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April 2008 Blog Posts (3)

PBS Show Carrier Available Online!

I was talking to Tim and told him how bummed I was that I missed the first episode of Carrier on PBS. I just did some searching though, and found that PBS has the entire series available online!

http://www.pbs.org/weta/carrier/full_episodes.htm

Added by Douglas Karr on April 30, 2008 at 10:02pm — 2 Comments

Navy SEAL Michael A. Monsoor Received Medal of Honor Posthumously

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Menzie, Naval Special Forces Warfare Command Public Affairs



WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Navy SEAL who sacrificed himself to save his teammates during combat operations in Iraq will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President George W. Bush the White House announced March 31.



The parents of Master-At-Arms 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor will accept the nation's highest military honor on behalf of… Continue

Added by Douglas Karr on April 27, 2008 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

Saving the Cougar Ace

For you ol' salts, this is a fantastic story on wired about salvagers - guys that travel all over the globe rescuing ships. The Cougar Ace had $100,000,000 worth of cargo on it - mostly Mazda automobiles - when it became grounded. The ship was sitting at a 60 degree angle when the salvagers got on board.



With one team mate killed and the salvagers using software to calculate how to get… Continue

Added by Douglas Karr on April 17, 2008 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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