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  • NETCOM inducts Soldier into Signal Cove of Remembrance

    05/19/2017 8:52:15 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Sharon K. Shulsky, NETCOM Public Affairs Office
    FORT HUACHUCA – Signal Soldiers of the Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca honored their own during a memorial ceremony for the Signal Cove of Remembrance, Wednesday, at the NETCOM headquarters, Greely Hall. The Cove is dedicated to the more than 100 Signal Soldiers and civilians who have died since the 9-11 terrorist attack. During the solemn ceremony May 17, the name and image of Sgt. 1st Class Allen E. Brown, formerly of the Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, was added to the NETCOM Signal Cove of Remembrance memorial. Brown,...
  • Judicial Watch Sues EPA for Communications Records of Officials Who May Have Used Cell Phone...

    04/12/2017 11:22:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 12, 2017
    Full title: Judicial Watch Sues EPA for Communications Records of Officials Who May Have Used Cell Phone Message Encryption App to Thwart Government Oversight Suit seeks to determine whether officials used software app known as “Signal” to secretly send and receive official messages (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for communications sent or received by EPA officials who may have used the cell phone encryption application “Signal” to thwart government oversight and transparency. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ( Judicial...
  • 'Gay traffic lights' leave pedestrians in Trafalgar Square BAFFLED

    09/03/2016 9:12:36 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 28 replies
    http://www.express.co.uk/ ^ | Fri, Sep 2, 2016 | DAVID PILDITCH
    Day-trippers and tourists complained they don’t know which way to turn while crossing streets in central London after being confronted by a series of arrows pointing in different directions. Around 50 sets of traffic lights near busy Trafalgar Square had their “walk” and “green man” images replaced with the new designs in June to coincide with an annual Gay Pride Festival.
  • Ceremony honors fallen Signal Corps soldier

    05/27/2016 8:39:51 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Staff/HERALD REVIEW
    FORT HUACHUCA — “We will never forget,” Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., told an audience of soldiers and civilians attending the annual Signal Cove of Remembrance observance Thursday morning at the Network Enterprise Technology Command on Fort Huachuca. It was the first time in the eight years since the cove was established that the annual ceremony did not add the name of another fallen soldier to the memorial, which is located just inside Greely Hall at the entrance to NETCOM. “Today’s ceremony is a time for all of us to remember the 101 signal soldiers and civilians who sacrificed...
  • SETI Institute undertakes search for alien signal from Kepler Star KIC 8462852

    10/24/2015 5:31:16 AM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 16 replies
    PHYS.ORG ^ | October 22, 2015 | Bob King
    "We either caught something shortly after an event like two planets crashing together or alien intelligence," said Dr. Gerald Harp, senior scientist at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, referring to the baffling light variations seen in the Kepler star KIC 8462852. And he and a team from the Institute are working hard at this moment to determine which of the two it is. Beginning last Friday (Oct. 16), the Institute's Allen Telescope Array (ATA) was taken off its normal survey schedule and instead focused on KIC 8462852, one of the 150,000-plus stars studied by NASA's Kepler Mission to...
  • 40th makes its return official. Recent deployment has soldiers in seven countries

    02/21/2015 9:52:02 AM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — A time-honored Army tradition officially marked the return of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion to its home post in Arizona Friday morning. Signifying its return, the battalion stood on Brown Parade Field as the unit’s flag, held by Spc. Jessica Mortimer, was uncased and unfurled by the battalion’s commander, Lt. Col. David Thomas, and Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg.
  • Biden Heads to Europe to Send Signal to Putin

    03/17/2014 9:11:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 3/17/14 | Josh Lederman
    Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Europe to send a clear signal to Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO´-tihn) about his intervention in Ukraine. Biden leaves Monday evening for Warsaw, where he´ll meet Tuesday with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and President Bronislaw Komorowski. He´ll meet separately with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. In Lithuania, Biden plans to meet with President Dalia Grybauskaite and Latvia´s President Andris Berzins. The meetings with the NATO allies are part of a broader U.S. campaign to persuade Putin to back off in Ukraine. As Biden was preparing to leave for Europe, Putin recognized Crimea´s...
  • Animated GIF to be beamed into space as part of alien communication effort

