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2010-10-22 15:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 800 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard are deploying to communities throughout the state now through November as part of a new nationwide initiative intended to make cleaner, more vibrant communities. Called "Guard the Environment," this new initiative of the National Guard Bureau includes recent recruits and the troops that train them performing environmentally friendly activities across the state, such as cleaning...

2010-09-21 15:54:00

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Environmental Command officially welcomed its first Command Sergeant Major with an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Sam Houston's main flagpole on Sept. 17. Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Lavender, who has served in the U.S. Army for 27 years, is the first command sergeant major in the USAEC's 38-year history. She will represent the command to the non-commissioned officer (NCO) corps with respect to environmental...

2010-07-06 16:26:00

LAS VEGAS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting by with a little help from thousands of their friends, Paris Las Vegas today announced that "Sgt. Pepper Live" featuring Cheap Trick will extend its limited engagement with performances through September 2010. Tickets are now on sale for 16 additional shows, with Cheap Trick and the 32-piece Sgt. Pepper Symphony performing one of the most beloved albums in history at the Paris Las Vegas Theatre. (Photo:...

2010-07-02 09:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and on commonwealth facilities in Allegheny and Lawrence counties to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Joseph D. Caskey, of West View. Authorities said Sgt. Caskey, 24, was killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine...

2010-06-16 09:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg and in Cambria County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Derek L. Shanfield, of Hastings. Sgt. Shanfield, 22, died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province as part of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Flags...

2010-06-02 09:01:00

Six Guard Members Selected From Among 17,000 Enlisted Members HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania National Guard scoured its ranks of 17,000 enlisted members and today announced the six members who have been recognized for outstanding leadership in 2009. Each year, the enlisted men and women of the Pennsylvania Air and Army National Guard are candidates for Airman or Soldier of the Year or, for higher ranks, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. The...

2010-05-28 11:35:00

LAS VEGAS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- To paraphrase the iconic lyrics "Well it was forty-three years ago today / Sergeant Pepper taught a band to play..." as one of the most influential rock albums of all time, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, was released on June 2, 1967. Given the anniversary date, it is fitting that power pop progenitors Cheap Trick will bring their own interpretation of "Sgt. Pepper Live" to Paris Las Vegas for a limited engagement beginning June 11. A Bill...

2010-05-06 16:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and on commonwealth facilities in Washington County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Nathan P. Kennedy, a U.S. Army Ranger from Claysville. Authorities said Sgt. Kennedy, 24, was killed in action April 27 while serving in Afghanistan, where he began a tour in June 2009. He had served in Iraq from 2006-2007. He was a sniper assigned to...

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2010-05-05 16:30:00

When Neil Gussman joined the Army in 1972, meals for the battlefield were served in little green cans. Open those tins, recalls the Chemical Heritage Foundation's communications manager and Army sergeant, and you were likely to find culinary delights like "gelatinous, fat-coated Spam slices" and "big wads of grease." Known as C rations, "the 12 main courses were ham and eggs, beans and franks, spaghetti, ham slices, and permutations of Spam," Gussman says. He reenlisted in 2007 and, to his...

2010-04-27 13:19:00

LAS VEGAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sgt. Pepper Live" featuring Cheap Trick, a dazzling musical experience featuring world-famous rock stars, the Sgt. Pepper Symphony Orchestra and a live interpretation of one of the most beloved rock albums in history, will take the stage for a limited engagement beginning June 11 at the Paris Las Vegas Theatre. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100427/LA94219) A Bill Edwards Presents Inc. production, tickets for "Sgt. Pepper Live" featuring...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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