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2014-09-18 23:08:08

ENSCO, Inc. has announced that Dr. Deborah Hall-Greene is its new Vice President of Human Resources. She replaces Ms. Joanne McDonald, who relinquished the role to become ENSCO’s Chief Ethics Officer. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ENSCO, Inc. has announced that Dr. Deborah Hall-Greene is its new Vice President of Human Resources. She replaces Ms. Joanne McDonald, who relinquished the role to become ENSCO’s Chief Ethics Officer. In this role, Dr. Hall-Greene provides...

2014-07-24 23:02:38

Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation System. Sparks, Nev. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation...

2014-05-08 12:25:43

New film tells the story of Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (USAF Ret.), who was imprisoned in a Nazi P.O.W. camp and lived to tell about it. FERNDALE, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In many ways, retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (USAF) was fighting a fierce battle before, during and after his days as a fighter pilot in World War II. Jefferson, 92, was shot down during a mission and spent nine months in Stalag Luft III, a Nazi P.O.W. camp and location of "The Great Escape."...

2014-03-11 12:21:08

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the most premier aviation club in the world, and IAWA (International Aviation Women's Association) will honor Robert A. "Bob" Hoover, former Air Show Pilot and United States Air Force Test Pilot with the fifth annual Outstanding Aviator Award. Created to recognize airmen and airwomen whose actions have made major contributions to aviation and/or security and serve as leadership role models, the presentation of...

2014-02-07 08:23:08

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted historian and Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving (dadsrights.com) will be featured in NBC Chicago's (Ch. 5) tribute to African American history airing Saturday, February 8 at 5 AM and Sunday, February 9 at 5 and 8 AM. Host Art Norman will highlight Leving's analysis of historical artifacts evidencing the dedication and sacrifice of African Americans serving our country. First, Leving will present an archive of material related to the...

2013-05-16 23:24:20

The Albuquerque Chapter will host a 5K run/walk on May 25, 2013 to raise funds for S.T.E.M. and Aviation Summer Camps in Albuquerque. Funds can also be donated before and during the walk towards the New Mexican Tuskegee Airmen Statue being commissioned at the New Mexico Veteran´s Memorial. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Educating and inspiring the next generation TAI´s main mission is to introduce young people to the world of aviation and science, as well as to...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'