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2014-10-21 08:28:13

LOOT Entertainment's Clucky, Plucky Couch Co-Op Creation Blasts its Way Onto The PlayStation® Network LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC New Media Solutions' LOOT Entertainment, an interactive entertainment development division dedicated to creating experiences and products for all digital platforms, carefully announced today with precise pronunciation that multi-player shooter Fluster Cluck is now available exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment...

2014-10-21 08:22:03

MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troops Into Transportation, an exclusive program of The CDL School and its partner carriers, announces a partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program and their trucking industry technology partner FASTPORT, to train and place transitioning veterans and spouses into great commercial driving careers. "We are proud to be partnered with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT to help provide the critical...

2014-10-20 12:27:02

Off-the-shelf tool ensures broadcast quality for next-generation digital video MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International announces the availability of the Sarnoff® TG-400(TM) test sequence generator for content creators, broadcasters, and distributors to verify the quality of 4Kp60 digital video workflows. The player handles SD, HD, 2K, and ultra-high-definition (UHD) and 4K frame rates up to 60p. The TG-400 player incorporates the next-generation KONA 4...

2014-10-20 12:22:04

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to the families of U.S. service members deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola on the same basis as those deployed to combat zones like Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Homefront announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110623/DC25541LOGO The national nonprofit, which has provided emergency assistance to the families of deployed service members since its founding...

2014-10-19 23:01:09

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 The Firearms and Ammunition industry manufactures small arms (including shotguns, rifles, revolvers, pistols, machine guns and grenade launchers), small arms ammunition, other ammunition and ordnance and accessories. Firearms and ammunition makers of the United States have benefited from conflicts abroad...

2014-10-17 20:21:53

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending her childhood following her father to different military installations, Col. Christensen Hsu decided to join the Armed Forces herself after earning a Doctorate degree in Dentistry from the New York College of Dentistry in 1997. Today she practices as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the U.S. Army Dental Corps, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Hsu served four years on active duty and...

2014-10-17 08:20:59

You can bring cheer to the military serving our country WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being away from home or loved ones is a sacrifice for thousands of men and women working overseas in the United States military. That's why our care packages to the troops help them feel our support while they are in duty: Send a care package to a loved one in the military using the United States Postal Service (USPS) 1. Check out the guidelines for international shipping and make...

2014-10-16 16:20:50

Third Annual 'Operation Troop Treats' Offers Kids Toys in Exchange for Halloween Candy, which will be Donated to Troops Serving Overseas ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities, is coordinating for the third year 'Operation Troop Treats', a nationwide program designed to promote dental hygiene during the Halloween season and give kids the opportunity to send overseas troops a sweet reminder of...

2014-10-15 12:38:32

Trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm commences October 15, 2014 LUND, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Warning System (GWS), a mobile-based personal security service that helps protect employees and individuals when traveling abroad, announced today that its common stock will now begin trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm under the symbol GWS. GWS was founded in 2009, following a series of natural disasters and security threats, including the SARS epidemic,...

2014-10-15 12:20:48

AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $422 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce sensor payloads on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6. The U.S. Air Force's SBIRS provides the nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence....


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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