Tuesday , 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: life

Searching for the Sounds of Life

This story based off the interview conducted with Dr. Jill Tarter, SETI astronomer of whom Jodie Foster's character in Contact. She searches the stars for signs of extraterrestrial radio frequencies in space.

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From Hemet to Helmand, Marine Finds Focus

Story by Sgt. Christine Samples Four years ago he was walking around Hemet, Calif. sporting tattoos and gauges in his ears and wondering what to do with his life. Today, he’s in Helmand province, Afghanistan providing security for Leatherneck through foot patrols and convoys. Cpl. Douglas Smith, 24, with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, explained that everyone in Hemet had tattoos …

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The Voices Of Veterans

A snapshot of true stories featuring veterans who honorably served their country, faced challenging life events and experiences, reached out for support, and are now living more fulfilled lives. They made the connection. You can, too. [youtube mlfbrzjbeeo&feature=plcp nolink] Video provided by the VA YouTube channel

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Testing the Waters

By Staff Sgt. Rebecca Goodwin From AFN Spangdahlem Airmen at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany can rest assured their water is safe. Each month water around based is tested by these bio environmental technicians to ensure it meets a strict set of criteria, and then publish their findings for residents to view online. Check out this video for more on …

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Rhode Island Guardsman Sacrifices Life for Afghan Child

By Kris Gonzalez, correspondent for www.army.mil A Rhode Island National Guard soldier gave his life  to save an Afghan child. Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr. died from injuries sustained when he was struck by an armored fighting vehicle after moving an Afghan boy to safety. “Sadly, today we realized the death of a Rhode Island National Guard soldier in a combat zone, and …

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