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Vietnam Facts
7th. Motor Transport Battalion was made up of Alpha Co., Bravo Co., Charlie Co. and Transport Co. Alpha, Bravo and Charlie Companies all had 5-ton Trucks while Transport Co.had the big Tractor Trailer rigs. All together we logged almost 4.5 million miles and hauled 945,000 tons of Cargo while in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 02, 2011  
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A Brief History Of the 7th Motor Transport Bn
7th. Motor Transport Battalion has a rich history beginning in Korea and running to the present day campaigns even though the name has been changed to the 1st. Transportation Support Battalion. Below is a brief description of the history of the Th. Motor Transport Battalion. I was fortunate enough to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 01, 2011  
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Solar Q & A Part-2
Why should I go Solar, it is so expensive, and will never pay for itself ? The main reason homeowners switch to solar is to help lower their ever increasing electric bill. To help offset the initial costs financing is available. Unlike automobiles that depreciate starting the first day and…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 31, 2011  
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Solar Q & A-Part 1
I want the newest technology so I'll just wait awhile! The truth is the solar industry has not improved much over the last 50 years. Unlike most electronics that have improve over time, solar has progressed rather slowly, but with the 30 percent federal solar tax credit (plus the state…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 31, 2011  
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Choosing the Right Solar Panels
Solar panels convert sunlight into electricity. They’re made up of a lot of smaller cells that are connected together by wiring, each cell generates electricity when sunlight hits it, and that power flows into an inverter which converts it to Alternating Current for you to use inside your house. Each…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 28, 2011  
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Hvac Load Calculation
How do they determine what size Air Conditioner you need? What are some things that you should require from your Air Conditioning Contractor before you sign a contract? Make sure he is Licensed and Bonded, if you do not know him ask for references and then check them out. Ask…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 27, 2011  
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Energy Efficient-hvac-condensing Units
Most residential central air conditioners are split-systems because they have an outdoor condensing unit / compressor and an indoor Air Handler / Furnace with an evaporator coil. The air handler/ furnace is wired to move more air in the cooling season and less air during the heating season since it…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 27, 2011  
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The Energy Efficient Home/hvac-furnace-duct System
You spend most of your time in your home , but it can be an expensive place to maintain. With energy consumption at an all-time high we need to do all we can to conserve energy by the use of energy efficient appliances, high efficient heating and cooling systems, adequate…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   May 26, 2011  
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Organic Wine
What makes a wine Organic? In choosing an organic wine you want to make sure that they’re made with 100% certified organically grown grapes. Be sure to check the label to make sure it says certified organic. Organic wine, is made from grapes grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Wine Spirits   May 25, 2011  
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Survival Strategies/ Water Purification
Having a dependable supply of drinking water may be your greatest challenge, it is estimated that 20% of the population does not have access to safe drinking water and it's only getting worse so water purification is essential. There are several ways to purify water, make sure your storage containers…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   May 23, 2011  
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