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115th CSH Under New Leadership
FORT POLK, La., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By ZACH MORGAN, Guardian staff writer A 15-month deployment culminated in a ceremony on 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Field Aug. 21 for the 115th Combat Support Hospital. The redeployment ceremony was coupled with a change of command and change of responsibility for Col. John McGrath, 115th commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Shirley Hunt. "It's great to see those colors unfurl   more

2SCR Soldier Overcomes Suicidal Ideations, Encourages Others to Reach Out, Get Help
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Mary Markos (USAG Grafenwoehr) Capt. Emily Stehr, a physical therapist with the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, is in the business of healing. But five months after returning from Iraq, she was struggling with her own internal wounds of war that had not healed. She decided to kill herself. What stopped Stehr was not the physical pain she would have endured, but the realizat  more

ANA Announces Finalists for 2009 Multicultural Excellence Awards
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 -- The Association of National Advertisers issued the following news release: The Association of National Advertisers today announced the finalists for the 2009 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Currently in its ninth year, the awards recognize ANA member companies and other marketers for their outstanding work in producing multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between May 2008 and April 2009. The 2009 grand prize winner in each category will be announced at a cere  more

APMA F20095951 - A Placer Mining Permit Application for Lands within Fairbanks Mining District
JUNEAU, Alaska, Sept. 1 -- The Alaska Department of Natural Resources issued the following public notice: Sub-Category: Multi Agency Mining Application - APMA Department: Natural Resources Location: Other Location: Fox Coastal District: N/A The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received a Multi-Agency (State and Federal) application for Placer Mining in the Fairbanks Mining District near the town of Fox. The mining related activity is located within Township 00  more

APMA F20099135 - A Placer Mining Permit Application for Lands within Fairbanks Mining District
JUNEAU, Alaska, Sept. 1 -- The Alaska Department of Natural Resources issued the following public notice: Sub-Category: Multi Agency Mining Application - APMA Department: Natural Resources Location: Other Location: Fox Coastal District: N/A The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received a Multi-Agency (State and Federal) application for Placer Mining in the Fairbanks Mining District near the town of Fox. The mining related activity is located within Township 00  more

APMA F20099726 - A Hard Rock Exploration Permit Application for Lands within Fairbanks Mining District
JUNEAU, Alaska, Sept. 1 -- The Alaska Department of Natural Resources issued the following public notice: Sub-Category: Multi Agency Mining Application - APMA Department: Natural Resources Location: Other Location: Fox Coastal District: N/A The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received a Multi-Agency (State and Federal) application for Hardrock Exploration in the Fairbanks Mining District near the town of Fox. The mining related activity is located within Towns  more

Arctic Crossroads 2009 Multi-agency Deployment Concludes, Coast Guard Cutter and Aircraft Patrols Continue
JUNEAU, Alaska, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Coast Guard, 17th District, issued the following news release: The multi-agency phase of operation Arctic Crossroads concluded Sunday following 20 days of testing assets, area familiarization and community outreach. Utilizing expertise from all over the United States, members of the Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, Army National Guard, Air National Guard and U.S. Public Health Services deployed for this operation. Medic  more

Army Management Staff College Opens Registration for FY10 Civilian Education System Classes
FORT MONROE, Va., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command News Service issued the following news release: By Kyonna Withers and Jennifer Erickson The staff and faculty at Army Management Staff College are eager to welcome Army and other Department of Defense civilian leaders into the Civilian Education System program this upcoming fiscal year. For its resident courses, AMSC has posted the FY10 course schedule for first and second quarters for the Basic, Intermediate and A  more

Army Management Staff College Opens Registration for FY10 Civilian Education System Classes
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 31 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Kyonna Withers and Jennifer Erickson The staff and faculty at Army Management Staff College are eager to welcome Army and other Department of Defense civilian leaders into the Civilian Education System program this upcoming fiscal year. For its resident courses, AMSC has posted the FY10 course schedule for first and second quarters for the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Cours  more

Attacks Prompt Iraqi Security Assessment
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following news release: By John J. Kruzel Iraqi security forces have undertaken a broad self-assessment in the wake of series of deadly attacks in the Iraqi capital last month, a U.S. commander there said today. A wave of truck bombings in Baghdad killed at least 100 people and injured more than 500 others in a deadly Aug. 19 assault that exposed a lapse in security, according to U.S.   more

