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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...

2013-12-18 23:21:07

International consulting firm joins forces with USMC volunteers to donate holiday gifts to kids in need. McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 During the holiday season, MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., and London, partnered with its clients at the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to build and donate eight bicycles to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Representatives from MorganFranklin and the USMC gathered...

2013-12-17 23:23:12

Innovative online service provides Instant Inquiry Response. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 San Francisco’s historic and private Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, announced today that they have joined Wedding QuickQuote to simplify and expedite the wedding planning process for brides and wedding planners. Wedding QuickQuote is the industry’s first and only “Instant Response” RFP platform for online inquiries and gives a couple answers to date...

2013-12-03 23:20:41

Miami VA Honored to Host South Florida Mother While She Receives Flag Honoring Her Son’s Sacrifice in Vietnam Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 More than 40 years after her son was awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor in Vietnam, Georgie Carter-Krell will be presented with the official Medal of Honor Flag at a ceremony at the VA medical center bearing her son’s name. U.S. Southern Command Commanding Officer General John. F. Kelly will present the flag at the Bruce W. Carter VA...

2013-11-20 23:03:19

Designed for typhoon disasters aid, the Amphibious Responder provides relief assistance in land and water rescue, firefighting or mobile ambulatory operations. The hull is made of heavily reinforced aluminum to withstand abuse, and the vehicle features their patented unsinkable floatation foam technology – making it unsinkable – and a forklift and cargo pallet that is loadable for rapid transportation of relief supplies. Ridgeland, South Carolina (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Super...

2013-10-31 23:04:29

Cubic Corporation’s (NYSE: CUB), San Diego-based Cubic Defense Systems announced today it was awarded a contract in excess of $10 million from the U.S. Marine Corps to supply weapon instrumentation that will integrate into the Instrumented-Tactical Engagement Simulation System (I-TESS II). San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cubic Corporation’s (NYSE: CUB), San Diego-based Cubic Defense Systems announced today it was awarded a contract in excess of $10 million from the U.S....


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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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