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A physics lesson learned the hard way

A physics lesson learned the hard way Jesse Brittain A moored fuel barge needed to be moved about 60 feet down a pier so other operations could occur. Personnel lifted the pier-side eyes of the mooring lines and used a workboat to give the barge a shove to get it moving in the desired direction. […]

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Staying safe in the shipyard: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower moves out of dry dock halfway through its three-year refueling and complex overhaul, the ship’s one and only refueling in a 50-year life span

Staying safe in the shipyard: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower moves out of dry dock halfway through its three-year refueling and complex overhaul, the ship’s one and only refueling in a 50-year life span Michael Perez Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower are trying to help SecDef and SecNav get what they want: a 50-percent reduction […]

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Use your noggin—you only get one

Use your noggin—you only get one Ken Testorff I only could shake my head in disbelief when I read the mishap report about a 35-year-old CPO who died in a motorcycle crash. “Here was a guy who should have known better,” I thought. The report said the chief had a BAC of 0.213 when he […]