Latest Okaloosa County, Florida Stories

2012-09-14 23:01:38

LocalEdge to participate in 2012 Fall Home & Garden Expo promoting business to Integrate Communications Online for Uniquely Targeted Experience. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Area business LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, will be attending the 3rd Annual Fall Home and Garden Expo taking place Saturday, September 29th at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds. The event, presented by The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Okaloosa & Walton Counties,...

2012-06-14 23:01:02

DiSTI's Virtual Maintenance Technology Enables Effective Training Before F-35 Aircraft Are Fielded Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The DiSTI Corporation, a leading developer of interactive 3D software and customized training solutions, enabled early training for the Academic Training Center (ATC) at Eglin Air Force Base through advanced virtual maintenance training technology. DiSTI was selected by AAI Services Corporation for development of the F“35 Lightning II Aircraft...

2011-07-14 14:00:00

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) production model F-35 Lightning II to be assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing arrived here today at 1:18 p.m. CDT after its more than 90-minute ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas. The aircraft, known as AF-9, will be used for activities in concert with training F-35 pilots and maintainers who begin coursework at the base's new F-35 Integrated Training Center this fall. AF-9 is a conventional...

2011-04-18 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) marked the delivery of the first F-35 Lightning II Full Mission Simulator (FMS) system to Eglin Air Force Base's 33rd Fighter Wing. Preparation and assembly is underway at the base's F-35 Integrated Training Center (ITC) for training to commence this fall. The Joint Strike Fighter FMS includes a high-fidelity 360-degree visual display system and a reconfigurable cockpit that simulates all three aircraft variants for...

2010-05-26 12:30:00

Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

2009-09-22 06:45:00

CRESTVIEW, Fla., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its sound operating practices, Custom Production of Crestview, FL was certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2008 standard by SRI Registrar of Seven Hills, PA. The certification validates Custom Production's efforts to maintain, improve and deliver the highest level of quality for aluminum component users in a variety of industries. Custom Production manufactures precision CNC aluminum parts...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.