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2014-08-26 16:21:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today. Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several books about military men and women at war, North was presented the National Commander's Public Relations Award for "raising public awareness about the honorable...

2014-08-26 16:20:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the five armed services were honored today by the nation's largest wartime veterans' organization. The American Legion presented the Spirit of Service award to U.S. Army Specialist Cassandra Rousayne, U.S. Army Medical Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2(nd) Class (SW) Porfirio Pimentel, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion, Gulfport, Mississippi; U.S. Marine Corps Corporal...

2014-08-24 12:20:26

All veterans encouraged to attend CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting here on Aug. 25 for veterans to discuss the quality of health care they are receiving from Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the region. Veterans and family members in the area receive medical care from the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C., and a VA community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) here. The town...

2014-08-21 16:23:14

Think-Tank Founder Offers Prescription to Get Washington Working Again WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conventional wisdom holds that the solution to political paralysis lies in ending gerrymandering, restricting money in politics and reducing polarization in the media. Not according to Bipartisan Policy Center President Jason Grumet who sets out a pragmatic new strategy to get Washington working again in a new book set for release on September 9....

2014-08-21 08:26:27

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reports on the progress of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in seven southern states (Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia) will be formally released and discussed in a forum hosted by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State University of New York, the Brookings Institution, and the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania on...

2014-08-15 12:25:20

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up its next veterans crisis center during its 96th national convention WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to Charlotte, N.C., to conduct a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center (VCCC) to help veterans and family members affected by delays in medical care and benefits claims processing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Verna...

2014-08-13 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger issued the following statement in reaction to Monday's passing of comedian Robin Williams: "The U.S. military and veterans who served in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan, lost a true friend and supporter Monday. Like the great Bob Hope, Robin Williams used his special brand of comedy to entertain troops stationed in 13 countries, while traveling on multiple USO tours. By all...

2014-08-07 16:25:54

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across nearly half a century of hit records, acclaimed movies, and concert spectacles, the unstoppable Cher has deftly managed to maintain her youthful mystique while simultaneously delighting in the wisdom that age brings. Now 68, the superstar and self-described "phoenix" sat down with AARP The Magazine to chat about everything from her new hit album and sold-out tour, to her private world and why she avoids mirrors....

2014-08-06 23:09:47

Home loans specialist in Temecula California Kevin Leonard is releasing new marketing materials for VA home loans. The new ads will run on Google Adwords , Facebook, and also on other video and social media websites. Temecula, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Homeownership for those who qualify for a VA home loan receive some new information on how to get pre-approved. Mortgage consultant Kevin Leonard and his team of mortgage originators are promoting purchasing a home in Temecula by...

2014-08-04 12:32:28

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Canada Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/canada_knee_reconstruction_market_outlook_2020.html Canada Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "Canada Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Canada Knee Reconstruction market. The report...


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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