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  NPR : NFL 'Minister of Defense' Reggie White Dies at 43
NPR : NFL 'Minister of Defense' Reggie White Dies at 43
NFL 'Minister of Defense' Reggie White Dies at 43
The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the year was also an ordained minister and was known as the "minister of defense." Hear NPR's Renee Montagne.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4245785   (153 words)

  Defense minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A defense minister (American English) or defence minister (British English) is a cabinet portfolio which regulates the armed forces in a sovereign nation.
Another common reform which occurred at the end of World War II was to place the defense minister in a National Security Council or inner cabinet which allows the head of government to coordinate both military and diplomatic activities.
In the United States, the defense minister has been called the Secretary of Defense since 1947, when the once separate War Department and the Department of the Navy were merged (though the Secretary of the Navy still exists to this day, however it is no longer a Cabinet level position).
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/d/de/defense_minister.html   (467 words)

 Defence minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A defence minister (Commonwealth English) or defense minister (American English) is a cabinet portfolio (position) which regulates the armed forces in a sovereign nation.
It is often assumed by the Prime Minister if war is common for that nation (for example, no less than five Prime Ministers of Israel have held the Defence Ministry during their Premiership).
In the United States, the defence minister has been called the Secretary of Defense since 1947, when the once separate War Department and the Department of the Navy were merged (though the Secretary of the Navy exists to this day, it is no longer a Cabinet level position, being subordinate to the Secretary of Defense).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Defense_minister   (493 words)

 Reggie White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Reverend Reginald Howard "Reggie" White (December 19, 1961 – December 26, 2004), nicknamed the "Minister of Defense" (a dual reference to his football prowess and to his Evangelical Christian ordination) was one of football's most prolific sackers in college, the USFL and the NFL.
White was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1998.
The Inner City Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, a church where White was an associate minister, was burned to the ground in 1996.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reggie_White   (1326 words)

 minister - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Clergy, term applied to the body of ministers of the Christian church in contradistinction to the laity.
It is also used for the body of ministers...
Priest, one especially consecrated to the service of a divinity and through whom worship, prayer, sacrifice, or other service is offered to the...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=minister   (181 words)

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The main reason for this is that in other countries, the minister of defense is the head of a civilian body that commands, channels and molds the armed forces.
In Israel, the defense minister is an unclear go-between between the prime minister and chief of staff.
But a minister who has no civilian insights has no chance of making this post what it should be: To set policy in line with an overall security approach and to force the army to do not what is inherent to it, but rather, to do what the public needs.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3236620,00.html   (615 words)

 Poland's Minister Of Defense And Red Generals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Warsaw, Poland 7 February, 2007 The Polish Prime Minister would have fired Poland's former Minister of Defense Sikorski because Sikorski was being influenced by "Red Generals".
It is reported that the Prime Minister would have dismissed him if he did not resign because he was in conflict with the President and that he was being influenced by "Red Generals".
Who the "Red Generals" are is likely to be known soon as the new Minister of Defense takes his position and makes changes.
www.masterpage.com.pl /outlook/200702/redgenerals.html   (192 words)

 COHEN, NORWEGIAN DEFENSE MINISTER BRIEFING JULY 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During our discussions we have covered a variety of defense topics, and found a lot of common ground, confirming that our bilateral relations are indeed very good, and that we are ready to continue along the same track.
Charg translating: This is a very loose translation, but the Defense Minister said that in Norway we have worked to build up confidence with Russia over the years, and now after Kosovo we are working to renew that confidence.
Minister Lower: The membership action plan for the Baltic states is on-going and they are preparing to reach the level of quality and different measures to seek membership in NATO and they have a plan for some years to come, but I don't see that the Balkan situation will interfere with that.
www.usembassy.it /file9907/alia/99071205.htm   (2629 words)

 ROMANIAN MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The visit of the Romanian Defense Minister is aimed at re-launching the bilateral political-military dialogue, an essential dimension of the Romania – US Strategic Partnership, and at promoting Romania’s candidature to NATO in view of the NATO Summit to be held next year in Prague.
Minister Pascu will confer with the ambassadors to US of the NATO candidate states and will participate in the Roundtable on “Reinvigorating Romania’s NATO candidature through Army Reform” hosted by the Institute for Strategic Studies of the National Defense University.
The Romanian Defense Minister will also present a progress report of the Romanian military reform and the implementation of Romania’s National Plan for NATO membership in the seminar on “Preparations for NATO” organized by the Slovak Embassy in Washington D.C.
www.roembus.org /english/news/press_releases/2001/June_08_2001.htm   (297 words)

