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  • Vice Chairman Joins USO in Salute to Military Chefs
    The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff joined the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore in recognizing the talents of military chefs and enlisted aides during a Salute to Military Chefs event here yesterday.Navy Adm. James A. Winnefel…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Medal of Honor Recipient Says He’s ‘No Hero’ During Defense Forum
    Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero."It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time," Giunta said about being called…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Dempsey Arrives in Baghdad for Anti-ISIL Campaign Talks
    Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Baghdad, Iraq’s capital city, today in an unannounced visit for talks with U.S. and Iraqi officials on the way ahead in the campaign against the Islamic State of I…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Hagel Announces New Defense Innovation, Reform Efforts
    In a keynote speech tonight at the 2014 Reagan National Defense Forum, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a plan to harness the brightest minds and cutting-edge technology to change the way the Department of Defense innovates and operates.O…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Dempsey Discusses Leadership at Syracuse University
    You don’t get to be the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff without learning something about leadership along the way.Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has been a leader at every military level throughout his 40-year career and he shared some of h…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Nov 14, 4:00am -
  • Obama Speaks With Troops Deployed in Operation United Assistance
    President Barack Obama has spoken with service personnel working to stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa to offer his profound gratitude for their role in Operation United Assistance.  Here is the statement released by the White House: T…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Nov 14, 4:00am -
  • Dempsey Discusses 'Strategy in the Open' at Syracuse Event
    The world has always faced challenges, but the difference today is many strategy and policy decisions are made in public, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday at Syracuse University in Central New York.Army Gen. Martin E. Dem…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Nov 14, 4:00am -
  • Hagel Orders Expeditionary Ebola Support Team
    In response to a request by the Department of Health and Human Services, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today ordered U.S. Northern Command to prepare and train a 30-member expeditionary medical support team that could, if required, provide short-no…
    - 37 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 42 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 4:00am -

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    • For the Fallen – We Will Remember Them
      They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. From “For the Fallen” by Robert Laurence Binyon For the benefit of my m…
      - 14 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 12:15pm -
    • Resolved: Overnight click-through issues
      Although feeds were being served and email sent OK, some publishers experienced click-through issues overnight; the problem has now been resolved. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Any subscribers seeing an error message now need to simply refresh…
      - 22 days ago, 2 Nov 14, 12:57pm -
    • 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…
      - 54 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…
      - 56 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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,…
      - 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…
      - 6 Aug 14, 6:24pm -

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