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February 20, 2010, 11:11 am 3 comments in the last 30 days.
The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
October 2, 2009, 2:39 am 2 comments in the last 30 days.
Some of us have seen the reports about John McCain. I know what Ted Guy had to say about McCain and I know how angry POW activists have been at his betrayal of their cause.
December 13, 2011, 3:15 am 2 comments in the last 30 days.
I don't think it's easy to take a single story from the pages of aviation history and call it the 'best' or 'most interesting' because the competition is fierce, but the doomed crew of the World War Two B24 Liberator 'Lady Be Good' ranks for the title if any do. The crew became hopelessly lost and because they were flying at night, they ultimately came to believe they were over the ocean, just about to run out of fuel, and this is what led to their decision to bail out.
November 29, 2011, 1:22 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
Have you been rushing out to get a yearly flu vaccine or diligently taking your children for the 40 or so mandated childhood vaccines?
August 12, 2017, 12:40 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
OSP executed a search warrant at a home Wednesday about 6:00 p.m. just outside of Biggs Junction off the Biggs-Rufus Highway, as a result of an assault between the resident and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver near the Pilot truck stop earlier that morning. The resident was observed by witnesses and was identified as 39-year old, Trevor Patrick Beers.
Capitalism, it should now be clear, is the most efficient form of economic organization.
Hundreds and maybe thousands of 55 gallon drums of trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE) were used at MCAS El Toro over decades to degrease aircraft parts. A major concern is that both chemicals are carcinogens. The men using them did not wear protective clothing and masks, and the waste was dumped into storm drains or directly in the ground.
There was a time, a long time in fact, when the best possible stateside duty a Marine could hope for was Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Orange County.
March 13, 2012, 3:49 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
We've written at length about the contamination of MCAS El Toro in Southern California, the now-closed Marine air base. In this article we turn our attention to another nearby closed Marine air base, MCAS Tustin, and possibly related contamination issues at a govt office building in Orange.
September 1, 2007, 5:56 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
State, federal, county and local law enforcement agencies recently completed the eradication of a large outdoor marijuana grow in Baker County that yielded more than 1,500 plants, some over 13 feet tall. Four people from Caldwell, Idaho have been arrested and the investigation is continuing. Oregon State Police say that on August 23rd, troopers joined the Baker County Narcotics Enforcement team and the National Guard, in the second day of flights looking for outdoor marijuana grow sites.