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2014-06-25 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with over 105,000 signatures to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The petition calls on the Air Force Academy to protect the First Amendment rights of cadets, after a recent incident in which a cadet was censored for writing a Bible verse on a white board outside of his dorm room....

2014-06-24 16:21:04

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International today announced that William Jeffrey, Ph.D., President and CEO of HRL Laboratories, will become SRI's President and CEO effective September 1, 2014. SRI's current President and CEO Curtis R. Carlson, Ph.D., earlier this year announced his retirement from those roles to become Vice Chairman for Innovation when his successor was selected. "The Board of Directors and I are very appreciative to Curt Carlson for his...

2014-06-24 12:23:40

PARIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the international community unites to urge the removal of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki from power in Iraq, the Iranian regime is doing all it can to ensure their puppet stays in office, Euro MP Struan Stevenson has said. Even the US government had acknowledged that Maliki is the main cause of the current crisis in Iraq and must be replaced, he insisted. In a press release on Iran's meddling in the Iraqi crisis, Stevenson,...

2014-06-24 08:22:17

TREVISO, Italy, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLclima units installed in the new multi-use complex for Bangladesh Army Bangladesh is a developing nation [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developing_nation ] and a rapidly-growing market-based economy [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_market_economy ]. It is one of the world's leading exporters of textiles and garments, as well as fish, seafood and jute, and has globally competitive emerging industries in shipbuilding,...

2014-06-23 16:20:25

9 out of 10 surveyed said they disagreed with the President's decision not to notify Congress ahead of Bergdahl's recovery MCLEAN, Va., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of U.S. troops surveyed said President Obama's exchange of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders broke America's long standing policy of not negotiating with terrorists, according to a new survey by Military.com. Responses from more than 5,600 service members, their spouses, veterans and...

2014-06-23 12:31:07

HOPKINTON, N.H., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national nonprofit, Homes for Our Troops (hfotusa.org) will kick off the building of a specially adapted home on Saturday, June 28, for Army Staff Sergeant Matthew DeWitt. The Groundbreaking Ceremony is an introductory event to welcome SSG DeWitt and his family to the community and celebrate the building of his new home. The event takes place at Jewett/Moss Road, Hopkinton, NH at 11:00 a.m. The public is welcome to attend....

2014-06-23 12:25:32

Save 50% off the Regular Price ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rising novelist Daniel P. Douglas has an e-book pre-order discount deal for his premier book, Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project, which is due out in October 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140622/120393) Deal takers get 50% off the regular price of $4.99 when they pre-order. To take advantage of the special offer, visit Daniel's Website, http://danielpdouglas.com. While...

2014-06-22 23:02:54

Dr. Michael Harbison, AlignLife clinic owner, was honored by the U.S. Army for his continued giving to the U.S. Army and the Veterans. Wood River, Il (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Dr. Harbison, an Iraq War veteran, was honored by the United States Army for outstanding contributions to the United States Army, its soldiers, & Veterans. As the award states, Dr. Harbison is being honored for his personal sacrifices in preserving the freedom and security of our Nation. The award is given to, not...

2014-06-22 20:20:11

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a Missile Defense Agency test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) destroyed a complex, long-range ballistic missile target in space. It was the ninth intercept for the GMD program, which is designed to protect the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attack by destroying incoming threats outside of the Earth's atmosphere. "This...

2014-06-21 23:03:52

As a mud tank and solids control system manufacturer, with location in Houston, and Beijing, GN designed mud tanks for over 30 countries in the world. GN new mud tank designed for the drilling rig including the construction of the mud tanks and new model of solids control equipment. Houston,Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 As a mud tank and solids control system manufacturer, with location in Houston, and Beijing, GN designed mud tanks for over 30 countries in the world. GN oil drilling solids...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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