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2012-10-22 15:20:26

Network Presents New Two-Hour Special Featuring Raw Battlefield Footage, Soldiers' Photographs and Testimonies For A Comprehensive 360-Degree View Of The Entire War "Not once in a minute of time over there did I ever fight for any piece of Afghanistan ... I fought for my men and I fought for my country and I fought to get home" -- U.S. Army MSG David Dzwik Inside the Afghanistan War Premieres Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET/PT WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012...

2012-10-19 11:20:06

Military Heroes Joined by Government, Military, NYC First Responders and Business Leaders to Rededicate Iconic 'Horse Soldier' Statue at WTC Memorial NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Constellations Group: Friday, October 19(th), is 11 years to the day since US Army Special Operations Horse Soldiers joined the Northern Alliance under the cover of snow and darkness to roust the Taliban from their strongholds following the 9/11 attacks....

2012-10-06 14:20:03

BOHEMIA, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Anderson, President of Transact International received honors from coalition supporters at the NATO base in Kandahar, Afghanistan for providing a series of mission critical air charters into the region. Anderson, a 25 year veteran in the air forwarding industry has been active in the Afghanistan military theater supplying contractors with airlift capability from the USA and Europe. Recognizing his employees and air contractors for making...

2012-10-03 02:21:05

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 15, 2012, facing down insurgent attacks and a diminishing US military presence, AISG Construction completed a permanent health clinic with twelve treatment rooms serving 4,000 local citizens of Khan Neshin District - dead center in the "homeland" of the Taliban. After picking up from a failed contractor and working almost exclusively with an Afghan labor force, AISG built a reinforced concrete and brick structure that meets US Army...

2012-10-01 14:20:27

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it has been awarded a new prime contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Middle East District, to provide Afghanistan National subject matter experts to perform on-site construction management support services for assigned projects supporting two USACE Engineer Districts in Afghanistan. The construction management positions will support the Afghanistan Engineer District North...

2012-10-01 02:33:15

STELLA, N.C., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony in Stella on Saturday, October 6, to begin construction of a home for Marine Staff Sergeant Bradley Lang. The public is invited to attend. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., signifying the official start of this project, resulting in a new,...

2012-08-18 23:01:35

The Army reported more suicides within its ranks in July than in any month since 9/11; faith-based website, followme.org, says community organizations need to reach out to returning soldiers. (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Community organizations, churches, and non-profits can make a big difference in the military´s war on suicide, says faith-based website, followme.org. That statement came today as the military last week released a startling statistic: that the number of suicides by American...

2012-08-13 02:20:57

Capital Region Builders Association and General Contractor Greenleaf Custom Homes work with HFOT to build a specially adapted home for Army Corporal Jeffrey Argrave PRAIRIEVILLE, La., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will hold a two-day build brigade in Prairieville, Louisiana, on August 17 - 18, to begin construction of...

2012-08-02 02:33:05

YARDLEY, Pa., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeShield Security today announced three winners from its July give-away contest. Beginning July 18th, LifeShield.com visitors could nominate a deserving military family to receive a free home security system and six months of free monitoring. Here are the winners:- Ian and Ashley - Ian was injured by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in June 2011 serving his country in the Army. He and Ashley were engaged at the time of this tragedy. Read their...

2012-07-24 23:00:39

TTi Global secures business license in Afghanistan and prepares to open workforce development operations in Kabul. The company´s investment will provide much needed training for Afghan nationals and assist in the reconstruction efforts of the war-torn country. Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Lori Blaker President/CEO just announced that her company TTi Global has secured its license to do business in Afghanistan. TTi Global was one of 12 U.S. companies to participate in an...