Posts Tagged ‘Defense Department’

Meridian, Columbus resume efforts to keep bases open

by Ted Carter Published: May 3,2013

Tags: BRAC, Columbus, Defense Department, Golden Triangle, Meridian, Pentagon, Ray Mabus

Meridian put its military installation team together in 1991 and helped Naval Air Station Meridian avoid getting shut down after landing on closing lists in 1991, 1993 and 1995. Larmar McDonald, a Meridian insurance businessman and current chair of the Meridian Military Team, says he thinks the local air station is the only Navy installation […] [...]

CRAWFORD: Truth management manipulates beliefs

by Bill Crawford Published: April 26,2013

Tags: Defense Department, School of Nursing, tobacco companies, truth, University of California

Since the earliest days of civilization “truth management” has been practiced by governments, religions and powerful organizations to further their own interests. Today, the practice of truth management has proliferated to organizations throughout the United States, including Mississippi. Envision a persuasion scheme that integrates widespread publicity, rampant disinformation, and tailored “truths.” You get the picture. […] [...]

Ingalls marks 75th anniversary of shipbuilding

by Lisa Monti Published: March 1,2013

Tags: Defense Department, Gulf Coast, Ingalls, manufacturing, Pascagoula, Pentagon, shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding marks its 75th anniversary of building ships in Jackson County this year. Over the years workers have produced and made repairs to countless ships and the company remains a pioneer in the production of warships for the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. Starting in 1938 as Ingalls Iron Works, the yard […] [...]

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