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2014-08-18 08:22:11

HONOLULU, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor's popular Remote-Control Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii was back bigger than ever this year, Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, 10am to 4pm. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136819 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136818 For two days, Ford Island came alive with remote-control flying and static aircraft and full size aircraft on display, "candy bombings" over...

2014-04-15 12:21:03

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy's MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy's intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the first option exercised from a contract awarded in 2013 and brings the total contract...

2014-03-13 23:02:24

USS Missouri Memorial Association celebrates 20th Anniversary with special Mahalo admission rates for Hawaii residents and military members, March 15-31. Pearl Harbor, HI (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 This Sunday, March 16, the USS Missouri Memorial Association, the nonprofit organization responsible for bringing the retired USS Missouri to Pearl Harbor and establishing the Battleship Missouri Memorial, celebrates its 20th anniversary. In honor of the Association’s anniversary, the Battleship...

2011-12-06 16:00:00

The nationally recognized mass tort and personal injury litigation firm, which stewards the cases of many former service members with cancer, hopes to spread the word about the dangers of asbestos exposure to those who served aboard Navy ships. New York City (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Weitz & Luxenberg founding partner Arthur Luxenberg said today that the firm is taking special action to commemorate National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The New York-based law firm, which represents the...

2011-08-11 04:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Franklin Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy." It is arguably the pivotal episode in the trajectory of World War II. But with the passage of time and passing of the war's veterans, the memory of what happened at Pearl Harbor and how it changed the course of world events may be fading. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NE49832) As the country marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor...


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