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2013-08-01 23:26:44

Canter Consulting, Inc. is introducing the first Terrorism Control and Violence Prevention System in the United States to enable the government to drastically reduce spending and create jobs at the same time without the need to raise taxes or borrow more money. By eliminating fighting terrorism and violent crimes, hundreds of billions of dollars will be saved and keep civilians and troops far safer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 For the last 12 years, the War in Afghanistan has...

2013-07-24 12:26:36

Historic Conference on Afghanistan concludes with road map! WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) organized a conference at Capitol Hill focusing on Afghanistan and the Region. The discussions centered on developing a balanced and unified roadmap to enable security and stability for a prosperous Afghanistan and South Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/DC52475 ) USINPAC brought together...

2013-07-03 12:20:22

Karl Seiter Leads 2013 Red, White & Blue Tour OMAHA, Neb., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Military All Stars have a new General Manager 28-year-old Karl Seiter, known in baseball as "The Hammer." Seiter, who served as an Army Ranger through five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, also is the team's coach. "Karl, a Purple Heart recipient, was wounded during his service to our country. To this day, he has shrapnel in his back, but you won't hear him complaining,"...

2013-06-27 23:00:42

Record High Gun safe sales according to Guns and Ammo magazine; people are pumping up their home and business security, preparing for the unexpected. Los, Angeles (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 It has become clear over the past several decades that the world is not a completely secure place. The continual threat of terror plagues governments and civilians around the globe as people seek to live their lives with more caution while still maintaining as much normalcy as possible. In response to this...

2013-06-14 20:22:18

Fetzer Institute in Partnership with the Afghan Women's Writing Project KABUL, Afghanistan and SAN FRANSISCO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year old Massoma remembers the day in Afghanistan that her "head exploded, full of their talking, talking. They talked and talked and sold me. They laughed, happy." She describes the confusion and pain in short, terse, sentences, wondering that she "was not a good bride. I was not a perfect woman, because I was thirteen. My head...

2013-06-12 16:21:18

PHILADELPHIA, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soldiers serving in Afghanistan preparing to celebrate the U.S. Army's birthday June 14 can have their cake and eat it too, thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence employees. DLA provided more than 2,100 cakes decorated with the U.S. Army logo in recognition of the Army's 238(th) birthday. Subsistence employees begin working with the prime vendor supporting Afghanistan months in advance...

2013-05-29 16:26:34

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. military soldiers serving in Afghanistan will soon receive two seven-foot-tall pallets of "care packages" courtesy of UniFirst employees. The packages, filled with snack foods, toiletries, clothing, games, and other needed supplies, are a result of UniFirst Corporation's "Thanks from Home" collection and donation program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/NE22467-a )(Photo:...

2013-05-29 16:20:11

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retired Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, the former commander of the U.S. Central Command, will lead a new Stimson Center Task Force on U.S. Drone Policy, Stimson President and CEO Ellen Laipson announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO ) Abizaid is currently the distinguished chair of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. The vice chair of the task force is Rosa Brooks, former counselor to the...

2013-05-21 12:22:12

Providing 1,000 pairs of padded socks through Operation Gratitude is part of the company's larger commitment to the US military STATESVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THORLO, originator of the Thorlos(®) brand and one of the few sock manufacturing companies to maintain full operations in the USA, has responded to Operation Gratitude's request to help fill its care packages with 1,000 pairs of clinically-tested padded military socks. "THORLO has been responding to...

2013-05-02 12:20:47

U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Brian McCleskey Honors Patriot Award Winner Con-way Freight for Active Support of Veterans and their Families as Soldiers are Called to Serve DECATUR, Ala., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Brian McCleskey, a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight, has served two tours of duty with the Army Reserve in Kuwait and Afghanistan. During those deployments, he was able to focus on his mission and leave concerns over his family's...