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2011-08-18 22:23:35

Mandatory sensitivity training should be an essential part of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal, says TAU researcher As the U.S. military prepares for the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" (DADT), policymakers are looking to other military bodies around the world that have successfully integrated gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) soldiers into military service. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that an integrated support and education dimension is essential to the successful...

2011-05-19 22:25:00

Political challenges faced by Obama administration and Prime Minister Netanyahu Situation in the Middle East What does the current development mean? KOKOMO, Ind., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana University Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris, professor of Public Policy, retired Major in the Israeli Defense Forces in Intelligence, is available for commentary about the challenges in the Middle East. He is recognized for his expertise by several media outlays including, Fox and...

2011-05-11 05:35:00

HAIFA, Israel, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the establishment of a Helicopter Pilot Training Center for Macedonia's Defense and Security Forces. The project, valued at EUR43 million, will be operated under a PFI (Private Financing Initiative) concept, in which Elbit Systems will provide a comprehensive solution, including the setting up of the training center,...

2011-04-28 11:30:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gay adult film producer, Advocate columnist and Israel supporter Michael Lucas is calling for Israeli delegates to the upcoming Berlin pride festival to change the shameful decision not to march with Israeli flags or other symbols of their national identity. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110223/NY53647 ) "Just as it takes courage to be an out gay person in this world, so it takes strength of character to proclaim an Israeli...

2011-02-28 08:59:00

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SBInet related news release. BSEC Planning Corp, the USA technology provider, is hoping that this February 7th, 2011 contract award to DefenSoft, its affiliate in Israel, will add the impetus for US Customs and Border Protection to move forward with Criterra to plan the deployments of its upcoming mobile and fixed tower procurements, thereby maximizing return on these $100 million investments. "It is very hard to separate the wheat...

2011-02-28 03:59:00

YOKNEAM, Israel, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEFENSOFT Planning Systems announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("MoD") and the Israeli Defense Forces ("IDF") under a competitive tender, to supply its LIGHTHOUSE software, planning and consulting services to produce optimum specifications, quantities, and locations for detection, surveillance and communication systems for controlling the Israel-Egypt Border. The contract is estimated to reach over one...

2010-10-18 14:47:00

--National ride heads abroad to join veterans of Israeli Defense Force-- NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Injured American service members and soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces began their second week of biking through Israel today. This event marks a continuation of WWP's international initiatives which include outreach services at military hospitals and bases in Germany. Beginning on October 13, wounded warriors from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and...

2010-06-03 12:44:00

TEMPE, Ariz. and GREAT NECK, N.Y., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Diamond Advanced Technology has been awarded the production and manufacturing contract from Computech International (CTI) for a ruggedized, wearable tactical computer system for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The production award follows a successful prototype phase, which began in January 2009 and culminated in a successful 6-month end-user evaluation. The Digital Army Computer System (DACS) will be deployed by the IDF in...

2010-05-26 07:40:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exposing Fake Self-Defense Instructors blog was created to educate the public, law enforcement and military about the problem of instructor resume/credential fraud. The blog centers around prominent trainers that deliver varying degrees of training to people, law enforcement agencies and the US Military. Some of this training is given by non-US residents that do not have work visas or proper identification. "We had extensive evidence, information...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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