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2013-09-13 23:00:16

Belluck & Fox, LLP, a nationally recognized New York law firm, is honored for its website dedicated to providing legal and medical information to U.S. Navy veterans and shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 The New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, is proud to announce that its website, MesotheliomaFromNavy.com, has been honored as the “Best Military Website” in the 2013 WebAwards. The WebAwards competition is...

2013-09-11 23:02:10

The 18th Annual Expeditionary Warfare Conference will be held October 29 – 31, 2013 at the Renaissance Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA. This conference, whose 2013 theme is, “Expeditionary Warfare in an Era of Uncertainty,” serves as the premier venue for Defense and Industry Expeditionary Warfare Leaders to assemble yearly and discuss the issues and challenges facing the forces of today and tomorrow. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)...

2013-09-06 23:19:41

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Anatolio B. "A.B." Cruz III visited Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore to highlight the Navy’s role in protecting the seas for free trade. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Anatolio B. "A.B." Cruz III visited Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore Tuesday, Sept. 3 to highlight the Navy’s role in protecting the seas for free trade. Cruz, reserve deputy director of maritime operations for U.S. Fleet...

2013-09-05 23:25:00

Retired 4-star Admiral James Stavridis will address UnleashWD innovation summit attendees on Oct. 30 in Chicago. UnleashWD is the only innovation summit for the wholesale distribution industry and their channel partners. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 UnleashWD proudly announces that the former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO Admiral (Ret.) James Stavridis will serve as keynote speaker on Oct. 30 the second day of the Innovation Summit. As part of his presentation at UnleashWD, Admiral...

2013-08-30 23:23:47

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Anatolio B. "A.B." Cruz III will visit Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore Tuesday, Sept. 3 to highlight the Navy’s role in protecting the seas for free trade. Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt has testified on the importance of free trade and export growth before Congress. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Anatolio B. "A.B." Cruz III, Reserve Deputy Director of Maritime Operations for U.S. Fleet Forces...

2013-08-27 23:30:10

The Mesothelioma Victims Center comments on a recent article titled, “Doing The Dirty Work Aboard Essex,” wherein modern working conditions, and asbestos, are highlighted that are similar to working conditions of many decades ago. (http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com) (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 It's common knowledge in today's world that asbestos is a known carcinogen. US Navy sailors are no longer exposed to asbestos while serving their country on any naval ship. If they are...


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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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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