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2014-04-10 23:02:36

Adam M. Robinson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, CPE, a resident of Bethesda, Md., has been named the Chief of Staff for the VA Maryland Health Care System. Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Adam M. Robinson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, CPE, a resident of Bethesda, Md., has been named the Chief of Staff for the VA Maryland Health Care System. Prior to joining the VA Maryland Health Care System, Robinson served as the 36th Surgeon General of the United States Navy. The Surgeon General is the Chief...

2014-04-07 23:21:50

Under the contract, the Syracuse-based Company will conduct engineering and manufacturing development on the passive beamforming networks used for the U.S. Navy’s next-generation Air and Missile Defense Radar system (AMDR). Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Anaren, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded an $8.3 million contract from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to support the initial Engineering and Manufacturing Development (E&MD) phase of Raytheon’s contract for...

2014-04-07 08:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy's DDG 51 class ships by designing and building Energy Storage Modules (ESM) that will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply. The initial $17 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to DRS's Power and Control Technologies business, a leader in developing and manufacturing...

2014-04-04 16:20:19

GROTON, Conn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $11 million contract to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Electric Boat will provide a wide range...

2014-03-31 23:26:41

Dr. Philip Miller of Gotham Plastic Surgery to Meet with Troops on Aircraft Carrier in the Pacific New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Dr. Philip Miller, renowned facial plastic surgeon and co- founder of Gotham Plastic Surgery, has been honored by the United States Navy with an invitation to participate in their Distinguished Visitors Program. This two-day program will be held on April 2 and 3, 2014. On the first day of the program, Dr. Miller will be flown out to the San Diego Naval...

2014-03-20 12:21:56

VIENNA, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union today announced its Business Services group is making merchandising easier for its small business members by offering simple and affordable credit card payment services through Square. Business Services members who sign up for Square will have low card processing costs with no activation or monthly fees. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130816/DC65561LOGO "Our members are very knowledgeable when...

2014-03-12 08:21:56

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR COMPETITIVE, ADVENTURE-PACKED OBSTACLE COURSE RACE THAT SIMULATES REAL SEAL TRAINING MIAMI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To challenge even the most rigorous obstacle course / mud races in the market today, former Navy SEALs launched BattleFrog (www.battlefrogseries.com), the most adventure-packed, 15K, 5K or 1K obstacle course race (OCR) series in the history of the sport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/FL81626LOGO-a Inspired by BUD/S...

2014-03-07 08:20:33

For families who may be overwhelmed by a mesothelioma diagnosis, the Mesothelioma Victims Center offers honest advice and the opportunity to build a national caliber support team of treatment and compensation professionals WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is offering to instantly build a team of the best possible professionals for any US Navy veteran or individual who has been recently diagnosed with mesothelioma. The Center is convinced most...

2014-03-04 08:21:32

Company to Provide Support Services for the Distributed Common Ground System - U.S. Marine Corps MCLEAN, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide a wide variety of support services for the Distributed Common Ground System - Marine Corps (DCGS-MC) Integrated Project Team. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year...

2014-03-03 08:21:14

Advanced mine detection solution to counter prevalent undersea threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $35.5 million to provide the U.S. Navy with AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar systems and equipment. The system leverages advanced sonar technologies to support the Navy's critical minehunting missions, ensuring safe access and passage for military and civilian vessels on the world's oceans and waterways....


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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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