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Gibson EB-2

The Gibson EB-2 is an electric bass guitar model produced by the Gibson Guitar Corporation from 1958 to 1972, with a hiatus from 1962 to 1963. When production ceased in 1972, a total of 8017 instruments has been built, with 2102 of them being EB-2D's. Willie Moseley, in Vintage Guitar, referred to the bass guitar as "Gibson's biggest bass invention". Introduced in 1958, the EB-2 was the bass guitar equivalent of the popular Gibson ES-335, it featured a 335-style semi-hollow body, a short 30.5" scale neck and one large "Sidewinder" humbucking pickup in the neck position. The electronics consisted of a single tone knob; the EB-2N had the EB-2 sunburst. The next year a "Baritone switch" was added, which enhanced or cut the bass frequencies, a string mute was added to the bridge. By 1961 the original banjo-style tuners were replaced by regular tuners, by 1965 cherry was a color option also. In 1966, the EB-2D was introduced. Electronics included separate volume and tone controls and a 3-way switch to select the pickups, besides the "baritone" switch.

In 2012 Gibson came out with a "Midtown Standard" bass, a semi-hollow bass loosely based on the EB-2D. Although cosmetically alike, it supports a long-scale 34" neck, a solid mahogany body with routed tonechambers and a flat maple top, smaller than the original 335-shape and different electronics

José Calderón (Panamanian footballer)

José de Jesus Calderón Frias is a Panamanian football goalkeeper who plays for Comunicaciones FC. He played for several teams in Panama before moving abroad to join Guatemalan side Heredia in 2012, he moved on to Coatepeque ahead of the 2014 Apertura season. In May 2015, Calderón announced his departure from Coatepeque. Calderón has been one of the only members of the Panama U-20 squad who have participated in both the 2003 FIFA World Youth Cup in the United Arab Emirates and in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Cup in the Netherlands, he made his senior debut for Panama in a friendly match against Bahrain on 27 October 2005 and has, as of 1 June 2015, earned a total of 11 caps, scoring no goals. He did not play. Calderón was part of the team that won the 2009 UNCAF Nations Cup in Honduras. In May 2018 he was named in Panama’s preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia; as of 28 June 2018 UNCAF Nations Cup: 2009 José Calderón at National-Football-Teams.com José Calderón at Soccerway

Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association is a professional organization that represents over 90% of resident physicians training in emergency medicine in the United States. EMRA is both the oldest independent medical resident group in the world, its members include medical students, residents and alumni who are training in emergency medicine residencies in the United States and abroad. In 2008 7,000 residents were members of EMRA, about 18,000 physicians were on the alumni rolls. Members are required to be residents in good standing with an accredited emergency medicine residency training program. EMRA's mission is to promote "excellence in patient care through the education and development of emergency medicine residency trained physicians", it was founded in 1974, holds its administrative headquarters in Dallas, Texas. EMRA's Homepage

Pennsylvania Air National Guard

The Pennsylvania Air National Guard is the aerial militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States of America. It is, along with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, an element of the Pennsylvania National Guard; as commonwealth militia units, the units in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard are not in the normal United States Air Force chain of command. They are under the jurisdiction of the Governor of Pennsylvania through the office of the Pennsylvania Adjutant General unless they are federalized by order of the President of the United States; the Pennsylvania Air National Guard is headquartered at Fort Indiantown Gap and its commander is Brigadier General Anthony J. Carrelli. Under the "Total Force" concept, Pennsylvania Air National Guard units are considered to be Air Reserve Components of the United States Air Force. Pennsylvania ANG units are trained and equipped by the Air Force and are operationally gained by a Major Command of the USAF if federalized. In addition, the Pennsylvania Air National Guard forces are assigned to Air Expeditionary Forces and are subject to deployment tasking orders along with their active duty and Air Force Reserve counterparts in their assigned cycle deployment window.

