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2014-06-11 12:20:59

General James T. Conway, Former Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, to be keynote speaker WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Father's Day is a time to honor all of our fathers, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) will continue the annual tradition of paying special tribute to those fathers who died as a result of the Vietnam War. The Father's Day Rose Remembrance ceremony features beautiful symbolism, emotional tributes and elegant reverence in...

2014-06-09 12:21:46

Effort Remembers Those Who Served and Sacrificed After Vietnam WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are 58,300 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; names of men and women who died on the battlefield of the Vietnam War. Those men and women are honored on a daily basis by everyone who sees The Wall. But many thousands more died as a result of the Vietnam War, but their deaths do not fit the Department of Defense criteria for inclusion upon The Wall. On In...

2014-05-23 08:20:47

Author Peter Sills offers a Memorial Day reminder of how the U.S. government has repeatedly failed to take care of and support the nation's veterans NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. The VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. And while it's no newsflash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly, Peter Sills says there's a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades' worth of...

2014-05-22 12:20:52

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Memorial Day Weekend, Americans will gather to honor our veterans and those who defend our nation. Following the recent news and hearings related to POW/MIA Accounting issues, on March 31st, 2014, Secretary of Defense Hagel announced the establishment of a new Defense Agency that reorganizes the Government entities involved in the location, exhumation, and identification of our missing servicemembers. The new agency has the...

2014-05-14 08:26:51

NESHANIC STATION, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year is the organization's 27(th) anniversary demonstration in support of POW/MIA and veterans' issues. Speakers for this year include Shane Osborn, Air Force Veteran and Nebraska Candidate for Senate; Lynn O'Shea, director of research for the National Alliance of Families; Veteran's advocate Nikki Mendicino; Myke Shelby Air Force 507th DAS-TAC-P and other supporters of Rolling Thunder(®), Inc. and the POW/MIA issue. A...

2014-05-12 20:20:46

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy years is a long time to wait to return home. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86854 World War II soldier Lawrence S. Gordon, missing in action for 70 years, will be honored on the historic first trip of the Run for the Wall Midway Route across New Mexico on May 15-16, 2014 during this 26(th) Anniversary of The Run For the Wall (www.rftw.org) as a reminder to us all of the over 83,000 persons still listed as MIA...

2014-04-11 23:23:01

NDIA’s prestigious 2014 Eisenhower Award was presented on April 11, 2014, at a black-tie event at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, VA, to award-winning actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York) for his continued support of America’s service men and women. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is pleased to announce it presented the prestigious 2014 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award to actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-02-10 12:24:11

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:World ROV Operations Market Forecast 2013-2017ROV Work-Class Operations Expenditure to Grow by 80%From 2013 to 2017 Douglas-Westwood forecast total ROV operations expenditure of approximately $9.7 billion (bn), an increase of nearly 80% over the previous five-year period ($5.4bn) in this sixth edition of the World ROV Operations Market Forecast.Author, Kathryn Symes, commented, "Drilling...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.