Commander Task Force-70 reports that Rear Admiral Charles Williams has been fired from his assignment as commander of the Carrier Task Force along with Captain Jeffrey Bennett, commander of the Destroyer Squadron – 15 (DESRON-15) because Vice Admiral Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. Seventh Fleet says that he’s lost confidence in their ability to commander. […]
If there are humans in small towns, then they need churches. “Is Vineyard committed to planting churches in small town America?” Five years later, I still can’t believe I asked the question. It was directed to Michael Gatlin, national coordinator of Multiply Vineyard, Vineyard’s church planting arm. Show More Summary
When the heat inside prison became unbearable for the corrupt former governor of Iraq's Salaheddin province he offered to stump up the money himself to air-condition the whole jail. The authorities readily accepted. After all, this was one way of recuperating some of the cash the former official had skimmed from state coffers. Show More Summary
Two U.S. Navy commanders were fired Monday due to a “loss of confidence in their ability to lead” after two deadly and highly publicized sea collisions this summer. Rear Adm. Charles William, commander of Task Force 70, and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett, commander of Destroyer Squadron 15 were...
MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE ARABIAN GULF: Task Force 50 in formation. The USS Nimitz, USS Princeton, the French navy air defense destroyer FS Jean Bart and the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle.
Take Care is organized in partnership with the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force and aims to shed light on systemic barriers to quality healthcare through the lens of breast cancer. Featuring work by Indira Allegra, Laura...Show More Summary
Rep. Joe Barton, a Texas Republican who last week voted against a federal aid package for Hurricane Harvey relief, will lead a congressional task force dedicated to recovery efforts. Barton … Click to Continue »
Civilian militia helping the Nigerian military against Boko Haram have promised to stop using children as part of their security operations, the United Nations said on Friday. The Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) agreed to the measure as part of a new action plan signed in the northeastern Borno state capital, Maiduguri, Unicef said in a statement.
ISPOR published of a special collection of papers from both ISPOR and ISPE as part of their Joint "Special Task Force on Real-World Evidence in Health Care Decision Making" in the September 2017 issue of Value in Health. These guidance documents provide new recommendations for conducting studies using real-world data.
The Manchester VA Medical Center has appointed a 12-member task force to make recommendations about the facility's long-term future in the wake of whistleblower allegations about substandard treatment and conditions … Click to Continue »
South Dakota lawmakers say low turnout at task force meetings on campaign finance reform may be a sign of dwindling support for changes in the law. The Argus Leader reports … Click to Continue »
In 1953, the National Cathedral in Washington DC installed two stained glass windows depicting Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. A task force recommended removal, which started this month. (more…)
An influential U.S. panel of health experts is boosting support for the HPV test as a routine part of cervical cancer screening. The independent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which issues closely heeded guidelines on a range of medical issues, says the test for the human papillomavirus...
Working on the narcotics task force, Stephanie Hicks wore a bulletproof vest to protect her from criminals. That all changed after she returned from maternity leave, however. She asked for an accommodation at work because she was breastfeeding, but then the attacks came from her department. She won a......
In flooded resorts and storm-ravaged beach hotels dotted along the Caribbean archipelago, hundreds of US tourists are waiting for news from the State Department crisis task force.
The Arkansas State Plant Board is considering recommendations for dicamba use in the 2018 growing season that Monsanto calls “unwarranted” and BASF considers to be a “rush to judgement.” On August 24, the state’s Dicamba Task Force voted to recommend a cutoff date of April 15 next year for the use of all dicamba products, including Monsanto’s XtendiMax and BASF’s... Read More
WHY ARE DEMOCRAT-RUN CITIES AND GUN CONTROLLERS SUCH CESSPITS OF CORRUPTION? One officer left standing after indictments of Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force members. Baltimore Police Det. John Clewell worked nearly two years on the department’s gun trace task force — an elite unit that raided homes throughout the city searching for firearms in an […]
Podcast link: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/170118-guide A new screening guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), which cause approximately 1244 deaths every year in Canada, recommends one-time ultrasonography screening for men aged 65 to 80 years.
IRVINE — The Orange County Fire Authority has sent seven firefighters to Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels toward the Sunshine State. Those dispatched include an OCFA K-9 search specialist assigned to California Task Force 8, a federal urban search and rescue team based in San Diego, said Capt. Steve Concialdi. An OCFA structural specialist attached […]
Here are the results of the poll.Should The Secure Messaging Task Force (Fax Replacement Task Force) of The ADHA Be More Publicly Transparent And Open About The Options, Obstacles and Progress?Yes 97% (141) No 1% (1) I Have No Idea 2% (3) Total votes: 145 Almost unanimous view the task Force is being pretty uncommunicative. Show More Summary