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2010-12-23 07:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe and Secure TV Channel, LLC (Pinksheets: SSTC), the premier internet broadband television network devoted exclusively to homeland security and emergency preparedness, is continuing to expand its content offerings for 2011 with a schedule that includes the full range of the military's official Pentagon Channel, which provides news and original programming for the 2.6 million members of the US Armed Services, as well as the hundreds of...

2010-11-30 15:19:00

No Level of Risk Should be Acceptable Merely to Advance a Liberal Social Agenda says FRC WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) today renewed its criticism of the process which led to the release today of a report by the Pentagon's Comprehensive Review Working Group (CRWG) on the issue of open homosexuality in the military. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Following President Obama's call in his State of the Union...

2010-11-15 05:00:00

MERRIMACK, N.H., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO/ Brookstone is kicking off Black Friday by presenting the Parrot AR.Drone Flight School the ultimate interactive flight training experience -- at Fashion Centre, Pentagon City on Friday, November 26. Brookstone, the only brick-and-mortar retailer where consumers can see the AR.Drone fly, and Parrot, creators of the AR.Drone, teamed up to stage the onsite Flight...

2010-11-12 10:00:00

Arlington, Va. branch to serve over 25,000 DoD employees. VIENNA, Va., Nov. 12 , 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, Nov. 15 at 7 a.m., Navy Federal Credit Union will open a branch at the world's largest office building. This branch will serve 24,000 military and civilian employees and 3,000 non-defense support personnel located in Arlington, Va. at the Pentagon. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080117/DC11807LOGO-b) (Logo:...

2010-11-05 12:32:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today released an analysis of the military's survey regarding the effects of allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the Armed Forces showing that the military's survey is deeply flawed, according to FRC President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins. FRC found that the military member survey ignores important questions and fails to ask the central question of whether the current ban on open homosexuality should...

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2010-10-16 07:59:10

As whistleblower website WikiLeaks gets ready to release some 400,000 secret military documents, the Pentagon said Friday it was scouring through an Iraqi War database preparing for potential fallout from such a release of information.The substantial release would dwarf the website's publication of 77,000 classified military documents in July on the Afghanistan War. The documents released then contained names of Afghan informants and other details from intelligence reports. WikiLeaks also...

2010-09-27 10:58:00

Maj. Gen. Wright Appointed to Pentagon Leadership Position; Governor Names Maj. Gen. Sischo Acting Adjutant General HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today that Major General Jessica L. Wright will step down as commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard and as head of the state's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Oct. 29 to become deputy assistant secretary of defense for manpower and personnel in the U.S. Department of...

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2010-08-26 09:35:00

A 2008 cyber attack on classified Department of Defense computer networks originated from an infected flash drive, according to a recent article written by a top Pentagon official. In the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, stated that the drive was "inserted into a U.S. military laptop at a base in the Middle East" and "uploaded itself onto a network run by the U.S. Central Command." The code was then able to "spread undetected on both...

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2010-08-23 06:30:00

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, said he believes the Pentagon could be behind the rape allegation against him that has already been dropped by Swedish authorities. Assange's website has fallen under criticism from Washington over the publication of secret Afghan war documents. The Aftonbladet newspaper quoted Assange as saying that he did not know who was "hiding behind" the rape claim, which prompted prosecutors to issue a warrant for his arrest on Friday. "But we have been warned that...

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2010-07-11 07:25:00

American scientists have developed "artificial blood" that could soon be used to treat soldiers who are wounded during battle. The artificial blood is created by taking cells from umbilical cords and using a machine to imitate the way bone marrow works to produce mass quantities of usable units of red blood cells. Producing the genetically-engineered blood is known as "Ëœblood pharming'. The program was launched in 2008 by the Pentagon's experimental sector, Darpa, to find a way...