Tuesday, August 31, 2010
American Heroes Press Top Stories August 30, 2010
Progress in Implementing New Security Measures Along the Southwest Border
Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that Predator Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) flights will begin out of Corpus Christi, Texas, beginning on Wednesday, Sept.1.
Former El Paso FBI Agent Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violations
United States Attorney John E. Murphy announced that in El Paso this morning, former Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent John Shipley was sentenced to two years in federal prison for violating federal firearms laws.
Army Guard Father, Son Fly Together
Certifying one’s son to fly a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with night-vision gear takes the stress level up a notch – up about 500 feet from the ground to be specific; and that’s exactly what Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gary Button recently had the opportunity to do.
Iraqi Forces Arrest 2 Al-Qaida Suspects
Iraqi security forces today arrested two suspected al-Qaida in Iraq criminal associates during joint security operations conducted in east Mosul, Iraq.
Adm. Papp thanks Auxiliary at National Conference
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp expressed his deep appreciation to the members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for their selfless service during the Commodore’s Banquet at the Auxiliary’s National Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, Saturday.
Galaxy at the Edge
Spiral galaxy NGC 4921 presently is estimated to be 320 million light years distant. This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, is being used to identify key stellar distance markers known as Cepheid variable stars.
Law Enforcement Technology
Advances in technology have provided assistance to society in numerous ways. The same is true in the field of law enforcement.