Daily Archives: March 25, 2019

Power Plant Safety as interpreted by Curtis Love

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Kyle Carpenter Medal of Honor Recipient – Mississippi Mondays March 25, 2019

For today’s Mississippi Mondays, I went a different route. I chose Kyle Carpenter, Medal of Honor recipient who was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He is also the youngest living Medal of Honor recipient.  You can learn more about him several … Continue reading

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USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) Coast Guard Ship Museum

USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/uscgc-comanche-ata-202-wata-202-wmec-202/ Built At: Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, Texas Official Website – http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanche.htm (no longer works), but Wayback Machine to the rescue: https://web.archive.org/web/20160325032119/http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanchee.htm. USCG (Wayback Machine): https://web.archive.org/web/20170430211615/https://www.uscg.mil/history/cutters/165a/Comanche1934.asp Bing Maps: Bing Maps USCGC Comanche … Continue reading

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Interesting Little Known Coast Guard Medal of Honor Facts

If you go to Wikipedia and most Medal of Honor related websites, you hear about the three (3) Medal of Honor designs – Army, Navy, and Air Force. However, if you read this section of Wikipedia’s Medal of Honor article: … Continue reading

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Vlogger Looking for People Who Have Families Who Sailed on Two Ships – YouTube Video

I saw this in a Facebook group that’s no longer accepting new members so I thought I would share it here: Sailing the ss america summer of 1961: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVBPLkWxoWU (about 3:41 minutes long). Here’s what she posted on Facebook: Hi … Continue reading

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Remembering Medal of Honor Day – March 25, 2019

Apparently Wikipedia thinks it’s a national federal holiday – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medal_of_Honor_Day. It’s not – https://militarybenefits.info/medal-of-honor-day/. Celebrating National Medal of Honor Day National Medal of Honor Day is not a federal holiday; banks do not close, U.S. Post Office facilities remain open, … Continue reading

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Big-Y 500 Upgrade to Big-Y 700 $179

I went to FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) last night and verified the rumor – Rumor of FamilyTree DNA Big-Y 700 Upgrade from Big-Y 500. When I clicked on Add item, Big-Y 700 was only $179, and not $649. That’s a good … Continue reading

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