 Needed: a defense minister - Haaretz - Israel News
The position is admittedly political, and the minister's oversight of the defense establishment is expected to be civilian in nature, but the prior knowledge necessary to begin this task is too extensive for a novice.
Many previous defense ministers who had not held senior military ranks in the past - though not all of them - were endowed with understanding and experience in the fields of defense, strategy and foreign policy.
The defense minister is in the middle, above the army's chief of staff and below the prime minister.
www.haaretz.com /hasen/spages/792171.html   (723 words)

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The minister of defense said that the decision on the matter will be made in a cabinet meeting that will be held on Thursday in Tel Aviv.
Minister Peretz prefers to avoid broadening IDF activities in Lebanon at this point for fear of complications.
Ynet was notified that a senior minister who participated in the meeting of the "group of seven" (forum of deputies to the prime minister), said during the discussion Wednesday: "What we are lacking is a defense leadership who will make decisions about the continuation of activities in Lebanon.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3282132,00.html   (707 words)

 Minister of Defense (Chile)
According to Pedersen’s Flaggor i färg, 1973 [ped73], the flag of the chilean Minister of defence is blue with a large coat of arms centered on the flag.
The Ministry of Defense is a modern flag and the arms must be the modern ones and not the 1905 or 1939 ones.
It is in the charge of a secretary of state denominated Minister of National Defense, who is the representative of the President of the Republic and the immediate chief of the institutions that comprise the armed forces and the forces of order.
www.fotw.net /flags/cl_mdef.html   (376 words)

 Dr. Hagelin Speaks to Danish Peace Conference
The Danish Minister of Defense [Soeren Gade] said that the goal of creating peace in Denmark and the world is something he has in common with the other speakers at the conference.
Hagelin began his remarks by expressing his appreciation of the openness of the Minister of Defense and went on to talk about the scientific research showing that a group of 500 Yogic Flyers would strongly reduce and even eliminate negative influences in Denmark with its 5 million inhabitants.
The Danish Minister of Defense Soeren Gade and David Lynch light a candle as a symbol of inaugurating the group of 500 practitioners of Invincible Defense Technology for Denmark.
www.davidleffler.com /danish_minister_of_defence.html   (515 words)

 CNN.com - Australian defense minister quits - Jan 19, 2006
Defense Minister Hill was a leading moderate voice in the Howard administration and as Leader of the Senate was the third highest ranking member of the government.
Finance Minister Nick Minchin is likely to replace Hill in the defense portfolio and as leader of the upper house, but what other changes will be made are less certain.
As Minister for Defense, Hill presided over the Australian armed forces' contributions to the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the ongoing commitment of troops in both those countries.
edition.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/asiapcf/01/19/australia.defense.resign   (415 words)

 HRH Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General
On the formation of Saudi Arabia's first Council of Ministers on 24/12/1953 (18/4/1373 H), he was appointed Minister of Agriculture, which allowed him to give special attention to the Bedouin Resettlement Project.
Prince Sultan was appointed Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General on 13/10/1962 (15/5/1382 H).
In 1982 (1402 H), he was appointed Second Deputy Premier, in addition to his previous post as Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.
www.the-saudi.net /al-saud/sultan.htm   (312 words)

 Kuchma names new minister of defense (11/18/01)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Shkidchenko, who prior to his promotion had chaired the Armed Forces General Staff, was appointed temporary minister of defense after Gen. Kuzmuk's resignation on October 24.
The president indicated that he would appoint a civilian to be state secretary, a position recently created within each of the ministries of government and responsible for their individual day-to-day operations.
He said he expected the new minister of defense would allow for more operational and organizational transparency in the shuttered world of Ukraine's military.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2001/460104.shtml   (545 words)

 ESPN Classic - White dies Sunday morning
Reggie White, a fearsome defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers who was one of the great players in NFL history, has died.
A two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year and ordained minister who was known as the "Minister of Defense," White played a total of 15 years with Philadelphia (1985-92), Green Bay (1993-98) and Carolina (2000).
White, who was the associate minister of Inner City Church in Knoxville, spearheaded the church's rebuilding efforts after the January arson.
espn.go.com /classic/obit/s/2004/1226/1953400.html   (1366 words)

 Israel Minister of Defense
Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer strongly rejects media reports this morning regarding the non-implementation of these measures and emphasizes that their implementation will be completed according to a pre-determined plan.
Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer hopes that the aforementioned nine measures will contribute to the trend of relaxation on the ground and calls on the Palestinian Authority to respond positively to Israel’s steps and carry out the necessary intensive operations against terrorist elements
Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer emphasizes that Israel will continue to strive for the cessation of terrorism and violence in order to reach negotiations and a resolution of the conflict that will benefit both peoples.
www.israelnewsagency.com /mindef1.3.html   (351 words)

 Wausau - Minister of Defense's character
There's no question White, the former Green Bay Packers defensive end who struck fear in the hearts of opposing quarterbacks, was a tremendous talent on the field.
He twice was named the NFL's defensive player of the year and was voted to the league's 75th anniversary all-time team.
Fans called him the Minister of Defense in recognition of his duel role as both a football player and ordained clergyman.
www.wausaudailyherald.com /wdhopinion/282247396746205.shtml   (621 words)

