On 08 January 2015, the US Department of Defense announced the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations. As a result of this announcement, DoD is to close commissaries at Illesheim and Sembach, as well as the four commissaries in Stuttgart at Kelley Barracks, Patch Barracks, Panzer Barracks and Robinson Barracks, once a new replacement store on Panzer is constructed.. Located in the city of Moehringen on the southeast corner of Stuttgart, Kelley is surrounded by rich woods and fertile farmland. When the base was built in 1938, the German military struck a deal with Moehringens government because the new facilities were to replace highly cultivated nurseries. In the end, the military agreed to remove no more than 20 percent of the original trees, a compromise that gives the post its character today. Kelley is the home of the 6th Area Support Group headquarters. It also has a theater center, a gas station, a bowling center and a ...
Ray Barracks is located in the southern part of the city near the industrial area and has numerous facilities. It has its own firing range for personal weapons qualification, a small training area with a MOUT site, a Tactical Vehicle washrack and one for POVs, a regulation size track for sports, 2 baseball/softball diamonds, a rappelling tower, an excellent gym (complete with two racquetball courts, Nautilus equipment and a large selection of free weights), a post office, snack bar (with a Burger King Express, Robin Hood and Anthonys Pizza), bookstore, PX with Military Clothing Annex, Library, Arts & Crafts Center, an Auto Crafts Shop, MWR Movie Rental, a Bowling Alley, a small club, a locally operated Italian restaurant, and a small museum. Since 1945 various American units have been stationed at Ray Barracks, most recently 3rd Armored Division and 1st Armored Division components. Ray Barracks, home for many units, among them 1st Brigade Headquarters, 1st Armored Division, is located in ...
For more than three decades, two systems have provided healthcare for military beneficiaries: (1) the direct care system, whereby beneficiaries obtain health care services from military treatment facilities (MTFs), and (2) the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS). a health program in which beneficiaries receive care from civilian providers. The rising cost to the Department of Defense (DoD) of supplying quality medical care in a constrained financial environment has prompted many suggestions for reforming the military health care system. The objective of this research is to compare costs between a military treatment facility and CHAMPUS and to determine whether a given MTF can provide inpatient care to its beneficiaries at lower cost than through CHAMPUS. By comparing MTF and CHAMPUS costs, a given MTF can identify those specialty areas in which to reduce costs either by increasing workload (CHAMPUS recapture) or increasing referrals to health care providers
5) In 2010, Gregan Cardeño was hired by a private military contractor to be an interpreter for US soldiers stationed in a military facility supposedly in Camp Siongco in Cotabato City. He was well versed in the Bahasa language, Tausug and Cebuano. His job was supposed to start on January 1, 2010. On February 2, at 2pm, Carivel, Gregans sister received a call through Cardeños phone. SPO3 Ali Goubon Rangiris of Marawi Police Station was on the line informing her that Cardeño was found dead in the US troops barracks inside the Philippine Armys 103rd Infantry Brigade at Camp Ranao, Brgy. Datu Saber, Marawi City. The US Forces, the Philippine National Police--‐Marawi City, and the Commission on Human Rights have all said that Cardeño committed suicide, but the circumstances surrounding his death and injuries he sustained indicated that he was tortured and killed, as the independent factfinding mission of Karapatan and his relatives have reported. Cardeño had ligature marks, contusions, ...
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Earlier, the Prime Minister of Iraq, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country, Adel Abdel Mahdi, signed a directive according to which "restrictions on the use of Iraqi airspace during military operations are introduced for all Iraqi and foreign parties". This decision followed a series of incidents with explosions on the territory of the countrys military facilities, which, according to Arab media, are the Israeli Air Force. Currently, about 5,200 US troops are in Iraq as part of the anti-terrorist mission "Unshakable Determination" to combat IS. The majority of elected Iraqi legislators have been seeking out a course to see the end of US military presence in Iraq, which has carried on for the duration of three US presidential administrations beginning with Bush. Former US president Obama campaigned on a promise to end the US occupation of Iraq, but did not carry this out ...
