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2014-04-09 23:03:12

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families to Create More Than 200 Moments in 32 States and Recognize a “Moment Maker of the Month” Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families – the USO’s longest running, traveling tour based on Sesame Street’s award-winning Military Families Initiative – has kicked off its seven-month, stateside adventure. The Sesame Street/USO tour is scheduled to perform more than 200 shows at 69...

2014-04-09 16:40:09

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a troubling dearth of research examining the mental health toll exacted on the large numbers of civilians who work with the military in war zones. Sociologists Alex Bierman, an assistant professor at the University of Calgary, and Ryan Kelty, an...

2014-04-09 16:24:57

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum launched its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War today with two new exhibitions exploring the historic conflict through art. Transformations - A. Y. Jackson and Otto Dix andWitness - Canadian Art of the First World War, supported by National Presenting Sponsor TD Bank Group, are the first in a series of exhibitions and activities planned by the Canadian War Museum over the next five years to illuminate one of the...

2014-04-09 16:21:57

Group calls for answers about Air Force Academy religious liberty abuses WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition (RMRFC) have written a letter to Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, asking about a recent incident in which a Bible verse was removed from a white board. This was done despite official academy policy, which permits the use of...

2014-04-09 12:27:24

Maps Battle Plan For Conservative Victory In GOP Civil War MANASSAS, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConservativeHQ.com announced today that TAKEOVER, the latest book by conservative direct marketing pioneer and author Richard A. Viguerie was released April 8 and within hours hit #1 on Amazon's Political Parties list. In TAKEOVER Viguerie makes the case that the most important battle in politics today isn't between Democrats and Republicans - it is the civil war...

2014-04-09 12:25:55

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House issued the following statement on Friday: "The United States will not stand by as those entrusted with South Sudan's future put their own interests above those of their people. The Executive Order signed by President Obama sends a clear message: those who threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan, obstruct the peace process, target U.N. peacekeepers, or are responsible for human rights abuses and...

2014-04-08 12:27:27

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Defence and Security Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI's United Kingdom Defence and Security report for Q114 examines all facets of the country's defencecommunity, including its armed forces, defence industry, security threats, strategic aspirations and defencebudget. The UK government is currently involved in performing significant cuts to the country's...

2014-04-02 08:26:58

KIEV, Ukraine, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to reliable sources close to the Ukrainian Government, an order from the new defence Minister General-Colonel Mykhailo Koval will pre-release about 700 officer cadets at the National Defence University of Ukraine in order to bolster troop numbers on the front line with Russia, to take effect within the next 24 hours. "The cadets will receive officers' epaulettes and this move isn't without...

2014-04-01 04:20:47

Percentage of Americans favoring stricter gun control, in decline since 1998, rises for the first time NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." Seldom has a sentence in the English language proved more divisive and controversial than the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. While both the pro- and anti-gun movements frequently take...

2014-03-31 23:26:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application – Civil, Military, Homeland Security, by Region, by Country – Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 – 2019” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The global small arms market is expected to be $1,695.41 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.60% and reach $1,927.46 million in 2019. The change in nature of warfare...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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