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2014-04-15 16:20:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program. "Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice president for F-35 Test & Verification. "While...

2014-04-14 23:10:34

Bed bugs infested a Marine base in North Carolina, said a report. In order to help anyone dealing with those critters, My Cleaning Products suggested a spray to kill bed bugs fast and safe. Jacksonville, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Bed bugs were reportedly infesting a Marine Corps base in North Carolina. The website marinecorpstimes.com relayed the details of it on its post published on April 10, 2014. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products recommended a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray...

2014-03-19 08:34:59

Company to provide voice and data network services worth up to $8.5 million WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide voice, data network and telecommunications infrastructure services to the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va., and the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., that could be worth up to $8.5 million over the next two years....

2014-03-10 08:21:57

BALTIMORE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 24, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research Development and Acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) program for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) at a Department of Defense acquisition event known as Milestone C. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is the G/ATOR system prime contractor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO "G/ATOR has demonstrated operational capabilities...

2014-03-04 08:21:32

Company to Provide Support Services for the Distributed Common Ground System - U.S. Marine Corps MCLEAN, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide a wide variety of support services for the Distributed Common Ground System - Marine Corps (DCGS-MC) Integrated Project Team. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year...

2014-02-14 23:24:54

MGE Management Experts and their top Dental clients joined forces with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves raising funds to help fight the war on poverty through their Toys for Tots program. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 MGE Management Experts and their top dental clients joined the ranks of the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves to wage war on poverty in the U.S. This week 30 Commander Awards were given to MGE and supporting dentists for the tens of thousands of disadvantaged children...

2014-02-04 12:33:41

CAC2S will provide the Marine Aviation Combat Element with a real-time, consolidated picture of events taking place at sea, in the air and on land during a mission. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A General Dynamics C4 Systems-led team recently supported the successful critical design review of the Aviation Command and Control Subsystem (AC2S), a part of the U.S. Marine Corps' new Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S). General Dynamics will now build four...

2014-01-29 12:24:56

Two Marine Wounded Warriors Will Head to Super Bowl XLVIII to Be Recognized for Their Service and to Enjoy the Historic Game in New York City NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Sergeant John Detamore and Corporal Chad Ohmer, of the U.S. Marines Corps, will attend Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2 and the weekend-long festivities leading up to the game as guests of News America Marketing, the premier single-source provider of consumer marketing services in the U.S....

2014-01-27 08:23:30

~January 29th at Noon EST on Voice America's Business Channel CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Ruisi, host of the new Voice America Network radio show Step Up And Play Big, announced today that Medal of Honor recipient Major General James Livingston, USMC (Ret.) will be his guest on January 29(th), 2014 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/CL52198 ) "Major General Livingston served a long and...

2013-12-24 23:01:01

This is the third year that USA is collecting toy donations to benefit Toys for Tots. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 U.S. Security Associates (USA) is supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the Toys for Tots program this Christmas with a major toy collection drive at the security company headquarters in Roswell, Georgia. This is the third year that USA is collecting toy donations to benefit Toys for Tots. There were so many donations the first year USA participated that the...


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Norman Earl Thagard
2012-10-01 17:31:15

Norman Earl Thagard is considered to be the first American cosmonaut. He is an American scientist and has retired from being a NASA astronaut after his selection in 1978. He also achieved Medical Doctor and climbed the ranks in the United States Marine Corps to Captain. Thagard logged 140 days, 13 hours and 24 minutes in space before retirement. He currently is a professor at the Florida State University in the College of Engineering. Thagard was born in Marianna, Florida on July 3, 1943...

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2011-04-25 15:17:02

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights. He is also a former Naval Flight Officer and Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. He was born Robert Donald Cabana on January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has two brothers and is married to Nancy Joan. Together they have three children: Jeffrey, Christopher and Sarah. In 1967, Cabana graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis,...

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2011-04-18 23:13:07

Gerald Carr is an engineer, retired United States Marine Corps colonel and former NASA astronaut. He was born Gerald Paul Carr was born on August 22, 1932 in Denver, Colorado. His family relocated when he was young, and he was raised in Santa Ana, California. He graduated from Santa Ana High School and then, in 1949, he enlisted in the United States Navy. The following year, he was designated a midshipman with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment at the University of Southern...

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2010-12-03 13:15:14

James Buchli is an engineer, retired United States Marine aviator and former NASA astronaut. He was born James Frederick Buchli on June 20, 1945 in New Rockford, North Dakota. He graduated from Fargo Central High School in Fargo, North Dakota in 1963 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1967. Upon his graduation, Buchli received his commission in the United States Marine Corps and completed Basic Infantry Officer's...

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2010-12-02 17:47:08

Charles Bolden is the current Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps major general, and former NASA astronaut.. He was born Charles Frank Bolden Jr. on August 19, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. During his childhood, his father coached him through football until he graduated from Johnson High School in 1964, where his father was the head football coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, and a...

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