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  • U.S., Partner-nations Conduct Humanitarian Airdrop in Iraq
    American military planes along with Australian, French and British aircraft airdropped humanitarian aid to the town of Amirli in Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement issued today.U.S. aircraft also conduct…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:00am -
  • U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL Near Mosul Dam
    U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi Security Force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct six airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam, according to a U.S. Central Command news release i…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:00am -
  • Hagel, Ukrainian Minister Discuss Russian Aid Convoy
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today spoke via telephone with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey and discussed Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu’s recent remarks noting that the Russian aid convoy to Ukraine was not a military inte…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 4:00am -
  • Sailor Shares Successful Mail Center Recovery Experience
    The U.S. Postal Service’s Atlanta-based Mail Recovery Center processes nearly 100 million pieces of lost mail a year.As service members learn more about the center’s efforts to return belongings to their owners, success stories such as that…
    - 32 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 4:00am -
  • DIA Chief: Transparency Builds Public Trust
    Transparency has to be a watchword for the intelligence community if it is to regain the public’s trust, Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said here yesterday.“What transparency does is, transparenc…
    - 36 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…
    - 39 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…
    - 39 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 56 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00am -

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    • Today I Learned: How to Enable Flash Developers
      Not having Flash development experience in-house, we were puzzled recently when we received a support request from a Flash guy wondering why a file we’d never heard of (crossdomain.xml) was giving a 404 file not found error when he requested it. Be…
      - 17 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 4:39pm -
    • New: RSS Image Enclosures Now Visible
      A funny (peculiar, not haha) thing about major media site RSS feeds is that not only are the feeds often little more than a plain text (and so kinda boring) sentence, but also that their RSS feeds tend to include thumbnail images as enclosures. Enclo…
      - 19 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 1:58pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Workflow for Building a Plugin
      The goal of this example is to show you what API calls to make so you can programmatically add a subscriber’s email (and other information) to a list at FeedBlitz. Let’s assume you’re developing a plugin for WordPress; any WP plugin developer s…
      - 19 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 7:48pm -
    • The FeedBlitz REST API
      The REST API is an XML-based API. It is, like FeedBlitz itself, complex and at times may be challenging to use. For simple use cases, such as integrating a FeedBlitz subscription mechanism into your site or service, we recommend using one of the APIs…
      - 24 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 5:41pm -
    • The FeedBlitz Simple API: Adding Subscriptions Programmatically
      If you’re a plugin developer, PHP guru, or a web programmer who wants to do more with FeedBlitz but the REST API is daunting, we’re rolling out a new set of features in a “Simple” API that is much easier to use.  This API needs an API key,…
      - 25 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:32pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Email Parsers
      Email parsers allow FeedBlitz to add email addresses to a mailing list based on a notification email from any third party solution. FeedBlitz grabs the incoming email notification using a “parser,” splits it up into its component parts, then extr…
      - 26 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 6:24pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Simple Subscription Links
      These links (URLs) allow a user to start the dual opt-in process. You can put these URLs in a sidebar, an email signature, or a web site widget. Using these links, you can ask a user to subscribe anywhere a URL can be used. Programming Required: None…
      - 27 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 3:20pm -
    • Getting to Grips with the FeedBlitz APIs
      This week on the blog we’ll be running a series on how, if you want to access FeedBlitz programmatically, to pick and choose the right API (Application Programming Interface) to use. We’ll wrap it up with a couple of quick examples to help folks…
      - 27 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 10:33pm -
    • Exit Popups: List Growth, But Too High a Price?
      Popups work. A somewhat ugly, but nonetheless true fact. Sadly, I feel they’re often abused by publishers who mistake list volume for list quality, and hurt their reputation in the process. Let’s face it, we’ve all visited those web sites wher…
      - 31 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
    • Marketing Insights: Start with the Social Media Department
      Their smartphones never leave their side. They occasionally speak in hashtags. They know what’s trending way before you. I’m not talking about a group of high school kids. This is the social media team. And today’s social media team is essentia…
      - 34 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:04pm -

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