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2014-02-25 08:21:06

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HEARING, PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON THE INDEPENDENCE AVENUE EXIT OF RAYBURN BUILDING WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of speculation, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform announced that the hearing for the 30 U.S. Navy SEALs and other special ops who suspiciously died in a helicopter shoot-down in Afghanistan on a mission called Extortion 17 will take place February 27, 2014. The Committee has named the hearing "Afghanistan:...

2014-01-31 12:21:54

PHOENIX, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Cunningham has photographed the five living American presidents and nine heads of state, 12 prime ministers, numerous astronauts, celebrities, and Fortune 500 CEOs. But his proudest moment in a 10-year photography career came when he photographed U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. He took 55,000 photographs and had a selection of the best published in his new book, Afghanistan: On the Bounce (Insight Editions). Cunningham, whose work...

2014-01-29 12:20:17

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has named Ambassador (retired) David T. Johnson as Vice President for Strategic Development and Washington Operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b) Ambassador Johnson joins Sterling Global Operations after a career in which he held security and diplomatic positions at some of the U.S. government's highest levels. His service includes assignments as U.S. Ambassador...

2014-01-22 08:22:06

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The generosity of the United Arab Emirates - a leading international contributor to safeguarding civilians from mines and other unexploded remnants of war - resulted in more than 11,000 explosive devices being located and destroyed in a just-completed humanitarian project in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/CL50467) (Logo:...

2013-12-10 10:40:19

Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...


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