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Coast Guard medevacs woman from Kelleys Island

Ninth District External Affairs U.S. Coast Guard News Release Date: December 31, 2011 Contact: Ninth Coast Guard District Public Affairs Office (216) 902-6020 CLEVELAND — A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Marblehead, Ohio, medically evacuated an 85-year-old woman who was suffering severe injuries and possible hypothermia after reportedly falling down on Kelleys Island in [...]

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Bataan’s Servicemembers Reach New Year’s Goals

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Tamekia Perdue, USS Bataan Public Affairs USS BATAAN, At Sea (NNS) — Sailors and Marines attached to the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) closed out the year by reflecting on the personal and professional goals they have achieved, and they set their [...]

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COMSUBPAC and USS Pasadena CO’s Attend Annual New Year’s Day Rose Bowl Game

By Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Cragg, Commander, Submarine Group Two Public Affairs PASADENA, Calif. (NNS) — Keeping with tradition and to celebrate the New Year, Commander, Submarine Force Pacific and the commanding officer of USS Pasadena (SSN 752) are attending the 98th New Year’s Day Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, Jan. 2. “The submarine force has [...]

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Cruise passenger flown to UTMB – Daily News

Published January 1, 2012 A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew carried an injured man from a cruise ship 120 miles off the coast of Galveston on Thursday evening. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a report about 10 p.m. that a 73-year-old man aboard the Carnival Triumph, an 893-foot cruise ship, had a [...]

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Obama signs defense bill ‘with reservations’

Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama on Saturday reluctantly signed a defense authorization bill, saying he was concerned about some in Congress who want to restrict options used by counterterrorism officials. “I have signed this bill despite having serious reservations with certain provisions that regulate the detention, interrogation, and prosecution of suspected terrorists,” he said [...]

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Excitements builds as inaugural Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl nears

Chandler Hamilton football coach Steve Belles, an assistant coach in last year’s Under Armour All-American Game in Florida, came off the Scottsdale Saguaro field impressed by the talent after his West team’s first practice Friday for the inaugural Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. “I like it,” Belles said. “It’s like going to the Under Armour game [...]

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Silent Majority group criticizes US defense of Egypt’s NGOs – Al-Masry Al

The Voice of the Silent Majority group issued a statement on Saturday rejecting of the latest US statement regarding security inspection raids on NGOs and rights organizations in Cairo. Security forces raided what it labeled “suspicious and unauthorized” organizations that work on Egyptian soil and under Egyptian law, said the group in a statement. “We [...]

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Obama signs defense bill, pledges to maintain legal rights of US citizens

The bill also contains several detainee provisions that civil liberties groups and human rights advocates have strongly opposed, arguing that they would allow the military greater authority to detain and interrogate U.S. citizens and non-citizens and deny them legal rights protected by the Constitution. Obama initially had threatened to veto the legislation. In a signing [...]

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2011 in Review: US troops kill Osama bin Laden

Editor’s note: The Dec. 30 edition of the Frisco Enterprise contains the top 10 stories of 2011. These stories represent the most notorious moments in the city, state and the nation. A sense of relief and jubilation rings throughout the area; coupled with a sense of caution. The death of Osama bin Laden, killed by [...]

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Triumph and turmoil leave their mark on the faces of 2011

Seismic jolts shook 2011 — uprisings that set a whole region afire, natural disasters of historic destructiveness, the demise of the world’s most-sought terrorist. But again and again amid these world-changing convulsions, the mirror of a single face, or two or three, joyous, tormented, panicked or hopeful, brought the larger-than-life moments — from Cairo’s Tahrir [...]

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