Leaf Umbrella-Wild animals have their own ways of coping with rainwater, but sometimes, when they find themselves under an opportune leaf, flower or mushroom, they look just like people hiding from the rain under umbrellas!
Organisations that represent disabled people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities face blatant and widespread discrimination at the hands of local and national government according to a leading campaigner. Julie Jaye Charles chief executive of Equalities National Council (ENC) said she believed the discrimination showed itself through the failure of local and central government to fund organisations like hers. She said: There is a discriminatory imbalance of power…
Army SFC Joselito O. Villanueva, 36, of Los Angeles, California. Died September 27, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 9th Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy sniper small-arms fire while at his observation post in Balad, Salad ad Din Province, Iraq.
Army SPC Josiah W. Hollopeter, 27, of San Diego, California. Died June 14, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died in Balad, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Muqdadiyah, Diyala Province, Iraq.