Bazaar to Provide Taste of Iraqi Culture
BASRA, Iraq, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following news release: By Army Sgt. Debralee P. Crankshaw With Iraqi forces now handling security in Iraq's cities and towns, coalition forces get fewer chances to immerse themselves in Iraqi culture. Some hope that will change with the opening of an Iraqi bazaar here this month. "We want to get to a point where we give the feel of what a traditional bazaar is in Iraq," said Army Cap  more

Camp Darby Single Soldiers Win Big
CAMP DARBY, Italy, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Joyce Costello (USAG Livorno) Camp Darby's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program was recognized as having one of the best events in the Army during the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation BOSS Forum in Landsdowne, Va. "We took second place for extra small garrison category for 'Best Event' for the work our Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors did during the garrison  more

Camp Takes Cub Scouts to 'Space and Beyond'
STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Susan Huseman (USAG Stuttgart) Chimps and dogs have been a part of the space program for years, but tigers, wolves and bears? No, it's not a top secret Space Shuttle Discovery mission, but the Stuttgart Cub Scout Twilight Camp. Six dens of Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Cub Scouts attended the "space camp" at the Panzer Local Training Area Aug. 19-20 from 4-8 p.m.   more

Con Edison Issues New Request For Smart Grid Stimulus Funding
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 -- Consolidated Edison issued the following news release: Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED] (Con Edison) has joined with energy experts and researchers from the public and private sectors in filing for smart grid stimulus funds from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The applications request approximately $46 million to help fund smart grid demonstration projects for customers served by Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. and Orange & Rockland Utilities Inc.   more

CYS Youth Fitness Program Focuses on Health That Lasts Lifetime
STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: This fall, children and teens can learn what it means to stay fit and practice healthy habits with the Child, Youth and School Services Youth Fitness Program. The free program will focus on teaching youth about lifetime fitness through education and community-wide events. "We want kids to know that being active is a part of being fun and being cool," said Jeff Carpenter, youth  more

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 1 -- The United Nations issued the following news release: The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Good afternoon. * Secretary-General in Norway The Secretary-General today is on his way to visit the polar ice rim, while onboard a Norwegian boat, the Svalbard. Earlier today, the Secretary-General and Mrs. Ban visited a Norwegian Zeppelin Station, a research centre wh  more

Defense Department to Start H1N1 Flu Vaccinations
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following news release: By Jim Garamone All military personnel will be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus, and the vaccine will be available to all military family members who want it, a Defense Department health affairs official said today. The H1N1 vaccination program will begin in early October, said Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Wayne Hachey, director of preventive medicine for Defense De  more

European Training Command Welcomes New Commanding General
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command News Service issued the following news release: By Capt. JP Rebello, 7th Army JMTC Public Affairs "Brig. Gen. Salazar assumes a unique and prodigious responsibility today as he takes command of the Joint Multinational Training Command - the only place in the Army that trains with Joint, Multinational, and Coalition partners," said Gen. Carter F. Ham, commander of the U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army. "I can tell   more

Face of Defense: Soldier to Wrestle for World Crown
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following news release: By Tim Hipps In the Army's celebratory Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, Dremiel Byers stands out. Byers, who recently joined the ranks of the senior NCOs with his promotion to sergeant first class, will represent the Army on Team USA at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships. Byers is a member of the Army's World Class Athlete Program as a Greco-Roman   more

Fort Bragg Kitchens Cooking Up Awards
FORT BRAGG, N.C., Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Pfc. Eric Guzman, 50th PAD In this year's Installation Management Command-level Philip A. Connelly Award competition, two Fort Bragg dining facilities claimed victory and are now competing at the Department of the Army level for the title of Army's Best Dining Facility. From Fort Bragg, the Division Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division Dining Facility took the win  more

General Officer Announcements
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations: Army Lt. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Accessions Command, Fort Monroe, Va. Freakley is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Accessions Command/deputy commanding   more

Girl Scouts Offers 'World' of Opportunity' for All Ages
STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: It takes more than selling cookies to be a Girl Scout. For almost 100 years, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America program has taught girls to become effective leaders and help the less fortunate in their communities. Girl Scouts in Stuttgart can add volksmarching, exploring Europe and working with Scouts from around the world to that list. "I think Girl Scouts gi  more

