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2011-01-18 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, hosted the inaugural Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony on January 14, 2011 in Alexandria Virginia honoring the best U.S. Armed Service members in the field of Missile Defense for 2010. Mr. Ellison's comments are below: On January 14th, 2011 MDAA was honored to host the inaugural "Missile Defender of the Year...

2006-06-27 12:39:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gen. Kevin Chilton, the first astronaut to earn the rank of four-star general, has taken over as head of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, the Air Force announced on Tuesday. Former astronaut Chilton succeeded Gen. Lance Lord, who retired on April 1. Air Force Space Command manages the nation's Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as many critical satellite systems. Chilton said he was excited to lead a joint team of some 40,000 employees,...

2006-06-27 12:36:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gen. Kevin Chilton, the first astronaut to earn the rank of four-star general, has taken over as head of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, the Air Force announced on Tuesday. Former astronaut Chilton succeeded Gen. Lance Lord, who retired on April 1. Air Force Space Command manages the nation's Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as many critical satellite systems. Chilton said he was excited to lead a joint team of some 40,000 employees,...

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2004-12-01 03:00:00

JED -- "Space capabilities are no longer nice to have," said General Lance W. Lord. "They are essential" In a speech on September 14 at the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition 2004 in Washington, DC1 General Lance W. Lord, US Air Force (LJSAF), commander of the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) (Peterson AFB, CO) emphasized what he sees as the importance of space in modern warfare, saying, "You can't go to war and win without space." General Lord is...


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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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