The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst known as Sandhurst, is one of several military academies of the United Kingdom and is the British Army's initial officer training centre. It is located in the town of Sandhurst, though its ceremonial entrance is in Camberley, southwest of London; the Academy's stated aim is to be "the national centre of excellence for leadership". All British Army officers, including late-entry officers who were Warrant Officers, as well as other men and women from overseas, are trained at The Academy. Sandhurst is the British Army equivalent of the Britannia Royal Naval College and the Royal Air Force College Cranwell; some graduates of these military academies receive further education at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. Despite its name, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst's address is located in Camberley; the county border is marked by a small stream known as the Wish Stream, after which the Academy journal is named. The "Main Gate" is located on the east of the Academy on the London Road in Camberley.
The "College Town Gate", used for regular access, is located on the west of the Academy on Yorktown Road in Sandhurst. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst was formed on the site of the former Royal Military College in 1947 when it amalgamated with the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich. Following the ending of National Service in the UK and the closing of the Mons Officer Cadet School in Aldershot in 1972, the RMAS became the sole establishment for male initial officer training in the British Army, taking over the responsibilities of Mons for training Short Service Officer Cadets, Territorial Army officers, those joining the Regular Army as graduates. In 1984, the Women's Officer Training College Bagshot was merged into Sandhurst. In 1992, a new Commissioning Course unified the training of male and overseas cadets; the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Collection illustrates the history of the Royal Military Academy, the Royal Military College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The collection includes the Gentlemen Cadet registers, historic archives, paintings and other artefacts.
For the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, the newly created Academy hosted the running leg of the modern pentathlon competition. In 2012 Sandhurst accepted a £15 million donation from the government of United Arab Emirates for the Zayed Building, an accommodation block, named after the UAE's founding ruler. In 2013 Sandhurst accepted a donation of £3 million from the Government of Bahrain for the refurbishment of Mons Hall, named in honour of the men who fell in the Battle of Mons, it was renamed as King Hamad Hall in honour of the King of Bahrain, which generated some controversy in the United Kingdom. In 2015 Sandhurst appointed Lucy Giles as the first female college commander in its history. Potential officers are identified by the Army Officer Selection Board situated in Westbury in Wiltshire. Nearly 10 percent of British cadets are female and nearly 10 percent of all cadets come from overseas. More than eighty percent of entrants are university graduates, although a degree is not required for admission.
The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst instructors' cadre is run once every year. The aim is to select 30 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers from 60 over the course of 3–4 weeks. Instructors can come from any part of the British Army although most are from the Infantry. Before the 60 candidates arrive on the cadre, they would have had to have passed a'Divisional pre-selection' course, meaning it would not be unusual for over double the 60 places to be contested. Sergeants and Colour Sergeants attend the Instructors Cadre; the Instructors Cadre is known to be demanding, both physically and mentally, compressing all the prominent physical tests and mental assessments that each officer cadet undertakes over the year course, into 3/4 weeks. This produces the best instructors the British Army has at their disposal. No other instructor posting has a selection to pass. Sandhurst develops leadership in cadets by expanding their character and professional competences to a level demanded of an Army Officer on first appointment through military training and education.
The course, which lasts 44 weeks, is accredited by various professional institutions. There are two shorter commissioning courses. One is for professionally qualified officers; the second short course is the Army Reserve Commissioning Course. The ARCC consists of four training modules; the final two modules, modules C and D, of the Officers' training and assessment must be conducted at Sandhurst. This training can all be completed in an eight-week period over a number of years. Upon completion, Officer Cadets become Second Lieutenants in the Officer Training Corps; each year 140 candidates undertake each of these two short courses. Sandhurst runs a variety of other courses for officers including the Late Entry Officer Course. RMAS has an a
Calling Homicide is a 1956 American police drama film directed by Edward Bernds, which stars Bill Elliott, Don Haggerty, Kathleen Case. The picture was the third of five films in all starring Elliott; when one of their own is murdered by a car bomb Lt. Andy Doyle is given the case to investigate. In the young cop's notes is the name of a woman, Francine Norman, murdered shortly thereafter and mutilated. Doyle figures out. Norman was a former actress who owned a modelling agency, now being run by Darlene Adams. While investigating, Doyle comes to understand that there is no dearth of suspects, as Norman was universally hated. Doyle uncovers that the agency was being used as a front for a blackmailing racket, which evidence points to being run by Norman's love interest, Jim Haddix, the owner of a local construction company. However, all the evidence of the blackmail ring is destroyed when the modeling school is destroyed by fire, with the janitor as the main suspect. Bill Elliott as Lt. Andy Doyle Don Haggerty as Sgt.