Gov. Freudenthal Issues Proclamation for Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Sept. 1 -- Gov. Dave Freudenthal, D-Wyo., issued the following proclamation: WHEREAS, Archaeology is the scientific study of human behavior by investigating the material evidence of features and artifact assemblages left behind at sites that survive on the landscape; and WHEREAS, Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month was created in 1990, Wyoming's centennial year, to better acquaint the public with the discipline of archaeology and strengthen the enduring bond between past an  more

Governor Announces Grant Funding for Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Sept. 1 -- Gov. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., issued the following news release: Gov. Joe Manchin today awarded nearly $7,698,431 in Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) grants through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to 13 agencies throughout West Virginia. These funds will help provide direct financial assistance and case management services to eligible individuals or families who are at risk of being or are already homeless. Financial assistance ma  more

Governor Martin O'Malley Appoints Edward Chow to Lead Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs First Asian-American to Lead Veterans Affairs in Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 1 -- Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., issued the following news release: Governor Martin O'Malley today announced the appointment of Edward Chow, Jr. to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, and swore him in at a ceremony held in the Governor's Reception Room at the State House. U.S. Army Captain Edward Chow, Jr. joins Maryland's Department of Veterans Affairs from the Maryland State Council for the Vietnam Veterans of America where he has served as President since 2006.   more

Grafenwoehr BOSS Program Wins Big at Army-Wide Level
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Melissa Wolff (USAG Grafenwoehr) During the 2009 Department of the Army Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers annual conference in Leesburg, Va., Aug. 10-15, the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr BOSS program raked in two prestigious honors. USAG Grafenwoehr BOSS president, Cpl. Robert Shomper, and Command Sgt. Maj. William Berrios, command sergeant major for USAG Grafenw  more

Grafenwoehr Physical Fitness Center Begins Highly-Praised Exercise Program
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Physical Fitness Center is now harboring new equipment and, chances are, you a growing number of people have been using it. This new equipment has been placed in the USAG Grafenwoehr PFC for those dedicated to 'CrossFitting.' CrossFit is a principal strength and conditioning program that began with former gymnast Greg Glassman, who posted dail  more

His Royal Highness Crown Prince of Tonga Visits Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program
CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 27 -- The Australian Federal Minister for Defence issued the following news release: His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince of Tonga HRH Tupouto'a Lavaka and his Chief of Defence Services, Brigadier Tau'aika Uta'atu, visited the ARMY ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (AACAP) in Mapoon, Queensland today to view the works being conducted by 10 Tongan Defence Personnel who are attached as part of the AACAP Contingent. AACAP has offered the opportunity to strength  more

Infantry Center to Honor AUSA Director, Senior Fellow
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 31 -- The Association of the United States Army issued the following news release: The Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) director of noncommissioned officer and soldier programs and one of its senior fellows has been selected to receive the Infantry Center's highest honor, the Doughboy Award, during the 2009 Infantry Conference at a dinner in their honor on Sept. 22 at Fort Benning, Ga. Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmie Spencer, USA, Ret. said, "I am both honored   more

Iraqis Seize Cache, Detain Terrorist, Secure Drone
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Information Service issued the following news release: Iraqi forces seized a cache of supplies used to make rocket launchers, detained a terrorism suspect and secured a crashed U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle in recent days, military officials in Iraq reported. Iraqi soldiers and a tactical police unit from Amarah seized the rocket-launcher supplies in Maysan province yesterday. The operation snared 16 complete rocket rai  more

Joint, Coalition Forces Discuss Sharpening Interoperability Skills at JRTC
FORT POLK, La., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news release: During the Joint Readiness Training Center Exercise 09-09, joint and coalition force partners meshed together to complete a simulated wartime mission. For many of the participants, it was a chance to learn some new things. "It's good to know how easy it is to work with your coalition teammates," said Canadian air force Lt. Luc Comeau, a C-130 navigator from the 436th Transport Squadron in   more

JSU to Host Annual September 11 Ceremony on Bibb Graves Lawn
JACKSONVILLE, Ala., Aug. 31 -- Jacksonville State University issued the following news release: The front lawn of Bibb Graves Hall will be the site of Jacksonville State University's annual September 11 Remembrance Service, hosted by the JSU ROTC. This year, in addition to remembering all the victims of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and in the sky over Shanksville, Pa., the service will honor Army Maj. Dwayne Williams, a Jacksonville native who lost his life at   more

