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2014-04-08 16:20:29

PHOENIX, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Aviation Center, a leading provider of aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul for international commercial and military customers, has changed its name to Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions (LMCES). "Since 1999, we have been proud to be Lockheed Martin's only jet engine MRO service provider," said Amy Gowder, vice president and general manager of LMCES. "Over the past three years, our legacy of improving on-wing...

2014-04-08 16:20:18

Attorney Joseph L. Jordon - founder of the military criminal defense firm Joseph L. Jordan, UCMJ Law - shares his thoughts on recent military sexual assault cases that have garnered national attention. KILLEEN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, two high profile military sexual assault cases against an Army General and a former Naval Academy football player were concluded. Neither case resulted in a conviction. The cases sparked a stream of controversy and have created...

2014-04-08 12:36:17

International payments and tech execs converge in Las Vegas this week WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, today opened its doors on the largest event in the organization's 25-year history. TRANSACT 14, which launches today and runs until April 10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, will welcome thousands of attendees from around the...

2014-04-08 12:27:31

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Business Strategy: Government Big Data Projects Moving from Consideration Stage to Basis for Decisioning This IDC Government Insights report analyzes the key findings of IDC's annual Global Technology and Industry Research Organization IT Survey, conducted in May 2013, involving 182 federal, state, and local government IT and line-of-business (LOB) executives responsible for purchasing,...

2014-04-08 12:27:27

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Defence and Security Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI's United Kingdom Defence and Security report for Q114 examines all facets of the country's defencecommunity, including its armed forces, defence industry, security threats, strategic aspirations and defencebudget. The UK government is currently involved in performing significant cuts to the country's...

2014-04-08 08:32:15

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/DC70603LOGO In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) surpass their initial goal of seven million signing-up for private plans during the inaugural open enrollment period. Another 12 million have gained Medicaid or CHIP coverage...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-04-08 00:21:58

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO POPULAR DEMAND Profile America --Tuesday, April 8th. On this date 101 years ago, the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified establishing direct popular election of senators. Previously, members of the Senate were elected by each state's legislature. As the voting franchise expanded...

2014-04-07 23:05:04

Former Philadelphia Chief Data Officer to Grow Accela Developer Program, Support Open Data Initiatives San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Accela, the leading provider of engagement solutions for government, today announced Mark Headd has joined the company as a Technical Evangelist where he will play a key role in shaping the company’s fast growing developer program and platform vision. To support the company’s initiatives and programs, Headd will engage with civic-minded...

2014-04-07 16:25:17

Dr. Niki Swett, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Foley, AL on Thursday, April 17. Located at 2130 S. McKenzie Street, the conveniently-located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. Dr. Niki Swett, lead dentist at the Foley office, received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the...


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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...

Goggomobil
2014-01-29 10:15:05

The Goggomobil is a micro-car line manufactured after World War II by Hans Glas GmbH -- from 1955 to 1969. There were three models produced. A T sedan, a TS coupe and a TL van. The Goggomobil initially used a two-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled 13.6 hp 245 cc engine with a top speed of 47 mph. Later, available engines were a 14.8 hp, 293 cc which could reach a top speed of 53 mph, and a 18.5 hp 392 cc. The engine was located behind the rear wheels and connected to an electric per-selective...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

New Zealand Bush Giant Dragonfly, Uropetala carovei
2013-07-30 13:37:57

The New Zealand bush giant dragonfly (Uropetala carovei) is a species of dragonfly that is native to New Zealand. It can be found in woodland and scrubland areas with still and isolated water sources like seepage and streams. The New Zealand bush giant dragonfly reaches an average length of 3.3 inches and is typically black and yellowish in color. It is a slow flier that feeds on insects smaller than itself, like cicadas. After breeding, females lay their eggs in protected areas of water....

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