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2014-03-31 16:20:20

Online Resource Highlights Career Opportunities, Employee Profiles ST. LOUIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings' careers and recruitment website has been updated to feature information about the company's military heritage and ongoing military support. The website includes employment opportunities for transitioning military personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserve and military families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO...

2014-03-29 12:20:40

ARLINGTON, Va., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Somalia to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140329/PH93727LOGO) The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes the Puntland and Somaliland states and Somalia's largest cities such as Mogadishu,...

2014-03-28 23:27:16

This report provides an overview of the biometric security initiatives that the U.S. military engages in within theaters of war. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Biometrics Research Group, Inc., a leading market research supplier and consultancy to the global biometric industry, is excited to unveil its latest BiometricUpdate.com white paper on national security. The white paper provides a cursory overview of the biometric security initiatives that the U.S. military engages in...

2014-03-28 12:24:23

MIAMI, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As A.O. Scott wrote in the New York Times,"Though Cesar Chavez, who died in 1993, has been honored and celebrated, the problems he addressed have hardly faded away. The rights of immigrants and the wages and working conditions of those who pick, process and transport food are still live and contentious political issues." Today, we celebrate a movie which documents the life and struggles confronted by one of the Great Americans of the 20(th)...

2014-03-27 23:22:19

“Minutes That Matter”, Cell Phones For Soldiers Largest Service Program For U.S. Troops and Veterans, Reached Afghanistan, Qatar, Germany and More Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In 2013, Cell Phones For Soldiers connected 380,000 military families with more than 23 million minutes of free talk time. The calls from the United States to servicemen and women reached more than a dozen locations around the world including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Germany and more. According to...

2014-03-27 23:00:11

Nonprofits Collaborate Through Commitment to Wounded Military Annandale, VA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Tee it up for the Troops, Inc. (http://www.teeitupforthetroops.org) has once again shown their support and dedication to Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org). In 2014, Tee it up for the Troops has donated almost $100K to the organization. Since making its first donation in 2008, Tee it up for the Troops has donated more than $300,000 total to Hope For The...

2014-03-27 12:32:00

The Forster Flag Will Be Sold at Doyle New York on April 9 NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare and important relic of the American Revolutionary War will be auctioned in New York on April 9th. The circa 1775 Forster Flag is the earliest surviving flag incorporating thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/NY92349-a The Forster Flag will be sold by auctioneers Doyle New York to benefit the Dolph Briscoe...

2014-03-26 23:00:48

Poppers Castle - Medieval Battle of the Royal Popple Clan from Nine54 Apps is an easy to play, yet hard to master quest in which gamers must blend strategy and tactics in order to lead their clan to victory and become king of the castle. The addictive game features stunning graphics, great sound, dozens of levels, and much more. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 People in search of a creative new gaming experience that will transport them to a medieval world filled with enemy clansmen...

2014-03-25 23:05:03

Starting on Armed Forces Day, May 17, 2014, Americans throughout the country will show their support of the 1.4 million men and women who are currently serving by doing as many pushups as they can in 90 seconds. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 5th Annual Pushups for Charity is coming to your hometown this Armed Forces Day, May 17th. Join celebrities Leeann Tweeden, Lorenzo Lamas and Nick Searcy in making the push. See their official PSA here: http://youtu.be/TKIpZ2d6X7E. Starting on...

2014-03-24 16:20:42

Teausant plot follows predictable pattern to attack transit, say MTI investigators Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce Butterworth SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI arrested a California National Guard reservist on March 17 as he headed for the Canadian border on his way to Syria. Once in Syria, Nicholas Michael Teausant, who is also a student at San Joaquin Delta Community College in Stockton CA, planned to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...


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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