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Op-Ed News
Jousting bloodlessly in King Arthur's Camelot, Sun Tzu's Middle Kingdom, and JFK 's New Frontier?1 million volunteers." What if Kennedy had had served two terms and had ingrai
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 hours ago
1 million volunteers." What if Kennedy had had served two terms and had ingrained in Americans the belief that peaceful National Service was a better means of containing violent "isms" and avoiding warfare. What if Kennedy's Peace Corp... Read more
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The Hindu
2 anti-polio campaigners killed in PakistanShahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an investigation
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an investigation. “Polio teams are rendering a huge national service to save our children from the crippling disease. Attack on these dedicated workers, risking their lives for... Read more
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International Business Times
Gunmen kill mother and daughter for daring to give children in Pakistan polio vaccinations Laden. Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the recent attac
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Laden. Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the recent attack, saying: "Polio teams are rendering a huge national service to save our children from the crippling disease. "[The] attack on these dedicated workers, risking their... Read more
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Gulf News
Gunmen in Pakistan kill two mother and daughter working to eradicate polioMinister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an inve
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an investigation.“Polio teams are rendering a huge national service to save our children from the crippling disease. Attack on these dedicated workers, risking their lives for... Read more
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dna
No country for polio workers? Gunmen in Pakistan kill two women working on an eradication campaignShahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an investigation
dna / Posted yesterday
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the Thursday attack and ordered an investigation. "Polio teams are rendering a huge national service to save our children from the crippling disease. Attack on these dedicated workers, risking their lives for... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Obituary: Cricketer who serenaded West Indian internationalsPrep School in Iffley Road before moving to City of Oxford High School for Boys
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
Prep School in Iffley Road before moving to City of Oxford High School for Boys in 1947. When he left school he did National Service with the RAF in Lincolnshire before returning to study French and German at Exeter College, Oxford. His... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Obituary: Cricketer who serenaded West Indian internationalsPrep School in Iffley Road before moving to City of Oxford High School for Boys
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Prep School in Iffley Road before moving to City of Oxford High School for Boys in 1947. When he left school he did National Service with the RAF in Lincolnshire before returning to study French and German at Exeter College, Oxford. His... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
IRWIN J. STOVROFFbusiness in Youngstown and then for Thomasville Furniture International until r
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
business in Youngstown and then for Thomasville Furniture International until retirement at age 75. Irwin was a volunteer National Service Officer for Ex-POW’s at the Palm Beach VA Hospital. An American hero, Irwin was highly decorated and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tim carved out place in historyleft a lasting impression on him. At 18, he was called up for the military and
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
left a lasting impression on him. At 18, he was called up for the military and in 1952 did full-time training with the 11th National Service Training Battalion at Wacol. He later served part-time with the 51st Battalion and he completed his training... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resortholiday in 1983, and it was first observed in 1987. In 1994, under Bill Clinton
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
holiday in 1983, and it was first observed in 1987. In 1994, under Bill Clinton, Congress designated the day as a Day of National Service. Since then presidents have undertaken various public service endeavors to mark King's birthday and the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resortholiday in 1983, and it was first observed in 1987. In 1994, under Bill Clinton
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
holiday in 1983, and it was first observed in 1987. In 1994, under Bill Clinton, Congress designated the day as a Day of National Service. Since then presidents have undertaken various public service endeavors to mark King's birthday and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disabled Group Yearning for President-Elect George Weah AttentionNUOD boss replied to a question of why NUOD was approaching the government of t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
NUOD boss replied to a question of why NUOD was approaching the government of the football legend-turned politician for a national service space for NUOD members in his government. On the question of inaccessibility in public building for... Read more
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Ekklesia
National Service will mark assassination of Martin Luther KIng JrChristian Aid and the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey will be hosting a N
Ekklesia / Posted 3 days ago
