Archive for the Military Category

First Time Female Marines, Nicole Kotovos And Ampere Down.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Electricity, Energy, Food And Drink, Military, Women on 04/10/2012 by 1812

For the first time in its 35-year history, two women are going through the Marines’ Infantry Officer Course.

American citizen Nicole Kotovos has just opened up her third Hamptons Cupcakes in Athens, Greece.

Ampere Down is a movement begun in 2007 to encourage Japan’s citizenry to trade higher-rated breaker boxes for lower ones.

Inkwell, Superbug And Marines Awarded.

Posted in Around The World, Awards, Beaches, Children, Diseases, Health, History, Military, Social Issues, United States on 15/09/2012 by 1812

Unlike other beaches, the Inkwell was a stretch of Santa Monica’s shore where African Americans felt safe.

An antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae has claimed its seventh victim.

Evicting Taliban insurgents from a wide area of southern Afghanistan has garnered the troops of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade the Presidential Unit Citation.

Grunion, U.S. Armor Corp Saving Lives And Sesto Elemento.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Business, Fish, Military, Police, United States on 17/08/2012 by 1812

Locals in Southern California gather each spring and summer for the annual grunion swim to shore.

Jana and Stephen Armellino are helping save lives with the equipment they make and sell through U.S. Armor Corp.

Sesto Elemento is Lamborghini’s new concept car, of which only 20 will be built at a cost of $2.2 million each. And they won’t be street legal.

Resurrected Headstones, Evaluating Soldiers And Poker Sites Pony Up.

Posted in Crime, Government, Health, Military, Money, RIP, United States on 31/07/2012 by 1812

The number of known residents at the Gilliam Cemetery is increasing due to resurrected headstones.

Based on an investigation of a screening team at Madigan Army Medical Center, the Army is discontinuing the use of forensic psychiatrists to evaluate soldiers diagnosed with PTSD.

Online poker companies PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have agreed to pay a combined $731 million in a settlementwith the Department of Justice.

Becoming A U.S. Citizen, Gouda Monastery And Name That Country.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Food And Drink, Leaders, Military, Nuns, United States on 04/07/2012 by 1812

Forty-four service men and women from 24 different countries became U.S. citizens today while stationed in Kandahar.

Sales of the Gouda made by the sisters of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Crozet, Virginia have doubled in the more than 20 years since production first began.

The name Aung San Suu Kyi uses when referring to her country has touched off a bit of a debate within her country’s national election commission.

Metals Plant Trashed, Dr. Lonnie G. Thompson And Women In Germany’s Bundeswehr.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Environment, Military, Science, Women on 03/07/2012 by 1812

Due to protests over environmental concerns, plans for a metals plant in Shifang, China have been canceled.

Twenty years ago, Dr. Lonnie G. Thompson discovered the world’s largest tropical ice cap had begun to melt, thus signaling a race against time.

Germany’s Bundeswehr – military – wants to increase the number of women serving.

Crumble And Flake, Saving The Cherokee Language And RIP Gunnar.

Posted in Animals, Business, Food And Drink, History, Language, Military, Native Americans, United States on 27/06/2012 by 1812

Though it’s only been open a little less than two months, Crumble and Flake is experiencing the kind of sellouts any business would love to have.

The Cherokee Nation took a survey 10 years ago that showed the number of fluent speakers had shrunk to only 10,000.

U.S. Navy marine mammal trainer, Gunnar passed away this past Monday at the age of 38.

 

High Without The Munchies, Francis Gary Powers And V2V.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Awards, Drugs, Medicine, Military, Plants, Technology, United States on 09/06/2012 by 1812

A team of Israeli researchers has developed a THC-free marijuana plant.

Francis Gary Powers‘ will posthumously receive the Silver Star, 50 years after his U-2 spy plane was shot down roughly 1,300 miles inside USSR territory.

3,000 cars, trucks and buses will be tested this summer with vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V).

Julep, NASA Gets A Gift, Phantom Eye And Music Monday With Abigail Washburn.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Military, Music, Science, Space, Technology, United States, Women on 04/06/2012 by 1812

Julep is a boutique nail parlor salon owned and operated by  Yale graduate and former Starbucks executive Jane Park.

The U.S. government is giving NASA two telescopes with 100 times the field of view of the Hubble.

Phantom Eye is an experimental drone designed to fly for up to four days at a time.

“Taps,” The Olympics 388 B.C. And Wind Turbines Helping To Present Art.

Posted in Around The World, Art, Energy, History, Military, Museums, Music, Sport on 18/05/2012 by 1812

Taps” is a call that was written 150 years ago this year.

Under the Panhellenic “sacred truce.” spectators were guaranteed safe passage through war zones in order to see the Olympics.

There are 15 wind turbines across the grounds of the Maryhill Museum of Art.

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