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2014-07-03 12:21:36

Credit Union Offers Points Bonuses for Military Appreciation Month VIENNA, Va., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Navy Federal Credit Union gave away over 11 million total credit card rewards points to members making purchases at military commissaries and exchanges. Navy Federal members shopping at qualifying locations in the month of May - Military Appreciation Month - received double the usual amount of rewards points for all purchases. The...

2014-07-02 08:31:24

Thrive15 Teaches U.S. Military How to Succeed As Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Former U.S. Navy Officer and NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson and Thrive15.com have teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program to support veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs.Thrive15.com, provides free online resources for America's military by giving a subscription to U.S. veterans, active-duty service members, and military...

2014-06-25 08:31:59

The Mesothelioma Victims Center urges family members of US Navy victims of mesothelioma to contact them before hiring an attorney in order to receive better compensation WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "The biggest mistake we see diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members make is they hire a unqualified personal injury attorney with the net result the victim, or the family end ups getting shortchanged out of hundreds of...

2014-06-24 23:15:34

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is pointing to a recent CDC study on latency periods for mesothelioma in workers who were exposed to asbestos between the 1960 and 2000 as a very good reason why these types of people should get annual check-ups that include an x-ray exam. Diagnosed victims of mesothelioma that were exposed to asbestos many decades ago can reach out to the Mesothelioma Compensation Center for an unsurpassed service from professionals with first-hand experience...

2014-06-24 08:35:30

The MobileSmith app development platform will enable NAVAIR to build, launch, and manage sophisticated native applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android without writing any code. RALEIGH, N.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileSmith announced that it has signed an agreement with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide the MobileSmith app development platform and services to NAVAIR in order to accelerate the Command's mobile application strategy. The agreement will empower NAVAIR...

2014-06-18 23:10:14

Cubic Worldwide Technical Services (CWTS), a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) and a leading provider of operations, maintenance, and instructional support services for the U.S. military, announced today it was awarded a task order under the U.S. Navy's Fielded Training Systems Support (FTSS) III Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Cubic Worldwide Technical Services (CWTS), a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:...

2014-06-18 12:23:13

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 23, the Navy League of the United States New York Council will honor the following individuals at its 112(th) Annual Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria New York: Gordon M. Bethune, retired chairman of Continental Airlines, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Rear Admiral J. Robert Lunney, NY Naval Militia Retired, former Judge Advocate General for the New York Naval Militia will receive the Patriot's Award C....

2014-06-13 08:20:42

- Topics to Cover Electric-Assist Turbo for Marine Turbocharged Diesel Engines, Vibration-Testing Results of Direct Drive Compressor on Magnetic Bearings for U.S. Navy Shipboard Use - CERRITOS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in high-speed permanent magnetic motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, announced today that Venky Krishnan, Director of Programs, and Larry Hawkins, Director...

2014-06-11 08:21:10

MH-60R Sea Hawk pilots can now count on increased surveillance with MQ-8B Fire Scout by their side SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander's intelligence-gathering capabilities aboard the Littoral Combat Ship....

2014-06-05 23:15:18

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now sharing a Georgetown Hospital informational guide on the main risk factors associated with malignant mesothelioma in a new service geared towards getting asbestos exposure on the radar for the adult children of individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos in the workplace, or while serving in the US Navy. The service includes all-new information for family members who are concerned about the risk factors for malignant mesothelioma and mesothelioma...


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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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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