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2012-06-22 14:21:10

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the United States Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awarded a contract to ANHAM FZCO to provide full-line food and non-food distribution and support to Department of Defense customers in Afghanistan. ANHAM has issued the following statement in response to this announcement by the Defense Logistics Agency: "All of us at ANHAM are grateful for the opportunity to expand our support for those serving around the world. We have a long track record of...

2012-06-18 02:20:36

TOMBALL, Texas, June 18, 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 present keys Saturday, June 23 to Marine Corporal Daniel Peterson. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/DC65777LOGO) While on his second deployment, Marine Sniper, Corporal Daniel Peterson was left a double amputee after an explosion in the Southern Helmand...

2012-06-11 02:26:43

Drews-Hunt Builders and the community of Temple come together for Marine Staff Sergeant Jack Pierce and his family TEMPLE, Texas, June 11, 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 three-day build brigade in Temple, TX, on June 15-17, to begin construction of a home for Marine Staff Sergeant Jack Pierce. (Logo:...

2012-06-07 10:23:23

NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martha Raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent for ABC News, said Americans have become far too accustomed to war. "We have divided ourselves into two segments of society: those who have fought and those who have not," said Raddatz, while accepting Quinnipiac University's 19th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award Thursday during a luncheon at the Metropolitan Club. The award is named in honor of Friendly, a broadcast journalist...

2012-05-22 10:21:33

KYIV, Ukraine, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine intends to build transport and energy infrastructure facilities in Afghanistan, as well as help repair military equipment produced in the USSR, said the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych at the meeting with Hamid Karzai, the Afghani President. The meeting took place in the framework of the 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago. Ukraine also aims to continue providing NATO with air transport support to finish the peacemaking...

2012-05-22 06:23:37

VIENNA, Va., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today D3 Systems releases the third installment of its Afghan Futures series, a survey of 2,039 Afghans by its subsidiary, ACSOR Surveys. The survey features a detailed look at how Afghans attitudes have changed over time, in particular after the recent massacre of civilians in Kandahar province. Six in 10 Afghans say the recent massacre of civilians in Kandahar province represents a broader pattern of mistreatment by U.S. soldiers, with...

2012-05-21 20:00:45

Modern day soldiers who mutilate enemy corpses or take body-parts as trophies are usually thought to be suffering from the extreme stresses of battle. But, research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that this sort of misconduct has most often been carried out by fighters who viewed the enemy as racially different from themselves and used images of the hunt to describe their actions. "The roots of this behavior lie not in individual psychological disorders,"...

2012-05-15 06:27:21

DENVER, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Brands International, Inc., a publicly reporting company under the ticker symbol (OTC/HRDN), today announces that for the second consecutive year, it sponsored the 5K and 10K Armed Forces Run coordinated at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The 2012 Armed Forces Run took place this past weekend, and had simultaneously occurring runs at nine separate Air Force Bases around the world. H.A.R.D. Nutrition Functional Water Systems were provided to...

2012-05-15 06:26:34

NATO officials should examine the issues raised in a Latvian journalist's book. CHICAGO, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by attorney Thomas Canepa: On May 20(th) and 21(st) of 2012, the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will take place in Chicago. During the meeting, essential issues of international security will be discussed and the Republic of Latvia will be asking for NATO funds and help in policing Latvian air space....

2012-05-08 02:26:06

Paul McKellips' second novel, Jericho 3, is an Armageddon bio-warfare political thriller taking readers deep into the trenches of today's Middle East conflict WASHINGTON, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FBR Press announced today author and award-winning filmmaker Paul McKellips will release his second novel, Jericho 3, on July 9, 2012. The heroes of McKellips' acclaimed debut, UNCAGED, return determined to successfully complete a mission that leaves millions of lives hanging in...