For Active Duty Military members and their families 2007
will be another tight year as the Department of Defense announces a 2.2 percent
across-the-board pay raise, effective January 1. Virginia Penrod, DoDâs
director of military compensation, said the 2.2 percent...
"It's Not What You Think - It would be easy to assume, when one hears about RFID for use on babies, that a chip would be implanted under the skin of the baby. In fact, the issue was explored here at Symblogogy as...
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"The space shuttle Discovery glided today to a smooth docking with the International Space Station."
The approach, at a gradual one-tenth of a foot per second, could be seen on NASA television from a camera...
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is en route to Pluto, after a 2 p.m. liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The explorer was put on course by a Lockheed Martin Atlas V rocket, which carried the 1,050-pound...
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WASHINGTON - A federal commission approved all but 14 percent of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's recommendations for closing or consolidating U.S. military bases -- but it also took issue with the Pentagon in a final report sent to
President Bush.The nine-member panel...
(CNN) -- Three hundred Air Force members in
Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere abroad will return to their
Mississippi Air Force base "so they can attend to their families' needs
after Hurricane Katrina," according to an Air Force command statement.Story here.