Along with their federal reserve obligations, as commonwealth militia units the elements of the Pennsylvania ANG are subject to being activated by order of the Governor to provide protection of life and property, preserve peace and public safety. Commonwealth missions include disaster relief in times of earthquakes, hurricanes and forest fires and rescue, protection of vital public services, support to civil defense; the Pennsylvania Air National Guard consists of the following major units: 111th Fighter WingEstablished 27 June 1924 Stationed at: Horsham Air National Guard Station, Willow Grove Gained by: Air Combat Command As a result of BRAC 2005 directives, the wing’s A-10 Thunderbolt II close air support aircraft have been transferred out of Pennsylvania and the wing continues conversion to new engineering and non-flying air support operations missions. Although the Willow Grove base will reduce in size as some military organizations leave over the next few years as a result of BRAC, the base will remain open and the wing will continue to train on its new missions.

The wing hosts several new tenant organizations at the base including units of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the U. S. Army Reserve, among others.171st Air Refueling WingEstablished 22 April 1949. S. and Allied forces worldwide using the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft.193d Special Operations WingEstablished 27 February 1947. 201st Red Horse Civil Engineering Flight, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. Regional Equipment Operators Training Site, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. 203d Weather Flight, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. 211th Engineering Installation Squadron, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron, located at Johnstown-Cambria County Airport 270th Engineering Installation Squadron, located at Willow Grove Air Reserve Station. 271st Combat Communications Squadron, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. 553d Air Force Band, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. Lightning Force Academy, affiliated with the Community College of the Air Force and is located at Fort Indiantown Gap.

Bollen Air-to-Ground Weapons Range, located at Fort Indiantown Gap. The Militia Act of 1903 established the present National Guard system, units raised by the states but paid for by the Federal Government, liable for immediate state service. If federalized by Presidential order, they fall under the regular military chain of command. On 1 June 1920, the Militia Bureau issued Circular No.1 on organization of National Guard air units. The Pennsylvania Air National Guard was formed on 27 June 1924 as the 103d Squadron, Pennsylvania National Guard, received federal recognition as a Corps Aviation unit; the 103d was founded and commanded by Major Charles Biddle, who had flown in World War I as part of the famous Lafayette Escadrille. This new National Guard squadron was based on the sod fields of Philadelphia Airport as a unit in the Army 28th Division, it is one of the 29 original National Guard Observation Squadrons of the United States Army National Guard formed before World War II. The pilots of the 103d flew a wide variety of observation aircraft for the next 18 years.

The most well-known of these aircraft was the JN-4 Jenny. The Jenny was an open-cockpit bi-plane; the list is long but shows the steady improvement in aircraft: PT-1, BT-1, O-1, O-2H, O-11, O-38, O-46,-47A, O-47B, O-49, O-52, O-57 and P434-1. The squadron flew liaison type aircraft such as the L-4 and L-1B; the 103d Observation Squadron was ordered into active service on 125 November 1940 as part of the buildup of the Army Air Corps prior to the United States entry into World War II. On 24 May 1946, the United States Army Air Forces, in response to dramatic postwar military budget cuts imposed by President Harry S. Truman, allocated inactive unit designations to the National Guard Bure

Fortune Told in Blood

Fortune Told in Blood is a novel about an Iraqi lieutenant and soldier in Iran-Iraq war by Davud Ghaffarzadegan. They sent on a mountain for identification operation, their trench was safe and they could see demolition that made by their intelligence. The novel known as modern war story. Fortune Told in Blood's context is an important feature of the novel. Main language of the book was published in 1996 by Soreie Mehr Publication Company. Mohammad Reza Ghanounparvar, the professor of Persian language and literature in the University of Texas, was translated into English in 2008 and published by Center for Middle Eastern Studies at University of Texas at Austin; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies has experience more than 20 years and has published several translated literature book from the Middle East. The book won award of "A Quarter Century of Sacred Defense Books" festival in the novel category between 700 books. Fortune Told in Blood is a novel about two Iraqi soldiers in Iran-Iraq war. There is difference between them but the war demolished their life.

An Iraqi lieutenant and soldier sent on a mountain for identifying Iranian movements and installations. The lieutenant see the area with field glass for tagging Iranian position on the map, their situation on mountain was safe and they could snowbound in their trench. For this reason, they did not fear, they had cartomancy in their trench. One day after lunch, they saw bloody events in their omen. After this day occurred bloody events for them. Davud Ghaffarzadegan, the Iranian teacher and writer, was born in 1959 in Ardebil, he wrote more than two decades and published over twenty-five short story collections and novels for adults and teenagers. His stories was translated into English, Chinese and Arabic. In the Fortune Told in Blood, he wrote the novel from the Iraqi's view and emphasized on human role in war; the novel and its suitable translation outspread the Iran-Iraq war to the west. The book was written in 1996 and published in Persian by Soreie Mehr Publication Company in 2011. Fortune Told in Blood has been nominated for and received numerous awards, has been reprinted many times in Iran.

