Articles Tagged ‘military’

The US Army, the Middle East, and Velcro: A Sticky Situation

The US Army, the Middle East, and Velcro: A Sticky Situation June 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Velcro, invented in 1941 by George de Mestral (1907-1990), a Swiss electrical engineer, was first popularized in the 1960s by those versatile fellows in the aerospace industry who were looking for ways to hold things down in zero-gravity (after all, hammers and nails don’t do so well in a vacuum-sealed...

Air Force Reservist Arrested for Delta Bomb Threat

Air Force Reservist Arrested for Delta Bomb Threat May 4, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
On Monday, April 19th, Delta International Flight 273 left from Paris and was scheduled to land in Atlanta, GA at 5:25pm. However, it was forced to take an early, emergency landing in Bangor, ME after 27 year-old Air Force Reservist Derek Stansberry of Riverview, Florida made claims to the flight attendants...