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 G. I. Bill of Rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bill of Rights or Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 provided for college or vocational education for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as GIs or G. I.s) as well as one-year of unemployment compensation.
The current version of the bill is called the Montgomery G. Bill in honor of one of its chief proponents, former U.S. Representative Gillespie V. Montgomery of Mississippi.
The G. Bill was created to prevent a repeat of the Bonus March of 1931 and a relapse into the Great Depression after World War II ended.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GI_Bill   (453 words)

  
 Ama Gi
Ama Gi Ama Gi The earliest known representation for the idea of "freedom" or "liberty" is a cunieform inscription of the word "ama-gi" found on a clay document written about 2300 B.C. in the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash.
It is reproduced below for your viewing pleasure.
www.boogieonline.com /revolution/politics/ama-gi.html   (453 words)

  
 G.I. Joe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Around the same time, G.I. Joe was given "eagle eye" vision--a movable eye mechanism to allow the toy to appear to be looking around when a lever in the back of the head was moved.
G.I. Janes were introduced in a series called the Classic Collection, the first 12-inch female dolls in the G.I. Joe line-up since 1967; this doll was a helicopter pilot.
G.I. Joe is a highly capable branch of America's military whose purpose is to defend the world against enemy attack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GI_Joe   (3562 words)

  
 Learn About Congress: GI Bill
The bill was considered a success because the millions of veterans who took advantage of its benefits to attend school instead of seeking immediate employment reduced the anticipated levels of unemployment in the post-war recovery period.
Later amendments to the G.I. Bill provided assistance to children of veterans whose education was disrupted by the disability or death of a military parent.
The G.I. Bill was enacted to help members of the Armed Forces adjust to civilian life after leaving military service by restoring educational and vocational opportunities that were lost due to active military duty.
congress.indiana.edu /radio_series/gi_bill.php   (676 words)

  
 Transcript - The GI Bill: The Post-War Boom in Housing & College Enrollment
Bill Tuttle: The history of the GI Bill in some ways begins with the WWI veterans, who were promised a bonus in 1919 payable in 25 years, 1944, but in 1932 there was a great depression and they were broke.
Bill: There are actually, I think, in the first 10 years of the GI Bill, were well over 4 million homes bought with VA loans.
Bill: The educational benefit was up to 48 months, four years of college or vocational education for the veterans.
ktwu.washburn.edu /journeys/scripts/1306b.html   (910 words)

  
 e-Gastrointestinal.com:Information about the anatomy & physiology of the GI tract
Anatomically the GI tract is a tube that from the exterior to the lumen is composed of connective tissue, smooth muscle layers with embedded nervous plexus, connective tissue, and an inner epithelial layer.
The GI tract is the largest endocrine gland in the body with the endocrine cells being diffusely scattered in the mucosa over the length of the alimentary canal.
GI hormones regulate the digestive process, motility and blood flow of the GI tract and influence the growth of the pancreas and GI tract.
www.e-gastrointestinal.com   (910 words)

  
 GI tract symptoms in diabetes
GI tract symptoms are very common in individuals with diabetes, and many health care workers in clinical practice feel that it is the autonomic neurologic complications that contribute to this.
The authors conclude that the prevalence of most GI tract symptoms in people with diabetes as evaluated in the community (and not in a hospital-type setting) is similar to that of age- and sex-matched controls except for the two above-mentioned conditions.
This is not seen in the general, community-based diabetic population, Thus, the presence of GI tract symptoms in diabetes is usually not associated with autonomic symptoms.
www.medforum.nl /idm/gitractsymptomsindiabetes.htm   (910 words)

  
 GI Joe
G.I. Joe Extreme was another attempt to reposition Joe after the manner of many popular superhero action figure lines, but died after only two assortments.
Created in 1963, G.I. Joe was inspired in part by a TV show called “The Lieutenant.” A licensing agent named Stan Weston brought the concept to Don Levine at Hasbro, with the idea of creating a poseable soldier for boys.
Hasbro has kept G.I. Joe on the market nearly continuously since 1964, with the exception of a few years between the death of the classic “vintage” Joe in 1976 and the introduction of the new “Real American Hero” in 1982.
www.bigredtoybox.com /articles/joeindex.shtml   (1239 words)

  
 Hilltop Times - GI Bill important to service members 60 years later
Historians say the GI Bill contributed more than any other program in history to the welfare of veterans and their families and to the growth of the nation's economy.
The first GI Bill provided six benefits, three of which the VA administered: education and training; loan guaranty for a home, farm or business; and unemployment pay of $20 a week for up to 52 weeks.
He said today's GI Bill benefits are built upon what was done in 1944 &; and improved and increased over the years.
www.hilltoptimes.com /story.asp?edition=159&storyid=4493   (921 words)

  
 CrazYounGal: April 2003
Skarang yang 'gi "ngetrend" SARS (Severe Acuteraspiratory Syndrome).
Mungkin karna penasaran ama rasanya ato gak ada otaknya kali (maklum, dia dulu baru 3 taon).
Dulu, gw sering bertengkar ama nyokap tentang pakaian.
bunglon.blogspot.com /2003_04_01_bunglon_archive.html   (921 words)

