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2011-05-11 11:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) 721st Cheyenne Mountain Communications program team recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary providing support to Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) "Communications is critical to the Commands," said Cliff Spier, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense's vice president for C2 Solutions. "The...

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2007-06-01 06:00:00

Extreme cold, ice, darkness challenge Airmen As temperatures hover at 30 degrees below zero, the Airmen and radars of Detachment 3, 22nd Space Operations Squadron stand watch over North America's frozen north. Landing on a snow-packed runway 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle in winter can be a white-knuckle experience for anyone. But that's what it's like at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Blinding winds howling at more than 50 mph, temperatures plunging below zero and 24-hour nights are...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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