Kratzer is 'Officer and a Gentleman'
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 1 -- The University of Florida issued the following news release: Dave Kratzer has served The Gator Nation for nearly 24 years, including more than four as the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and almost 20 as the former Director of the Reitz Union. In addition, he is now serving his country as a newly appointed U.S. Army Reserve ambassador. Kratzer, a retired Army Reserve Major General, was recently appointed as an ambassador by Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, Co  more

MEDDAC Inducts NCOs: New Leaders Reflect, Step Up
FORT POLK, La., Aug. 31 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By ZACH MORGAN, Fort Polk Guardian staff writer Fort Polk's Medical Activity welcomed its newest group of leaders into the NCO Corps during an induction ceremony Aug. 12. In recognition of their accomplishment, and in keeping with 2009's Year of the NCO theme, "The Guardian" asked the newly promoted Soldiers a few questions. Guardian: What does it mean to be an NCO? Sgt. Evan S  more

Netzaberg Mother Delivers Baby Boy Along B470
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Amy Newcomb (USAG Grafenwoehr) "How often do you have to convince your husband you are having a baby, it's coming, there's no stopping, it's not like you can just tell it to hold on, cross your legs, it's just not time yet" Melanie Lasley said. Melanie never thought when they moved to Grafenwoehr in January that she would deliver her own baby on the side of the road in a   more

New Online Program to Track Grades, Attendance Will Give Parents More Information
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command News Service issued the following news release: By Frank O'Gara and Elaine Kanellis More than 80,000 students will soon begin the 2009-2010 school year in Department of Defense Education Activity schools around the world. Many of the schools in the United States have already begun classes and many overseas begin Aug. 31. DoDEA manages pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade education programs for Defense Department f  more

Painting to be Centerpiece of Ramstein's 2009 Air Force Ball
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Air Forces in Europe News Service issued the following news release: To celebrate the Air Force's birthday, Ramstein Air Base has held many Air Force Balls, but for the first time in two years the 86th Airlift Wing is hosting the event Sept. 26. "A Night to Remember" is this year's theme for the ball, and part of what will make the event memorable is the unveiling of a painting by artist Michael Kane, from the Air Force Art Program. "I thi  more

Portable Disaster Shelters to Be Built in Chattanooga
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn. (3rd CD), issued the following news release: Through public and private partnerships built in the Tennessee Valley Corridor, portable disaster shelter technology developed at Y-12 for the U.S. Army will be produced in Chattanooga by Adaptive Methods, Inc. The Rapid Deployment Shelter System is a compact, portable disaster shelter that can be deployed around the world for aid in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. "This innovative tec  more

Republican Former Colleagues: Thesis Reflects the Real McDonnell
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 1 -- The campaign of Creigh Deeds, a Democrat running for Virginia governor, issued the following news release: Four Republicans who served in the Virginia General Assembly with Bob McDonnell say his controversial 1989 graduate school thesis reflects the divisive social issue priorities he repeatedly pursued as a state legislator. The four moderate Republicans - retired Sens. Marty Williams and Russ Potts, and retired Dels. Jim Dillard and Katherine Waddell - said McDon  more

Signal Command Icon Retires After 54 Years
FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command issued the following news release: By Gordon Van Vleet (NETCOM/9th SC(A)) "I have had a love affair with Fort Huachuca since I first arrived." That statement summed up the 54 years of federal service for one post employee who is retiring after having served on this historic Army post since the mid 1950s. Betty Olson, known as 'Miss Betty' formally here, secretary to the commanding general for the Army's  more

Soldiers Have 'Safety Rights and Responsibilities'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- Army Well-Being issued the following news release from the Army Safety Center: As passengers in privately-owned vehicles (POVs), Soldiers have "Safety Rights and Responsibilities" no matter their grade or the grade of the driver. The American Soldier has the right and responsibility to correct a hazardous situation that may put their lives or others at risk when a passenger in a vehicle whether on duty or off. Through the process of Composite risk management (CRM) th  more