 Minister of defense in Denmark resigns
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - The Danish defense minister resigned yesterday as parliament members questioned whether the military exaggerated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein to justify the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he "deeply" regretted Jensby’s decision and said 41-year-old lawmaker and former army officer Soeren Gade would be appointed as the new defense minister today.
A former military intelligence analyst claimed last week that the prime minister lied to lawmakers in 2002 when he sought parliamentary support for the war to oust Saddam.
www.showmenews.com /2004/Apr/20040424News017.asp   (352 words)

 The Minister of Defense - Seawolf.CC
White was the defensive star and spiritual leader of the Packers' back-to-back Super Bowl teams in 1996 and 1997.
Nicknamed "The Minister of Defense" for his dominance on the field and because he was an ordained minister, White retired after the 1998 season but returned in 2000 and played one more year with Carolina.
On the field he was one of the best defensive players ever, best defensive end ever, and off the field, with all the charities and foundations he funded, was a great man.
www.seawolf.cc /showthread.php?t=4249   (566 words)

 Russia and US Ready to Sign Agreement on Defense Technology Cooperation — Minister - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kudrin was speaking of Prime Minister Fradkov’s plan to cut value-added tax from 18% to 13% as of 2007.
While the government sounds alarm over the increasingly worsening demographic situation, more and more women in Russia are either leaving their new-born children in the care of the state or young fathers, or deciding against pregnancy altogether.
Fall is the season around the world when the leaves fall from the trees, but in Russia this year, it has also been the season when intercontinental ballistic missiles designed to overwhelm missile defense systems take to their wings and soar into the heavens.
www.mosnews.com /news/2004/04/07/defense.shtml   (479 words)

 Prime minister and defense chief lock horns in leadership battle
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been locked in a roller-coaster relationship with his defense minister that is fueling speculation about the next election.
The defense minister has often voiced his regret at the secession of former Foreign Minister David Levy and his small Gesher faction from the government.
The disagreement centered on an interview Mordechai gave to the German news magazine Focus, in which the defense minister appeared to be contemplating a major withdrawal from the Golan Heights.
www.jewishaz.com /jewishnews/980821/prime.shtml   (1013 words)

 Text: Perry, Israel Minister Of Defense Mordechai Joint Statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The secretary and Defense Minister discussed a broad range of issues related to the U.S.-Israeli defense and security relationship, including a mutual U.S.-Israeli commitment to Israel's strategic defense cooperation, the impact of the current situation in the Middle East, and the U.S. pledge to maintain current military assistance to Israel through fiscal year 1998.
Secretary of Defense William Perry and Minister of Defense Yitzhak Mordechai concluded a day of meetings on a broad range of issues related to the U.S.-Israeli defense and security relationship.
The Secretary and Minister reiterated the mutual U.S.-Israeli commitment to their strategic defense cooperation and reviewed the impact of the current situation in the Middle East on the regional strategic goals of both countries.
www.usembassy-israel.org.il /publish/press/defence/archive/october/dd21017.htm   (417 words)

 Minister of Defense (Japan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On 6 January 2001, both the flag of Japanese Prime Minister and the flag of Minister of Defence were changed.
The flag of Minister of Defence was changed as follows.
Namely, new flag of Minister of Defence is the same as former flag of Prime Minister.
flagspot.net /flags/jp_mod.html   (76 words)

 Reggie White, who used football to spread Gospel, dies at 43 - (BP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Reggie White, known as an NFL legend and a fearless proclaimer of the Gospel, died Dec. 26 at age 43.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--He was a two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, was elected to the Pro Bowl a record 13 straight times, set a Super Bowl record with three sacks and retired in 2000 as the NFL's all-time leader in sacks.
White, who was a standout defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers for 15 total years, was outspoken about his faith in Jesus Christ and the power of his Savior to change lives.
www.sbcbaptistpress.org /bpnews.asp?ID=19790   (1475 words)

 Minister Outlines Home Defense Policy - Prensa Latina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Quito, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian Defense Minister Oswaldo Jarrin denied the presence of subversive groups in his country and told press the Armed Forces are ready to protect the nation's security.
The minister added that some 10,000 soldiers are protecting the border as part of the "safe border" policy, adding that if that "creates phantoms" with respect to Plan Colombia, it is not Ecuador's problem.
On the reforms to the Defense Law submitted to Congress, Jarrin said the legislation is outdated and needs adjustment to strengthen the military institution and lay the legal bases for a future reorganization of the military.
www.plenglish.com /article.asp?ID={0E6F24F1-6ECC-440E-8820-9EB2F20C96D2}&language=EN   (241 words)

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