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2014-09-11 16:26:35

Rep. Steve Daines and former state Rep. Ryan Zinke also receive endorsements from Ambassador John Bolton WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The John Bolton PAC makes $5,000 contributions to Senate candidate Rep. Steve Daines (MT- At- large), and House candidate Ryan Zinke. Danies is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Sen. Max Baucus, and Zinke is running for Montana's at-large House seat currently held by Daines. Daines is a congressman, while...

2014-09-05 12:23:20

Bolton cites Robert's background as a previous member of Senate Armed Services Committee and former Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador John Bolton strongly endorses Kansas Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Pat Roberts. Additionally, the Bolton PAC contributes $10,000 to Pat Robert's U.S. Senate campaign. Roberts is the longest-serving member of the Kansas...

2014-07-28 12:21:13

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced today 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. "I'm honored to announce the recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award," said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. "Guardsmen and Reservists...

2014-07-02 12:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced the 12 recipients of the 2014 Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship. AFA will present $2,500 to each awardee to assist spouses of airmen and Department of the Air Force civilian employees who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degrees. The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor, or...

2014-06-17 20:20:27

In the news release, Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan addresses infrastructure finance at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club, Friday, June 20, issued 17-Jun-2014 by Mineta Transportation Institute over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that Therese McMillan's title should read "Deputy Federal Transit Administrator" rather than "Federal Transit Administrator" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Deputy Federal Transit...

2014-06-17 12:21:40

Mineta Transportation Institute's free policy summit to reveal fifth annual survey results. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan will deliver the keynote address at the Norman Y. Mineta Transportation Finance Policy Summit at the Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market St., San Francisco, on Friday, June 20. She will discuss transportation policy, including the GROW AMERICA Act, the types of transportation...

2014-06-10 23:04:31

Horizon BCBSNJ selected as NJ's top large company for supporting workers who also serve in the National Guard or Military Reserve Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has been decorated by the U.S. Secretary of Defense with the Pro Patria Award, an honor given to select employers that demonstrate the greatest support to their workers who also serve in the National Guard or Military Reserve. The award was presented to Horizon BCBSNJ during a...

2014-04-16 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, has selected 30 employers as finalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. The 30 employers below were selected from 2,864 nominations submitted by military members. "These...

2014-03-25 12:22:15

2,864 National Guard and Reserve members nominate employers for highest honor ARLINGTON, Va.­, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, received 2,864 nominations from Guardsmen and Reservists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense's highest recognition honoring employers that support employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Up...

2014-03-04 16:20:20

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce that Maj. Gen. James F. Martin, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management, will be the guest speaker for March's breakfast series session. The event will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., on March 11, 2014, at the Sheraton Pentagon City, in Arlington, Virginia. Martin is responsible for planning and directing...


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maffling
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  • A simpleton.
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