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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...

2014-10-15 12:22:44

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: ICD) today announced the appointment of J. Scott Thompson as Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, with the responsibility for the planning and execution of human capital needs around ICD's expansion. Mr. Thompson brings more than 20 years of industry experience in the energy sector and human resources, with specific expertise in orchestrating personnel and...

2014-10-15 12:21:03

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Qatar has selected Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile, becoming the newest international customer for the program. The initial contract is for missile and command launch system production. "The PAC-3 Missile will provide the Qatar Air Force with proven, reliable performance with unmatched hit-to-kill lethality," said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "The...

2014-10-15 12:20:48

AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $422 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce sensor payloads on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6. The U.S. Air Force's SBIRS provides the nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence....

2014-10-15 08:27:15

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After an exhibition series in Berlin, the ADN Pfoertnerhaus, a project initiated and curated by Berlin artist Christof Zwiener, has traveled to the Los Angeles area for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Guardhouse to the former media headquarters of the German Democratic Republic in East Berlin (Allgemeine Deutsche Nachrichtendienst "ADN") the structure was safeguarded by Zwiener as the last remaining specimen of...

2014-10-15 08:22:02

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $124.6 million fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ground components. The contract provides for the delivery of U.S. government THAAD launchers, support equipment, fire control and communication spares, and launcher spares. "THAAD provides the Warfighter with the requisite deployability, combat power...

2014-10-15 08:21:19

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Thomas Fertig, a keen observer of national security threats and historical novelist, says in his latest novel, "Quicksand" (a sequel to the Gathering Storm in the Middle East), "The storm that was predicted in 2010 has now arrived." Fertig claims that the abuse of political power and greed is America's biggest weakness. "We must remember that the decline of the Roman Empire was caused by corruption from within."...

2014-10-14 23:14:53

New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur will be closely watching a case that begins today before the nation’s highest court, and not just because it involves a state dental board against the federal government. Dr. Receveur is watching the case closely because he knows the damage that non-professional teeth whitening can do. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur will be closely watching a case that begins today before the...

2014-10-14 23:13:13

TowerStrides Inc, an award-winning provider of mission critical technology and management consulting solutions to the Federal marketplace, has recently obtained a key process certification that demonstrate their commitment to quality, both internally and with client delivery. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 TowerStrides has been appraised at Level 2 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the...

2014-10-14 23:13:05

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information that Payroll and HR Professionals Must Know Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Attendance on Demand, Inc. will speak at the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Payroll Conference at the Ameristar Casino Resort in Black Hawk, Colorado on Friday, October 17, 2014 highlighting key points for understanding the timekeeping aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Attendees will learn why it will be more cost effective to look at labor management systems...


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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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