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Remembering WWII Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams

Sandhills Express 03 Jul 2022
After Pearl Harbor, he tried to enlist in the Marines, but was rejected as too short. When the Marines started taking horrendous casualties fighting the Japanese across the Pacific, the height limit was eased — and he ended up a Marine ... Marine Corporal Hershel “WoodyWilliams ... More than 6,000 Marines would die.

Norman Heinrich Appointed CEO of Tokio Marine Highland

Longview News-Journal 30 Jun 2022
CHICAGO, June 30, 2022 �/PRNewswire/ -- Tokio Marine Highland, a leading property and casualty insurance underwriting agency,�today announced the appointment of Norman Heinrich to Chief Executive Officer ... Tokio Marine Highland is a leading property and casualty underwriting agency ...

Hershel 'Woody' Williams, who was America's oldest Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 98

The Columbia Daily Herald 29 Jun 2022
He was a part of the 21st Marines, 3d Marine Division. He was the last living WWII Marine to wear the medal ... suffered a lot of casualties, and Williams enlisted. Williams served 20 years in the Marine Corps before retiring, according to the Woody Williams Foundation Website.

Sedgwick highlights sustained support of ESG priorities

Victoria Advocate 29 Jun 2022
Company aspires to be a leader in acting with purpose and social consciousness ... Operated for more than 50 years as a values-driven company committed to doing the right thing ... The company provides a broad range of resources tailored to our clients' specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, brand protection and other lines ... ....

Van Ameyde Marine Appoints Robert Chesters to Manage Global Expansion

The Maritime Executive 28 Jun 2022
Walter Dekkers, Managing Director Van Ameyde Marine, said ... “From maritime casualties, bunker quality issues, cargo damage, pollution, pandemics and crew welfare, climate changes, to the introduction of autonomous ships, renewables and alternative fuels and new types of cargo; the gamut of issues faced by the marine industry is huge.”.

Is Noam Chomsky a Qualified Military Analyst?

Dissident Voice 28 Jun 2022
Renowned progressive intellectual Noam Chomsky, author of over a 100 books, was recently interviewed by AcTVism ... The professor scoffs at Russian military might ... Berletic is a former US marine and Ritter is a former intelligence officer for the US marines ... The reason for this is to minimize Russian casualties and Ukrainian civilian casualties ... .

Video: Noam Chomsky’s Stance on the Ukraine War: “The War must continue until Russia is ...

GlobalResearch 28 Jun 2022
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook ... Berletic is a former US marine and Ritter is a former intelligence officer for the US marines ... The reason for this is to minimize Russian casualties and Ukrainian civilian casualties ... They could barely handle this ... ... .

Color change: Fort Hood vehicles painted to reflect shifting priorities

TDT News 28 Jun 2022
The Marines have recently conducted field training in Norway ... “When you start to look at the weapons they’re developing and the ranges that they’ve got, you’re not going to have to have Marines and GIs assaulting beaches to rack up your casualties,” said Fogleman, a former deputy commander of U.S.

Rescued passengers, crew of ill-fated ship return home

Sun Star 27 Jun 2022
on Sunday, leaving one person dead ... Bergantin said they are now conducting a marine casualty investigation to determine to cause of the fire. .

77 years ago, the US's largest invasion in the Pacific may have prevented an even ...

Business Insider 23 Jun 2022
US Marines during fighting at Wana Ridge on Okinawa, May 1945. US Marine Corps/Staff Sgt ... The fanatical resistance and appalling casualties on Okinawa made clear what awaited them ... Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., it was made up of over 180,000 soldiers and Marines from four US Army and two Marine Corps divisions ... US Marine Corps/PFC L ... US Marine Corps.

Questions surface around sunken Jumbo

Hong Kong Standard 22 Jun 2022
But Bondy Wen Tsz-kit, chairman and executive director of Yun Lee Marine - the local tugboat firm responsible for towing the Jumbo from Aberdeen - said his company had handed over the vessel to another towboat company before it headed to the high seas.

Leading Insurer QBE Teams up With CyberCube for Wide Range of Cyber Solutions and Services

The Galveston Daily News 20 Jun 2022
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2022-- ... In addition, QBE will be utilising the CyberCube Academy, the firm’s training offering ... ENDS ... As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy ... PUB.


The Citizens 19 Jun 2022
Bullock considered joining the Marines or one day joining the police force, but fate found him blundering into a Marine recruiting station when he was 14 years old ... As in boot camp, another Marine took Dan under his wing ... By dawn, five Marines had been killed, but the North Vietnamese had withdrawn with heavy casualties ... So, the Kid Marine was dead.

UN turns to crowdfunding to salvage oil tanker decaying off Yemen

Stars and Stripes 18 Jun 2022
It would kill marine ...Millions of people would be exposed to highly-polluted air, desperate aid-dependent citizens would be deprived of supplies needed for their survival and the marine environment over a large region would unnecessarily become a tragic casualty of war,” he said.

SIMPLE STUFF: How many more? Ground the Osprey

Finger Lakes Times 17 Jun 2022
Jason was a Marine, like Dave and Dave’s brother, Billy, and Dave’s father, William Sr ... I believe it was his second tour in the Marines. It was the second time after the Osprey became operational in 2000 that it crashed, and there were casualties both times ... The most recent one last week killed five Marines, ages 19-33, in the California desert.

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