Christian Aid and the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey will be hosting a National Service at the Abbey on April 4 2018 marking the 50th anniversary of Revd Dr Martin Luther King's assassination. The service, which starts at 12 noon, takes place... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Congolese Refugees Flock to Zambiaaccommodate the 15,000 Congolese refugees. Mantapala camp will take up some 6,0
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
accommodate the 15,000 Congolese refugees. Mantapala camp will take up some 6,000 hectares of land. Currently the Zambia National Service, with support from some refugees and local people, is engaged to clear the land settlement and work on the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Molly case: Lack of co-ordination between HSE and Tusla resulted in 'insufficient' supporttheir specific vulnerability as child in care. “The Government has also commit
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
their specific vulnerability as child in care. “The Government has also committed a total of €10m new funding for the HSE National Service Plan for 2018 which provides funding for respite supports and services." Dr Muldoon said that the... Read more
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Canberra Times
The remarkably even hand of Leonard Radic, The Age's theatre critic for nearly 30 yearswhere he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980,
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
where he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980, to do a master's degree. He did his national service in the mid-1950s with Barry Humphries and painted backdrops for an Edna Everage musical. He claimed to have... Read more
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The Age
The remarkably even hand of Leonard Radic, The Age's theatre critic for nearly 30 yearswhere he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980,
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
where he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980, to do a master's degree. He did his national service in the mid-1950s with Barry Humphries and painted backdrops for an Edna Everage musical. He claimed to have... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The remarkably even hand of Leonard Radic, The Age's theatre critic for nearly 30 yearswhere he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980,
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
where he did an arts degree and to which he returned many years later, in 1980, to do a master's degree. He did his national service in the mid-1950s with Barry Humphries and painted backdrops for an Edna Everage musical. He claimed to have... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
A snapshot of England after the Second World WarWorld War VIPs ready to lay their poppy wreaths at the war memorial. Picture:
Ilford Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
World War VIPs ready to lay their poppy wreaths at the war memorial. Picture: Ellie Hoskins After the war, I did my National Service at an airbase just outside Braintree in Essex. The large runways that ran for miles were stacked with piles... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Notorious soap villain Alex Ferns on leaving River City and his plans for a thriller set in Lennoxtownhe recalls. "My dad was an electrician and they were building a big power plant
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
he recalls. "My dad was an electrician and they were building a big power plant there." After leaving school, Alex did National Service with the South African army, serving in Angola between 1987 and 1989. He went on to study drama in Cape Town... Read more
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International Business Times
Operation go-slow: Belgian train driver deliberately runs trains late to get fired their will The SNCB said it extended its notice period for drivers in 2016 to
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
their will The SNCB said it extended its notice period for drivers in 2016 to make sure it had enough to maintain a national service. SNCB spokesman Thierry Ney said: "It's an unacceptable action. There are forums for dialogue and we cannot... Read more
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Gazette News
Family tribute dad who founded Stanway Villahis own bicycles and would race them and do time trials. He was actually going
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
his own bicycles and would race them and do time trials. He was actually going to do Olympic time trials but got called for National Service. “He always had a friendly word for everyone he met and was such a great character in Stanway for many... Read more
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dna
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti: PM Modi to inaugurate National Youth Festival todayuniqueness. This blend of diverse socio-cultural milieu creates "Ek Bharat Shre
dna / Posted 7 days ago
uniqueness. This blend of diverse socio-cultural milieu creates "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat".Around 5000 volunteers of the National Service Scheme (NSS) and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan from all parts of the country along with local accredited youth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera Victims Dischargedto prioritise and clean the area," he said. He said the local authority had re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to prioritise and clean the area," he said. He said the local authority had received two tipper trucks from the Zambia National Service (ZNS) and that the Somali community were ready to help with 10 tipper trucks and two front end-loaders. Mr... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Heartbroken mum releases photos of son critically injured in brutal stabbingon knife crime. Ms Dawson has called for more powers for police and parents to
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