    06/17/2013 12:46:28 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 134 replies
    The Verge ^ | 6/17/13 | Jacob Kastrenakes
    In 2008 NASA decided to send one of the heights of modern art — The Beatles' 1969 track "Across the Universe" — into the cosmos. And for 2013, one of the pillars of internet folk art is preparing for takeoff: An animated GIF is about to be sent into space for the first time ever. The message will be beamed over a giant radio dish in California tomorrow as part of the inaugural transmission of Lone Signal, a project that's hoping to communicate with extraterrestrials. The GIF will be sent toward Gliese 526, a potentially habitable solar system 17.6...
  • Good news: Journalism museum to honor two members of Hamas TV

    05/10/2013 5:17:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 10, 2013 | Allahpundit
    Ever heard of Al-Aqsa TV? You may think you haven’t, but if you’re a longtime HA reader I’ll bet you have. They’re responsible for the charming children’s characters Farfour, the Jew-hating mouse; Nahoul, the Jew-hating bee; and Assud, the Jew-eating rabbit. Apart from their stellar children’s programming, they’re known for Holocaust revisionism and various forms of pro-terrorist/anti-semitic propaganda. Per Philip Klein, the Treasury Department designated Al-Aqsa TV as an arm of Hamas three years ago and therefore subjected it to U.S. sanctions imposed on officially recognized terrorist groups. (“Treasury will not distinguish between a business financed and controlled by a...
  • Tired and broke, Santorum heads home to do taxes

    01/27/2012 8:24:21 PM PST · by Mariner · 96 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 27th, 2012 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Rick Santorum is tired, almost broke — and going home. The former Pennsylvania senator is taking a pause from Florida campaigning just days before the Tuesday primary that even he expects to deal him a third consecutive loss. Santorum says he would rather spend his Saturday sitting at his kitchen table doing his taxes than campaigning in a state where the race for the Republican presidential nomination has become a two-man fight between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney. The cash-strapped candidate acknowledges that he simply can't keep up with the GOP front-runners in Florida. "We're...
  • Virginia state Senate election may be signal for Obama

    11/05/2011 10:29:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/5/11 | Ian Simpson - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia's state Senate elections next week are shaping up as an early signal for President Barack Obama ahead of national elections next year. Republicans have a strong shot at taking control of the state Senate from Democrats on Tuesday, political analysts said. A win would put state government solidly in Republican hands in an important swing state, and mark a sharp turnaround from 2008, when Obama became the first Democrat to win Virginia since 1964. Political analysts said loss of the 40-seat state Senate to Republicans would be a bad sign for Obama as he seeks to...
  • Flat jobs data signal weakest recovery in decades

    07/08/2011 3:32:48 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/7/11 | Paul Wiseman - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The job market is defying history. A dismal June employment report shows that employers are adding nowhere near as many jobs as they normally do this long after a recession has ended. Unemployment has climbed for three straight months and is now at 9.2 percent. There's no precedent, in data going back to 1948, for such a high rate two years into what economists say is a recovery. The economy added just 18,000 jobs in June. That's a fraction of the 90,000 jobs economists had expected and a sliver of the 300,000 jobs needed each month to...
  • spotted 'mysterious pulse of light' from direction of newly-discovered '2nd Earth' two years ago

    10/01/2010 3:22:54 AM PDT · by tlb · 128 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 1st October 2010 | Niall Firth
    An astronomer picked up a mysterious pulse of light coming from the direction of the newly discovered Earth-like planet almost two years ago, it has emerged. Dr Ragbir Bhathal, a scientist at the University of Western Sydney, picked up the odd signal in December 2008, long before it was announced that the star Gliese 581 has habitable planets in orbit around it. Dr Bhathal had been sweeping the skies when he discovered a 'suspicious' signal from an area of the galaxy that holds the newly-discovered Gliese 581g. The remarkable coincidence adds another layer of mystery to the announcement last night...
  • Iraqi Soldiers Complete Radio Training

    07/10/2009 5:05:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 252+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Pfc. Sharla Perrin, USA
    Spc. Anthony Wilson, 1st Cavalry Division, instructs two Iraqi Army Soldiers on their new single channel ground and airborne radio system on Forward Operating Base Marez, July 8. Photo by Pfc. Sharla Perrin, 1st Cavalry Division. MOSUL — Coalition forces throughout Ninewa are continuing to support their Iraqi Security Force counterparts through integrated training events such as marksmanship and radio communications. Troops with the 1st Cavalry Division’s operations section trained an Iraqi Army (IA) communications team on the installation and operation of their new vehicle radio communication systems on Forward Operating Base Marez, July 8.The single channel ground and airborne...
  • Soldiers Make Sure Warfighters Can Communicate

