The US vice president and a retired marine corps general were among the dignitaries, family members and other mourners who choked up during a memorial tribute to the late space hero John Glenn. under a proposal set for final approval by the building's advisory board Monday. He was among the first military pilots chosen to be U.S. astronauts in 1959, the "Original Seven" whose saga was recounted in the classic movie "The Right Stuff".
Osborn said about 140 veterans are buried at the cemetery, which dates to 1704. Billy Robison is the general manager of the cemetery and said he was glad to see the veterans at the cemetery be honored in such a special way. Lt. Gen. Howard Fish was a clear choice for organizers of a Wreaths Across America event held in Tyler on Saturday morning when they selected who would honor veterans who've gone missing in action or have been prisoners of war.
Audubon's state programs, nature centers, chapters, and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Each count takes place in an established 15-mile diameter circle, and is organized by a count compiler. Ann Nightingale, co-ordinator of the annual Victoria Christmas Bird Count, said birders who won't turn out for fear of a fall on icy ground will still be welcomed as participants.
Google ranks its list using the term "Trending". This was in no small part to that famous nice in Lille when Robbie Brady headed the ball into the Italian net that send Ireland into the knockout round of the European Championships for the first time .
General Motors announced Thursday that it will produce the next generation of its autonomous test vehicles at its Orion Township assembly plant beginning in early 2017. GM has been testing out autonomous vehicles for several years, and is now part of a much larger push by automakers, auto suppliers, and technology companies to make autonomous vehicles common on US roads.
Come January, the Twitter-owned service says, Vine will become Vine Camera, a "pared-down" app focused pretty much exclusively on creating short clips for sharing on Twitter. They'll be saved to your camera roll, but you won't have captions or anything else. Vine users will be able to link to a Twitter account so their followers can find them there.