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2014-02-12 08:29:35

Center has been representing Navy victims for nearly a decade WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We want to return to our roots of educating Veterans exposed to asbestos during their time serving in the US Navy, who have now been diagnosed with mesothelioma. The one thing that separates us from any other group or organization offering services to diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, is our commitment to making...

2014-02-05 16:20:23

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard leaders share information, gather insights at WEST 2014, co-sponsored by AFCEA International. FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of changes in the Asia-Pacific region and a shrinking defense budget, the U.S. sea services are proceeding cautiously to finalize the maritime strategy. When agility is required not only onboard ships but also within boardrooms, military leaders are asking tough questions. What lessons...

2014-01-27 08:20:43

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the US Navy's confirmation of its Next Generation Jammer contractor, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today it is ready to resume work on this critical electronic attack program for the warfighter. "We commend the GAO's thorough assessment of this contract award and the US Navy's re-evaluation that has solidified us as the provider of the world's Next Generation Jammer program," said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon's...

2014-01-22 08:29:28

One third of diagnosed victims served in the US navy; Mesothelioma Victims Center hotline connects vets to the best attorneys in the nation WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about helping all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma obtain the best possible financial compensation for this rare form of cancer, especially if they are Veterans of the US Navy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/PH50231-a) (Photo:...

2014-01-16 12:21:03

Leveraging its open architecture approach, General Dynamics enables the Navy to quickly integrate new technologies onto critical platforms to meet fast-changing mission requirements. FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded two contracts valued at approximately $226.7 million by the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office for continuing efforts to...

2014-01-15 12:20:23

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification 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. Under the terms of the...

2014-01-15 08:20:36

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Defense and Security USA (SDAS) announced today that Saab's Sea Giraffe AMB Radar recently received its official designation from the U.S. Navy. The Sea Giraffe AMB Radar system's official U.S. Navy nomenclature is now the AN/SPS-77 (V)1.Partnering with General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works and Austal, SDAS is responsible for integrating the AN/SPS-77 radar into the USS Independence and other ships of the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat...

2014-01-09 23:02:58

Joseph Sipia, 92, of Runnemede, NJ, served in the Philippines with the U.S. Navy in World War II. He is the eighth winner of an autobody repair from CollisionMax through its Metal of Honor Project. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Joseph Sipia, a 92-year-old World War II U.S. Navy veteran, has been named the latest winner of CollisionMax’s Metal of Honor project. Free of charge, CollisionMax of Sicklerville, NJ, will repair Mr. Sipia’s “dream car,” a metallic ivory 1998...

2014-01-08 12:20:18

ARCHBALD, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $84.5 million contract on Dec. 23 from the U.S. Navy to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). Under the four-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, shipping containers, logistics and product support to the U.S. Navy. "Lockheed Martin remains committed to providing U.S. Navy aircrews with the most innovative,...

2013-12-23 23:24:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “Our top priority is making certain that all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma have instant access to the nation’s most skilled and experienced mesothelioma compensation lawyers, which is why we will be remaining open on Christmas and New Year's day. All US Navy Veterans or individuals seeking honest help, support, and advice about mesothelioma, can call the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466 for their unsurpassed services....


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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