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2014-07-30 08:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Office released today results of its first comprehensive survey assessing current education and career pursuits of past participants of AFA's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program. Graduates of the program who have now entered higher education and the workforce were surveyed to determine whether they are now in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)...

2014-07-30 00:20:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from international navies, Coast Guards and governments will be speaking at the 12th Annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance congress, a two-day conference addressing the challenges which have emerged over the past 12 months, including illegal immigration, counter piracy, smuggling, drug interdiction operations and EEZ protection. http://www.maritimerecon.com/news The conference, hosted by...

2014-07-29 08:33:47

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to West Virginia to assist veterans in filing benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and in gaining access to medical care at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.V. Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force will hold a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center for local veterans and family members...

2014-07-29 08:21:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNC-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program (SSFP) recognized this year's class with a July 25, 2014 graduation ceremony at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Colonel Ronald P. Clark, the Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, was the keynote speaker. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130703 The UNC-IDB SSFP is administered by the...

2014-07-29 08:21:19

Solutions Company to Provide Systems Engineering, Technical and Management Support to the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy RESTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic to provide systems engineering, technical and management support services to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - Energy. The...

2014-07-28 23:06:54

Nearly half of recent veterans who use the GI Bill for post-secondary education fail to obtain a diploma or certificate within 10 years. Uninformed choices of college majors are a chief culprit, says The Resume Place. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 It’s a hard truth: Nearly half of recent veterans who use their GI Bill benefits to further their post-secondary education are failing to obtain a diploma or certificate within a decade, says a study released this year. And according to...

2014-07-28 16:20:47

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that Colonel Thomas G. "Tom" Fergusson, U.S. Army (Ret.), was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame at Fort Huachuca, Arizona during a ceremony on June 27, 2014. Before retiring from the Army and joining the defense industry in 1995, he served as a military intelligence officer for 30 years....

2014-07-27 12:20:15

OTTAWA, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to recognize the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement and Korean War Veterans Day. "Today, we take time to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of more than 26,000 Canadians who served during the Korean War. More than 60 years ago, these young men and women left their homes and families--put their entire lives on hold--to travel...

2014-07-25 08:23:36

SOLDIERS' STORIES IN 3D IMMERSES AUDIENCES INTO A SOLDIER'S EYE VIEW OF WAR WITH NEVER SEEN BEFORE IMAGES OF WORLD WAR 1 LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Most Technically Advanced Oldest 3D Movie Ever Made About World War I Marks the Conflict's 100(th) Anniversary Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130250 On July 28, 1914, a history-changing conflict erupted in Europe and rapidly spread across the world. The first truly global war was a bloody...

2014-07-24 23:05:48

The report highlights the revenue analysis of the small UAV market with respect to countries such as the U.S., Austria, France, Germany, Spain Norway, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Japan etc. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 According to the new market research report "Small UAV Market by Trends (Mini, Micro, Hand Held UAV), by Propulsion (Hydrogen, Electric, Solar, Lithium ION), by Payload (NBC Detection, Telemetry Systems, Software Systems, Meteorology), by Application (Civil, Military,...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Bothriechis Guifarroi
2013-06-18 13:48:58

Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...

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...

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