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2014-05-13 23:09:38

Version 5.0 of the DoD Quality Systems Manual for Environmental Laboratories (QSM) was released on July 21, 2013 with a two and half year implementation plan. A2LA launched its Version 5.0 DoD ELAP program by offering assessment to the new requirements on January 1, 2014. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce the migration of its Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) to Version 5.0. Version 5.0 of the DoD Quality Systems...

2014-05-13 16:26:20

Neal pens holistic guide customized for military professionals and DOD civilians MAITLAND, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In her new book, A Spiritual Health Assessment for Military and DOD Civilians ($11.99, paperback, 9781626972254; $5.99, e-book, 9781626972261) Beverly Neal provides a total holistic health assessment. The author single-handedly breaks common stigmas associated with the armed services. The information found in this book is invaluable, comes from years of...

2014-05-01 08:22:00

AirWatch is one of only two mobile device management providers to be officially STIG-Approved ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirWatch(®) by VMware, the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, announced today that the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Field Security Operations (FSO) has released the AirWatch MDM Software 6.5 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) Version 1 for immediate use....

2014-04-30 23:08:09

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation reminds mesothelioma researchers that $25 million in research funding, for cancers like mesothelioma, is available through the Department of Defense (DoD)’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), with a pre-application deadline of June 10, and full applications due by September 17, 2014. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation reminds mesothelioma researchers that $25 million in...

Researchers Develop Harder Ceramic For Armor Windows
2014-04-30 13:27:32

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory The Department of Defense needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while still having a high degree of transparency. To meet that need, scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed a method to fabricate nanocrystalline spinel that is 50% harder than the current spinel armor materials used in military vehicles. With the highest reported hardness for spinel, NRL's...

2014-04-28 16:22:01

The safety of military children should not be sacrificed at home WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPSC joins the Department of Defense (DoD) in supporting military children and recognizing the sacrifices they and their parents make. At CPSC, we want military families to be aware of the hidden hazards that can pose safety risks in military housing. CPSC believes that the safety of military kids should not be sacrificed while in the comfort of their homes. During...

2014-04-28 16:20:46

Office of the Secretary of Defense Directs the Armed Services to Comply with Existing Law and Procure American-made Athletic Footwear ROCKFORD, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) today commends the Department of Defense for updating the policy regarding the acquisition of athletic shoes for military recruits. In a letter to members of the Armed Services Committees, the Deputy Secretary of Defense confirmed a policy change that requires new recruits...

2014-04-28 08:21:45

Company Tailors its AQUILA M2 Platform for Disaggregated Weather Missions EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Space Systems today announced that its Disaggregated Weather Satellite Pathfinder (DWSP) spacecraft, under design contract to the USAF Space & Missiles Center's Defense Weather Systems Directorate, has passed an important milestone design review. Performed under a fixed-price contract, the DWSP design directly supports the USAF Weather...

2014-04-22 23:16:42

EnProVera and Novel Applications Partner with CRGT Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 CRGT Inc., a leading provider of Big Data, Agile development, Cyber Security, and Infrastructure Optimization for the Federal Government, has increased its focus on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) programs through the execution of formal DHS Mentor-Protégé engagements with Novel Applications of Vital Information, Inc. (Novel Applications) and EnProVera Corporation. These business...

2014-04-22 12:21:04

Lunarline's Rebecca Onuskanich: "We make this easy. Well, almost." ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After many long years and a few false starts, The DoDI 8510.01, Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) has been officially superseded. As of March 12, 2014, DoDI 8510.01 has been re-issued. The process is now referred to as the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT), or simply the RMF for...


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2012-06-18 02:28:12

Symbol: ENIS Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   EPBE2 Epidendrum belvederense Fawc. & Rendle   EPIST Epidendrum isochilum Rchb. f. var. tridens Rchb. f. Distribution: Encycliaisochila(Rchb. f.) D. Dod distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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