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2014-08-20 08:28:27

Victims or their family members are urged to call the Mesothelioma Victims Center as opposed to responding to television advertisements WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one goal is the best possible financial compensation for all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma including US Navy Veterans, who are the largest group of individuals they help each month, because it is the right thing to do, and they are urging Veterans to avoid slick cable TV...

2014-08-11 08:21:55

Contract Valued at $96.2 Million ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world leader in precision-guided weapons, missile products and rocket motors, has been awarded a contract valued at $96.2 million by the U.S. Navy for the third full-rate production lot of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract covers AARGM and Captive Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force. "AARGM continues to provide significant...

2014-08-11 08:21:39

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Selects entellitrak® to Power Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) HERNDON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPact, Inc., the global leader in Data-First(TM) Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, has been awarded a contract to provide the U.S. Navy with a Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) - an enterprise system supporting the entire life cycle of criminal and military justice cases in the Navy and...

2014-08-06 12:21:07

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials. North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, the most capable class of attack submarines ever built. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)....

2014-08-04 20:20:21

HONOLULU, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pacific Energy Solutions (PES), an energy project development company specializing in renewable technologies, announced that on 11 July, 2014, they entered into a binding contract with the U.S. Navy to supply approximately 30,400 MWh of electricity annually to the Navy for use by Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force activities in the State of Hawaii. PES will supply this electricity to the Navy over a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement term. A...

2014-07-25 23:07:57

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 for a new service that includes a full explanation of the costs of treating mesothelioma for any victim who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma. The center would like to see all diagnosed victims receive the best possible compensation, and wants to make sure none are buried with enormous medical bills that may lead to bankruptcy....

2014-07-23 08:21:08

- Diluted EPS from continuing operations rises 3.9 percent over second-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 second-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $646 million, or $1.88 per share on a diluted basis, compared to second-quarter earnings from continuing operations in 2013 of $640 million, or $1.81 per diluted share. Second-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.5 billion....

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...


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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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