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2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a spectacular view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4(th) Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public. Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to the...

2014-05-14 16:21:52

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pentagon and a New York Times reporter gave conflicting accounts this week of whether U.S. special forces beat and threatened to kill an Afghan journalist in late February http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO The Times reported on March 1 that U.S. special forces had raided a radio station south of Kabul, Radio Paighame Milli, allegedly destroying equipment, detaining three employees, cutting off the station's...

2014-04-30 04:20:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military experts today questioned why the Pentagon is reiterating defenses of the transgender service ban that were discredited by the American Psychiatric Association and further undermined in a recent report co-authored by former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders. A story in the Washington Post this weekend focused on the ousting of a highly regarded transgender sailor. In the article, a Pentagon spokeswoman indicated...

2014-03-13 12:20:12

Commission Report Disputes Medical Rationale as Outdated, Harmful SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commission co-chaired by a former US Surgeon General released a report today concluding that the Pentagon's ban on transgender military service is not based on sound medical reasoning, according to the Associated Press. In one of the first and most detailed assessments of the basis and impact of the current policy, the Transgender Military Service Commission examined...

2014-03-12 23:26:46

Virginia-based Capital One Bank will serve as presenting sponsor for World T.E.A.M. Sports' April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, recumbent and hand cycle ride from the Pentagon to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that Virginia-based Capital One Bank will once again serve as presenting sponsor for the April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, recumbent and hand cycle ride from the Pentagon...

2014-02-24 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "We are disappointed, but hardly surprised, that today's Pentagon budget preview ignores the advice of Congress and the nation's governors that the National Guard should be more of a solution to the fiscal challenges facing our nation's military. "And we are angered by continuing...

2014-01-29 12:30:35

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 6, 2014, Adobe will hold its 5(th) Annual Digital Government Assembly at the Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City. The Adobe Digital Government Assembly is an annual summit bringing together 500 senior level government and industry leaders to discuss how tech transforms government. This year's agenda focuses on engagement, transformation and driving results. WHAT: Adobe Digital Government Assembly SPEAKERS INCLUDE: -- David...

2014-01-22 23:25:05

Retired Army Col. John Sims is participating in the 110-mile, two-day Face of America ride from nonprofit World T.E.A.M. Sports to support and honor veterans, and to play some banjo along the route. Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Traveling the world through his service with the Army, retired Col. John Sims found the 110-mile, two-day Face of America ride from nonprofit World T.E.A.M. Sports to be a meaningful experience and a great way to begin retirement, even while towing...

2013-10-15 23:18:35

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Survey of Feed Pigments in China. London (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The feed pigment industry in China has witnessed two obvious changes in the past decades: natural products are replacing synthetic ones, and domestic players taking the place of foreign ones. Trying to present a comprehensive understanding of this fast-growing industry, this report targets five main feed pigments (capsanthin, lutein, apo-ester, canthaxanthin and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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