  
 PetPlace.com - Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract
The components of the GI tract that lie within the abdomen are held in place by their attachments to the mesentery.
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract or system is responsible for processing and extracting nutrients from food, and collecting and passing waste material from the body.
The GI tract is a large system that travels the length of the body.
www.petplace.com /articles/artShow.asp?artID=4860   (921 words)

  
 Recovery of Waterborne Cryptosporidium parvum Oocysts by Freshwater Benthic Clams (Corbicula fluminea) -- Graczyk et al. 64 (2): 427 -- Applied and Environmental Microbiology
in the hemolymph, gills and GI tract, and feces (Fig.
a clam, e.g., hemolymph or gills and gastrointestinal (GI) tract,
The hemolymph and the gill and GI tract pellets were resuspended in 300 and 400 µl of PBS, respectively.
aem.asm.org /cgi/content/full/64/2/427   (921 words)

  
 donga.com [english donga]
A container holding radioactive material was stolen in Ahnyang City, Kyung-gi Province, police sources said.
Kyung Do Enterprise, Ltd., a company that manufactures radioactive isotope products, reported to the police yesterday that it had lost the container which held a radioactive isotope (CS-137) some time between midnight to 10 a.m.
Kyung Do said that the container can sustain light impact and if a leakage occurs at all, however, it could burn or damage the human body in various ways.
english.donga.com /srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2003030725058   (921 words)

  
 G.I. Joe is a fake Salon.com
He kept Cobra Commander from carving his face on the moon with a giant laser.
In interviews yesterday arranged by G.I. Joe Veterans for Truth, a nonprofit arm of a little-known think tank called Serpentine Enterprises, the veterans -- low-level G.I. Joe foot soldiers, all code-named "grunts" -- were unanimous in describing Joe as an incompetent leader unfit for command and not worthy of honor.
As G.I. Joe, the leader of America's daring, highly trained special missions force, celebrates his 40th anniversary this summer, a group of veterans has aired television advertisements attacking his military record.
dir.salon.com /story/opinion/feature/2004/08/14/gijoe/index.html   (897 words)

  
 Feeling Retro
GI Joe was masculine, plus had his own Jeep, so Tuesday Taylor didn't have to borrow Barbie's corvette for dates, or worse, take the giant RV to the beach (the bathroom sink) or the drive-in (the tv).
The Joe's were so heavy that the string snapped and the kite, trailing about 300 feet of cheap ass cotton twine and my two beloved GI Joe's soared off over the bay and vanished forever.
I had a full foot locker and was a member of the GI Joe Club.
www.feelingretro.com /view_toy.cfm?id=3   (9645 words)

  
 Johnson Works to Expand Access to Montgomery GI Bill
The Montgomery GI Bill was implemented a year later in 1985 and allowed individuals already enrolled in VEAP accounts to transfer their benefits to the new MGIB in 1996.
The Montgomery GI bill currently excludes around 74,000 servicemen and women on active duty who, because they were on active duty before 1985 and did not participate in the Veterans' Educational Assistance Program, are not eligible for the MGIB.
Johnson's bill will allow a one year open enrollment period for thousands of career military personal who are not allowed to sign up for education benefits under the MGIB.
johnson.senate.gov /~johnson/releases/200406/2004623458.html   (497 words)

  
 GI Bill
Top Up is a really good deal because your total GI Bill education benefit is reduced only by the actual amount used to pay the difference between the total tuition cost and the amount paid for with Tuition Assistance.
The buy-up program allows anyone who is participating in the Montgomery GI Bill program to contribute up to $600 (in increments as small as $20 per pay period) at any time before leaving active duty.
Even if you don't plan to use your GI Bill education benefit right away, submit the applicable forms early so when you do want to file a claim to start withdrawing money from your account you won't have to wait more than a week or so.
www.uscg.mil /hq/capemay/gibill.htm   (546 words)

  
 GI Bill benefits and Bad Discharges : Military Recruitment : Youth & Militarism : AFSC
It is only when a GI has left the service and applied to the Veterans Administration to receive funding for school that he/she finds out that he/she may not be eligible to get it.
The current Pentagon education plan for recruits – known as "The New GI Bill" or "The Montgomery GI Bill" – is one of the most widely misunderstood government benefits, apparently even by recruiters.
Any recruit, GI or veteran who believes much of what a military recruiter says is in for a rough ride.
www.afsc.org /youthmil/Military-Recruitment/GI-benefits-bad-discharges.htm   (351 words)

  
 'The GI Bill Experience at NC State' Exhibition - NCSU Libraries, 2004
In the all-volunteer military, the GI Bill has operated in a way similar to civilian retirement programs: service personnel contribute part of their pay, which is matched several times over by the government.
Estimates are that some 450,000 engineers, 240,000 accountants, 238,000 teachers, and 91,000 scientists advanced their education under the first GI Bill, as did thousands of lawyers, doctors, dentists, journalists, members of the clergy, corporate executives, skilled crafts workers and technical specialists.
From the perspective of six decades, the legacy of the GI Bill transcends specific issues of veterans benefits–encompassing two general principles about the relationship between citizens and government in a democratic society.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /exhibits/gibill/eLegacy.html   (683 words)