    10/28/2008 4:58:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 193+ views
    American Forces Press Service | Staff Sgt. Amber Emery, USA
    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq, Oct. 28, 2008 – In a combat environment, good communication capabilities are the key to success, giving warfighters visibility on the ground and across their battle space. Army Spc. Brent Moore fuels up the main power supply for the Communication and Electronics shop while conducting daily maintenance on Camp Victory, Iraq, Oct. 23, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Emery  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. A team of communication maintainers in the Communication and Electronics shop here ensures this vital aspect of the battlefield functions properly. “The importance of our mission is to...
  • Signal Soldiers Wire Forward Operating Base in Iraq

    06/24/2008 4:25:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 126+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Daniel T. West, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE DELTA, Iraq, June 24, 2008 – “Running cable isn’t that interesting unless you stop and play with the puppy,” said Army Spc. Jennifer Dimitroff, a Lancaster, Calif., native assigned to Company B, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion here. Army Spc. Sharmayne Smith, a Washington, D.C., native assigned to Company B, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, works on cable in an office on Forward Operating Base Delta, Iraq, June 21, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel T. West, 214th Fires Brigade  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The puppy Dimitroff mentioned was adopted by contractors living near one...
  • Can you hear me now?

    05/15/2008 5:28:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 74+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Lance Cpl. Michael Stevens, USMC
    AL-ASAD, Iraq — Communication and data exchange are vital tools in the war on terrorism. The United States’ ability to have a sustained strategic battlefield and base-to-base communication system provides all service members an advantage in everyday operations. Marine Wing Communication Squadron 38, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), provides the vital communication link between several bases operating in western Anbar Province and with units back in the states. “We are a centralized communication unit that provides 24-hour continual service to support all operations and facilitate the movement of all information on and off the base,”...
  • Man arrested for turning without signaling[Texas]

    05/08/2008 2:07:04 PM PDT · by BGHater · 178 replies · 238+ views
    WFAA-TV ^ | 06 May 2008 | JONATHAN BETZ
    MELISSA, Tx -- Mark Robinson was driving through downtown Melissa last week when he was pulled over for failing the use his turn signal. But instead of getting a ticket, the officer took the 24-year-old to jail. He was booked, strip searched, and sat for 3 hours with criminals. “People talking about using drugs and shooting heroine. They asked me what I was in there for and I said a turn signal violation,” said Robinson. There aren't any warrants out for Robinson. In fact he says he's never been in jail. But he does admit to challenging the officer's questions...
  • General sees the Baghdad Signal University as a guideline for Iraqis

    03/19/2008 5:31:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 233+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Review ^ | Capt. Cedar Wardle, USA
    BAGHDAD, Iraq — “I need to train about 4,000 soldiers and officers and with only about 400 graduating each year it will take me 10 years to teach just the basic course at the school,” Maj. Gen Ahmed Sa’ad Abdul Mohsin said. His blunt remarks about the Iraqi Signal School summarized one of the many challenges he faces. Maj. Gen. Ahmed Sa’ad Abdul Mohsin, Iraqi M6, a top official in the Iraqi Ministry of Defense visited Camp Victory, Iraq, March 11. Maj. Gen. Sa’ad currently has oversight of the Iraqi Signal School in Taji, Iraq. His visit with his staff...
  • Thunderbirds find card program a busy task

    01/21/2008 1:07:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 54+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Review ^ | Sgt. Lewis M. Hilburn, Task Force Thunderbird
    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq — In the beginning, they would only see one or two people a week. As the weeks waned on, they steadily had an influx of customers. Two people became four, and four people became eight. Soon the time they would have spent doing general maintenance turned into a repetition nightmare, one which they may never escape, but this repetition would serve for the greater good of the operation. The 11th Signal Brigade PSDR (Personnel Services Delivery Redesign) Brigade S-1, Human Resources Office has taken on a responsibility it never saw coming. The office has the capability of...