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2011-03-15 16:36:00

Union busting by Air Force base prompts action WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the Defense Department's largest union, the American Federation of Government Employees, announced today that they are withdrawing from labor-management discussions on changes to the Pentagon's civilian personnel system in response to retaliatory actions being taken against a federal worker. AFGE, along with other DoD worker unions, began meeting with DoD management personnel...

2011-01-06 15:49:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- www.t3motion.com - T3 Motion, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TMMM) announces the deployment of two iconic T3 Series Electric Stand-up Vehicles (ESV) to the Pentagon. The Pentagon's order will enable one of the world's largest office buildings to increase command presence, productivity, and will reduce costs and environmental impact. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/LA26132) The Pentagon -- headquarters for the Department...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

Atlanta SEO Company Interactive Search Marketing (ISM) has developed the website and online marketing program for the New York Times Best Selling Book, Operation Dark Heart by Anthony Shaffer, The book highlights the author's career as intelligence officer and his two tours as an undercover agent in Afghanistan following the 911 attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. The book's release came under a cloud of controversy when the Pentagon allegedly burned the first 10,000 copies of the...

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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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