Quartermaster Corps (United States Army)

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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Robert L. Thetford

— Sept. 12, 2014With the dignity and grace he displayed throughout his life, Robert Lee Thetford, 90, peacefully died of age-related causes on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in his Corvallis home, surrounded by his children.He remained vibrant, intellectually ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

21 Photos That Show Just How Badass American Women Were During WWII

This month marked the 69th anniversary of the Japanese surrender that formally ended World War II. Those six years of fighting saw approximately 16 million American men leave their jobs and homes for war.American women, then, were left to clean and tend ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Reading B. "Ray" Barnes

, at St. Mary's Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. He was 88.Ray spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy Quartermaster Corps during World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam wars.He also worked 20 years as a lab tech for Rohm & Haas Company before retiring.He ... [Published Burlington County Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

O'Connell returns to Arsenal to take command of ASC

The ASC flag is passed from Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, to Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, incoming commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. O'Connell became ASC's top leader during a change of.. ... [Published United States Army - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thelma Gibson

Feb. 17, 1920 - Aug. 18, 2014 , 94, Kokomo, passed away at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home with her daughters by her side. She was born the daughter of Edward and Maud (Wignall) Goodchild on Feb. 17, 1920, in London, England.In 1942, during ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Van Riper

Paul P. Van Riper, scholar, teacher, administrator and community activist, passed away from natural causes in Loveland, Colorado on July 11, 2014 at age 97. ’s multifaceted career spanned 70+ years. His teaching career included posts at Northwestern University, ... [Published KBTX.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

NOAA finds probable site of steamer former slave piloted to freedom

CHARLESTON, S.C. — NOAA announced recently it has determined the probable location of the remains of the Civil War-era sidewheel steamer Planter, which gained national fame in 1862 when a group of enslaved African-Americans commandeered the Confederate ... [Published Farm and Dairy - May 28 2014]

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...The same Newsweek article noted that women could be found working "in the shipyards, lumber mills, steel mills, foundries ... Women engineers are working in the drafting rooms and women physicists and chemists in the great industrial laboratories." (Library of Congress via Photogrammar)
"General Wharton was in charge of a global organization with an operating budget of about $12 billion," Via said. "His accomplishments over the past two years were simply remarkable, and it's impossible for me to list all of them."
In a coverpiece for a published oral history project on Van Riper, former President George H W Bush says "Paul's belief in the integrity of civil and community service has served as the foundation for bringing together public administration scholars and practitioners. He believes that public administration is about practicing management, not just teaching it; that it is about serving your country; and that it is about making community service central to your life and work."

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Robert L. Thetford [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 17 2014]
21 Photos That Show Just How Badass American Wo... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Reading B. "Ray" Barnes [Published Burlington County Times - Aug 31 2014]
O'Connell returns to Arsenal to take command of... [Published United States Army - Aug 21 2014]
Thelma Gibson [Published Kokomo Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Paul Van Riper [Published KBTX.com - Aug 19 2014]
NOAA finds probable site of steamer former slav... [Published Farm and Dairy - May 28 2014]
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