Video. The warehouse locations are reportedly kept secret in order to prevent people from gathering at the sites after a disaster, though two are known to exist at Azabu-jūban and Kiyosumi-shirakawa stations. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has also conducted disaster drills on the subway line. In the year 2000, the government demonstrated, among other things, how Ground Self-Defense Force troops might use the Ōedo line in the event of a major emergency. As part of the exercise, dubbed "Big Rescue 2000," a special Ōedo line train transported troops from Nerima ward to a staging area in Shin-kiba (near Tokyo Bay). The exercise appears to have fueled suspicions that the line was built for military and disaster relief purposes. * * * * *. Rumor #5: The Yūrakuchō line was built for military use.. The Yūrakuchō line is also rumored to have been built for military purposes. This speculation arises from the fact that key military facilities are located at several stations on the line, ...
The history of gun attacks at military facilities in the United States in many ways reflects those in society at large: they run the gamut from domestic attacks and drunken fights to politically motivated...
The American military has now put into place programs that offer war veterans alternative therapies for PTSD. The Warrior Combat Stress Reset Program at Fort Hood Texas offers a three week amalgam of alternative therapies.. Here veterans can take benefit of therapies ranging from Biofeedback to group therapy. Personnel are educated anew about coping skills. Classes of yoga as well as acupuncture and massage sessions also form part of the program.. Other military facilities also offer spiritual guidance to veterans along with therapies such as acupuncture and meditation. The Military Medicine journal also reported the success of transcendental meditation in reducing as many as 50% of PTSD symptoms. ...
Spinal tabs might cause blindness, thats why every time you have one, they ask you to sign a form giving consent. Hopefully, thats not the reason why you go blind after working out. But you have to have that check.The truth is, that being in the military exposes you to lots of chemical hazards, including all those shots/vaccines they give you without really explaining that the heck they are ( like they are telling you the truth). Also the food they feed you is a nightmare.If you are only seeing doctors at the military facility, you are not getting the best care. I used to be an army wife- oh gash...those doctors at the military hospital misdiagnosed me all the time.That thing that your splint is cover in cysts sounds like you are saturated with toxins. There are no "tests" for toxins in the blood - but there are tests for antibodies- but they might not figure anything out cause obviously you have created many antibodies (vaccines)- and they think that is "normal and safe".Your organism is ...
The land ministry said Friday that concerns about national security outweighed benefits from exporting the countrys mapping data to Google, a unit of Alphabet.. South Korea, facing the overt threat of rival North Korea, bars exporting local mapping data to foreign companies that do not operate domestic data servers.. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., handles its maps service at data centers outside South Korea. The restrictions have limited the usefulness of Google Maps within South Korea, since the app cannot offer driving or walking directions.. The government had proposed granting permission to Google to use local mapping data for Google Maps if the company would blur sensitive information on South Korean military facilities on its satellite map.. "Our position from the start was that if it deletes security facilities, we would allow exporting (the local mapping data)," said Kim Tong-il, an official at the land ministry. "Googles position is that it wont delete those. The question was ...
2004 Dec 8, In Iraq gunmen attacked the police headquarters in Samarra, killing an Iraqi policemen and a child who was caught in the cross fire. Insurgents detonated a car bomb in southern Baghdad, causing an unspecified number of casualties. 18 young Iraqi Shiites, aged 14-20, were shot and killed while seeking work at a U.S. base near Mosul. Their bodies were discovered Jan 5. Dale Stoffel, an American arms dealer and contractor, was killed along with Joe Wemple. Before Stoffel was shot dead in Baghdad, he had told of corruption and payoffs to senior military officers in the country s reconstruction program. Stoffel and Wemple were reported to have been working on a $40 million dollar project in Iraq for a military facility in Taji which involved the arming of the 1st Iraqi Armored Brigade. Insurgents from the Brigades of the Islamic Jihad claimed they were responsible for the murder. However, the murders remain uninvestigated and unsolved ...
Dr. Joseph Mengele of Auschwitz notoriety was the principle developer of the trauma-based Monarch Project and the CIAs MK Ultra mind control programs. Mengele and approximately 5, 000 other high ranking Nazis were secretly moved into the United States and South America in the aftermath of World War II in an Operation designated Paperclip. The Nazis continued their work in developing mind control and rocketry technologies in secret underground military bases. The only thing we were told about was the rocketry work with former Nazi star celebrities like Warner Von Braun. The killers, torturers, and mutilators of innocent human beings were kept discretely out of sight, but busy in U.S. underground military facilities which gradually became home to thousands upon thousands of kidnapped American children snatched off the streets (about one million per year) and placed into iron bar cages stacked from floor to ceiling as part of the training. These children would be used to further refine and ...
