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  • DIA Chief: Transparency Builds Public Trust
    Transparency has to be a watchword for the intelligence community if it is to retain the public’s trust, Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said here yesterday.“What transparency does is, transparenc…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Intelligence Must be Applied to be Useful, Official Says
    Intelligence collection alone isn’t sufficient to secure the nation, Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael G. Vickers said here today.“What do you do with the intelligence?” he asked the audience at the Aspen Security Forum. I…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Air Guardsmen, Reservists Help Battle Western Wildfires
    Air reserve components are providing crews and planes to support civilian firefighting efforts in the West, the commander of the effort said in a DoD News interview.When civilian authorities are strained, they can call on eight C-130 aircraft eq…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • DoD Officials Discuss Housing More Unaccompanied Children
    Defense Department officials are in discussions with Department of Health and Human Services officials to house more children who have entered the United States unaccompanied, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.During…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Hagel to Visit Submarine, Aviation Bases in South
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will depart tomorrow for a two-day trip to military bases in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.The trip is intended to ensure that the Defense Department sta…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Cape Ray Begins Neutralizing Syrian Chemical Materials
    Teams aboard the MV Cape Ray have begun neutralizing Syrian chemical materials, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.U.S. military and civilian specialists aboard the ship are neutralizing the chemical materials in international waters, Army Col…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • American Service Members Secure Bases on Okinawa
    American personnel on the Japanese island of Okinawa are battening down the hatches and securing airfields and facilities ahead of Super Typhoon Neoguri.Japanese forecasters say the storm already has winds over 150 mph, and it is bearing down on…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • RIMPAC Participants Visit PRC Hospital Ship
    The Chinese hospital ship Peace Ark hosted a medical exchange conference as part of the 2014 Rim of the Pacific exercise here July 3.Chinese and U.S. naval medical officers gave presentations during the multinational conference, which opened wit…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • Sailors in Okinawa Brace for Super Typhoon
    Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 are bracing and preparing for the impact of Super Typhoon Neoguri, forecasted to arrive here as a Category 5 strength storm tomorrow.NMCB 1 sailors spent July 6 and 7 storing items, sandbagging…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • President Honors Independence Day in Weekly Address
    In his weekly address issued today, President Barack Obama saluted Independence Day, noting that generations of Americans – including service members past and present -- have worked and sacrificed to keep the nation strong.The commander in chi…
    - 26 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 4:00am -

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    • FeedBlitz: Rewind the Week – Robot Edition
      When I was a kid, I had a pretty clear vision of the future. And all of my ideas about what the future would hold came directly from television and movies. Perhaps I wasn’t a terribly imaginative child … but I digress. I figured we’d all have f…
      - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:14pm -
    • Need a FeedBlitz API Key? Permission Granted
      FeedBlitz API key generation has now been made automatic; the prior manual approval process has been eliminated. Meaning: You can use our API keys in third party integrations without delay. Implication: More uses for FeedBlitz’s APIs are coming soo…
      - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:13pm -
    • How LinkedIn Works for Your Brand
      By Serhat Pala Most of us begin our days by checking for messages on Twitter, Facebook or Snapchat. Then we end our days posting updates and catching up with friends and family on Facebook and the other social media networks. Over 54 percent of Ameri…
      - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:47pm -
    • FeedBlitz: Rewind the Week – App Edition
      I had a realization while looking at photos taken on a recent cross-country road trip to Oregon. There were typical “standing happily next to road sign” photos, some “standing looking not-so-happy next to cars loaded down with luggage” photos…
      - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 3:50pm -
    • The Real Truth About SEO Success
      Let’s be honest, on the ladder of trustworthiness, search engine consultants fall somewhere between lawyers and members of Congress. But nobody seeks us out at parties for our stories or makes Netflix shows set in the world of SEO. No, instead you…
      - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 7:32pm -
    • FeedBlitz: Rewind the Week – Food Edition
      By Eleanor Pierce One of the things I find most exciting about this time of year is farmer’s markets. See, I live in Central Oregon, where the High Desert climate limits the growing season, so these open air markets are really a summertime affair.…
      - 19 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:29pm -
    • Social Media Crisis: Stand Up to Your Critics
      By Ann Marie van den Hurk When Honey Maid released an ad touting their #thisiswholesome campaign in mid-March 2014, they joined other brands such as Cheerios and Chevrolet in showing the diversity of American families today. They also joined those…
      - 20 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 9:30am -
    • Feedblitz: Rewind the Week – July 4th Edition
      By Lindsay Bell What started out hopeful soon turned into a rough week for the good ol’ USA. Americans are finally beginning to embrace the world’s most beautiful game, football (or soccer, depending on your land of birth!) but despite the newfo…
      - 25 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 10:24am -
    • Four Essentials Your Social Strategy Needs to Succeed
      By Eleanor Pierce So, you’re blogging away. You’re building an audience. You have great rapport with plenty of your readers, and now, you’ve even set up easy social sharing so every blog post goes straight to social. So, are you done when it co…
      - 27 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 9:59am -
    • I Need This Post to Go Out ASAP – How Do I Do That?
      As part of the FeedBlitz support team, I’m regularly asked how can I send out a post immediately? We understand that sometimes a post is time critical, maybe there is an announcement of a flash sale or a correction needs to go out. FeedBlitz gives…
      - 28 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 11:53am -

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