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2009-07-22 10:00:00

CINCINNATI, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has installed a comprehensive high-definition (HD) broadcast communications system for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center (AFN-BC) at the Defense Media Center in Riverside, Calif. Comprising broadcast routing, automation, video server, core processing and asset management products, the Harris ONE system at AFN brings together highly...

2008-07-30 15:00:50

National Geographic Channel announced its Inside The Koran program is to be broadcast to U.S. troops around the world on the American Forces Network. NGC said its two-hour special offers critical and timely insight into Islam's holy book. The AFN is to air the program Aug. 9, but the special premieres in the United States on the National Geographic Channel Aug. 5. We are extremely proud that this film will be seen by our military personnel in the Middle East through the American Forces...

2008-07-30 09:00:55

To: RELIGION EDITORS Contact: Russell Howard, +1-202-912-6652, RHoward@natgeochannel.com, or Chris Albert, +1-202-912-6526, CAlbert@natgeochannel.com, or Photos: Christine Elasigue, +1-202- 912-6708, celasigu@ngs.org, all of National Geographic Channel; or Morgan Woerner of The Fratelli Group, +1-202-822-9491, MWoerner@fratelli.com, for National Geographic Channel; or Larry Sichter of American Forces Network (AFN), +1-951-413-2319, Larry.Sichter@dodmedia.osd.mil Two-Hour Special Offers...

2006-06-17 09:16:43

By Philip Blenkinsop WUERZBURG, Germany (Reuters) - The 68,000 U.S. troops stationed in Germany should blend in better with the millions of World Cup soccer fans thanks to a crash course on "clean sheets," "nutmegs" and "bicycle kicks" from forces radio. For American Forces Network, sports news at this time of year would normally be a diet of basketball and baseball scores, but recognizing the tournament taking place on the doorstep it is providing tips and phone-in discussions to...


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