In early 2003, the ""Quartet"" of the US, EU, UN, and Russia presented a roadmap to a final peace settlement by 2005, calling for two states. Following PA President Yasir ARAFATs death in late 2004 and the subsequent election of Mahmud ABBAS (head of the Fatah political faction) as the PA president in 2005, Israel and the Palestinians agreed to move the peace process forward. Israel by late 2005 unilaterally withdrew all of its settlers and soldiers and dismantled its military facilities in the Gaza Strip, but it continues to control the Gaza Strips land and maritime borders and airspace. In early 2006, the Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) won a majority in the Palestinian Legislative Council election. Attempts to form a unity government between Fatah and HAMAS failed and violent clashes between their respective supporters ensued, culminating in HAMASs violent seizure of all military and governmental institutions in the Gaza Strip in June 2007. Since HAMASs takeover, Israel and Egypt have ...
Geosyntec's engineers and scientists aid many clients in the decommissioning and remediation of power plants, refineries, military facilities, NAS...
A petite village woman with dark henna on her hands lies wrapped in a blue sheet at the best hospital around -- a British military facility in southern Afghanistan.
The upgrade will be undertaken at four military facilities including Vandenberg Air Force Base Pillar, Point Air Force Station, Point Mugu, and Santa Ynez Peak, all located in California, US.. DCCA CEO David W. Bower said: This programme will help transition the USAFs communications network to a more modern platform.. This is a significant win for our company as we continue to support major initiatives across the US Department of Defense (DoD).. DCCA is making an investment to ensure the successful completion of this important project.. We look forward to beginning the modernisation effort in support of the Air Force.. Currently, the system operates on an asynchronous transfer mode network.. Based in the US, DCCA provides a wide range of technology support such as the systems development, cyber security, cloud computing, data analytics, and testing services to defence as well as Federal Agencies.. The company is also opening an office in Santa Maria, California, to offer more efficient and ...
Hey! Sorry youre having a rough time. I know it can be a bummer. What Id recommend doing is learning how to create your own goodies. Google "Elanas Pantry" for some great gluten/dairy free recipes for cookies/cakes/muffins etc. Next time your friends invite you for tea, go and bring a plate of goodies with you! Same goes for snacks. Try: fruit leather, nuts, raisins, dried cranberries, chips, chocolate, gluten free pepperoni sticks if you can find them, homemade cookies and cake. Honestly, the processed gluten-free stuff is fairly yucky and expensive. Its better to learn how to make it yourself. As you can see from my signature Im fairly limited, so I know how hard it can be! Honestly, we just have to learn to keep our chin up and make lemonade out of these life lemons. I know its hard, I was in training on a military facility all last week and ended up eating nothing but little packets of tuna and wilted lettuce because the kitchen didnt realize that white flour came from wheat. Yeah, I ...
Testing by the Texas Department of State Health Services conclusively linked nine to the companys celery, and cited Sangar for a number of deficiencies at its San Antonio plant. The plant was ordered closed and a recall ordered for thousands of pounds of produce distributed to more than 300 customers, including restaurants, hospitals, school districts, military facilities and large wholesalers. According to the complaint, Castellano ate celery from the company while he was a patient at Methodist Hospital, which wasnt a party in the lawsuit.
WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- A U.S. Marine killed in attacks on military facilities in Tennessee was remembered at his funeral as a dedicated and courageous serviceman who was determined to excel.
And then theres the 15-page third chapter of David Heatleys four-part serial Overpeck, which appears to be at least partially based on some of the authors dream comics from his series Deadpan - specifically, the one with the young girl and the bestiality. Theres none of that in here, though the presence of bizarre, grotesque desire and rampant violence is quite pertinent. Nasty (yet sensitive!) kids hit a beheaded dogs corpse with debris to try and make it bleed. A strange, witchy old woman with glowing yellow eyes kidnaps a young boy and strips him down to his underpants in a room of porno, then reminisces about a childhood loaded with incestuous rape, emotional humiliation, physical abuse, the sexual touching of infants - eventually, her house burns down. Theres also a stark-naked girl wandering around who happens upon a military facility where yet another underpants-clad young boy is being kept hidden from dangerous forces, and he preaches a message of peace as Our Heroine performs ...
WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, the military facility in suburban Washington where the presidential aircraft Air Force One is ...
In 2013, 15 clusters of mumps were notified in France; 72% (82/114) of the cases had been vaccinated twice with measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. To determine whether the risk of mumps increased with time since the last vaccination, we conducted a case-control study among clusters in universities and military barracks. A confirmed case had an inflammation of a salivary gland plus laboratory confirmation in 2013. A probable case presented with inflammation of a salivary gland in 2013 either lasting for > 2 days or with epidemiological link to a confirmed case. Controls had no mumps symptoms and attended the same university course, student party or military barracks. We collected clinical and vaccination data via web questionnaire and medical records. We calculated adjusted odds ratios (aOR) using logistic regression. 59% (50/85) of cases and 62% (199/321) of controls had been vaccinated twice. The odds of mumps increased for twice-vaccinated individuals by 10% for every year that had passed since the
Belgium on Friday became the latest European nation to resettle a freshly released Guantanamo detainee, confirming ``the free man would be provided work papers and ``a smooth integration into society.
Mediware solution will manage blood donation for Armed Services Blood Program. LENEXA, Kan., March 10, 2016 - The Department of Defense has completed its installation of Mediware Information Systems LifeTrak software suite. The blood establishment computer software, which is now live in more than 20 Military Treatment Facilities around the world, manages blood donations for the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP). LifeTrak assists with donor recruitment and management; manufacturing, testing and labeling; and blood product distribution and tracking for military blood donors, their dependents and other civilian donors.. The LifeTrak application is a key component in the Military Health Systems Enterprise Blood Management System (EBMS). The EBMS also includes Mediwares HCLL™ Transfusion software, which is fully implemented. Used together, Mediwares blood management applications support the ASBPs supply chain from blood donation to transfusion. Both LifeTrak and HCLL Transfusion are ...
Four military treatment facilities have been honored by the American College of Surgeons for exemplary surgical patient care in calendar year 2017. The Meritorious Awards are bestowed annually upon the top ten percent of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program participants worldwide.
Four military treatment facilities have been honored by the American College of Surgeons for exemplary surgical patient care in calendar year 2017. The Meritorious Awards are bestowed annually upon the top ten percent of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program participants worldwide.
Presented by: Tom Bruton, Ph.D.Green Science Policy Institute The use of aqueous film-forming foams (AFFF) for extinguishing flammable liquid fires has led to contamination of groundwater with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). Sorption to activated carbon is the current presumptive
to Miss Henrietta Preston, the daughter and eldest child of Major William Preston, a member of the Virginia family of that name, and an officer of Waynes army, who had resigned and settled in Louisville, Ky. General Johnston remained at Jefferson Barracks until the breaking out of the Black Hawk war, and at its close he returned to Louisville, and thence to New Orleans for the benefit of his wifes health. While in New Orleans he took with great reluctance the step which he thought duty ...
I seem to remember what the actual dormitory part of the barracks looked like.New recruits were on the top floor of the building, in a loft. I cant remember if there were exposed beams or not, but the ceiling was finished with white stucco and sloped upward, or may have gabled above us.There were windows,…
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A young soldier serving with the Royal Logistic Corps gave birth to a girl inside her barracks after concealing the pregnancy, according to reports.
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April 20, 2006 -- The U.S. Defense Department has -- for the first time -- identified hundreds of detainees held at the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has named Paul M. Lewis as its special envoy for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects.. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the appointment on Tuesday. It fulfills a plan announced by President Barack Obama in May when he also ordered the Pentagon to designate a site in the United States where military trials could be held for Guantanamo detainees.. Lewis has been an attorney for the House Armed Services Committee where he oversaw Guantanamo-related issues. In his new position, he will work with the State Department on transferring Guantanamo detainees to other countries; he also will oversee efforts to transfer third-country nationals held by the U.S. in Afghanistan.. He is to begin work Nov. 1.. There currently are 164 terror suspects in detention at Guantanamo.. ...
