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2014-02-05 08:22:17

117,439 U.S. Military Veterans Hired from 2011-2013 MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACADEMI, a provider of assessment, training and protective services to both the federal government and corporate clients, congratulates the 100,000 Jobs Mission on reaching - and exceeding - its goal by hiring 117,439 veterans in under three years. ACADEMI joined the Mission in early 2012, pledging to contribute to the goal of hiring 100,000 veterans by 2020. The private sector initiative,...

2014-02-03 16:27:39

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide operational services to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). This single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is for five years and is valued at up to $350 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) US-CERT was created to protect the nation's...

2014-01-29 16:25:25

Grant will launch Bob Woodruff Foundation's "Veterans Helping Veterans" initiative NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of PepsiCo's weeklong Super Bowl fan appreciation activities, the company today announced that the PepsiCo Foundation will donate $1 million to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting post-9/11 injured service members, veterans and their families, and the caregivers and communities that support them....

2014-01-25 23:04:50

Notable corporate and business leaders work together to support the needs of military families Annandale, VA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to their Board of Directors. Each new member joins a group of professionals dedicated to supporting today’s military families. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the...

2014-01-22 23:03:15

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no cost, to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, announces a $100,000 grant from Veterans United Foundation, the charitable arm of Veterans United Home Loans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military,...

2014-01-22 08:34:23

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline announced today that it recently won a contract to provide Managed Security Services to a major federal cabinet agency. Citing secrecy rules prohibiting it from disclosing the client's identity, Lunarline's CEO did acknowledge that they beat out some of the biggest names in cyber security to win this security monitoring award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/PH24580LOGO) "We took a long, hard look at the...

2014-01-21 10:57:23

Fewer chances to marry is another consequence A novel examination of the long-lasting consequences that World War II had on continental Europeans finds that living in a war-torn country increased the likelihood of a number of physical and mental problems later in life. Experiencing the war was associated with a greater chance of suffering from diabetes, depression and heart disease as older adults, according to the study. Because so many men died during the conflict, the war also...

2014-01-20 23:03:11

Gain cutting-edge information from oil and gas cyber security experts to ensure your operations are secure! Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the oil and gas industry, has announced the Cyber Security Management for Oil & Gas Summit, scheduled on March 26-27 2014 and will take place in Houston, TX. New reports indicate that the US energy sector was harder hit by targeted malware than any other...

2014-01-16 23:29:40

This Master of Professional Studies in Information Sciences program, offered by Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology and delivered online by Penn State World Campus, will prepare adults for careers combating cyber-attacks in government and the private sector. University Park, PA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 In today’s interconnected society, information systems are vulnerable to a myriad of threats such as unwanted intrusions, illicit insider corruption or...

2014-01-15 12:20:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, hosted the fourth Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony on January 10, 2014, in Alexandria Virginia. His comments are below: "From an outstanding year in Missile Defense, we recognize a remarkable feat of leadership within our Nation's Missile Defense Community of the four Armed Service Branches for 2013. We...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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