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USS Stout Halfway Through Her Deployment

first_img USS Stout Halfway Through Her Deployment Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Stout Halfway Through Her Deployment December 31, 2013 USS STOUT AT SEAArleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) recorded the halfway point of her deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operation in Limassol, Dec. 24.Since departing her homeport in Norfolk, Va., the ship has supported ballistic missile defense in the Mediterranean, participated in three multinational exercises, and maintained an active and vital presence in the area.As explained by Cmdr. Robert Alpigini, Stout’s commanding officer, it is important to recognize the halfway point as a way to pause for reflection on the accomplishments thus far and at the same time celebrate the holidays.The holiday festivities on the ship began on the mess decks with a large meal prepared by the ship’s culinary specialists.After the meal, the entire crew gathered together on the flight deck for a large gift exchange. A number of organizations like Soldiers Angels, Project Santa, Jim and Rita Toepfer, Project Package, Vietnam Veterans of America and many more donated food, stockings, games, candy, cards, stuffed animals and a variety of other gifts so that each Sailor could open something.[mappress]Press Release, December 31, 2013; Image: Wikimedia View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Defence View post tag: Defense View post tag: Her View post tag: Halfwaycenter_img View post tag: USS View post tag: Naval View post tag: through View post tag: Deployment View post tag: Stout View post tag: Navy Share this articlelast_img read more


Photographers Bring Jersey Images to Arts Center in February

first_imgAn exhibit of Pine Barrens and Jersey Shore photographs from Loralea and Zachary Kirby will be on display at the Ocean City Arts Center in February.Little Egg Harbor Township photographers Loralea Kirby and son Zachary Kirby bring their images of New Jersey to the Ocean City Arts Center Feb. 2 through Feb. 28.A “Meet the Artists” reception will be held 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. The exhibit is called “Take A Closer Look.” The photographers’ work will be for sale and could make a great Valentine’s Day gift.Known as “Thru Our Eyes Imagery,” the Kirbys have worked together for more than a decade. Zak began taking photographs at age 8, helping his mother who has spent 25 years behind the camera. The Kirbys’ mission, through their photographs, is to bring the real beauty and peace of the Jersey Shore to visitors and residents of the state. They have traveled from the quiet and tranquil Pine Barrens to the beaches of Cape May to capture the special scenes found only in New Jersey.Executive Director Rosalyn Lifshin said: “The Kirbys’ talent was first spotted two years ago when they participated in our Boardwalk Art Show. They won a third place award in their first year at the show. Last year, the Kirby’s ‘Road Less Travelled’ was purchased by the Arts Center for the permanent collection. They also were invited to exhibit at this time.”For further information, visit www.oceancityartscenter.org or call (609) 399-7628. The Ocean City Arts Center is located at 1735 Simpson Avenue in the Ocean City Community Center. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. A wide selection of arts classes are now being held.— News release from the Ocean City Arts Centerlast_img read more


Berger demands data security accountability ahead of House Equifax hearing

first_img 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger yesterday urged congressional action to ensure that credit unions do not bear the cost of negligent data practices by entities like Equifax.Berger made his call for increased data security responsibility in a letter sent to House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta, R-Ohio, and Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., ahead of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection’s hearing today on the Equifax data breach. The hearing begins at 10 a.m. Eastern.In the letter, Berger said the frequency with which data breaches occur is “unacceptable,” as these events “have become a constant concern of the American people.”Berger urged that all entities that handle personal financial data be subject to the same standards credit unions and other financial depository institutions follow under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and he specifically called for credit rating agencies already subject to the GLBA, like Equifax, to undergo the same examinations for compliance as credit unions. continue reading »last_img read more