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2014-02-24 23:04:48

Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on budget policy from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on...

2014-02-24 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "We are disappointed, but hardly surprised, that today's Pentagon budget preview ignores the advice of Congress and the nation's governors that the National Guard should be more of a solution to the fiscal challenges facing our nation's military. "And we are angered by continuing...

2014-02-18 08:25:42

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US DoD Special Operations Command BudgetProviding Capable Forces and Synchronized PlanningThis research service focuses on the US Department of Defense (DoD) special operations command (SOCOM) budget spending. Included in this service are research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E); procurement; operations and maintenance (O&M); and services. Contract activity for the...

2014-02-18 08:20:31

Company Provides Path Towards Successful UC APL Inclusion, Opening United States Department of Defense Market for IT Products FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corsec, the world's leader in providing access to new markets via third party security validations, today announced the global expansion of its Unified Capabilities Approved Product List (UC APL) certification services. Corsec's expanded service provides companies that produce IT products streamlined access to the...

2014-02-17 23:02:49

Becker's Hospital Review has named eight hospital and health system executives to its 2014 Advisory Board. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The eight-member Advisory Board is comprised of a select group of healthcare leaders who will advise on the editorial direction of the leading healthcare trade magazine. The board is co-chaired by Scott Becker, publisher of Becker's Hospital Review, and Chuck Lauer, former long-time publisher of Modern Healthcare. 2014 Advisory Board...

2014-02-04 23:22:43

PTFS to assist DTIC with document storage, digital object management, and on demand document requests. North Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 PTFS was recently awarded a multiple year contract from the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). Under the contract, PTFS will provide data warehouse support by housing 30,000 cubic feet of documents; storing, managing, and disseminating digital objects with ArchivalWare Digital Library System (DLS); and processing on demand document...

2014-01-23 16:28:35

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change is coming to the defense logistics industry with the planned shutdown of public WebFLIS in June 2014. WebFLIS, the online interface for the Federal Logistics Information System (FLIS), provides essential information about supply items stocked by the U.S. Defense Department. Access to FLIS data is critical for contractors to keep their products in compliance with the government's requirements. A FLIS search engine called Niinja, created by...

2014-01-22 16:20:41

For The First Time, DOD Must Prove Its Case Before Censoring Service Members' Religious Expression WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) changed its policy regarding religious accommodation in the Armed Forces. Liberty Institute releases the following statements in response to the DOD's revised policy governing accommodation of religion in the U.S. military: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120523/DC12743LOGO-b)...

2014-01-17 12:26:06

CINCINNATI, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LCS, developer of Rent Manager(®) property management software and other business-critical technologies, is pleased to share that company President and CEO, David Hegemann, received a Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on November 26, 2013. The award was given in recognition of the company's support of its active duty reservist employees, as well as its contributions to the Navy Operations Support Center...

2014-01-13 12:20:35

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus L. Hargett Jr., the NGAUS president: "The Army chief of staff disparaged the Army National Guard last week by telling reporters in Washington, D.C., that, essentially, the Army National Guard just isn't good enough to be relied upon more in the future. "The precise term used was the Army National Guard's...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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