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2014-10-03 12:20:53

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Association of United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. from 13-15 October will be able to find out more about FAUN Trackway USA's suite of portable road and runway solutions and how they can be used to aid military operations. As a leading manufacturer of aluminium military products, the company will be focusing on its Heavy Ground Mobility System at the exhibition, alongside showcasing a selection of...

2014-10-02 23:03:32

They are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford East of London before the end of the month. London, England (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Lords Witnesses church have been making these predictions for 8 years now. But given the recent hostilities in Iraq and in Syria, the secular world and their biblical interpretations appear to be converging. The British Home Secretary, Theresa May, referring to the Islamic State said at the...

2014-10-02 12:21:52

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno told those who provide scholarships to the children and spouses of our Armed Forces that the family members of the military sacrifice as much as those in uniform and he hoped they will never be forgotten. Our men and women in uniform have a good idea what's ahead of them, he said, but the families left behind by those who deploy experience a lot more uncertainty and give up a good deal....

2014-10-02 08:26:29

FAIRHAVEN, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Our Heroes' Tree is once again donating proceeds from sales of its e-book, Our Heroes' Tree, to benefit Homes for Our Troops in honor of Veterans' Day, beginning Wednesday, October 1 and ending Monday, December 1, 2014. E-book sales from these online retailers are included: Amazon.com; MilitaryFamilyBooks.com; Apple iBooks Store; and BarnesandNoble.com. Now celebrating its 10(th) year, Our Heroes' Tree, co-founded by Stephanie Pickup and...

2014-09-30 12:27:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The producers of the upcoming feature drama "The Good Lie" have teamed up with organizations including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help South Sudanese children in crisis and Lost Boys and Girls' communities. This partnership represents a new wave in film and cause collaborations. UNICEF has played an integral role in the survival, protection and development of Sudan and South Sudan's children since 1965. The Good Lie Fund, the...

2014-09-29 16:23:39

Book chronicles history of American Jewish contributions to South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement and influence of movement on American Jewish identity WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson Professor Marjorie N. Feld's new book, Nations Divided: American Jews and the Struggle Over Apartheid, details American Jewish involvement in the battle against racial injustice in South Africa, placing it in within the context of the long historical encounter between...

2014-09-29 04:20:24

BRUSSELS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With EU government budgets under continuous pressure and the costs to procure vital technology for the armed forces rising, the European Union is working together ever more closely. The concept behind this cooperation is known as pooling and sharing. Running in a similar way to NATO's 'smart defence' it seeks to deepen cooperation between the armed forces of EU member states. Through a process of harmonisation of...

2014-09-29 04:20:17

Raytheon initiates more work with Polish defense industry TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is partnering with TELDAT to develop and produce advanced militarized routers for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. TELDAT engineers and technicians will design, integrate and qualify this key communications networking technology for Patriot. Under the initial contract, the engineering teams from each company can begin design work and trade...

2014-09-28 04:20:51

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: The execution of U.S. foreign policy that has relied on the use of force and support provided to selected factions, whether in the volatile Middle East or in other hot spots, has been an abject failure. An astronomical cost has been paid with American and foreign lives and currency. The war against the Islamic State will be no different. Photo -...

2014-09-26 16:22:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's address to the UN General Assembly a rhetorical cocktail of hatred, deceit and distortion. Once again, as in his previous UN speeches, Abbas undermined prospects for advancing peace. "President Abbas today offered no fresh ideas, indeed no hope for peace," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Recycling well-worn and false accusations against Israel, ignoring the damage...


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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