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2014-09-24 20:23:19

Largest VA employees union committed to working with Secretary McDonald to deliver exceptional care to veterans WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald today delivered an impassioned presentation at the AFGE National VA Council labor-management meeting in Washington, D.C., laying out a clear vision focused on providing timely, quality, and innovative care to our nation's heroes. In doing so, McDonald stressed the...

2014-08-08 12:25:27

AANP Urges Secretary McDonald to Expand Patient Access to Nurse Practitioners and Bring on More to Meet Veteran Health Needs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and urges him to increase veterans' access to nurse practitioners by utilizing them as full partners in the VA health care delivery system. AANP...

2014-08-07 23:02:37

Veteran service organization AMVETS (American Veterans) 70th Annual National Convention features new VA Secretary Robert McDonald, a Veteran Job Fair, and other events in Memphis, Tenn. the week of August 11-17. Focus is about Service and Honor and renewing the nation’s commitment to our veterans. Lanham, Md. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) members and its auxiliary organizations are marking their 70th Anniversary as one of America’s premiere veterans service...

2009-06-11 09:32:28

U.S. consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. Thursday announced a leadership change, naming a new chief executive officer. A.G. Lafley, the company's current chairman and CEO will move to a full time position as chairman, allowing Chief Financial Officer Robert McDonald to move into the CEO position, effective July 1, the company said. A.G. Lafley has led the transformation of P&G over the past nine years, director of the company's board Jim McNerney said. P&G is a far more...

2008-09-29 09:00:43

Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on green energy and the production of cellulosic ethanol, announced today that Robert McDonald has joined the company as Vice President of Applied Engineering. McDonald brings 20 years of experience in energy projects management, including more than seven years of experience in the renewable fuels sector. McDonald will be responsible for the detailed engineering function that will implement Range Fuels' unique biomass conversion process for its commercial...

2008-08-20 00:00:33

By Richard Gazarik The Hempfield Area School Board voted unanimously Monday to begin a $17 million renovation project at Stanwood Elementary School. The board hired Foreman Architect Engineers, who will design the changes, as the project's construction manager for a $645,000 fee. Stanwood is in New Stanton about eight miles southwest of Greensburg. Despite the unanimous vote, not all of the directors are happy with their decision. "I think we need to get started," Diane Ciabattoni...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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