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2014-08-17 23:02:00

McLaughlin addressed 700-plus gathered for Civil Air Patrol's National Conference LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin, deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md., stressed the importance of cyber technology to America’s future in his remarks to more than 700 attendees of Civil Air Patrol’s 2014 National Conference Banquet. The event, held Saturday night at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, was the finale to a week of...

2014-08-16 23:00:36

Myrick sworn in as national vice commander; Ragland, Kettell, Wheless announced as staff members. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Civil Air Patrol has a new national commander and CEO – Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez of Henrico, Virginia, sworn in Friday at the organization's 2014 National Conference. “It will be my privilege to lead the team of national staff, wing and region commanders who make CAP simply the best nonprofit corporation in the country today,” said Vazquez,...

2014-08-11 08:20:59

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program announced today its coach and mentor of the year. Kenneth Steffey of Winter Park, Florida was named Coach of the Year, and Ron Woerner of Bellevue, Nebraska was named Mentor of the Year. They were recognized for their work during CyberPatriot VI National Youth Cyber Defense Competition season. Kenneth Steffey spearheaded recruiting, funding, and teaching...

2014-08-07 23:01:00

Air Force General, Best-selling Novelist to Address 700-plus Fellow CAP members at National Conference Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 More than 700 Civil Air Patrol members are headed to the Tropicana Las Vegas next week for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s 2014 National Conference. In The Entertainment Capital of the World, CAP members will focus on two high-profile volunteer celebrities of their own – U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin and...

2014-04-02 08:26:58

KIEV, Ukraine, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to reliable sources close to the Ukrainian Government, an order from the new defence Minister General-Colonel Mykhailo Koval will pre-release about 700 officer cadets at the National Defence University of Ukraine in order to bolster troop numbers on the front line with Russia, to take effect within the next 24 hours. "The cadets will receive officers' epaulettes and this move isn't without...

2014-03-31 12:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association announced today the winners of CyberPatriot VI, the sixth season of the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. On March 29, 2014, CyberPatriot VI concluded its week-long National Finals Competition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Out of the 621 Open Division teams that originally registered, Team "Azure" of North Hollywood High School from North Hollywood,...

2014-03-26 16:20:25

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition has posted a billboard near the U.S. Air Force Academy supporting the religious freedoms of Academy cadets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO On a background of Mount Rushmore, which depicts four of America's greatest presidents, the billboard ad reads, "Are you free to say 'So help me God'? They did." The ad is in response to recent attempts to curtail religious...

2014-03-12 12:20:26

Air Force Academy's Action Violates A New Pentagon Regulation PLANO, Texas, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute expressed outrage at an Air Force Academy decision to erase a cadet's Bible verse from a dry erase board hanging on his dorm room door. The decision came in response to a complaint from Mikey Weinstein, President of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. According to an Air Force spokesperson, the incident was not punishable, but "a...

2014-02-11 12:20:58

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A select group of Army and Navy Academy cadets will help commemorate the beginning of one of the most important military campaigns in modern history when they travel to Normandy, France this June to take part in the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/LA63088) The Academy is the only school from California invited to send a contingent of 36 Cadets and leaders by the D-Day Anniversary...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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