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  Navy Blues - Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean/West Indies, Caribbean/West Indies Travel Stories, CW Lawrence, Greater ...
The Navy argues that the Vieques testing range is necessary for training the Marines and the Navy because of its proximity to the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station in Puerto Rico and because the topography of the island is suited for amphibious landing situations, sea to land firing ranges, and air combat maneuvers.
Navy advocates sit under their tents surrounded by American flags listening to Elvis and Souza marches and fanning themselves in the shade of palm trees.
A few paces away, Navy protestors sit in front of their make-shift shanties surrounded by slogans for peace and freedom and the removal of the Navy, listening to Latin music and also fanning themselves in the shade of palm trees.
www.bootsnall.com /articles/04-03/navy-blues-vieques-puerto-rico.html   (2329 words)

 frontline: the navy blues: WOMEN IN THE NAVY | PBS
Six Navy women file suit claiming a 1948 law which allowed the Navy to put women only on transport and hospital ships was unconstitutional and was restricting their careers.
Navy estimates between 1989-1990, 5% of women on ships were pregnant at any given time.
Navy pilots are grounded during pregnancy due to unknowns about the risk to the fetus.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/navy/plus/cron.html   (1379 words)

 US Navy Ranks and Rates
The use of the word "rank" for Navy enlisted personnel is incorrect as the word "rank" is only used for officers.
Navy officers wear their rank devices in different places on their uniforms, depending upon the uniform.
The three basic uniforms and the type of rank devices are: khakis (a working uniform) - pins on the collar; whites - stripes on shoulder boards; and, blues - stripes sewn on the lower sleeve.
navysite.de /navy/ranksrates.htm   (213 words)

It's been rough sailing lately for the Navy in the wake of several embarrassing incidents.
The Navy OCS grad, who holds a master of science degree from the University of South Florida, has taught at Annapolis since 2003.
However, Klingenschmidt's high-profile protest - he declared "victory" over the Navy's prayer policies when he broke his "liquid-only" fast with a wafer while standing in front of the White House January 7 - may have bought him some time and perhaps even survival in the chaplain's corps.
www.militarycorruption.com /annapolis.htm   (702 words)

 Amazon.com: Navy Blues: Music: Sloan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Navy Blues is a classic Canadian album fusing many styles together.
Fortuantely, for people who have heard Navy Blues, we are a privileged bunch.
Make an investment on Navy Blues, and pump the stereo loud, and be proud you are one of the few who are priveliged enough to experience the most inspired band in Canada and beyond.
www.amazon.com /Navy-Blues-Sloan/dp/B000009E8G   (1154 words)

 Honolulu Weekly - On The Cover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Navy has shown interest in working with UH researchers in the fields of astronomy, engineering, optics and oceanography.
At the same time, researchers have drafted a technical proposal to advertise to the Navy their skills—such as the ability to detect killer asteroids, assess ecosystem health and…conduct research for anti-submarine warfare.
Moreover, because the UARC is expected to increase the amount of classified research managed by UH, students and faculty fear the center could pollute the free exchange of ideas by fostering a secretive environment in which new restrictions could prevent the publication of research and students’ theses and dictate how projects would be classified.
www.honoluluweekly.com /cover/detail.php?id=77   (2293 words)

 Navy blues | By genre | Guardian Unlimited Books
The book will probably serve a useful purpose in introducing new readers to the subject, but even the modestly educated will realise that the foundations are shallow and the structure is not very safe to lean on.
The history of the navy is told through quotations from the documents, with the author supplying linking narrative and context.
It is a history made up of a series of vivid episodes, and any lack of continuity is compensated for by the immediacy of the historical voices that speak to us in these pages.
books.guardian.co.uk /reviews/history/0,6121,1592440,00.html   (1866 words)

 We Are The Navy Blues || OldDarkNavys.net - Unofficial Carlton Blues News and Views
When Tivendale stepped over the goal square while kicking out from a Blues behind, the umpire missed it and the effects were felt moments later when Bowden kicked the Tigers fourth and Blues fans everywhere would have been looking for somewhere to hide.
Goals to Camporeale, McKernan and Wiggins brought the Blues back into the game at quarter time and the feeling was that the Carlton of last week were on their way back.
This was just the tonic the Blues needed as they worked harder to bottle up play in their forward line.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s7/st6846.htm   (1182 words)

 Navy SEALs.com - Articles: Viewing Article
PETER J. BOYER: Navy investigators looking into Tailhook discovered that the evening after receiving his award, Stumpf attended a party in a private room at the Hilton Hotel organized by his men to celebrate their "wetting down," Navy talk for a promotion.
PETER J. BOYER: In fact, mingling among those in attendance at Tailhook were the secretary of the Navy, the chief of Naval operations and dozens of senior officers.
It was supposed to be a new Navy and it was decided that it was time for new leadership.
www.navyseals.com /community/articles/article.cfm?id=9698   (4911 words)