on knife crime. Ms Dawson has called for more powers for police and parents to discipline young people and the return of national service for teenagers who leave school without a job. She's convinced that everyone has a part to play to stop... Read more
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walesonline
Thursday, January 11, 2018the suggestion that it has become so. The Army is a reflection of the society f
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
the suggestion that it has become so. The Army is a reflection of the society from which it springs. I was called up for National Service in November 1953 and posted to Aldershot. After six weeks of basic training and six weeks trade training, I... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Write Stuff: Gina Barreca, Jay Heinrechs At Twain House For 'How To Take A Joke'Klau, chief program officer at the nonprofit New Politics Leadership Academy, w
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
Klau, chief program officer at the nonprofit New Politics Leadership Academy, which recruits and develops alumni of national service programs to seek political office, will discuss his book, “Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kitwe's Chisokone Market Closed in Wake of Cholera Outbreakand Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang'ombe have taken charge of the cleaning exercis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang'ombe have taken charge of the cleaning exercise with the help of the Zambia Army, Zambia National Service, Kitwe City Council and Market and Street Vendor Association. However, the situation has left marketeers... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ipswich Town legend Ted Phillips dieswear black armbands and take part in a minute’s applause. Phillips started his
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
wear black armbands and take part in a minute’s applause. Phillips started his football career at Leiston before doing his National Service. He was recommended to Ipswich manager Scott Duncan by Leiston Town boss Ian Gillespie. Phillips made his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCC Shuts 150 Trading Areasto find a solution before the Local Authority could do so. Ms Mwanza said the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to find a solution before the Local Authority could do so. Ms Mwanza said the Local Authority was working with the Zambia National Service (ZNS) who had donated two trucks and also thanked the Somalian community who donated two tipper trucks to... Read more
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Roll Call
O’Rourke Backs Off ‘Mandatory Year of Service’ Idea After Criticismdays after floating the possibility. At a town hall outside Dallas last week,
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
days after floating the possibility. At a town hall outside Dallas last week, the Democratic Senate hopeful proposed a “national service bill” that would require every young person to spend at least a year of service “in a military unit,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Town legend Ted Phillips diesa Suffolk boy born in the hamlet of Gromford near Snape. He started his footbal
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 days ago
a Suffolk boy born in the hamlet of Gromford near Snape. He started his football career at nearby Leiston before doing his National Service. He was recommended to Ipswich manager Scott Duncan by Leiston Town boss Ian Gillespie. For a while he... Read more
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dna
Teach road safety in schools: Traffic Training Institutesubject for an accident-free city." According to the department, letters were
dna / Posted 10 days ago
subject for an accident-free city." According to the department, letters were also sent to colleges to encourage their National Service Scheme (NSS) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) students to take up this subject. Amitesh Kumar, Joint... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Gifted teacher puts pen to paper and publishes book of poetrycover of Inklings. These days based near Cartmel, David was born in Sussex, ed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
cover of Inklings. These days based near Cartmel, David was born in Sussex, educated at Marlborough and - after two years' National Service in the army - at Christ's College, Cambridge, where he read English and history. On his travels he meet his... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Tiger Beer tipped to reappoint BBDO following creative reviewplight of wild tigers. In addition, it collaborated with sneaker customiser and
Marketing Interactive / Posted 11 days ago
plight of wild tigers. In addition, it collaborated with sneaker customiser and artist Mark Ong of men’s contemporary fashion brand SBTG Surplus & Co., to launch a limited edition commemorative t-shirt in celebration of 50 years of National Ser... Read more
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Sussex Express
Death of Lewes man who ‘was the face of the police force’at 19 schools in the Lewes area. Mr Hall, of Cross Way, Lewes, was truly a man
Sussex Express / Posted 11 days ago
at 19 schools in the Lewes area. Mr Hall, of Cross Way, Lewes, was truly a man of many parts. He grew up in Glynde and did National Service as a flight engineer in the RAF. It was an episode not without drama. Three out of four engines failed on a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
“Family was everything to him” - tribute to Brian Mitchell who died in suspected hit-and-runMitchell, Photo courtesy of Graham Mitchell. He served in the Royal Air Force
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Mitchell, Photo courtesy of Graham Mitchell. He served in the Royal Air Force between 1951 and 1953 as part of his national service. During which time he belonged to the Queen’s Colour Squadron and marched at the coronation of Queen... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
View from the House: Ill patients spend hours in ambulancesMP We are in the middle of another winter – and another NHS winter crisis. Thi
