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2014-06-17 20:22:41

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Future of the Qatari Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/future_qatari_defense_industry_market_attractiveness_competitive_landscape_forecasts_2019.htmlProduct SynopsisThis report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the Qatari defense industry,...

2014-05-27 12:21:38

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Global Military Fixed-Wing Aircraft Market 2013-2023 - Market Size and Drivers: Market Profilehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/global_military_fixed_wing_aircraft_market_2013_2023_market_size_drivers_market_profile.html SynopsisThis report provides readers with a comprehensive analysis of the Military Fixed-Wing Aircraft market through 2013-2023, including highlights...

2010-11-16 07:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Obama Administration military adviser Admiral Mike Mullen will address federal managers next month in Washington, D.C., discussing the Iraq and Afghanistan wars; developments in China, Pakistan and Iran; news on the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy; and the plan to streamline defense budgets. The December 8 event, announced today by Government Executive Media Group, is free and currently open to government employees for online...

2010-10-27 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Yerecic Label, of New Kensington, Pa., was honored by the Department of Defense with the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award on September 23, 2010 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. The highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their outstanding support of employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve, Yerecic Label was one of 15 employers nationwide to receive this year's Freedom Award at a...

2008-06-15 15:00:40

By Liz Hayes And Tamara Simpson Girardi, The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa. Jun. 15--Despite living in a country at war, high school graduates choosing a military career path have the luxury of it being just that -- a choice. "Every war we've had in the past, there was a draft," said Don Goldstein, an expert on World War II and a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. But the lack of a draft arguably has tied the hands of...

2006-08-10 15:34:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting last year, made its 14th straight monthly goal in July and is expected to hit its 2006 target despite the Iraq war making recruiting harder, officials said on Thursday. Jeff Spara, in charge of Army recruiting policy, denied the Army has been making its recruiting goals by taking lower-quality volunteers who previously might have been rejected, as some experts contend. "It looks very good right now,"...

2006-08-01 18:11:31

By Kristin Roberts and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As lawmakers decried the strain on the U.S. military from the Iraq war, the Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved $13.1 billion for emergency repairs and replacement of Army and Marine Corp equipment. The Senate approved the measure on a voice vote with no debate after Democrats accused the White House of letting the war weaken the military's ability to take on missions. Democrats had planned to push to add $10.2 billion in...

2006-07-10 16:58:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to avoid missing a second straight annual recruiting goal amid the Iraq war, achieved its June target, the Pentagon said on Monday, while denying the military is taking lower-quality volunteers. The active-duty Army sent 8,756 new recruits into boot camp in June, beating its goal of 8,600 and reaching its monthly target for the 13th straight time. The Army, seeking 80,000 new soldiers by the end of fiscal 2006 on September...

2006-06-21 16:54:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to make its recruiting goals amid the Iraq war, raised its maximum enlistment age by another two years on Wednesday, while the Army Reserve predicted it will miss its recruiting target for a second straight year. People can now volunteer to serve in the active-duty Army or the part-time Army Reserve and National Guard up to their 42nd birthday after the move aimed at increasing the number of people eligible to sign up,...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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