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  • Bald eagle nest found in Philadelphia (First Time in 200 Years!)

    03/19/2007 8:07:16 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 27 replies · 924+ views
    Yahoo! News (AP) ^ | 3/18/2007 | n/a
    Bald eagle nest found in Phila.PHILADELPHIA - Wildlife authorities have found the first bald eagle nest in the city in more than 200 years and hope the occupants will produce offspring, state officials said. The nest "demonstrates the resilience of this species and its apparent growing tolerance to human activity," said Dan Brauning, a supervisor with the state Game Commission, in a statement Friday. Officials are not disclosing the nest's exact location, to avoid disturbing it, but it is being closely monitored, the commission said. "We don't know if the nest will result in the pair successfully breeding and laying...
  • America Supports You: ‘Eagle’s Watch Foundation’ Supports Troops, Families

    03/05/2007 3:33:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 169+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 5, 2007 – The “Eagle’s Watch Foundation” maintains a low-flying profile as it employs a bird’s-eye view in finding ways to support U.S. servicemembers and their families. Established on June 6, 2003 –- the anniversary of D-Day – the foundation sponsors celebrity visits to wounded servicemembers, sends care packages to deployed troops, and performs many other military morale-building deeds, said David E. Minyard, the non-profit foundation’s president and chief executive officer. Myriad contacts keep him in touch with the needs of military members and their families, Minyard said. “There needs to be someone that can react quickly...
  • Statement from the ANSWER Coalition on the March 17-18 Global Days of Action

    02/24/2007 9:08:13 AM PST · by hophead · 38 replies · 1,374+ views
    ANSWER Coalition ^ | 2/07 | ANSWER Coalition
    The people of the United States want an end to the war in Iraq. The elections in November were a clear repudiation of the Bush administration's war of aggression. The new Congress, however, has no intention of ending the war. Bush and the Pentagon generals are determined to prolong the war. Tens of thousands of more troops will be sent to Iraq. We are building a massive antiwar movement on the national and local level. Only the action of the people will stop the war. We are returning to the Pentagon because the Iraq war has resulted in more than...
  • Eagle lugging a deer head causes outage

    01/29/2007 7:55:18 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies · 2,053+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/29/07 | AP
    JUNEAU, Alaska - About 10,000 Juneau residents briefly lost power after a bald eagle lugging a deer head crashed into transmission lines. "You have to live in Alaska to have this kind of outage scenario," said Gayle Wood, an Alaska Electric Light & Power spokeswoman. "This is the story of the overly ambitious eagle who evidently found a deer head in the landfill." The bird, weighed down by the deer head, apparently failed to clear the transmission lines, she said. A repair crew found the eagle dead, the deer head nearby. The power was out for less than 45 minutes...
  • America Supports You: ‘Eagle’ Flies to Military Family’s Aid

    01/23/2007 5:03:30 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 327+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2007 – Injured in Iraq, Katie Kriesel’s husband is facing a long recovery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here. But her employer, Eagle Global Logistics, is making sure she’ll get to stay by his side. Katie and John Kriesel pose with their boys, Elijah, 5, (left) and Brody, 4, in front of a race car at Camp Shelby, Miss. John is a sergeant in the Minnesota Army National Guard and was severely injured Dec. 2 while serving south of Fallujah, Iraq. Courtesy photo  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. On Dec. 3, Katie, of Cottage...
  • Officer Frees Bald Eagle With One Bullet

    01/10/2007 12:49:59 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 105 replies · 3,233+ views
    WFRV | AP ^ | 1/10/07
    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa A bald eagle owes its life to the sharpshooting skills of an Iowa conservation officer. Though the bird has yet to offer any thanks, Jason Sandholdt is getting plenty of recognition from those who saw him use a single bullet last weekend to free the bird from a branch that hung over a cliff at Lake Red Rock. "There were accusations of sheer luck," said Brian Lange, one of the kayakers who discovered the bird Saturday and alerted authorities. He added: "It was really a heroic shot." Sandholdt, who works for the Iowa Department of Natural...
  • USAF Photo of the Day: Whoa there! What is that fluffy bump on the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter?