Ilford Recorder / Posted 12 days ago
MP We are in the middle of another winter – and another NHS winter crisis. This has now become almost expected. During my National Service in the armed forces, I spent a Christmas Day on duty. Memorable? It was for me! Yesterday, 12:00Steve... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Smart taps power of the youthwho participate in the training of trainers workshop are usually campus leaders
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
who participate in the training of trainers workshop are usually campus leaders, those taking their National Service Training Program (NSTP) classes, or members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), she adds. The... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge heritage: Christmas dinner with my prisonersLatest Ilford News Stories During my National Service in the armed forces, I s
Ilford Recorder / Posted 12 days ago
Latest Ilford News Stories During my National Service in the armed forces, I spent a Christmas Day on duty. Memorable? It was for me! The party is over. We are now in the most boring month of the year with faint memories of what a payday felt like... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Is the world’s oldest man living in Aylesbury?The oldest man in the world could now be living in Aylesbury. Ghahreman Pardis
Thame Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The oldest man in the world could now be living in Aylesbury. Ghahreman Pardis’ family say his age was changed to avoid national service in Iran and that he was born in 1899 – making him 113 years and 230 days old. This would make him the world’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera Halts UPND Political Activitiesquick recovery to those of our citizens affected. Once again, we salute our me
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
quick recovery to those of our citizens affected. Once again, we salute our men and women in uniform (Zambia Army, Zambia National Service, Zambia Air Force and Zambia Police) for the great job they are doing in combating this epidemic. We... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Actor was more than just you know Whofor his role as the aggressive and proper sergeant Bullimore in The Army Game,
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
for his role as the aggressive and proper sergeant Bullimore in The Army Game, who looked after a troop of no-hopers doing National Service, which had three seasons between 1957 and 1960. Already a veteran when cast as the Doctor in Doctor Who, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kitwe Council Bans Sale of Fresh Foods in Wake of Cholera Crisisto normal. The stakeholders that attended the meeting include, heads of govern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
to normal. The stakeholders that attended the meeting include, heads of government departments, the Zambia Army, Zambia National Service, Zambia Police, Nkana Water and Sewerage Company, Kitwe City Council Management and Councillors, Street... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Foley chosen Corpsmember of the Yearselected for the award are to have demonstrated personal growth, outstanding le
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 14 days ago
selected for the award are to have demonstrated personal growth, outstanding leadership skills, and a sincere commitment to national service. All winners of the award are nominated by their Corps and selected by a panel of staff from The Corps... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'An Uneducated Society Is a Threat to Peace' - Alex Devine, Youth for Changeprogram was organized by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in collab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
program was organized by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in collaboration with leadership of the National Service Learning Institute (NSLI). Devine said that in a society where the citizens are highly educated, the fight... Read more
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Gulf News
First aviation Youth Circle held at Dubai airportestablish a ‘Youth Aviation Council’ — an idea proposed by GCAA — which will in
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
establish a ‘Youth Aviation Council’ — an idea proposed by GCAA — which will include a course about civil aviation in the national service programme.“Young people are our future, so by listening to the youth of today and empowering them, we are... Read more
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Bolton News
Tributes paid to steelwork pioneer and Lads and Girls Club champion Alan Watsonand Girls Club, where he began as a swimming instructor. After graduating from
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
and Girls Club, where he began as a swimming instructor. After graduating from Cambridge University and completing his national service in the Royal Engineers, the former Bolton School pupil returned to his hometown to work for the family... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Cleanliness message of NSS laudable: Dr. MishraReporter, Bhopal Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs M
Central Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Reporter, Bhopal Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra took part in the National Service Scheme camp at PG College in Murera village near Datia. He inspired the students and advised them to take... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
First World War's last year to be marked 100 years on with commemorationsCemetery near Mons, Belgium, where the war began in 1914 and where the first an
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
Cemetery near Mons, Belgium, where the war began in 1914 and where the first and last casualties of the battle lie. The national service of remembrance at London's Cenotaph will follow traditional lines, as it remembers the fallen of all... Read more
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