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2014-02-05 16:20:23

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard leaders share information, gather insights at WEST 2014, co-sponsored by AFCEA International. FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of changes in the Asia-Pacific region and a shrinking defense budget, the U.S. sea services are proceeding cautiously to finalize the maritime strategy. When agility is required not only onboard ships but also within boardrooms, military leaders are asking tough questions. What lessons...

2013-09-11 23:02:10

The 18th Annual Expeditionary Warfare Conference will be held October 29 – 31, 2013 at the Renaissance Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA. This conference, whose 2013 theme is, “Expeditionary Warfare in an Era of Uncertainty,” serves as the premier venue for Defense and Industry Expeditionary Warfare Leaders to assemble yearly and discuss the issues and challenges facing the forces of today and tomorrow. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)...

2011-05-24 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce the inaugural lecture of the Lee Hamilton Lecture Series on Civil Discourse and Democracy will take place on Wednesday, May 25 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Wilson Center's 6th floor Flom Auditorium. The featured speaker will be Adm. Michael G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mullen is the...

2010-11-15 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will give a major address at Hudson Institute focusing on the current state of the Navy, its future, the strategic consequences for the United States and its allies, and the nation's position as a great power. A question and answer session will follow his address. When: November 16, 2010, 1:30 - 2:30 PM Where: Hudson...

2010-04-07 05:40:00

Top ranking Navy officials have confirmed that a ban on smoking on submarines is being seriously considered, according to various media reports Tuesday. According to a March 23 article in Navy Times magazine, Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, is quoted as saying the Armed Forces branch was "going to stop smoking on submarines." On April 6, Submarine Force spokesman Lieutenant Commander Mark Jones clarified those remarks, telling the AFP, "We are currently looking at changing...

2009-10-22 14:51:00

Wounded war correspondent to speak at Oct. 29 dinner honoring 2009 Soldier On Award recipient Mullen HOLYOKE, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Award-winning journalist Bob Woodruff will be among the speakers taking part in an Oct. 29 dinner event honoring Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Armed Services. Woodruff, who was seriously injured in a 2006 IED explosion in Iraq, is the founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.