace aging up-armored HMMWVs.
The order represents the third generation of Oshkosh ARFF vehicles to serve with the port authority.
For days they need to dress up a little, the boys wear a checkered long-sleeved button-down paired with dark wash denim pants, both from Esprit, for Dominic; and a screen-printed blue jersey tee with five-pocket denim pants from OshKosh for Sandro.
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Oshkosh Corporation, formerly Oshkosh Truck, has been awarded a $6.7bn initial contract by the US military to replace its ageing HMMWVs, or Humvees, with 17,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV).
Prospera Credit Union, a $180 million community institution based in Appleton, on Tuesday formerly entered into a 60-day agreement to provide management services to the $25 million UW Oshkosh Credit Union, which primarily serves faculty, students, staff and alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Peyer of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is a piano teacher and performer who received her master's degree in piano pedagogy from Butler University and her bachelor's degree in music from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.