 "Navy Blues" - Shopping.com
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www.shopping.com /xGS-Navy_Blues   (1055 words)

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The differences in styles of each are subtle but there, and instead of coming across like four solo artists jockeying for CD space, they've managed to blend their distinct approaches seamlessly.
Though the breadth therein may not be apparent on first listen, his contributions (the epic "Sinking Ships," the languid and deceptively spaced out "Seems So Heavy," and the lush pop number "On the Horizon") give Navy Blues an added weight that helps anchor the breezy pop.
In keeping with its maritime theme, the overwhelming impression one takes away from Navy Blues is of hidden depth.
members.tripod.com /sloanhut/inprint/wallofsound-navyblues.html   (578 words)

 navycollector.com Navy Traditions
Liberty cuffs were also produced in a white version for Navy whites, but these never caught on like the Navy dress blue versions.
When Navy enlisted dress whites had button closed blue felt cuffs they used the same liberty cuffs as the dress blues.
When dress whites became a more formal version of "undress" whites, they dropped the blue felt buttoning cuffs and were not as simple to roll up and display a "fancy cuff".
www.navydp.com /Navy_Traditions.htm   (698 words)

 Royal Navy Rugby Union - News - Navy Blues at Newbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rich Whelan, backrow, second from the left, won his Navy Refereeing colours on Wednesday night when he ran touch at the RAF v Army 1st XV match.
Blues of an entirely different kind were felt by Referee Society Chairman Stew Kilby.
Twenty minutes into refereeing the RAF Women against their Army counterparts a ruptured left calf muscle forced him to retire and be replaced by Stu Clarke.
www.navyrugbyunion.co.uk /displayNews.php?nid=54   (383 words)

 Amazon.com: Navy Blues: Books: Debbie Macomber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Navy Brat (Silhouette Single Title) by Debbie Macomber
Navy Woman (Silhouette Single Title) by Debbie Macomber
Despite her ex-husband's bullheadedness, Carol Kyle knew he'd be the perfect man to father the child she so desperately wanted.
www.amazon.com /Navy-Blues-Debbie-Macomber/dp/0373218451   (578 words)

 Navy Blues - Moviefone
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movies.aol.com /movie/navy-blues/1068892/main   (174 words)

 frontline: the navy blues | PBS
FRONTLINE examines the Navy after Tailhook, an investigation of seismic shock caused by the sex scandal involving naval aviators five years ago and its continuing impact on the Navy.
The film explores the controversy over the post-Tailhook mandate to introduce women into combat roles and positions of greater authority.
The report also looks at how these pressures weighed on Admiral Mike Boorda, the Navy's chief of naval operations, who committed suicide the following spring.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/navy   (74 words)

 Navy League of the United States - Citizens in Support of the Sea Services
Navy League of the United States; Your Advocate for Sea Power
Navy League of the United States; Your advocate of Sea Power (LOOP TAPE)
U.S. Navy Heritage Mini-Series Battle of Midway, the Japanese attack, and the American Counterattack
www.navyleague.org /public_relations/video_library.php   (171 words)

 Navy Blues by Author Debbie Macomber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Carol had pleaded with Steve until she was blue with exasperation, but it hadn’t done her any good.
As always, her metallic blue eyes were magnetic, irrevocably drawing his gaze.
She looked small and fragile, and the desire to protect and love had come at him with all the force of a wrecking ball slamming against his chest.
www.debbiemacomber.com /navybluesexcerpt.htm   (4398 words)

 NavyDP Association Home
The Mission of the Navy Data Processor’s Association is to:
During the Navy's major rating review of 1948, the Machine Accountant (MA) rating was established when the ESR ratings of Specialist (I) and Specialist (X) (KP) "key punch operator" were combined into the MA rating.
The Navy disestablished the DP rating in 1997 and combined those DPs, who did not change ratings, into the Radioman (RM) rating.
www.navydp.com   (403 words)

 Channel4.com - SlashMusic - Navy Blues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NAVY BLUES is the fourth full-length release by Nova Scotia's preeminent power pop band, Sloan.
Their early '90s major releases demonstrated a seriously committed quartet of music lovers.
Far from being merely nostalgia-focused, this quartet draws on the last 40 years of rock and pop history, twisting and turning it to meet their own needs, and they do it with power, grace, and style.
www.channel4.com /music/music-core/album.jsp?albumId=409653   (122 words)

