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Earth Day Expo brings awareness to Fort Rucker

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (April 26, 2012) — Mother Nature made an appearance with a cleansing rain during Fort Rucker’s first Earth Day Expo at the Festival Fields April 18, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of everyone involved as the expo went on to educate and bring awareness to people about sustainability. The expo included [...]

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Fallen centuries-old ‘mother’ oak lives on through saplings at Arlington

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 27, 2012) — On a brilliant, windy spring day, the last of five post oak saplings was planted at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to celebrate Arbor Day and honor the fallen 220-year old giant oak from whose acorns the saplings descended. The “mother” of the young trees had stood near [...]

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2nd Marine Division welcomes new sergeant major

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North Carolina Marine finds challenge, opportunity in Corps

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Air Force Specialty Code changes take effect in May

Air Force Specialty Code changes take effect in May Posted 4/30/2012   Updated 4/30/2012 Email story   Print story by Debbie Gildea Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs 4/30/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) – Various officer and enlisted Air Force Specialty Code changes will take effect in May, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. Updated [...]

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Kandahar advisers empower Afghan maintainers

  Photos1 of 8 Afghan air force Maj. Seiful Malook, acting deputy officer for the AAF Kandahar Air Wing, removes an oil cooling fan from an Afghan Mi-17 Helicopter, Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, April 17, 2012. Malook is performing the preventative maintenance as part of a scheduled 1500 hour flight time component change under the [...]

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Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing paddle boarder near Egmont Key

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and multiple local agencies are searching for a missing paddleboarder near Egmont Key, Fla., Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received the report of a unmanned paddleboard that was recovered Saturday evening at the north entrance to the Manatee River by a good Samaritan and was given [...]

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Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 57-year-old man off of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy, 160-miles southwest of Marco Island., Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification at approximately 9 a.m., from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship Carnival Legend that a passenger was experiencing respiratory failure and [...]

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ONR-Sponsored Flexrotor Program Takes off for Next Phase

By Katherine H. Crawford, Office of Naval Research Public Affairs ARLINGTON (NNS) — The Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored Flexrotor vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) enters the next development phase in delivering improved maritime surveillance capability, April 30. The contract is awarded for the flight controls component. During this phase, Aerovel Corp. [...]

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Navy, Coast Guard Ships Depart Port Everglades Following Fleet Week

By By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Greg Johnson, Commander, Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (NNS) — The Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps completed participation in Fleet Week Port Everglades 2012 , as four Navy ships, one submarine and one Coast Guard cutter departed April 30 following a five-day visit [...]

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