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2014-04-23 23:08:20

Forum participants may qualify for academic credit in cybersecurity. Northern Virginia (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Employees and clients who have completed the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) coursework may now be able to receive graduate credit towards a master’s or doctoral degree in cybersecurity from the University of Fairfax (UoF). Under an agreement signed by the two institutions last week, the UoF has conducted a prior learning assessment for a variety of CSFI courses and...

2014-04-18 23:09:16

Two Nonprofits Work Together to Strengthen Program Work for All Veterans Annandale, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) and K9s for Warriors (http://www.k9sforwarriors.org) have created a new working partnership to better support the needs of today’s veterans. Together, the two nonprofits will aim to work together to better support those service members and veterans that are struggling with PTSD. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

2014-04-09 16:40:09

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a troubling dearth of research examining the mental health toll exacted on the large numbers of civilians who work with the military in war zones. Sociologists Alex Bierman, an assistant professor at the University of Calgary, and Ryan Kelty, an...

2014-04-09 12:33:34

Organization Launches Cybersecurity Committee to Promote Best Practices for BAS Protection ROCKFORD, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, is addressing the issue of cybersecurity to enable member firms to better protect themselves and their customers from cyber attacks. A newly formed Cybersecurity Committee will provide education and support in order to promote best...

2014-04-08 23:01:28

President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. Businesses that wish to start winning government contracts must first become registered in System for Award Management (SAM). Washington DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. These violations pertain to equal pay laws and...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-04-07 23:24:54

Former President & CEO Of Blackwater Worldwide joins Game Plan Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Game Plan Holdings, INC. (GPLH), a direct-to-consumer nutritional supplement company sold exclusively through their online platform, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joseph M. Yorio to the Board of Advisors, effective immediately. Yorio is formerly the President and CEO of Xe Services (Blackwater Worldwide), and is currently the President and CEO of NYX Global LLC,...

2014-04-02 08:28:08

Peter Sills lays out the lessons we should have learned from the aftermath of Agent Orange and illustrates why smart regulation is better for everyone NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic crises. Foodborne disease outbreaks. Oil and chemical spills. According to Peter Sills, each is the natural result of the widespread demonization of a tool our government should wield more often. Regulation. "All three of these crises are 'old' problems that have started...

2014-04-01 16:20:09

DALLAS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report, "Amphibious Landing Craft, Landing Craft, Air Cushion Market by Product types (Landing craft, air cushion, Landing Craft, Utility, Landing Craft, Mechanized), Applications (Military applications, Commercial Application) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2014 - 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Amphibious Market is projected to be $10,750.20 Million in 2014 and is expected to...

2014-03-26 12:21:07

National commander calls transition assistance for veterans a moral and legal obligation. WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger told members of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs Wednesday that this is a "crucial threshold in history" with more than 1.2 million service members soon to discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces and enter civilian lives, expecting the support they earned and deserve. "I...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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