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2014-08-04 08:21:44

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Financial Services, the nation's only non-profit, accredited college devoted to financial services, announced today that Admiral Joe Prueher will receive the 2014 Soldier-Citizen Award. Prueher, a retired four-star admiral with the U.S. Navy, will receive the award during a ceremony in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin next month. "Admiral Prueher embodies the essence of what we want this award to represent," said...

2014-07-29 23:09:00

The Admiral Theatre Gentlemen's Club is supporting AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL on August 14th by holding a “Sexy Miley Cyrus Look-A-Like Contest” during her visit to the Windy City. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Admiral Theatre Gentlemen’s Club is supporting AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL on August 14th by holding a “Sexy Miley Cyrus Look-A-like Contest” during her visit to the Windy City. With all the provocative controversy that surrounds the young ingénue, one would be...

2014-06-30 12:22:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, is thrilled to welcome Rear Admiral Norman Hayes to our SBG cadre of experts. Admiral Hayes will spearhead all efforts on intelligence and cyber security and serve as a principal advisor to our customers. From senior leadership roles in naval intelligence, Admiral Hayes serves as SBG's lead...

2014-06-30 08:21:40

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In selecting an icon for younger generations to emulate, one has to look no further than Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. The Admiral, who in his role as Chief of Naval Operations, was a transformational leader widely recognized for modernizing the U.S. Navy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2014-06-17 16:20:34

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, is thrilled to welcome Rear Admiral Norman Hayes to our SBG cadre of experts. Admiral Hayes will spearhead all efforts on intelligence and cyber security and serve as a principal advisor to our customers. From senior leadership roles in naval intelligence, Admiral Hayes serves as SBG's lead...

2014-05-28 23:11:37

The world-famous Admiral Theatre has transformed its private dancers’ dressing room with a massive mural painted by an up-and-coming local artist. The mural extends throughout the entire locker room facility, (covering thousands of sq. ft.) and took the artist several months to complete. Chicago, IL. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The World Famous Admiral Theatre has transformed its private dancers’ dressing room with a massive mural painted by an up-and-coming local artist. The mural extends...

2014-04-10 23:31:21

Company Kicks Off 7th Annual Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Cancer Society Bellflower, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Admiral Pest Control today announced that one of its owners, Jeff Jones, has been awarded the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Statewide Patient Courage Award. As a part of the award, Jones will throw the first pitch at the May 9, 2014, Dodger versus Giants game. The company is also using the event to kick off its 7th consecutive year of fundraising for the...

2014-03-10 16:20:36

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association will honor five Naval Academy graduates with the Association's Distinguished Graduate Award on March 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy. The ceremony will be attended by the Brigade of Midshipmen; Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral Michael H. Miller, USN, class of 1974, and Admiral Robert J. Natter, USN (Ret.), class of 1967; chairman of the Naval Academy...

2014-01-22 23:20:25

Wheelhouse Analytics, which develops innovative mobile software and software-as-a-service (SaaS) for the mutual fund and financial services industries, is pleased to announce it has released the second edition of Wheelhouse Admiral, its enterprise mobile sales and productivity app for the iPad. West Chester, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Wheelhouse introduces in Admiral 2.0 an “easy mode” user interface that allows users to easily navigate the powerful functionality of Admiral directly...


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

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2005-08-25 08:19:43

The Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta is a well-known colorful butterfly found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates in spring, and sometimes again in autumn. This large butterfly is identified by its striking dark brown, red and black wing pattern. The caterpillars feed on nettles, the adults on flowering plants like the Buddleia and over-ripe fruit.

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'