Northern Virginia—For the Record

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Alion Science and Technology, a McLean-based technology company, received a $2 million, 16-month contract from the Marine Corps for engineering, design and testing services on the bow flap of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle. (Business Wire)

ComputerWorld magazine named BAE Systems Inc., an information technology firm headquartered in McLean, one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology. The list was based on commitment to excellence and quality of the workplace. (Business Wire)

BearingPoint Inc., a McLean technology and consulting firm, established a new human capital management system for East Japan Railway Co., the largest railway company in the world, serving 16 million passengers daily. The new system allows integration of the company’s human resource systems such as payroll and insurance. (Business Wire)

Bowman Consulting received the 2008 Helios Apollo Award for midsize companies. The award recognizes companies that promote employee growth and development as part of their culture. The award is presented by SmartCEO magazine, Helios HR and the Society for Human Resource Management, Washington Chapter. (News release)

Cardinal Financial Corp., a financial holding company based in Tysons Corner, was added to the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 Index and the small-cap Russell 2000 Index. The indexes are used by investment managers and institutional investors as benchmarks for developing investment strategies. (Business Wire)

The Haymarket-Gainesville Business Association marked the launching of a new brand with a grand reopening to rededicate its mission to encourage growth among local businesses in the area. Cranberry Marketing Associates and Morvay Web Works donated time to provide a new logo, newsletter and Web site. (News release)

John Marshall Bank, a state-chartered bank based in Falls Church, completed its second capital offering by raising $22 million in a campaign which started in late April. The bank sold 2.2 million shares of stock at $10 per. (Business Wire)

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