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2014-02-25 08:21:06

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HEARING, PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON THE INDEPENDENCE AVENUE EXIT OF RAYBURN BUILDING WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of speculation, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform announced that the hearing for the 30 U.S. Navy SEALs and other special ops who suspiciously died in a helicopter shoot-down in Afghanistan on a mission called Extortion 17 will take place February 27, 2014. The Committee has named the hearing "Afghanistan:...

2013-10-24 16:25:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In spite of the concern about the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in 2014, Dr. Hakim Asher, a former Afghan official, said he remains optimistic that his country will be moving in the right direction and will prosper peacefully. In an interview with Chuck Conconi on Focus Washington, a public affairs interview series, Dr. Asher, a visiting scholar at George Washington University and the former Executive Director of...

2013-06-27 23:33:20

Author Kathryn Michaels discusses challenges faced by a working mom trying to balance family and work as a breadwinner in her latest book, Sweet On Me. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Author Kathryn Michaels discusses challenges faced by a working mom trying to balance family and work as a breadwinner in her latest book, Sweet On Me. According to a recent Pew Research Center analysis, working moms are the sole or primary provider in four-in-ten households with children, as compared to one-in-ten...

2013-06-27 23:00:42

Record High Gun safe sales according to Guns and Ammo magazine; people are pumping up their home and business security, preparing for the unexpected. Los, Angeles (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 It has become clear over the past several decades that the world is not a completely secure place. The continual threat of terror plagues governments and civilians around the globe as people seek to live their lives with more caution while still maintaining as much normalcy as possible. In response to this...

2013-06-14 20:22:18

Fetzer Institute in Partnership with the Afghan Women's Writing Project KABUL, Afghanistan and SAN FRANSISCO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year old Massoma remembers the day in Afghanistan that her "head exploded, full of their talking, talking. They talked and talked and sold me. They laughed, happy." She describes the confusion and pain in short, terse, sentences, wondering that she "was not a good bride. I was not a perfect woman, because I was thirteen. My head...

2013-05-06 12:20:34

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which defends religious freedom and the constitution, urged the Secretary of Defense today to cut ties with an anti-Christian extremist whom the Pentagon is using to provide advice on crafting policies on religious tolerance for the armed forces. In a letter to Secretary Chuck Hagel, the ACLJ argues that the views of Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) "do not...

2013-04-17 16:20:45

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As they searched for landmines and other unexploded ordnance at a Kabul, Afghanistan girls school, employees of Sterling Global Operations (SGO) knew their task was important, but its significance was amplified when a 15-year-old Pakistani girl was shot a few weeks later by Taliban terrorists because she wants an education. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b ) Malala Yousafzai started school again in March...

2012-12-19 16:24:15

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International strongly condemns the killings of at least eight health workers--seven of whom were female--over the past several days in Pakistan. According to the BBC and other news outlets, at least eight polio vaccination workers and one driver have been fatally shot, leading UNICEF to temporarily suspend its program to eradicate polio in Pakistan. "These attacks on health workers who were providing essential humanitarian...

2012-10-22 15:20:26

Network Presents New Two-Hour Special Featuring Raw Battlefield Footage, Soldiers' Photographs and Testimonies For A Comprehensive 360-Degree View Of The Entire War "Not once in a minute of time over there did I ever fight for any piece of Afghanistan ... I fought for my men and I fought for my country and I fought to get home" -- U.S. Army MSG David Dzwik Inside the Afghanistan War Premieres Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET/PT WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012...

2012-10-19 11:20:06

Military Heroes Joined by Government, Military, NYC First Responders and Business Leaders to Rededicate Iconic 'Horse Soldier' Statue at WTC Memorial NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Constellations Group: Friday, October 19(th), is 11 years to the day since US Army Special Operations Horse Soldiers joined the Northern Alliance under the cover of snow and darkness to roust the Taliban from their strongholds following the 9/11 attacks....