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2015-04-01 08:21:51

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging US Navy Veterans and shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma, which

2015-04-01 08:21:09

Elbit Systems of America bringing improved situational awareness to the US Navy. FORT WORTH, Texas, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC,

2015-03-23 08:20:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has received a contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane, Indiana, to provide sonar domes for surface combat

2015-03-18 23:05:04

April 7th session with the US Navy and Aderas to focus on growing initiatives in document management and process improvement. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18,

2015-03-18 08:29:34

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging US Navy Veterans who have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called "mesothelioma" to call them at 866-714-6466

2015-03-16 08:32:05

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly focused on making certain that shipyard workers and/or US Navy Veterans, who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma,

2015-03-16 08:20:49

NEW YORK, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four prominent national leaders, including the U.S.

2015-03-12 08:33:51

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "We are the nation's only free service that connects diagnosed victims of mesothelioma with incredibly passionate

2015-03-10 08:20:58

TUCSON, Ariz., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon received a contract modification for $122,443,911 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0075) for the procurement

2015-03-06 08:27:26

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Navy or while


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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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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