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  • Occupy Oakland: Mayor Quan maintaining hands-off position on protesters

    11/03/2011 6:49:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 11/3/11 | Cecily Burt - Oakland Tribune
    OAKLAND -- After a massive and mostly peaceful demonstration against large corporations Wednesday eroded into late night clashes with police and 80 arrests, people on both sides of the fence were in damage control mode, with Occupy Oakland organizers and city officials trying to figure out what to do next. And in a press briefing Thursday afternoon, it appears that as far as Mayor Jean Quan is concerned the city will maintain its hands-off status quo. She blamed the destruction on a small group and said the larger Occupy group was not the problem. ... She also said that because...
  • Airmen teach Afghans the art of maintaining

    01/06/2010 4:16:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 290+ views
    Air Force News ^ | Tech. Sgt. Oshawn Jefferson, USAF
    1/6/2010 - KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Airmen of the 738th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group's aircraft maintenance section here, use their new knowledge and Air Force job skills to mentor Afghan National Army Air Corps soldiers. The Airmen took a three-week course to learn how to maintain Russian MI-17 helicopters and incorporate it with their training as aircraft mechanics to teach ANAAC soldiers how to do their jobs. "We have had to overcome language barriers, working with an unfamiliar airframe and cultural differences to give our ANAAC soldiers the best training possible," said Master Sgt. John Anderson, the 738th AEAG...
  • Controller cousins maintaining family tradition

    07/06/2006 6:16:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 519+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Louis A. Arana-Barradas
    7/5/2006 - LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFPN) -- Jennifer Manibusan and her cousin Catherine Balolong have smiles big enough to light up a room. And the two senior airmen have had plenty to smile about since joining the Air Force in December 2002, mostly because they've had the good fortune to have served together since the day they joined. That has helped them adapt to Air Force life. Today, both are air traffic controllers with the 47th Operations Support Squadron at this busy pilot-training base near Del Rio, a town on the Texas-Mexico border. Squadron mates call the inseparable...