Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs has released the 13th Edition of To Walk the Earth in Safety, a report summarizing the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program. For more than 20 years, the United States has led the international donor community in promoting peace and security worldwide by partnering with nations to address humanitarian hazards from landmines and unexploded ordnance in post-conflict countries, as well as to reduce the availability of excess, loosely-secured, or otherwise at-risk weapons and ordnance.
- Written by Christopher A. Veloicaza
Pacific Ocean - San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed recovery operations of the NASA Orion crew module, forward bay cover, and parachutes, Friday.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Washington, DC - It's cool to sleep in the buff and that's good for you, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
- Written by Diana Quinlan
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, December 7.
- Written by Secretary of State John Kerry
Washington, DC - Earlier this year, a 10-year-old boy was collecting scrap metal in Bosnia when he stepped on a land mine, which killed him instantly. The mine was planted during a war of which the boy had no memory. Days later, a man met a similar fate only a few miles away. He had left home to gather firewood.
- Written by Jackie Carr
San Diego, California - UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group (IVFCMG) are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and quality of multi-specialty health care services and clinical trials available to patients in the Imperial Valley and surrounding communities.
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