Hey, remember Geomerics? You know, the company behind high-end lighting solutions for some of the biggest games on the market? They've worked on lighting mechanics for games like Medal of Honor, Need for Speed: The Run and the Frosbite 2.0 powered Battlefield 3. Well, today they've announced that their middleware suite will be available to developers working on PS4 titles.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is renewing his efforts to have the Medal of Honor awarded to a Marine from San Diego killed in combat in Iraq. In 2008, then-Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ruled the actions of Sgt. Rafael Peralta.....
Tavis Smiley, writing at the Huffington Post, demands a Congressional Gold Medal for the children killed nearly 50 years ago by a white supremacist at Birmingham, Ala.'s 16th Street Baptist Church. Nearly 50 years ago, a bomb planted by white supremacists killed four little girls in Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. Show More Summary
Since my February 13 article on the emerging national campaign to get President Obama to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Fred Ross, momentum has spread like wildfire. In just 3 weeks, 163 volunteer organizers in 21 states have organized a broad multi racial and generational coalition from the constituencies Ross long fought for. Show More Summary
Susan Schrempf, President and CEO of the Owen Sound Transportation Company was honored with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Throughout Ms. Schrempf’s tenure
A ceremony at NYC Transit headquarters highlighted the efforts of 38 employees who selflessly came to the aid of customers and fellow workers during times of need, or distinguished themselves on a consistent basis as they went about their normal duties.
EA Games, makers of The Sims and Medal of Honor, has been pretty good toward gay gamers: The company incorporated gay characters and plotlines into Star Wars: The Old Republic and Mass Effect 3, posted an It Gets Better video on its YouTube channel, and just signed onto an amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage. But [...]
With the Medal of Honor comes a haunting burden, says the latest recipient of the nation's highest award for valor. "You think about all the ones who didn't come back," former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha says. "You think about all the great heroes there were that day, so why me?"
They’ve gone above and beyond for their fellow man in some extraordinary way—saving a life in a single instance of extreme bravery, or bettering their community with ongoing selfless service. Today, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, which represents our […]
Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Distinguished Warfare Medal Feb. 15, following defense officials’ announcement of the new decoration days prior. The DWM will be awarded to honor individuals for single acts of extraordinary achievement, not involving acts of valor, that directly impact combat or other military operations approved by the secretary [...]
Firefighters and law enforcement officers receive Medal of Valor in White House today Today in the White House there was a ceremony honoring firefighters and law enforcement officers who put themselves in harms way, above and beyondShow More Summary
Last week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced a new honor, the Distinguished Warfare Medal, for U.S. cyber-warriors, drone pilots, and other service members who do battle far from the battlefield. The perceived mockery of bestowing...Show More Summary
Today, President Obama awarded the Presidential Citizens Medals to several recipients, among whom was the late Jeanne Manford, who publicly defended her gay son and founded Parents, Friends, & Family of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) to advocate for other gay sons. Here is what Obama said about her in his remarks: When Jeanne Manford learned [...]
Post by Adriana VelezThis week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former active duty Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. In 2009 Romesha had helped repel the deadly attack on Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan and --Show More Summary
Congratulations are due to Robert Bly for winning this year’s Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America. From their website: The Poetry Society of America is honored to announce that Robert Bly is the 2013 recipient of the organization’s highest award, the Frost Medal, presented annually for “distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry.” Previous winners [...]
EA has admitted it "should've done better" with last year's Medal of Honor: Warfighter - the disappointing performance of which led to the long-running series being benched. The publisher explained it had tried to release too many games...Show More Summary
How many babies were named after General Douglas MacArthur in 1942, the year he received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign? more
Hilleman says developer Danger Close needs more key production talent. One of the longest serving executives within EA has criticised the quality and design approach in building shooter Medal of Honor: Warfighter.Click here to read the...Show More Summary