  
 Veterans-GI Bill of Rights
That is why the New GI Bill of Rights for the 21st Century would fully repeal the Disabled Veterans Tax, which forces disabled military retirees to give up one dollar of their pension for every dollar of disability pay they receive.
House Democrats are introducing the New GI Bill of Rights for the 21st Century to honor the bravery of our troops and the tremendous sacrifices that their families have made.
The New GI Bill of Rights honors that contribution with provisions that protect their income to help the more than 40 percent of those called up who have suffered a pay cut to serve our country.
honda.house.gov /GIBillofRights.asp   (1356 words)

  
 GI Bill offers much
Since 1995 the GI Bill has been a contributory program, with service people signing up at the time of enlistment and having $100 a month deducted from their pay for one year so long as they served satisfactorily for at least two years.
The Montgomery GI Bill can be used for all types of continuing education, including police or fire academies or on-the-job training programs.
Another source of information on the GI Bill, as well as any other veterans issues, is a twice-monthly meeting held by the Maricopa County Human Services Department.
www.azcentral.com /community/gilbert/articles/0305valleyvets05Z12.html   (670 words)

  
 FairEconomy.org - A GI Bill For the Next Generation
A GI Bill for the next generation is the best way to honor the families who are serving in our military.
The GI Bill was one of the greatest investments made in our nation's history — and it almost didn't happen.
The GI Bill education benefits, combined with the post-war subsidized mortgages through the Federal Housing Administration, Farmers Home and the Veterans Administration, provided more than 20 million Americans with tickets on the wealth-building train.
www.faireconomy.org /press/2004/GIBill_oped.html   (749 words)

  
 Upper GI Tract Radiography (X-ray, Barium Swallow)
An upper GI procedure is done to observe digestive function or to detect abnormalities such as ulcers, tumors or inflammation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum.
Upper GI imaging is simple enough to be done in a radiology office or a medical center's radiology department as an outpatient procedure.
In some medical centers, the technologist can minimize patient movement by automatically tilting the examining table.
www.radiologyinfo.com /content/upper_gi.htm   (749 words)

  
 Antibiotics alter GI tract microbes and increase lung sensitivity to allergens
Huffnagle maintains that disruptions in the growth of bacteria and fungi in the GI tract somehow interfere with the ability of regulatory T cells to dampen the immune response to respiratory allergens.
albicans is normally found in the GI tract, and increased growth of C. albicans in the gut is a common side-effect of antibiotics.
In the absence of regulatory T cells from the GI tract, T cells in the lungs become sensitized to the presence of ordinary mold spores, pollen or other allergens.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /index.php?newsid=8737   (749 words)

  
 GI Tract - Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
Cleansing and detoxification of the GI tract is accomplished by using a combination of herbs and fiber that help remove undigested food, fecal matter, putrefied remains of the dead microorganisms and other waste products from the walls of the intestine.
The good news is that malfunctioning GI tract can be brought back to health by improving digestion, cleansing and detoxification of the colon, providing proper amount of fiber, supporting the liver and restoring the balance of bacteria.
Major components of GI tract are mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas and the liver.
www.purestcolloids.com /GI-tract.htm   (749 words)

  
 Impact of Dietary and Environmental Factors on Microbial Communities of the Avian GI Tract
Dirty litter and other animal management parameters affect microbial composition of the chicken GI tract both directly by providing a continuous source of bacteria and indirectly by weakening the physical condition and defence of the birds.
Furthermore, most of the bacteria in the GI tract of the broiler chicken seem to represent species different from any of those deposited in the public sequence databases.
Bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract derive most of their energy for reproduction and growth from dietary compounds, which are either resistant to attack by digestive fluids or absorbed so slowly that bacteria can successfully compete for them.
www.poultry-health.com /fora/inthelth/apabed01.htm   (749 words)

  
 GI Joe Guide to Vintage Weapons G.I. Joe Hasbro 1964 Pictures 12 Inch GIJoe Figures Collecting GI Joe Collection
GI Joe with the lifelike hair and beard were brought out in 1970.
From the 21 movable parts to the battle scar on GI Joe's cheek, GI Joe could be configured to resemble the active duty soldier, sailor, marine, or pilot.
To the delight of Hasbro, the introduction of GI Joe to the public was a smashing success.
gijoe.www4.50megs.com   (794 words)

  
 1944 GI Bill of Rights
The GI Bill, officially known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, was designed to provide greater opportunities to returning war veterans of World War II.
Perhaps the greatest area, in terms of the federal government's participation in education, was the GI Bill of Rights.
The bill, signed by President Roosevelt on June 22, 1944, provided federal aid to help veterans adjust to civilian life in the areas of hospitalization, purchase of homes and businesses, and especially, education.
fcis.oise.utoronto.ca /~daniel_schugurensky/assignment1/1944gibill.html   (430 words)

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