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2014-02-28 08:23:27

Concealed Carry Permits on the Rise for Women VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The world can be a very dangerous place, especially for women. This is why many women are choosing to learn how to handle firearms, and are applying for a concealed carry permit. This permit, which is now available through www.womenscarryacademy.com, allows the holder to carry a handgun, or another weapon, concealed from view. This could be underneath a jacket, in an ankle holster...

2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who...

2014-02-26 08:20:24

DALLAS, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Future of the Italian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019" and "Future of the Finnish Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019" market research reports in its store. Italy which is one of the largest defense industry spenders in Europe and tenth largest spender in the world is projected to spend US$147.2...

2014-02-25 23:21:54

In 2013, Cell Phones For Soldiers' Minutes That Matter program provided more than 23 million minutes of free talk time to troops abroad; the charity's Helping Heroes Homes program aided more than 370 veterans with needs related to transitioning to civilian life. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 With the recent conclusion of its ninth year, Cell Phones For Soldiers took to the medal podium with continued positive results in 2013 for its programs benefiting military families and...

2014-02-24 23:22:34

Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a memorandum of understanding and strategy for joint work on February 21 to synchronize current programs and future efforts aimed at preventing, identifying, tracking, and mitigating biological incidents or attacks impacting the United States and our allies and partners. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a...

2014-02-24 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "We are disappointed, but hardly surprised, that today's Pentagon budget preview ignores the advice of Congress and the nation's governors that the National Guard should be more of a solution to the fiscal challenges facing our nation's military. "And we are angered by continuing...

2014-02-23 23:02:52

In response to new research that identifies personality clashes as the key cause of conflict in the workplace, PeopleKeys plans to broadcast a live Conflict Resolution webinar, scheduled for March 14th at 1pm EST. The webinar will cover techniques for approaching interpersonal differences in a healthy and productive manner, and will show how personality plays a key role in the creation and resolution of conflicts. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 New research suggests that...

2014-02-20 23:31:06

NJ MET's efforts to aid Sri Lankan refugees is headed by Joseph Federico, Director at NJ MET. The company has already sent its first shipment of supplies to Sri Lanka this year. Additional shipments will be made throughout the year. Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Joseph Federico, of NJ MET Clifton NJ, announced the company’s sixth year of relief efforts to aid families in Sri Lanka. Over the past five years, Wayne, N.J. resident Joseph Federico has led a campaign at NJ MET,...

2014-02-20 23:03:57

Time Warner’s magazine Features Original Swimsuit Designs by Newly Launched Swimwear Line; The Company Showcased Several Suits in the 50th Anniversary of Its Popular Swimsuit Issue and Online Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The 50th Anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue includes innovative swimwear company, Bellina Rebelle. The print and online versions of the popular issue feature several pieces of the inaugural line of customizable swimwear. “The only way to describe...

2014-02-20 12:20:35

Board sets standards and leads innovation for security professionals worldwide MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACADEMI's Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program Coordinator Faron Burcker has been selected to join the Executive Protection Committee of the Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB). ACADEMI, a provider of assessment, training and protective services to both the federal government and corporate clients, is proud to count Mr. Burcker as a member of its team of...


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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