State Department Conducts Daily Press Briefing
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- The U.S. Department of State issued the following transcript of the daily press briefing: INDEX: BURMA Statement Urging End to Violence in Eastern Burma / Call to Burmese Authorities to Continue to Develop National Reconciliation Process Have Most of Information Needed to Move Forward on Policy Review on Burma ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS No Announcement Yet on Special Envoy Mitchell Meeting with Israeli Delegation President's Support for Israel Unwavering D  more

Stuttgart NCO Named IMCOM's 'Best Warrior'
STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command issued the following news release: By Susan Huseman (USAG Stuttgart) Staff Sgt. Ronald White, a U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Military Policeman, is Installation Management Command's top noncommissioned officer for 2009. White represented IMCOM-Europe at the five-day National Capital Region Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., July 18-23, beating out the top NCOs from IMCOM's six other regions. He  more

Tanner Talks With More Than 12,500 Tennesseans In Series Of Telephone Town Halls
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- Rep. John Tanner, D-Tenn. (8th CD), issued the following news release: Seeks Input on How to 'Keep What Works and Fix What's Broken' in Health Care System Congressman John Tanner talked with more than 12,500 participants through live 8th District Telephone Town Hall Meetings in August, in addition to meetings throughout the 19 counties that make up the 8th District. More than 3,300 residents participated in a Telephone Town Hall Meeting Congressman Tanner hosted A  more

Thune Advocates for More Biofuel Production and Consumption at Field Hearing
SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Sept. 1 -- The office of Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., issued the following news release: Coherent National Policy Key to Biofuel Growth Senator John Thune today discussed national energy policy relating to biofuels with Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) as well as industry experts, researchers, and agricultural producers at a United States Senate Agriculture Committee Field Hearing in Sioux City, IA. The hearing focused on the artificial barriers erecte  more

Trainer-Mentors Key to Airmen Readiness for JRTC Training
FORT POLK, La., Sept. 1 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news release: When you hear the name "trainer-mentor," it may sound like an occupation where odd words of wisdom are dispensed during martial-arts training. "But not so, grasshopper...," as one of the Airmen serving in the role might say while working at the Joint Readiness Training Center. Trainer-mentors, or TMs, are responsible for preparing Airmen for future and current military operations in realis  more

United We Serve Marks Interfaith Service Week
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The Corporation for National & Community Service issued the following news release: President Obama's United We Serve initiative has designated Aug. 31 through Sept. 6 Interfaith Service Week to honor the service efforts conducted through faith-based organizations working together across religious lines to strengthen our communities. Over the summer, interfaith volunteers have participated in more than 3,000 projects through the United We Serve effort, with numerous oth  more

US Mortar Men Train Iraqi Soldiers
TIKRIT, Iraq, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Army, Pacific issued the following news release: By Spc. Jazz Burney,3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 25th Infantry Division Iraqi Soldiers of the 4th Iraqi Army Division, 48th Brigade, Light Mortar Battery rapidly launched more than 200 mortar rounds during a live fire exercise, finishing three weeks of basic mortar training at Al Siniyah Air Base in Bayji, Aug. 18. The Iraqi Light Mortar Battery Soldiers joined U.S. trainers from the 4  more

Veterans and General Public Job Fair to be Held Sept. 3 in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 31 -- Louisiana Works issued the following news release: The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a job fair for veterans and the general public on Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza Hotel at 4728 Constitution Ave. The first two hours, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., are reserved for veterans only. The final two hours, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., are open to everyone. Scheduled to participate include Hancock Bank of Louisiana, United States Army, RBC Insur  more

Visit Australia's Military and Leadership Academy
CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 28 -- The Australian Federal Minister for Defence issued the following news release: It's that time of year when the nation's military and leadership Academy opens its doors to the public for its annual Open Day on Saturday, 29 August from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) Open Day is a chance for secondary school students who are interested in combining an undergraduate degree from the University of New South Wales, with a career in t  more

Welcoming Home the 591st Citizen Soldiers
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn. (3rd CD), issued the following news release: Our citizen soldiers - those in the guards and reserves - honor their commitment to our country by serving when called. On Saturday, the men and women of the U.S. Army Reserve 591st Transportation Detachment were officially welcomed home at a ceremony in Chattanooga, after returning in July from a year in Iraq. The 591st served as the information center for Southern Iraq coordinating all cargo movement  more




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