I drove up an early morning to Woodside Military barracks outside the city of Adelaide in Australia. I had packed all the layers of clothing I thought was appropriate for what Australians call
When we were at the encampment in Juarez, a neighbor came to warn us that my mothers house was on fire," Marisela says. "The strange thing with what happened to my mothers house was that less than one hundred meters away there was a makeshift military barracks that was converted from a municipal gym, and there are more than forty troops around the area. Its not possible that they didnt see somebody coming to burn the house if its that close.". Human rights defender Josefina Reyes, Mariselas sister, was murdered on Jan. 3, 2010, right outside of Ciudad Juarez near the town of El Sauzal. "A witness inside of the restaurant where my sister went to buy food-where they approached her to kill her-told us that there was a specific car and a pick-up truck that were property of the Army," says Marisela. "In them were people dressed both as military and civilians trying to take her. She began to struggle and when they saw that she was backing away they took out a pistol and put four bullets in her ...
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Former military barracks (6 blocks), football field (bus parking) and parade square on Sentosa, previously known as Pulau Blakang Mati (Behind The Walking Dead Island), will be converted into swanky hotel accommodation by Far East Organization (FEO). It was converted in 2005 into a tourism academy by Temasek Polytechnic but the academy was abandoned in 2011. FEO won the bid over three other submissions for the 60-year leasehold hotel site at Artillery Avenue from the Sentosa Development Corporation. The organisation will pay S$32 million up front for the piece land, which is about 4.5 Hectare site with a permissible gross floor area of up to 387,500 sq ft, and a guaranteed sum (S$3.7million/year or 10% of the total annual gross revenue, whichever is higher) every year to Sentosa Development Corp, starting from next year up until the 60-year lease expires. The hotel would be named The Outpost and will integrate two hotels (Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa and Amara Sanctuary Resort) with 700 ...
LONDON (AP) -- A prime suspect in the slaying last week of a British soldier sat handcuffed in court Thursday, given permission not to stand up before a judge because of wounds suffered when he was gunned down by police.Michael Adebowale, 22, confirmed his name, address and date of birth as the investigation into the shocking killing entered its courtroom phase.He is one of two men suspected of attacking Lee Rigby near military barracks in southeast London. The other, 28-year-old Michael
Those diseases are controlled with immunizations. We know that sometimes they are not 100 percent effective, so new recommendations have come out for additional booster shots for some of these immunizable diseases. If everybody were able to obtain immunizations for their kids on time, we probably wouldnt be seeing some of the outbreaks that weve seen, such as the mumps epidemic in the Midwest. We learn more about the diseases and about the immunizations as we go along. What about college-age kids, who are at risk for diseases such as meningitis? What can parents and schools do to keep those kids healthy? It occurs to me that if there is any congregational dwelling that is more swimming in germs than a child care center, it is probably a college dormitory, as people are living in very close proximity. The same is true in a military barracks. People just have to remember to do what their mothers taught them, which all goes back to personal hygiene: knowing when and how to wash your hands. And ...
The poverty rate in Dodge City plunged from 28 percent in 1980 to 14 percent in 2000. The poverty rate also was halved in Guymon, Okla., where there are an estimated 600,000 head of cattle on farms within 25 miles of the Seaboard Foods plant.. But no one is living high on the hog, or cow. Dodge Citys per capita income of $15,538 in 2000 may be an improvement, but it still remains far below the $21,587 national average.. In Cactus, the average per capita income has increased, but only to $8,340. Many who work at the Swift plant in Cactus live in former military barracks or in dilapidated rental trailer homes where yards contain little more than dirt, weeds and rocks.. "A lot of people are working, but working at jobs that dont pay well," said Don Stull, a University of Kansas anthropology professor and industry expert.. Its a hard life. In Cactus, the population is more than 90 percent Latino. There are no doctors or banks. Most plant workers deal only in cash, making them easy targets for ...
