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2014-10-16 08:28:11

A broadcast that profiles the road to recovery for wounded soldiers WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterans Center (AVC) is pleased to announce that the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) will once again be the presenting sponsor of the AVC's Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast. This program features the inspiring stories of wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with...

2014-10-15 23:12:00

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a New Albany dentist who has served the community for more than 30 years, recently hired an expanded duty dental assistant and lab technician who has experience developing dental implants. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, a New Albany dentist who has served the community for more than 30 years, recently hired an expanded duty dental assistant and lab technician who has experience developing dental implants. Joanna Condra, the Center for...

2014-10-15 23:11:36

Mike Jones of Discover Leadership Training delivered a keynote speech for Shell Federal Credit Union’s 3rd Annual Training Day on October 13th in Houston, Texas. houston, tx (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Discover Leadership Training was thrilled to unveil their keynote speaker for Shell Federal Credit Union’s 3rd Annual Training Day. The speaker was none other than Discover Leadership Training President, Mike Jones. As the President of Discover Leadership Training, Mike Jones has devoted...

2014-10-15 23:08:44

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Refractory Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. http://www.marketreportsonline.com/360022.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The report titled “Global Refractory Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)” provides an in-depth analysis of the global refractory market and its end-use in different sectors. It also assesses the key opportunities and underlying trends in the market and...

2014-10-15 20:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club has joined some 7,000 media organizations, journalists and other individuals in calling on President Barack Obama to protect what the campaign calls the "Right to Report in the Digital Age." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO http://www.cpj.org/blog/2014/09/right-to-report-in-the-digital-age.php In backing the petition, the NPC has argued that surveillance, intimidation, and restrictions...

2014-10-15 16:33:07

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MecklerMedia (OTCQX: MECK) announced that the Inside Bitcoins Conference and Expo taking place in Seoul on December 12-13 will be South Korea's first major cryptocurrency event. Inside Bitcoins Seoul will be co-produced by MecklerMedia and the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX). The event will feature a lineup of both local and international experts, including Jacob Hansen, CEO & Co-Founder, CrowdCurity; Prof. Hoh Peter In,...

2014-10-15 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] donated $10,000 to the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Family Readiness organization on the final day of the AUSA Annual Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The donation will be used to provide resources and support to families of active duty Army personnel at bases around the country. During the AUSA Annual Meeting, Lockheed Martin promoted a social media event in which the company...

2014-10-15 16:20:59

College provides support services and scholarships for military students MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Globe University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2015 Military Friendly® school by Victory Media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/CG90783LOGO-a "We're proud to be recognized for the services we provide to our military students," says Mike Hughes, director of military student services for Globe University. "We are thankful for the...

2014-10-15 16:20:43

College provides support services and scholarships for military students SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broadview University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2015 Military Friendly® school by Victory Media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151494LOGO "We pride ourselves on serving military students and their families," says Mike Hughes, director of military student services for Broadview University. "The scholarships and course...

2014-10-15 16:20:32

College provides support services and scholarships for military students MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota School of Business is proud to announce that it has been named a 2015 Military Friendly® school by Victory Media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/CG90783LOGO-b "It's an honor to be recognized for our support of military students," says Mike Hughes, director of military student services for Minnesota School of Business. "Veterans have...


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Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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