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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Road Trip Coming For NASA's Mars Rover


Image Credit NASA
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* MSNBC.com brings us the following AP report that has this to say in part… Curiosity is being prepared for its first drilling operation, and then in mid-February it's off to Mount Sharp…
Read the full report at link below...
- More information about Curiosity can be found online at
- You can follow the mission on FaceBook at: http://www.facebook.com/marscuriosity
and on Twitter at:
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AubreyJ
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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf Past Today At The Age Of 78


General Norman Schwarzkopf official DoD file photo
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Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf died today, Thursday, December 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., at the age of 78. It’s reported he past away from pneumonia complications.
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Many remember him still today as ‘Stormin Norman’, the fierce, steadfast Desert Storm Commander.
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We thank you General Schwarzkopf for your decorated service in Vietnam and your history breaking liberation of Kuwait. We thank you for all that you have done over the years for this great country of ours.
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America has lost another great one today… He will be so missed.
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AubreyJ………
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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Holiday Wishes 2012

Holiday Wishes *
Note: This Post on TOP till after first of year - Happy Holidays!
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Christmas Past

Christmas up at my Grandparents House over the years…
Enjoy!
Click link below for some of my Christmas stories I wrote over the years, plus photos, videos and MUCH more!!!
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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!
AubreyJ………
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

NBC News Team Freed In Syria Five Days After Being Kidnapped

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Image Credit Iran's Press TV website

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* Reuters brings us the following report and it starts off like this… An NBC news team was freed in Syria during a firefight at an Islamic rebel checkpoint five days after being ambushed and kidnapped by 15 heavily armed gunmen, correspondent Richard Engel said on Tuesday… Engel, 39, who along with production crew members Ghazi Balkiz and John Kooistra disappeared after crossing into northwestern Syria from Turkey on Thursday, said their kidnappers were members of a militia loyal to President Bashar al-Assad…
Read this report in full at link below…
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* The Sydney Morning Herald has this take on the news… NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said on Tuesday he and members of his network crew escaped unharmed after five days of captivity in Syria, where more than a dozen pro-regime gunmen dragged them from their car, killed one of their rebel escorts and subjected them to mock executions…
Read the full report at link below…
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NBC News Crew Unharmed After Kidnapping
 
This video posted on YouTube by AssociatedPress
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AubreyJ………
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Taking a Moment to Honor our Fallen Heroes


Since that tragic day on 9-11-2001… many of our bravest have given their all while fighting for this great country of ours. Please take a moment to thank them, in your own way, for all they have done and were willing to do for you -- me and this great country of ours. May God bless each and every one of these fallen Heroes, all of those who have been wounded, all of their families, friends, loved ones and their comrades in arms who were at their side.
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Never forget those that protect us -- Each and every day...
AubreyJ.........