The Lazzaretto Nuovo (pictured) is an island in the Venetian Lagoon just north of Venice. The island served as a lazaret (quarantine hospital) for plague victims, a function that is believed to have begun in 1468 and lasted until the 18th century. It is the younger of two lazarets that served Venice. The other was Lazzaretto Vecchio, which was established in 1403 and is the oldest plague lazaret in the world.. Following its service as a lazaret, Lazzaretto Nuovo served for a time as a military barracks before becoming a hotbed of archaeological activity. During the Black Death, those who fell ill were sent to these lazarets where they faced a slim chance of recovery. The sick were tended to by the few who survived. Surviving the Black Death effectively inoculated one against falling ill again.. Those who did not survive were buried in mass graves, a grisly site uncovered in the past few years. Thousands of dead were buried on this tiny island.. Vampires. Stories of vampires are common and ...
Two suicide car bombs have killed at least 11 people at a church in a military barracks in northern Nigeria. Dozens of of others were wounded.
As many as 11 people died and 30 injured in Nigeria Sunday after suicide bombers attacked a church in military barracks with two blasts in Kaduna state, media reports said.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The soldier who orchestrated abuses of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison was released on Saturday after serving more than six years in a Kansas military prison barracks, a U.S. Army spokeswoman said.. Charles Graner, 42, was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth at about 10 a.m. on Saturday after serving more than 6-1/2 years of a 10-year sentence, U.S. Army spokeswoman Rebecca Steed said.. Graner was convicted on charges of conspiracy to commit maltreatment, dereliction of duty, and assault consummated by battery and indecent acts, Steed said. He was released early for good behavior, she said.. U.S. military leaders, from Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld down, were criticized for setting up Abu Ghraib as a makeshift jail in the months after the U.S. invasion of Iraq and handing control to the ill-suited, low-level soldiers who forced inmates to perform sex acts and abused them physically and psychologically.. The abuses ignited global outrage, and dealt ...
McLEAN, Va.-A distraught Marine who fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and a colleague before killing himself at the Quantico Marine Corps base was suicidal, had signs of traumatic brain injury and should have received better psychological care, a military investigation found. Sgt. Eusebio Lopez was receiving treatment in North Carolina after his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Iraq, but his medical care stopped abruptly when he was transferred to Quantico in 2012, according to a report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The reason appeared to be two-fold: His new doctors didnt know about his previous treatment and he didnt speak up. The report also found problems with the response to the shooting because unarmed Marines were deployed to secure the perimeter around the barracks. Two of the bodies were not found until nearly four hours after the shots were fired. Lopez shot Lance Cpl. Sara Castromata, 19, and Cpl. Jacob Wooley, 23, inside a barracks at the ...
1 Iraq. THE FIRST MORTAR round landed as the sun was rising.. Joel and I both had bottom bunks along the western wall of the barracks. As we swung our feet onto the floor, Joel said, "They better know, they wake my ass up like this, its gonna put me in a pretty uncharitable mood." Mortars were common, and one explosion in the morning amounted to little more than an unpleasant alarm.. As we began to tug on our boots, another round exploded outside, but the dull whomp of its impact meant that it had landed dozens of yards away. The insurgent mortars were usually wild, inaccurate, one-time shots. Then another round landed-closer. The final round shook the walls of the barracks and the sounds of gunfire began to rip.. I have no memory of when the suicide truck bomb detonated. Lights went out. Dust and smoke filled the air. I found myself lying belly-down on the floor, legs crossed, hands over my ears with my mouth wide open. My SEAL instructors had taught me to take this position during incoming ...
These buildings were constructed of brown sandstone from the quarries in Portland. The "Barracks" was four stories high, 150 feet long and 52 feet wide, with a large attic and basement. Halls extended the full length of the building. The "Lyceum" was located 20 feet south of the Barracks, was three stories high, with a basement partly above the ground. At the front of the building was a tower 14×16 feet and 73 feet high. The basement floor was used for an arsenal and laboratory and the first and second floors for class rooms; the third floor called the "Hall of the Lyceum" was used as a chapel, drill room, and for public services.[44] The original North College was destroyed in a fire in 1906, but South College survived, being converted into offices that same year. The cupola and the belfry, which contains the Wesleyan Carillon, was designed by Henry Bacon and was added in 1916.[45] The original core buildings of the campus were North College and South College. North College, Nassau Hall-type ...
A soldier has gone on trial accused of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another during the same night at South Cerney, near Cirencester.