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Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (To Be Used by Veteran...

Excerpt: Instructions: Check the block which indicates the type of preference you are claiming. Answer all questions associated with that block. The DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED column refers you to the back of this form for the documents you must submit to support your application. (Please Note: Eligibility tor veterans’ preference is governed by 5 U.S.C. s 2108, 5 CFR Parts 211, and FPM chapter 211. All conditions are not fully described in this form because of space restric...

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U.S. Assistance to Vietnam

By: Mark E. Manyin

Summary: U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic and economic relations were non-existent for more than fifteen years following communist North Vietnam’s victory in 1975 over U.S. ally South Vietnam. Normalization of relations, particularly in the economic sphere, between the United States and unified Vietnam began in earnest in the 1990s. As the normalization process has proceeded, the U.S. has eliminated most of the Cold Warera restrictions on U.S. aid to Vietnam, and U.S. assistance ...

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The Current and Future State of Intelligence

Excerpt: I want to first make it clear for the record, this hearing has been set for at least 30, if not 45 days. It is an annual presentation to the committee on the state of intelligence and the future of intelligence in the world. So it just is a coincidence it is being done at the same time as the Ames situation. It was scheduled way beforehand. So I want to make that clear for the record. I have an opening statement. Then I will yield to Mr. Combest. I am pleased to...

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Science Committee Minority Additional Views Fy 2003 Views and Esti...

By: Ralph M. Hall

Excerpt: The Administration’s FY03 R&D budget request can be summarized simply: weapons development increases 12 percent, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) increases 17 percent, and all other civilian and defense R&D is collectively frozen. There is a business-as-usual quality to the civilian R&D portfolio. As has been the case stretching back well into the Clinton Administration, NIH is slated to receive nearly all of the civilian R&D increase. But the sense of co...

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Chapter Six Leadership and Management : Forging an Integrated Inte...

Excerpt: Today’s Intelligence Community is not a “community” in any meaningful sense. It is a loose confederation of 15 separate intelligence entities. The new intelligence reform legislation, by creating a Director of National Intelligence (DNI) with substantial new authorities, establishes the basis for the kind of leadership and management necessary to shape a truly integrated Intelligence Community. But the reform act provides merely a framework; the hard work of for...

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Prisoners in 1994

By: Allen J. Beck, Ph. D.

Excerpt: The total number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of Federal or State correctional authorities was 1,053,738 at yearend 1994. During the year the States and the District of Columbia added 77,847 prisoners; the Federal system, 5,447. Although the 1994 growth rate (8.6%) nearly equaled the average annual percentage increase...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 2000

Excerpt: DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 2000...

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Urban, Suburban, And Rural Victimization, 1993-98

By: Detis T. Duhart

Excerpt: Violent and property crime victimization disproportionately affected urban residents during 1998. Urbanites accounted for 29% of the U.S. population and sustained 38% (12 million) of all violent and property crime victimizations.

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Hong Kong Aircraft Spare Parts Miscellaneous

Excerpt: Hong Kong Aircraft Spare Sparts Miscellaneous...

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Air Force Glossary

By: Bentley B. Rayburn

Excerpt: Warfighters require a common lexicon of unique military terms essential to explaining, understanding, and writing doctrine. This common lexicon, reached by familiar definitions, is fundamental to conducting efficient and effective air and space operations. With this perspective in mind, the Air Force Glossary has been developed...

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Fas Public Interest Report Journal of the Federation of American S...

By: Robert M. Solow

Excerpt: Election Results: Rosemary Chalk, Val Fitch and David Hafemeister have been elected to the FAS Council. They take the places of Denis Hayes, Martin Sherwin and Valerie Thomas, whose terms have expired. Robert Adams was elected to fill out the unexpired term of Lawrence Scheinman, who has joined the Clinton Administration.

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Technology Overview

Excerpt: Detection System: // QuickScan, Fast way of detecting the majority of malware // Registry keys // CLSIDs // Windows // Specific files/directories // Specialized routines for difficult cases // Understands how the malware works, so in many case installation settings or passwords can be retrieved...

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Addressing U. S. Foreign Language (Fl) Shortcomings Testimony befo...

By: Ray T. Clifford

Excerpt: Should the teaching and learning of foreign. languages be of national concern? Yes, the preamble to the Constitution of the United States specifically states that the Union was formed to insure domestic Tranquility and provide for the common defence. // Our enemies do not speak English when they are talking to each other about us. // In. today's world, national defense requires capabilities in foreign languages. // 2. The shortage of citizens with FL skills is n...

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Recommended Decision and Order Approving Settlement and Dismissing...

By: Daniel J. Roketenetz

Excerpt: Recommended Decision And Order Approving Settlement And Dismissing Complaint: This proceeding arises under the provisions of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (hereinafter ERA), as amended, 42 U.S.C. S 5851, and the implementing Regulations at 29 C.F.R. Part 24. On December 2, 2004, the Complainant, James Feckley, filed an ERA complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (hereinafter OSHA) of the United States Department of Labor, against...

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Protective Equip Component Parts

Excerpt: Protective Equip Component Parts...

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National Science Foundation Arlington, Virginia 22230

Excerpt: This application for a permit under the Antarctic Conservation Act, P.L. 95-541, as amended, and NSF regulations contained in Title 45 Part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations is approved subject to the following conditions...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Federal Budge...

By: Bill Heniff Jr.

Excerpt: The Context of Budget Process Reform: The federal budget process is rooted in constitutional mandates, statutory requirements, House and Senate rules and practices, and administrative directives. Thus, there are several avenues through which Congress and the President can change the various elements of the budget process. (This report addresses only changes made through legislative action.)

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Where Is the Gallium Searching the Plutonium Lattice with Xafs

By: Steven D. Conradson

Excerpt: The high-temperature face centered- cubic (fcc) o-phase of plutonium can be retained to room temperature by the addition of a few atomic percent gallium. Through processing, metallurgists can even control the overall distribution of the gallium within the parent plutonium metal to create alloys with desirable properties.

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C4Isr Architecture Working Group Multinational Forces C4Isr Operations

Purpose: Since the mid-1980’s the U.S. has strived to improve the integration of services and agencies functions to support joint operations and missions. A series of legislative and executive changes to include the 1986 DOD Reorganization Act began to build the foundation that produced today’s defense organization and our emphases on “joint”. Our experiences in Operation Desert Storm and U.S. participation in the numerous smaller scale contingency operations almost cert...

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Characterization of Underground Facilities

By: W. Happer

Excerpt: Detection and characterization of underground facilities (UGFs) is a difficult but important problem. Underground facilities are being used to conceal and protect critical activities that pose a threat to the United States. These include the development and storage of weapons of mass destruction, principally nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. Underground facilities can also protect critical C3 installations and national leadership.

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