American Heroes Press Top Stories May 29/30, 2010

USS Iwo Jima Embraces New York with Open Arms

USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) welcomed aboard the local New York community to visit and learn about the ship’s mission and capabilities while observing displays and demonstrations from Sailors and embarked Marines May 28.

http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/05/uss-iwo-jima-embraces-new-york-with.html

Navy Band Rocks Times Square During Fleet Week

Road Island Sound, a division of Navy Band Northeast, based out of Newport, R.I., performed a live rock concert in Times Square, May 28, during the celebration of Fleet Week New York 2010.

“This is my second time performing in Times Square during Fleet Week and each year has been amazing,” said Musician 3rd Class Rebecca Gonzalez, vocalist for Road Island Sound.

http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/05/navy-band-rocks-times-square-during.html

Five Tactics for Civil Service Exams

You can increase your score on almost any multiple choice civil service exam or test by employing five simple “tactics for test taking.”  In fact, it is likely that you could increase your final score by between five and ten percentage points by using these test taking tactics!  That means if you studied enough to score eighty, these tactics can get you a score of eighty-five or ninety.

http://www.hitechcj.com/id139.html

Arkansas Lighthouse for The Blind Hosts Admiral’s Visit During Little Rock Navy Week

The Navy enjoyed a warm enthusiastic response during a recent visit to the Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind, a non-profit agency employing Arkansans who are blind and visually impaired.

http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/05/arkansas-lighthouse-for-blind-hosts.html

City of Coupeville Honor Veterans

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Whidbey Island (NNS) — Hundreds of local residents from Coupeville and Whidbey Island paid their respects for all service members, past and present, during the Coupeville Memorial Day Parade, May 29.

http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/05/city-of-coupeville-honor-veterans.html

Carthage Cemetery Honors World War II Fallen

Less than a mile from the 2,000-year-old ruins of ancient Carthage, Tunisian groundskeepers worked under a bright Mediterranean sun to prepare for Memorial Day observances to honor the 2,841 Americans buried here, as well as the thousands more who gave their lives in the North Africa campaigns of World War II that laid the bloody groundwork for the Allied liberation of Europe. The North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial lies in a quiet open space surrounded by fig, cypress and eucalyptus trees on Roosevelt Road, between the Tunis airport and the tourist beaches, art boutiques and historic ruins of the Tunisian coast.

http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/05/carthage-cemetery-honors-world-war-ii.html

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