    11/27/2006 9:10:14 AM PST · by EnjoyingLife · 10 replies · 993+ views
    Fence Check Aviation Photography Forums ^ | November 16, 2006 at 03:11:34 PM | woadxer
    We've seen it on the F-14 Tomcat (oh may you fly again someday), F-18 Hornet, F-18F Super Hornet, B-1B Lancer, F-4 Phantom, B-2 Spirit, and yes, even on the Space Shuttle and a Saturn V rocket. But when was the last time an F-15E Strike Eagle was photographed with one, especially given the numerous photos of F-15's pulling vapor? This awesome photo was taken on 11 November 2006 at the 2006 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show at NAS Pensacola, Florida, USA. Direct link to the post with the photo (look for "Reply 104"): http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php?topic=4587.msg114189#msg114189 F-15E Strike Eagle photo link: http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=4587.0;attach=141909
  • USAF Reserve Command, NASA Photo of the Day: Pretty Pink Storm Front; Bald Eagle--Eat? Die? Flee?

    10/22/2006 9:10:20 AM PDT · by EnjoyingLife · 7 replies · 1,688+ views
    USAF; NASA | October 4, 2006; September 6 2006 | USAF Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd; Gary Rothstein/NASA
    Photo 1: Storm front over Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (Niagara Falls Air Base), New York on 4 October 2006. Photographer: Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd, United States Air Force. Big image link: http://jccc.afis.osd.mil/images/hres.pl?Lbox_cap=1402598&dir=Photo (Mirror). Above photo, caption info via: http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20061021.htm Photo 2: An adult bald eagle at NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida, decides that the tasty mid-day road meal can wait, and makes a hasty flight to avoid the oncoming vehicle. Photographer: Gary Rothstein, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Links: http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/kscpao/images/large/06pd2061.jpg (big image), http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=29961 (the source). Above photo, caption info via: http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060927.htm
  • CEMENT SHORTAGE THREATENS BUILDING BOOM

    06/19/2006 6:07:13 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 71 replies · 1,453+ views
    MSN Money ^ | 1 June 2006 | Rob Reynolds
    The red-hot real estate market shows no sign of cooling, but there could be a cloud on the horizon. The shortage of a humble but irreplaceable material could slow the growth of new housing. In parts of the Pacific Northwest, for instance, there's not nearly enough cement, 15% less than last year even as demand has climbed by 30%. "It's definitely affected our bottom line," says Dave Bertsch, president of Champion Concrete Pumping. "If it continues, we're going to have some layoffs. We are going to have to liquidate some equipment. It's a domino effect."
  • Immigration Report, Animals sick of Mexico

    05/16/2006 8:51:14 AM PDT · by pulaskibush · 3 replies · 486+ views
    The Mexican people aren't the only ones who realize that the "country" known as Mexico is no longer a civilized nation. Thousands of animals are leaving the 3rd world cesspool that should be an oil rich world superpower. El Cujo, a miniature Chihuahua who recently crossed the border complained about Mexico's poor health conditions. "I may eat crap, nibble my butt, and look like a rat with acromegaly, but I don't want to live in a country that has to send ambulances to another country for emergency healthcare. El Cujo also knows that US doctors don’t extort families of foreigners...
  • (2nd Try) Our eagle has a chick! (Be sure to click on Kent-2 cam!)Cams are LIVE...keep checking in!

    05/07/2006 8:20:15 PM PDT · by paulat · 117 replies · 1,218+ views
    Wild Watch Cams ^ | 5/7/06 | Mother Nature, aka God
    Cute pics!! Try again if the server is overloaded. Remember to click on Kent-2.
  • Dog lover labors to be an Eagle (As Scout project, teen will fix up park for canines )

    04/14/2006 6:26:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 30 replies · 450+ views
    After watching the deterioration of the dog park he frequently visits with his pet, an East Side boy decided he wanted to fix it up a little. Raymond Snyder, a 14-year-old who is committed to becoming an Eagle Scout, will begin work on the off-leash dog area at Palo Verde Park, 300 S. Mann Ave., today. He plans to complete the work on April 22. He chose to take on the task after noticing cracks in tables, water containers for dogs that created a muddy mess, and holes in the ground that left dogs with minor injuries. Even his own...
  • Nesting Bald Eagles Live Video Stream

    04/06/2006 10:28:15 AM PDT · by headsonpikes · 14 replies · 822+ views
    Hancock House ^ | April 6, 2006 | Hancock House
    This is an astonishing webcam on Hornby Island, BC.
  • Good picture for your PC background.

