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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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.