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2015-05-21 23:07:59

The US Navy's parachute team will kick off Navy Week 2015 by jumping over Fort Adams in Newport Rhode Island Monday, Memorial Day, May 25.

2015-05-20 12:21:17

NORFOLK, Va., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $36.4 million contract for maintenance, modernization,

2015-05-18 08:21:28

NEWTON, N.H., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul C. Jensen, CEO of HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announced today that Michael A.

2015-05-15 08:22:27

MagneGas Demonstration at US Navy Results in MagneGas 2 Cutting 100% Faster Than Acetylene TAMPA, Fla., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company")

2015-05-15 08:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos while serving on a US Navy destroyer to call them at

2015-05-11 08:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Please don't be deceived by a mesothelioma cable TV, or Internet advertisement that suggest a diagnosed victim

2015-05-08 08:28:36

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging US Navy Veterans or civilians who worked at a US Navy shipyard, known as "Yardbirds," to call them at 866-714-6466

2015-05-01 08:21:08

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos on a US Navy submarine to call them at 866-714-6466

2015-04-17 08:28:05

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging US Navy Veterans and/or civilian workers who were exposed to asbestos at a US Navy shipyard to call 866-714-6466

2015-04-13 20:20:30

Credit Union supports children of military families during the Month of the Military Child VIENNA, Va., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's


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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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