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2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was no compensation. If an individual had exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, the Center is urging the individual to tell their primary care physician so that annual medical tests can be done to check for tumors or masses in the lining of the lungs. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-18 23:07:56

A Florida Judge has denied the defendants in a negligence lawsuit against the US Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and two defense contractors, a motion to dismiss after being provided with emails exchanged between a human rights group, Freedom From Covert Harassment and Surveillance and Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, two weeks prior to his shooting rampage. Upland, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Family members of a victim of Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron...

2014-07-16 08:28:58

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is convinced most diagnosed victims of mesothelioma get financially shortchanged out of hundreds of thousands, or over a million dollars, because they had no clue how to differentiate between the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, and a local personal injury attorney, especially if the diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is a Veteran of the US Navy. As the Center would also like to explain...

2014-07-08 16:20:49

Branch at MCAS Miramar Earns Honor for Credit Union VIENNA, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union announced today that it earned the Best Credit Union Award from Military Saves for the second year in a row. The credit union's branch located at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar received the honor for Navy Federal, actively promoting responsible savings practices to members of the U.S. armed forces and their families....

2014-07-04 08:20:30

Editor's Note: High resolution photos of the vessel, crest and keel are available for download via http://ussdetroit.blogspot.com/ and http://www.lmlcsteam.com/media/photo-gallery. DETROIT, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy League of the United States proudly announced today that the City of Detroit has been selected as the commissioning site for the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, USS DETROIT (LCS 7). The ship is currently being built in Marinette, WI, and will be formally...

2014-07-03 12:21:36

Credit Union Offers Points Bonuses for Military Appreciation Month VIENNA, Va., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Navy Federal Credit Union gave away over 11 million total credit card rewards points to members making purchases at military commissaries and exchanges. Navy Federal members shopping at qualifying locations in the month of May - Military Appreciation Month - received double the usual amount of rewards points for all purchases. The...

2014-07-02 08:31:24

Thrive15 Teaches U.S. Military How to Succeed As Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Former U.S. Navy Officer and NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson and Thrive15.com have teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program to support veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs.Thrive15.com, provides free online resources for America's military by giving a subscription to U.S. veterans, active-duty service members, and military...

2014-06-25 08:31:59

The Mesothelioma Victims Center urges family members of US Navy victims of mesothelioma to contact them before hiring an attorney in order to receive better compensation WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "The biggest mistake we see diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members make is they hire a unqualified personal injury attorney with the net result the victim, or the family end ups getting shortchanged out of hundreds of...

2014-06-24 23:15:34

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is pointing to a recent CDC study on latency periods for mesothelioma in workers who were exposed to asbestos between the 1960 and 2000 as a very good reason why these types of people should get annual check-ups that include an x-ray exam. Diagnosed victims of mesothelioma that were exposed to asbestos many decades ago can reach out to the Mesothelioma Compensation Center for an unsurpassed service from professionals with first-hand experience...

2014-06-24 08:35:30

The MobileSmith app development platform will enable NAVAIR to build, launch, and manage sophisticated native applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android without writing any code. RALEIGH, N.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileSmith announced that it has signed an agreement with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide the MobileSmith app development platform and services to NAVAIR in order to accelerate the Command's mobile application strategy. The agreement will empower NAVAIR...


Latest United States Navy Reference Libraries

Dale Gardner
2012-10-18 11:58:31

Dale Gardner is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Dale Allan Gardner on November 8, 1948 in Fairmont, Minnesota. Gardner grew up both in Minnesota and Savanna, Illinois, but he considers Clinton, Iowa to be his hometown. He graduated from Savanna Community High School in 1966 as valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics in 1970. With his degree in hand, he joined...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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2007-04-18 15:16:24

The Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, also known as the cigar shark or luminous shark, is a small rarely-seen dogfish shark. Anatomy and morphology The Cookiecutter sharks often glow green and grow up to 20 in (50 cm) long. The underside of the shark is bioluminescent, glowing a pale blue-green that matches the background light from the ocean's surface that serves as camouflage to creatures beneath it. However, a small non-luminescent patch appears black deceiving the shark's...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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