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2014-08-20 08:20:31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Danger, violence, and double-cross. In her exclusive, war reporter Alex Quade, reveals the original story behind the Special Operations Forces' capture of one of the Taliban-5. See her video special at: www.alexquade.com. Alex Quade persuaded the elite Operators to go on the record, assess the "high risk" detainee's exchange for POW, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl; and whether the released Taliban leader will attack U.S. interests...

2014-08-19 23:08:52

Partnership to Advance Veteran Employment in the Private and Public Sector Washington DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center and the Institute for Veterans and Military at Syracuse University (IVMF) are collaborating to advance veterans employment in the private and public sector. The new partnership, announced today, is anticipated to reach more than 5,000 veterans and their families over the next 12 months. Through the partnership, Easter Seals Dixon Center will provide...

2014-08-13 12:26:40

Powell. McChrystal. McCaffrey. Petraeus. Clark. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This fall, National Geographic Channel (NGC) gathers 11 active and retired U.S. Army generals for American War Generals, a first-of-its-kind look back at a half century of America's military battles told by the men that led them. The film, premiering Sunday, September 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S., and globally later this...

2014-08-13 08:26:23

Taya Kyle, military community support Forged and their mission to raise funds to combat judgment against Chris Kyle Estate SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the court judgment handed down recently against Chris Kyle's estate, SEAL veteran-owned, lifestyle brand, Forged leveraged its resources and community to create The Legend Campaign, whose t-shirt sales will benefit Taya Kyle and the Chris Kyle Estate. SOFREP, the Special Operations Forces Report, a well-respected...

2014-08-12 08:23:16

Growing need for clean, reliable, resilient and affordable energy and surging demand for distributed energy generation influential in decision to join Bloom Energy Board of Directors. SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloom Energy Corporation, the market leading provider of solid oxide fuel cells for power generation, welcomes Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, and chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC to the Bloom Energy Board of Directors. Steve Case is legendary for his...

2014-08-11 23:03:09

Ninety-two-year-old WWII Veteran, Bill Bastian will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2014 Patriot Day Remembrance Event in Oakhurst on September 11, 2014 as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Sierra Tel is pleased to announce its Keynote Speaker for the 2014 Patriot Day Remembrance Event. Ninety-two-year-old WWII Veteran, Bill Bastian, studied engineering at UC Berkley before joining the US Army in the spring of 1942 when he was 20 years...

2014-08-08 16:22:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases and have a nearly two times higher risk of death than Veterans not suffering with PTSD, according to preliminary findings of the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS) outlined today by Abt Associates' researchers at the American Psychological Association Convention in...

2014-08-06 08:30:12

Thought leaders from the military, academic and private sectors will convene at Oakley headquarters to discuss how to accelerate rehabilitation and recovery for veterans through technology and medical advances FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite Hero Foundation (IHF) today announced the inaugural Veterans Innovation Summit for Investing & Technology (VISIT) that will educate, engage and inspire organizations and individuals to examine how to accelerate...

2014-08-01 12:26:25

Southern Institute for Medical & Legal Affairs launches www.badvacare.com to explain the process and limits of suing the VA BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans who have had heart attacks, cancer or other serious conditions due to negligence or delays in receiving healthcare at Veterans Administration hospitals now have a legal advocate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132425 Dr. Francois Blaudeau, MD, JD, practicing medical doctor as well as attorney with the...

2014-07-29 16:20:35

In the news release, Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70, issued 29-Jul-2014 by Congressional Medal of Honor Society over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the subheadline should read, "Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam", rather than "Korea" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70 Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during...


Latest Military personnel Reference Libraries

Terry W. Virts, Jr.
2012-10-27 14:11:12

Terry W. Virts, Jr. is a Colonel in the United States Air Force and an active American astronaut. Virts was born on December 1, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, Massachusetts and graduated 1985. He enrolled in the United States Air Force Academy, where he graduated with honors in 1989, receiving his Bachelor of Science in mathematics. He then attended the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he once again graduated with honors in 1997,...

David Walker
2012-10-27 13:40:43

David Walker was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born David Mathieson Walker on May 20, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia and graduated from Eustis High School in Eustis, Florida in 1962. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. Upon graduation, he went through flight training in Florida, Mississippi, and Texas and was subsequently named a Naval Aviator in December 1967. His first...

Mark Lee
2012-10-25 11:41:36

Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...

Gregory Johnson
2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

Kathryn Hire
2012-10-22 10:54:25

Kathryn Hire is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve  and a NASA astronaut. She was born Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama where she was raised by her parents. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile in 1977 and subsequently attended the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management in 1981. The following year, Hire earned her Naval Flight Officer wings and began conducting international airborne...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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