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Monday, June 30, 2017

Oak Grove Sponsors The 4th Annual Wheels For Heroes Tournament

For more information on Wheels for Heroes, please visit their website  

Friday, October 31, 2016

Oak Grove Technologies Helps AE Finley YMCA Of The Triangle Open Their First Y Learning Program At Carroll Magnet Middle School

This past year, Oak Grove Technologies Founder and CEO, Mark Gross, pledged the resources that enabled the YMCA to open their first program in a middle school at Carroll Magnet Middle School where many children face the most challenging times in their young lives. The program at Carroll currently includes 24 energetic students who are coached, mentored and taught by several teachers/guidance counselors and a number o...

Monday, May 31, 2016

Oak Grove 2 Day Breaching Course

 

Thursday, May 31, 2016

OGT Sponsors 3rd Annual Cumberland County Schools Fire Academy Golf Tournament


Oak Grove Technologies was a platinum Sponsor for the 3rd Annual Cumberland County Schools Fire Academy and Academy of Public Safety & Security Golf Tournament held on May 6, 2016 at the Baywood Golf Club, 904 Four Wood Drive, Fayetteville, North Carolina.  This sponsorship will help the Cumberland County Fire Academy purchase new fire equipment to train up and coming  students in the tactics...

Thursday, January 31, 2016

Thank A Police Officer Today (and Every Day)

Imagine the pressure. They protect our freedoms, property and lives 24 hours a day, seven days a week, risking serious injury so that other citizens may be safe. Their actions and decisions are scrutinized, even though they sometimes have only a moment to make them.Police work places officers in extremely unpredictable and often dangerous situations. They are trained to expect the worst. In fact, at Oak Grove th...

Wednesday, December 31, 2015

Oak Grove Technologies Is Proud To Be A Sponsor For Olympic Weightlifter, Amanda Street

Amanda began her collegiate basketball career in 2005 at Shepherd University while studying exercise and sports science. After playing 3 years of college basketball and completing her undergraduate degree, she transferred to Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina to pursue a Masters in Nutrition and Food Science. Looking for another sport to try she found herself at a local rugby practice with the Raleigh Venom....

Thursday, October 31, 2015

Oak Grove Technologies Attends G-Man Honors: A Salute To Heroes Event In Washington D.C.

Last night Oak Grove Technologies CEO, Mark Gross and VP of Law Enforcement, David Shellenberger attended G-Man Honors: A Salute to Heroes, a fundraising event, hosted by the FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) in Washington D.C. The event benefited The Memorial College Fund & The Membership Assistance Fund. It was an evening dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of the men and women of the FBI. In addition,...

Wednesday, October 31, 2015

Stay Safe Online

As Cybersecurity Month draws to a close, this week we’ll talk about mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are as powerful and connected as any PC or laptop, and nearly everyone has one. Take the same precautions on your mobile device as you do on your computer with regard to messaging and online safety.Keep a Clean MachineMobile devices are computers with software that need to be kept up-to-d...

Wednesday, October 31, 2015

Incoming Scam: How To Protect Yourself From Phone Scams

The caller often knows the name of the intended victim and has called a personal cellphone number, as well as a work number. On occasion, the caller has threatened the victim with arrest and not graduating from school if the fees were not immediately satisfied via MoneyGram.States that have been affected thus far include: NC, SC, GA, KY, OK, NE, MT and WI. Individuals receiving such calls can file a complaint th...

Thursday, October 31, 2015

Keep Your Password Strong

In many cases, an online password is all that separates the average person from financial or reputational harm—passwords are the way that people log into their online lives: e-mail, banking, social media accounts, cloud storage, and so much more. And often times, in an effort to better remember passwords, users often minimize their size and complexity, use the same passwords for different online accounts, and d...

Friday, September 30, 2015

What Is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is storing your files in a place that is not your local hard drive. Rather, cloud computing allows you to store a file you can access from anywhere, at any time, by any device. There isn’t “a” cloud or “the” cloud – it’s a bunch of services. A lot of data, and we mean A LOT, is already stored in these services. It’s not a new technology—it’s ...

Friday, September 30, 2015

Suicide: It's Everyone's Business

We have designed and developed a series of  to assist Servicemembers as they integrate back into the civilian world as well as courses to help VA health clinicians understand suicide risk and prevention strategies for different populations. However, for Veterans, it is oftentimes not an issue of finding help, but recognizing the symptoms of PTSD in the first place. Many aren’t even aware that the...

Monday, August 31, 2015

On Set With ASVAB

For several weeks, the Oak Grove team has been taking the strides in creating the first installment of a news podcast for the  The idea of a podcast was sparked after some creative brainstorming when website evaluations showed that the information provided in traditional PDF newsletters were not being viewed as frequently as we had hoped. The format of this podcast is a news broadcast focused on experi...

Monday, July 31, 2015

Good, Hard, Realistic Training

Oak Grove received high praise from the North Carolina Highway Patrol Rapid Response Team (RRT) after recent training session at the Oak Grove Training Center.Master Trooper and Defensive Tactics/Firearms Instructor, D.C. Pate, shared the following feedback he received from his team as well as his personal perspective. The overall consensus?“The training was outstanding.  The facilities are outstanding...

Friday, June 30, 2015

Getting Techy At NC Federal Advanced Technologies Review

For the second year in a row, Oak Grove exhibited at the at NC State’s McKimmon Conference & Training Center. The event brings together some of the best tech companies in the state and is co-hosted by Senator Richard Burr, the North Carolina Military Business Center (), UNC System, Institute for Defense and Business and the NC Military Foundation, all focused on NC companies develop...

Thursday, May 31, 2015

Strengthening The Global SOF Network At SOFIC

The Florida sun may have been hot, but the quality of competition and presence of impressive industry representatives was even hotter! A portion of OGT’s Leadership Team recently attended SOFIC (the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) in Tampa, Florida. “SOFIC is the defense industry’s premier event focused on advancing defense industry technology solutions and building the global SOF all...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Way To Go, Jill Marsh

The procurement activity/program was a linchpin in providing support and services to all U. S. Army Special Warfare Center and School training programs conducted at Camp Mackall. With less than two weeks’ notice, Ms. Marsh was responsible for accelerating mission critical procurement actions that would normally require 30 plus days lead time. Her efforts ensured over 1500 Cadre and students received essential s...

Sunday, April 30, 2015

Family Fun At The Raeford Rodeo

Friday night at the Mountain Mule Packer Ranch in Raeford, NC began with Paraclete Parachute Team jumping in as the color guard of a local high school presented the American flag during the singing of the National Anthem.  This was followed by events including, roping, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding, just to name a few.  Junior and Senior high school students made up the 100 parti...

Monday, March 31, 2015

NCTOA Training Day At OGTC

25 operators from 12 different North Carolina police and sheriff departments spent the chilly day practicing live firearms skills and scenario-based drills. The training consisted of the basic methodology and thought processes of close quarter battle, and included a hostage rescue scenario.Oak Grove instructors personally conducted training and scenario development to enhance law enforcement ...

Friday, February 28, 2015

Military Appreciation Night At NC State Wrestling Dual

Prior to the dual, a Wrestlers in Business Network Social allowed guests to meet with the members of the WIBN North Carolina Triangle Chapter. Later in the evening, military guests offered words of encouragement to the wrestlers in their pre-match speeches.Dakota Meyer addressed the Wolfpack wrestling team in their locker room prior to the duel. He said, “No matter what you do, when you...