    01/11/2006 7:23:38 PM PST · by SirChas · 40 replies · 2,421+ views
    U.S. Air Force ^ | unknown | USAF
    I was looking at some Air Force pics and saw this.It is now my PC background!
  • Sad But So Beautiful - The Eagle Soars

    12/12/2005 9:00:57 AM PST · by OSTATE · 16 replies · 1,811+ views
    12/12/2005 | OSTATE
    As I am sure many of you have seen a group of protesers have been appearing at the services of those who gave the ultimate sacrafice in the Gulf. As an example of their protests the following picture will tell it all. http://patriotguard.org/Portals/0/pgr1.jpg As a result a grassroots organization has been formed with two purposes: http://www.patriotguard.org The following pamplet will give you the full details. http://pokefans.com/PGR/pgrpage.pdf I live in Tulsa and last Thursday the services for SPC Jerry Mills were being held in Ark City, KS. It was an extremely cold morning and I briefly consided riding up but better...
  • Boy Scout renovating fort trails for his Eagle Scout project

    12/05/2005 4:44:29 PM PST · by SandRat · 45 replies · 1,020+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — At 14, Daniel Rich is one part site supervisor and another part worker. The Buena High School ninth-grader needs to be both, as he leads and does labor that hopefully will earn him the rank of Eagle Scout, as a member of Boy Scout Troop 431. Sunday, Daniel had the support of others from his Fort Huachuca troop, a couple of scouts from Troop 444 in Sierra Vista, family members, friends and soldiers from Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion and Headquarters Company of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade in renovating trails on the post’s Heritage Park....
  • Bald Eagle Pictures

    12/05/2005 3:17:06 PM PST · by michwm · 6 replies · 982+ views
    1000 Pictures Website ^ | 12-05-2005 | Me
    Just passing this along for some distraction and encouragement. SEMPER FI
  • Scout chose ‘road less traveled’ to serve (B.S.A. Eagle Scout that is)

    11/26/2005 5:58:20 PM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies · 561+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 25, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Roger L. Nelson
    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (Nov. 25, 2005) -- From a young Eagle Scout to hardened Marine, he chose to take “the road less traveled” to become one of the “few and the proud.” “College wasn’t really an option for me, once I got out of high school,” said Josh S. Wartchow, squad leader, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. “I wanted to do something for my country that would make people proud. I also wanted to build upon the leadership skills that I learned when I was an Eagle Scout, so I knew the military was...
  • Principals to decide if Eddie Eagle books will be allowed in Unified schools

    10/07/2005 7:17:30 AM PDT · by holymoly · 32 replies · 994+ views
    Journal Times Online ^ | Oct. 7, 2005 | Robert Gutsche Jr
    RACINE - Racine Unified School District principals will decide if the National Rifle Association's "Eddie Eagle" coloring books will be used in their elementary schools, the district said Thursday. But to get the controversial coloring books - which were approved for Racine Police Department officers to use in gun-safety training classes by the City Council this week - an elementary principal would have to ask the Police Department to bring the books to their school. If that's done, the material would go before the district's curriculum committee, which would determine whether the books meet curriculum standards. "The district then could...
  • USAF Photo of the Day: B-2 Stealth Bomber Demos Vapor Cloud Technique for the F-15E Strike Eagle

    09/27/2005 11:38:31 AM PDT · by EnjoyingLife · 60 replies · 4,792+ views
    United States Air Force Week in Photos - July 8, 2005 ^ | July 2005 | Technical Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo
    July 2005: USAF B-2 Spirit with vapor cloud and two USAF F-15E Strike Eagles fly in formation over the Pacific Ocean. Andersen Air Force Base, Territory of Guam, USA PhotographerTechnical Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo, 36th Communication Squadron, 36th Air Expeditionary Wing, United States Air ForceSourceshttp://www.af.mil/weekinphotos/050708-01.htmlhttp://www.af.mil/media/photodb/photos/060707-F-3961R-003.jpgB-2 Stealth version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean"http://linkfilter.net/?id=94946