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2014-08-30 23:01:45

After offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatments to people around the country for the past several years, Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff at the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center have announced a scholarship program for veterans who have been diagnosed with PTSD. Jackson, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 After offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatments to people around the country for the past several years, Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff at the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center have announced a...

2014-08-27 08:20:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver keynote addresses at the 2014 AFA Air and Space Conference September 15-17(th) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. Secretary Hagel will deliver Wednesday morning's keynote address followed by Secretary Johnson providing Wednesday afternoon's keynote...

2014-08-26 08:20:46

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce the addition of Major General Mark A. Barrett, USAF (Ret.) as Executive Vice President to serve as the number two senior staff executive under President Craig McKinley. As Executive Vice President, General Barrett will serve as the principal deputy professional staff member to the President and will act as the Association's senior staff liaison with Boards, Committees and Councils as well...

2014-08-25 16:23:18

ROCKFORD, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) CFO and Senior Vice President Don Grimes will present in a fireside chat at two upcoming investor conferences, which will include information on Wolverine's operations and business outlook. Specifics regarding each conference are as follows: -- Goldman Sachs 2014 Global Retailing Conference on September 3, 2014 in New York. This presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:35 a.m. Eastern Time....

2014-08-22 08:23:31

Author weaves a beautiful Christian romance set in the country in this story, which will be featured at this year's Frankfurt International Book Fair on October 8 - 12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany STUARTS DRAFT, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Dwight Burkholder brings together hunting and romance in one engaging read. He invites readers to witness Christian romance in a country setting. In this story of the powerful effect of love, grace, and friendship in the midst of pain...

2014-08-22 08:20:50

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Major General James L. Hodge, U.S. Army ( Ret.) as President and member of the Board of Directors. General Hodge succeeds Mark Cramer who helped to found the IDB in 1997 and has served as President and a member of the Board since 2007. The Leadership transition will take place by Oct. 13, 2014....

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...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'