According to critics, Fortune Told in Blood is one of the most prominent novel about the Iran-Iraq war in recent years. In 2008, the book was translated from Persian into English by Mohammad Reza Ghanounparvar and published by Center for Middle Eastern Studies at University of Texas at Austin; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies has experience more than 20 years and has published several translated literature book from the Middle East. Mohammad Reza Ghanoonparvar is UT Professor of Comparative Literature. Ghanoonparvar has written several books about Persian literature and culture as In a Persian Mirror, Translating the Garden, Reading Chubak, Persian Cuisine. By the Pen, The Patient Stone and The Myth of Creation are the books that Ghanoonparvar has translated into English. On 27 September 2009, Fortune Told in Blood won award of "A Quarter Century of Sacred Defense Books" festival in the novel category; the book was selected between 700 books in the festival. Chess with the Doomsday Machine Eternal Fragrance Journey to Heading 270 Degrees Noureddin, Son of Iran One Woman's War: Da That Which That Orphan Saw The Night Bus Baba Nazar Fortune Told in Blood in Google book In a Persian Mirror: Images of the West and Westerners in Iranian Fiction Translating the Garden Reading Chubak Persian Cuisine.

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Mike Green (racquetball)

Mike Green is a Canadian retired racquetball player from Burlington, Ontario. Green set the record for Men's Singles Canadian Championships at 11 in 2017, which broke a tie he had with Sherman Greenfeld, he won 10 Men's Doubles Canadian Championships, together those 21 Canadian titles are the most for a Canadian man. Green's career high professional ranking was 8th at the end of the 2003-04 International Racquetball Tour season. Green's ranking is the second highest by a Canadian player behind Samuel Murray except for Kane Waselenchuk and fourth best for a non-American behind Waselenchuk and Mexicans Alvaro Beltran and Daniel De La Rosa. Green has reached the semi-finals of IRT Tier 1 or Grand Slam events seven times, those all occurred over the four season period from 2000-01 to 2003-04, when he was playing most of the IRT tournaments. Since he has only played a few tournaments each season and not gotten past the Round of 16. Green has made 28 appearances on Team Canada beginning in 1996, that's the most appearances by a Canadian men's player.

He's won gold medals thrice: in singles at the 2012 and 1999 Pan American Racquetball Championships and in doubles with Tim Landeryou at the 2010 Pan American Championships. Green was part of Team Canada that won the overall team title at the 2000 World Championships, the only time the USA has not won that title. In addition, Green earned medals on eight other occasions. Most Green and Vincent Gagnon won silver at the 2014 World Championships, his second silver at Worlds as he and Landeryou won silver at the 2010 World Championships. Green got silver at the 2003 Pan American Games in singles and at the 2002 World Championships in doubles with Mike Ceresia. Green finished with bronze medals from the Pan American Racquetball Championships in doubles in 2006 with Brian Istace and in 2011 with Kris Odegard and in singles in 2007. Green came home with bronze in doubles from both the 2002 World Championships and 2006 World Championships. Green represented Canada at the 2009 World Games. Green has been Canadian Men's Singles Champion 11 times.

His last title was in 2017, when he defeated Samuel Murray in Brossard, Québec, 12-15, 15-12, 12-10, in the final. Green won Men's Doubles in 2017, as he partnered with Trevor Webb, they beat Nicolas Bousquet and Tommy Murray in the final, 10-15, 16-14, 13-11. In 2016, Green defeated Tim Landeryou 15-8, in the final, his previous titles came in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 - and Doubles Champion eight times - in 2000 with Mike Ceresia, 2004 with Tom O'Brien, 2005-2007 with Brian Istace and 2010 and 2011 with Kris Odegard, 2013 with Coby Iwaasa. Green's 21 combined Canadian titles is second only to Jennifer Saunders's 24. Green has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University, he sells real estate in Hamilton