 Live From New Orleans: Campbell-Ewald Avoids Navy Blues
Developed by the Campbell-Ewald agency, the multi-channel effort generates hundreds of thousands of leads per year and draws an average national conversion rate of around 5%, according to Keith Clark, vice president and senior account supervisor for Campbell Ewald.
The TV spots emphasize "the excitement of the navy, the technology, the sheer physicality and grandeur of it," said Joel Bernay, senior vice president and creative director for Campbell Ewald.
The spots are now so well known that the tune by the rock group Godsmack is seen by young people as the Navy song.
directmag.com /news/campbell-ewald/index.html   (765 words)

 In Music We Trust - Sloan: Navy Blues
A four-piece pop band from Canada, Sloan proves that good things do come from the often ignored country.
Their songs are crafty and smart, getting stuck in your head within the first few seconds of each.
NAVY BLUES is strong from every angle, with flaws that only help re-energize the band.
www.inmusicwetrust.com /articles/13r33.html   (766 words)

 Navy Blues | Plot | MTV Movies
The 1940 peacetime draft spawned a whole slew of military and naval comedies, the most successful of which was Abbott and Costello's Buck Privates.
In this vein, Warners' Navy Blues features several studio contractees (including Ann Sheridan and Jack Carson), a few borrowed comedians (Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Martha Raye) and a plethora of forgettable musical numbers.
Modern viewers will get a kick out of spotting Navy Blues supporting actor Jackie Gleason, who must have relished the opportunity of working with his idol Jack Oakie.
www.mtv.com /movies/movie/68380/plot.jhtml   (254 words)

 Women in the Navy Bibliography
Station Hospital Saigon: A Navy Nurse in Vietnam, 1963-1964.
OCLC 39149162 [In 1978, women were permitted to serve as regular crew members on Navy support ships, and in 1994 Congress lifted the combat exclusion law.
Women officers serve on 14 additional ships, and 23 ships are receiving habitability modification in the next two years.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq48-2.htm   (1006 words)

 United States Navy Band, MU1 Kristin A. Pagent, soprano vocalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
She has been a featured soloist on national tours and throughout the metropolitan area.
In addition, she performs with the "Navy Blues" women's quartet and protocol duo.
She received a bachelor's degree in music from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., in 1999.
www.navyband.navy.mil /MU1kpagent.shtml   (103 words)

 Internet Archive: Details: Navy Blues
I have seen this plot played over and over again - this one has a genuine air about it.
I love how the one guy keeps saying "the Navy is the first line of defense", but when the Navy gets in trouble...
This film although kinda corney by our standards today, is a very good example of the innocese of the 30's and a very refreshing look back at yesteryear.
www.archive.org /details/navy_blues   (182 words)

 Navy Blues - JAPAN - Sloan - Music Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Navy Blues - JAPAN - Sloan - Music Reviews
Having weathered the demise of its most recent American label, Sloan forges on, battered but unbroken and still delivering perfect pop records; Navy Blues might just be the band's best yet, with the sheer consistency of its infectious melodies, clever lyrics, and exuberant performances pushing...
Having weathered the demise of its most recent American label, Sloan forges on, battered but unbroken and still delivering perfect pop records; Navy Blues might just be the band's best yet, with the sheer consistency of its infectious melodies, clever lyrics, and exuberant performances pushing the group toward new creative peaks.
www.mp3.com /albums/351241/reviews.html   (320 words)

 AMCTV.com SHOW - Navy Blues
This screwball musical at sea has two wise-guy sailors, Oakie and Haley, trying to trick farm-boy Anderson into winning the marksmanship contest for their ship.
Since his stint in the navy is up before the contest day, the two persuade him to sign up again with the lovely Sheridan, who ends up melting for the big lug.
Songs include "In Waikiki," "You're a Natural," "Navy Blues," and "When Are We Going to Land Abroad?"
www.amctv.com /show/detail?CID=2328-1-ES   (106 words)

 SoundStage! Sloan - Navy Blues
It seems as though she has left the country and is living in Liverpool, England under the alias of one "Eleanor Rigby."
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I will concede to the defense the fact that Navy Blues contains numerous other retro-pop influences, such as the AC/DC-inspired "Money City Maniacs." And I must also concede that Sloan has uncanny pop sensibilities and successfully presents the grand illusion of a style all of their own.
But, heed my words, these diversionary tactics are intended to lead you away from the truth.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev054.htm   (491 words)

 United States Navy Band, MUC Georgina L. Todd, alto vocalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
United States Navy Band, MUC Georgina L. Todd, alto vocalist
She joined the Navy Band in 1993 and is also a member of the "Navy Blues" women's quartet and the Sea Chanters Opera Ensemble.
Chief Todd has performed with the Northern Virginia Chamber Orchestra, the Mr.
www.navyband.navy.mil /MUCgtodd.shtml   (80 words)

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