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Boston Hosts Secretive Military Drills With US Defense Department

Throughout the week, the city of Boston has been hosting Homeland Security training exercises that include helicopters flying extremely close to buildings, but police refuse to inform residents about the particulars of the drills. 32 more words


ANALYSIS: Kurds see ‘no friends but the mountains’ after US rebuke

Pro-Kurdish fighters claim US, Syria, Turkey and Iran are collaborating to undermine them, after having served US as shock troops against IS Wladimir van Wilgenburg QAMISHLI, Syria – The Kurdish YPG militia counted the US among its most trusted allies as it fought the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria. 13 more words


New Veterans Care Center to be built in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will join Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms and other area leaders to announce that Virginia Beach will soon be home to the first Veterans Care Center in Hampton Roads. 170 more words


From a Layout to a Book: Behind the Scenes at IHRA

Last week, we gave you an idea of how we get our information, compile it, and begin to write a compelling narrative. We left off with the chapter layout process and now we’ll finish the book. 963 more words


GP Cox reblogged this on Pacific Paratrooper and commented:


Publishing non-fiction may not be as easy as you first imagine.

Let the IHRA historians know how you feel about their work!


Frederick County Affordable Housing Land Trust

The Frederick County Affordable Housing Trust is a non-profit whose purpose is to ensure a sustainable supply of affordable workforce housing. It’s a partnership between Habitat for Humanity and the Frederick County Commissioners, and to the best of my knowledge is the only one of its kind in Maryland (although several other states have similar models). 580 more words


Gaps In Pensions Of Pre 16 Dec 2004 Lt Col(Select and TS) Pensioners And Pensions Of Post 16 Dec 2004 Col(TS) Pensioners With Equal Service

This refers previous blog posts on the subject.

To concisely illustrate the gap existing between pensions of pre 16 Dec 2004 Lt Col pensioners (with permanent commission) and pensions of post 16 Dec 2004 Col(TS) of equal service and the need to close the gap, especially under OROP, the following graph and table could be of use. 119 more words


VA Loans for Vets - Home

Va Loans for Vets provides and assists all veterans and active duty military with ALL of their VA Home Loan Financing Needs.