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2012-07-04 23:00:44

Stunt Buxx, the First Online Viral Media Game Show, announced today details of their “David Blaine Our A** Fourth of July Stunt Challenge honoring 100 years of Marine Corps aviation. Vancouver, B.C. Canada (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Stunt Buxx, the First Online Viral Media Game Show, continues its off-the-hook Launch Week Stunt Challenges with a special Fourth of July Independence Day magic challenge they´re calling, “David Blaine Our A**”, a tip of the hat to the amazing,...

2012-06-15 02:26:32

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been awarded $7.7 million in additional funding to provide the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) with field support services for its communications infrastructure. The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program (CSTP) is...

2012-06-10 22:20:06

PARIS, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery projectiles from a range of 36 kilometers (22.3 statute miles) in theater. These shots mark the longest distance the Excalibur round has been fired in combat since its fielding in 2007. "It is incredible to think about how this capability has evolved with its use over time, and these shots are evidence of that," said Lt. Col. Mike Milner,...

2012-06-07 23:01:05

The George Jarkesy Show welcomes “Gunny” Nick Popdaditch, United States Marine Corps Veteran, Silver Star Winner and U.S. 53rd District Congressional Candidate Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 On June 4, 2012 The George Jarkesy Show welcomed “Gunny” Nick Popdaditch - Marine Corps Veteran, winner of the Silver Star for Valor, author, and congressional candidate for the 53rd district of California. Jarkesy began by asking Popaditch about his experience in the Marine...

2012-05-31 06:21:37

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 2, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military families, will celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary and recognize those who have created a support network for our country's Marine Corps families at the annual Washington D.C. Celebratory Gala. Organization leadership will announce $575,000 in new funding that will help send the children of Marines and...

2012-05-30 06:23:03

JACKSONVILLE, N.C., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest growing health fitness franchises, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its newest cardio kickboxing gym on Saturday, June 2, at 1368 Piney Green Road #9, Willis Plaza in Jacksonville, NC. The gym will serve the military and their families stationed in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Cherry Point Air Station, Camp Geiger, Camp Johnson and Marine Corps Air Station New River. The high-quality cross training gym...

2012-05-10 10:21:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) production aircraft were ferried to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., today, marking the 24th and 25th F-35 deliveries to the Department of Defense. The 5th Generation multirole fighter jets were delivered to the United States Marine Corps and are now assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's Marine Fighter/Attack Squadron 501 residing with the host 33d Fighter...

2012-05-09 02:21:02

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two unmanned K-MAX helicopters have delivered more than one million pounds in less than four months in support of the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan and will remain in theater until September on a deployment extension. The aircraft, a joint effort by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman Aerospace (NYSE: KAMN), is the first unmanned helicopter to deliver cargo and resupply troops in a combat zone. They have been keeping a steady pace of six missions...

2012-04-12 23:03:09

E. Gray Payne, MAJGEN, USMC (Ret) joins Marstel-Day's Advisory Council Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Rebecca R. Rubin, CEO and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced the addition of USMC Retired Major General E. Gray Payne to her firm's Advisory Council. In making the announcement, Rubin said, "Major General Payne's insight into Marine Corps issues, operations and the potential...

2012-04-06 02:20:08

Youth football camps and player selection tour reward academic excellence, proven physical fitness, and quality of character QUANTICO, Va., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) announced its second annual Semper Fidelis Football Program that focuses on mentoring exceptional youth athletes and future leaders by instilling Marine Corps values. This year's program includes a series of youth football camps, a nationwide All-American player...


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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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