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  • Hagel Orders Formation of Expeditionary Ebola Support Team
    In response to a request by the Department of Health and Human Services -- and as an added prudent measure to ensure the nation is ready to respond quickly, effectively, and safely in the event of additional Ebola cases in the United States -- Secr…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Pentagon Leaders Salute USO, Troops for Service
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, honored the USO and service members for their volunteerism and service at the 2014 USO Gala here.“This time in which we live is as challenging…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Obama: Fight Against ISIL ‘Long-term Campaign’
    The fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists will be a “long-term campaign,” President Barack Obama said today.Obama spoke here at a meeting hosted by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey tha…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Warrior Games Begin in Colorado
    The 2014 Warrior Games, bringing together more than 200 wounded or ill U.S. service members and veterans opened here today, with a senior Defense Department official lauding all those competing as an inspiration to everyone who wears the uniform.…
    - 26 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • U.S. Military, Partner Nations Conduct Airstrikes Against ISIL in Iraq and Syria
    U.S. and partner nation military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Friday and today, using fighter and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct seven airstrikes. Separately, U.S. military forces used attack aircraft to conduct three a…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Navy Identifies Missing Hornet Pilot
    The Navy today announced it has identified Lt. Nathan Poloski as the missing F/A-18C Hornet aviator and declared him presumed deceased.Poloski, 26, hailed from Lake Arrowhead, California.On Sept. 12, Poloski was involved in an apparent collis…
    - 40 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Star-Spangled Banner Waves at Fort McHenry
    Visitors and special guests watched today as members of the U.S. Army’s 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), with the help of War of 1812 re-enactors, hoisted a 15-star, 15-stripe, full-size replica Star-Spangled Banner flag over Fort McHe…
    - 40 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • President Slates Commanders’ Meeting at Centcom
    President Barack Obama is slated to visit U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Sept. 17.Centcom’s area of responsibility includes 20 countries in the Middle East and Central and South Asia, including Iraq and Syria…
    - 40 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • President Discusses ‘Relentless’ Campaign Against ISIL
    In his weekly address issued today, President Barack Obama discussed the strategy of his “targeted, relentless counterterrorism campaign against ISIL that combines American air power, contributions from allies and partners, and more support to fo…
    - 41 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • JCS Chairman Hosts 3rd Facebook Town Hall
    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed many issues during his third Facebook Town Hall today.Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey logged onto his account from his E-Ring office in the Pentagon and answered questions from a wide spectrum of A…
    - 50 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 4:00am -

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    • The One Easy Gmail Tip for Tracking and Testing
      We recently sponsored the slightly-awkwardly-named-but-totally-worthwhile Type-A Parent Conference in Atlanta, and so naturally the topic of email came up (surprise!), especially in relation to testing email forms with different email accounts. It ca…
      - 23 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:48pm -
    • Feeds, Clicks and DNS Problems
      If you or your subscribers have been frustrated trying to get to a FeedBlitz feed (or click through to a link in a FeedBlitz feed) in the last 24 hours or so, the reason is because some third party DNS servers have been returning the wrong results fo…
      - 25 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 2:32pm -
    • 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…
      - 70 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…
      - 72 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…
      - 72 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…
      - 77 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,…
      - 78 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…
      - 79 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…
      - 80 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…
      - 80 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 10:33pm -

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