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Leonard McCoy

Leonard H. "Bones" McCoy is a character in the American science fiction franchise Star Trek. McCoy was portrayed by actor DeForest Kelley in the original Star Trek series from 1966 to 1969, he appears in the animated Star Trek series, six Star Trek movies, the pilot episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, in numerous books and video games. Actor Karl Urban assumed the role of McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film in 2009. McCoy was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 2227; the son of David, he attended the University of Mississippi and is a divorcé. McCoy married Natira, the priestess of Yonada, characterized in the episode, "For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky". In 2266, McCoy was posted as chief medical officer of the USS Enterprise under Captain James T. Kirk, who calls him "Bones". McCoy and Kirk are good friends "brotherly"; the passionate, sometimes cantankerous McCoy argues with Kirk's other confidante, science officer Spock, is prejudiced against Spock's Vulcan heritage. McCoy plays the role of Kirk's conscience, offering a counterpoint to Spock's logic.

McCoy is suspicious of technology the transporter. As a physician, he prefers less intrusive treatment and believes in the body's innate recuperative powers; the character's nickname, "Bones", is a play on sawbones, an epithet for physicians qualified as surgeons. When Kirk orders McCoy's commission reactivated in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Spock transfers his katra—his knowledge and experience—into McCoy before dying in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan; this causes mental anguish for McCoy, who in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock helps restore Spock's katra to his reanimated body. McCoy continues to serve on Kirk's crew aboard the captured Klingon ship in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. In Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, McCoy reveals that he helped his father commit suicide to relieve him of his pain. Shortly after the suicide, a cure was found for his father's disease, McCoy had carried the guilt about it with him until Sybok's intervention. In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, McCoy and Kirk escape from a Klingon prison world, the Enterprise crew stops a plot to prevent peace between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire.

Kelley reprised the role for the "Encounter at Farpoint" pilot episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, insisting upon no more than the minimum Screen Actors Guild payment for his appearance. In the Star Trek: The Animated Series episode "The Survivor", McCoy mentions he has a daughter, Joanna. Although Chekov's friend Irina in the original series episode "The Way to Eden" was written as McCoy's daughter, it was changed before the episode was shot. In the 2009 Star Trek film, which takes place in an alternate, parallel reality, McCoy and Kirk become friends at Starfleet Academy, which McCoy joins after a divorce that he says "left nothing but bones." This line, improvised by Urban, explains. McCoy helps get Kirk posted aboard the USS Enterprise, he becomes the chief medical officer after Doctor Puri is killed during an attack by Nero. McCoy remains aboard to see the Enterprise defeat Nero and his crew, with Kirk becoming the commanding officer of the ship; the Guardian called Urban's portrayal of McCoy in the 2009 film an "unqualified success", The New York Times called the character "wild-eyed and funny".

Slate.com said Urban came closer than the other actors to impersonating a character's original depiction. Kelley had worked with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry on previous television pilots, he was Roddenberry's first choice to play the doctor aboard the USS Enterprise. However, for the rejected pilot "The Cage", Roddenberry went with director Robert Butler's choice of John Hoyt to play Dr. Philip Boyce. For the second pilot, "Where No Man Has Gone Before", Roddenberry accepted director James Goldstone's decision to have Paul Fix play Dr. Mark Piper. Although Roddenberry wanted Kelley to play the character of ship's doctor, he did not put Kelley's name forward to NBC. Kelley's first broadcast appearance as Doctor Leonard McCoy was in "The Man Trap". Despite his character's prominence, Kelley's contract granted him only a "featuring" credit. Kelley was apprehensive about Star Trek's future, telling Roddenberry that the show was "going to be the biggest hit or the biggest miss God made". Kelley portrayed McCoy throughout the original Star Trek series and voiced the character in the animated Star Trek.

Kelley, who in his youth wanted to become a doctor like his uncle, but whose family could not pay for a medical education, in part drew upon his real-life experiences in creating McCoy: a doctor's "matter-of-fact" delivery of news of Kelley's mother's terminal cancer was the "abrasive sand" Kelley used in creating McCoy's demeanor. Star Trek writer D. C. Fontana said that while Roddenberry created the series, Kelley created McCoy. Kirk and science officer Spock, respectively. Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, referred to Kelley as her "sassy gentleman friend". For the 20

BRP Tomas Batilo (PG-110)

BRP Tomas Batilo is the lead ship of Tomas Batilo class patrol craft of the Philippine Navy. It is part of the first batch transferred by the South Korean government on 15 June 1995, arrived in the Philippines in August 1995, it was commissioned with the Philippine Navy on 22 May 1996. She was salvaged in 2003 after sinking in a typhoon six years earlier in a joint operation between Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One Company 1-4 out of Naval Station Pearl Harbor and Philippine Navy divers; the salvage took just over 18 hours of bottom-time diving, a total of six days to complete the project. The vessel was built at the Korean Tacoma Shipyard; the vessel has a displacement of 170 tons loaded, a length overall of length is 121.4 feet, a top speed of 38 knots. Its range is 1,000 miles at 20 knots; the craft is armed with a 1-twin 30mm Emerson Electric gun mount, a Bofors 40mm/60, either 2 Oerlikon 20mm or 2 20mm General Electric Sea Vulcan Gatling Guns

Livin' for You

Livin' for You is the seventh album from soul musician Al Green. Released in 1973 it includes the hit title track and "Let's Get Married." The album cracked the Top 25 in the Billboard Pop Albums chart and was the fourth album from the artist to peak at #1 on the Soul Albums chart. Side one"Livin' for You" - 3:12 "Home Again" - 3:59 "Free at Last" - 3:30 "Let's Get Married" - 5:36 "So Good to Be Here" - 2:47Side two"Sweet Sixteen" - 3:30 "Unchained Melody" - 5:35 "My God Is Real" - 2:43 "Beware" - 8:20 Al Green - vocals Teenie Hodges - guitar Leroy Hodges - bass Charles Hodges - piano, organ Al Jackson, Jr. - drums Howard Grimes - drums, congas Archie Turner, James Brown, Michael Allen - piano Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes, Sandra Rhodes - backing vocals Andrew Love, Ed Logan - tenor saxophone James Mitchell - baritone saxophone Wayne Jackson - trumpet Jack Hale, Sr. - trombone The Memphis Strings - stringsTechnicalVince Biondi - art direction Tom Daly - cover illustration "Free at Last" "Blueprint" by Jay-Z from the album The Blueprint "No One Else" by Mary J. Blige from the album My Life "Living This Life" by UGK from the album UGK List of number-one R&B albums of 1974