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Yazidi Plight Brought to UN by Amal Clooney


Amal Clooney delivers rebuke to UN human trafficking panel. As follow-up to our very own Valerry Mannarino’s article from 22 August 2016 “Girl on Fire”, we needed to share the continuing efforts of Beirut, Lebanon born Amal Clooney as she fights for the rights and very existence of the Yazidi people in Northern Iraq.  Ms. […]

Girl on Fire – Women Fighters Take on ISIS


GIRL ON FIRE Women Freedom Fighters Take on ISIS By Valerry Mannarino (Editor’s Note: Please join us in welcoming guest blogger and author Valerry Mannarino.) In many ways, the actions of the women of Yazidi – who have taken up arms to enact revenge on ISIS for the kidnapping, rape, and murder of thousands of […]

Pittsburgh Comic Thrives on Success


Comic Shaun Blackham Finds Success Once again, we do LOVE everything Pittsburgh!  Most especially when we’ve got something clearly positive — a success story — about a friend from Kiski Area.  The Pittsburgh Tribune article about local comic talent and fellow KA Cavalier Shaun Blackham written by Shirley McMarlin explores: Q: So you weren’t the class […]

Leah Smith — Excellence

Commitment Excellence

A Pittsburgh Native’s Commitment to Excellence A March 2013 Athlete of the Week television spot from WTAE, features now Olympic Bronze and Gold Medal winner Leah Smith.  WTAE’s Mike Clark again featured Leah in an interview only a few weeks ago that moved us to throw in our 2 cents as well!  At RTSGC we […]

Overseas Contractor Complexities


(Editors Note: Please join us in welcoming guest blogger and author Valerry Mannarino.) Overseas Staffing Complexities for Contractors By: Valerry Mannarino To remain competitive in today’s global economy, many U.S. companies have either expanded overseas or will in the near future.  When it comes to that expansion, few challenges are as immensely meticulous as navigating […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Sensory Friendly

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE Sensory-friendly performances, at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are open to people of all ages and abilities but designed especially for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, sensory sensitivities, or other disabilities.  The symphony works closely with its Accessibility Advisory Committee and others in the Pittsburgh community to plan these performances, […]

Seven Virtues of Bushido


The Seven Virtues of Bushido In consideration of the divisiveness created by the current U.S. Presidential race, we wanted to share something a bit more centered and uplifting, the virtues of Bushido. The Bushido code is typified by seven virtues (as visioned by Nitobe Inazo): Rectitude (義 gi) – morally correct behavior Courage (勇 yū) – strength in the face […]

US Plans Expansion of UK Intelligence Drawdown


US PLANS EXPANSION OF UK DRAWDOWN Civilian Intelligence Assets Pay the Price In early 2015, the BBC reported that, as part of the DOD base-closure/cost-savings program, the United States Air Force would be eliminating intelligence and other facilities located in the United Kingdom.  Specifically those at RAF Mildenhall, RAF Alconbury, and RAF Molesworth.  “US Secretary […]