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2013-01-22 23:03:08

Panel will include Toonami co-founder Jason DeMarco and anime voice talent behind T.O.M, Steve Blum in his first ever Atlanta convention appearance. MomoCon is an Anime and Gaming convention which over 10,000 are expected to attend. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Atlanta´s fast-growing convention of Anime, Animation, Gaming, and costuming–has added to its schedule a panel celebrating Cartoon Network´s Toonami programming block. This new panel will be an exciting...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lieutenant General H Steven Blum (US Army, Ret.), one of the world's leading experts on Homeland Security, has joined Sitrick Brincko Group as Managing Director and Group Practice Leader. Sitrick Brincko, a management consulting firm specializing in strategic, crisis and corporate communications and corporate advisory and turnaround work, is a unit of Resources Connection, Inc. (Nasdaq: RECN). Sitrick Brincko is the parent company of Sitrick And...

2006-07-14 14:30:56

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Guard Bureau chief on Friday dismissed suggestions the United States was militarizing its border with Mexico by sending thousands of soldiers and airmen to help secure the porous frontier. "We're not putting 6,000 armed national guardsmen on the border as a show of force," said U.S. Lt. Gen. Steven Blum. "This is not a military operation. We are in support of a homeland security operation or a customs and border protection...

2005-09-03 15:47:51

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday it will carefully limit the role of 7,200 federal troops heading into chaotic New Orleans and other places hit by Hurricane Katrina to avoid violating a law barring them from domestic law enforcement duties. "They will not take on a law enforcement role nor have they been directed in any way to do so," said Lt. Gen. Joseph Inge, deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command, which oversees the military relief effort....

2005-09-03 11:53:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will send an additional 10,000 National Guard troops to Louisiana and Mississippi to help in hurricane relief, bringing to 40,000 the number of such troops there, the Pentagon said on Saturday. The influx of new National Guard troops, who are under the command of state governors, is in addition to 7,000 active-duty federal ground troops ordered to the area by President George W. Bush on Saturday, the Pentagon said. Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, chief...

2005-08-31 17:31:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will send 10,000 more state National Guard troops to Louisiana and Mississippi by late Friday, swelling to 21,000 the number on duty in four hurricane-battered Gulf states to control lawlessness and provide aid, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, head of the military's National Guard Bureau, said one-third of the 21,000 troops will be dedicated to help civilian police keep law and order in the devastated region, which also...

2005-08-31 15:55:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will send another 10,000 National Guard troops to Louisiana and Mississippi by Friday night, bringing to 21,000 the total number deployed in the four Gulf states battered by Hurricane Katrina, a senior Army general said on Thursday. Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, head of the military's National Guard Bureau, told reporters that one-third of the 21,000 troops will be dedicated to help keep law and order in the devastated region, which includes Alabama...

2005-07-12 14:54:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Army National Guard, tapped heavily by the Pentagon for soldiers in Iraq, likely will miss its recruiting goal for the third straight year, the general who runs it said on Tuesday. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau at the Pentagon, argued that the Army National Guard was not in "serious crisis mode" even as it stood about 19,000 troops below the 350,000-strong force authorized by Congress. Blum said potential recruits and their...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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