1. AccelerateBrazil

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    Already the 10th-largest economy and soon to be the fifth in the world, Brazil has undoubtedly arrived on the world stage. Not only is its population rising by approximately 2 million people a year, but the inexorable shift toward mass urbanization continues unabated. United Nations estimates predict that by 2015, 33...
  2. The Year in Special Operations

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    Now in its ninth year in print, The Year in Special Operations details the major initiatives being undertaken in the upcoming 12 months. The publication is produced with the input and assistance of each of the special warfare units within the Department of Defense. This high-quality, perfect-bound publication is a...
  3. The Plaza Hotel

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    OVERVIEW: A century ago The Plaza Hotel set an incomparable standard for luxury. Today, New York’s most prestigious address has returned as the ultimate luxury lifestyle destination. The legend continues as this distinctive landmark emerges from a delicate and thoughtfully curated $450 million, three-year restoration, its glory and history intact....
  4. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) mission is to “Provide vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen our Nation’s security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters” and its vision reflects it as “A GREAT engineering force of highly disciplined people working with our partners...
  5. Defense

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    Defense is magazine for professionals within the U.S. Department of Defense, its allied partner nations, and top executives within the defense industry. Within the pages of Defense, readers can find unique editorial features, commentaries, opinions, interviews, and profiles from our renowned group of defense writers, including J.R. Wilson, Scott Gourley,...
  6. Advances in Sports Medicine: 50 Years of ACSM

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    Founded in 1954 the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is the world’s largest association devoted to Sports-Medicine and Exercise Science. ACSM promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life. ACSM...
  7. 100 Years of Women in Law Enforcement

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    In 1909, Los Angeles social worker Alice Stebbins Wells petitioned Mayor George Alexander and the city council, requesting that an ordinance providing for Los Angeles policewomen be adopted. Not only was the measure passed but on Sept. 12, 1910, Wells was appointed as the nation’s first female policewoman with arrest...
  8. “Green” Hotels Association Magazine – IMPACT

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    “Green” Hotels are becoming commonplace throughout the United States with more and more hotels converting to environmentally friendly policies. Property managers are instituting programs that save water, save energy, and reduce solid waste, while saving money to help reduce the hospitality industry’s environmental impact. Despite the many thousands of hotels...
  9. Beijing 2008: Official Australian Olympic Team Guide

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    Australia enjoys an outstanding Olympic history. The heroic achievements of our athletes at every Olympic Games since 1896 are a source of pride for all Australians. The Australian Olympic Team is the embodiment of Australia’s hopes, dreams, and desires. The Team links the faces and names of past and present...
  10. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 25th Anniversary

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    Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in the United States are licensed independent practitioners who practice in ambulatory, acute, and long-term care as primary and/or specialty care providers. They are registered nurses with specialized advanced education and clinical competency to provide health and medical care for diverse populations in a variety of settings....