Mike Duncan Kathleen Case as Donna Graham Myron Healey as Jim Haddix Jeanne Cooper as Darlene Adams Thomas B. Henry as Alan Gilmore Lyle Talbot as Tony Fuller Almira Sessions as Ida Dunstetter Herb Vigran as Ray Engel James Best as Arnie Arnholf John Dennis as Benny Bendowski Robert Bice as Phipps John Close as Deputy Warren Mel Wells as Valensi Dee Carroll as Rita Stanley Adams as Peter Van Elda Mary Treen as Flo Burton Jack Mulhall as Pierson William Meigs as Ted Allen Harry Strang as Deputy Wall The working title of this film was House on Lookout Mountain. Production began in the first week of April, 1956, was completed before the end of the month. In July, it was announced that the release date would be September 30, 1956; the National Legion of Decency gave the film an "A" rating, "Section II" - indicating it was orally unobjectionable for adults. In December it was announced that Calling Homicide would be part of a two-film deal, along with Friendly Persuasion, booking first-run films directly into "second-run" theaters.
It was the first such deal in the nation. Motion Picture Daily gave the film a good review, enjoying its pace, they complimented the complexity of the plot, as well as the direction of Bernds. Calling Homicide on IMDb Calling Homicide at the TCM Movie Database Calling Homicide at the American Film Institute Catalog
Dreamstyle Stadium known as University Stadium, is an outdoor football stadium located on the south campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. It is the home field of New Mexico Lobos football, which competes as a member of the Mountain West Conference; the stadium opened in September 1960 and has a seating capacity of 39,224. The playing surface, named Turner & Margaret Branch Field, is oriented in the north-south configuration, traditional for football venues; the stadium sits nearly a mile above sea level, at an elevation of 5,100 feet. Before 1960, Lobos football teams played home games at Zimmerman Field, a 16,000-seat stadium, located just south of the current Zimmerman Library on the university’s main campus; the growth of the university after World War II, with the concomitant growth in the popularity of varsity athletics, made it clear by the mid-1950s that a new, larger football venue was needed. Increasing enrollments meant that space on the main campus was at a premium.
As such, it was decided that a new stadium would be constructed off of the main campus, which would both allow adequate space for a much larger stadium, free up space for needed academic facilities on the main campus. The university purchased land for the new stadium south of campus near the corner of Avenida Cesar Chavez and University Boulevard; this land became known as "south campus," and would become the home of the entire UNM Athletic Department. Today, facilities located on south campus include The Pit, Isotopes Park, the Lobo Tennis Club, Lobo Field, Lobo Softball field, the Rudy Davalos Basketball Center, athletics administration buildings, as well as the football stadium; the new stadium was christened as University Stadium upon its opening in 1960. It consisted of a press box above the west stands; the stadium was built in an arroyo, with the seating bowl created by the piling of excavated fill material to form earthen embankments on which the stands could be built. This "berm" style of construction placed the field below ground level with seats extending both above and below the natural grade.
The initial construction cost of the stadium was just over $4 million. The inaugural football game at University Stadium took place on September 17, 1960, with the Lobos defeating an overmatched National University of Mexico team by a score of 77-6. A new press box with private suites was built before the 1976 season at a cost of $1.8 million. Because the stadium had been built on earthen fill, the press box had to be supported on large concrete piers that went down to the pre-existing ground level. In 1995, UNM made a major addition to University Stadium with the construction of the L. F. "Tow" Diehm Athletic Facility, a field house and athletic training facility located just beyond the south end zone. The athletics department announced in late 2011 that grass playing field would be replaced with a synthetic playing surface. FieldTurf was chosen as the artificial turf system by the UNM athletic department, it was in place for the 2012 football season. Through the end of the 2017 season, Lobos Football has an all-time record of 163-168-3 at Dreamstyle Stadium.
In 2012, naming rights for the stadium's playing surface were secured by local attorneys Turner and Margaret Branch, who are alumni and long-time donors to the UNM athletic department. Their $1.5 million donation to the “Lobo Leap to Excellence” capital campaign remains the second-largest single gift given to the athletic department by a living donor. On May 3, 2017, UNM announced a $10 million, 10-year naming-rights agreement with Dreamstyle Remodeling, a local Albuquerque construction company, covering both the University Stadium and University Arena; the venues were rechristened as Dreamstyle Arena. The stadium was expanded in 2001, with stands, new bathroom and concessions facilities constructed beyond the north end zone. UNM added a large, state-of-the-art scoreboard that included the "LoboVision" video screen. In 2004, portable bleachers were donated to UNM by the city of Albuquerque in 2004 to take the stadium's capacity beyond 39,000. Plans for future expansion have been adopted; the next phase of expansion includes renovations of the stadium's southwest and southeast corners, as well as adding 5,000 seats to the south end of the stadium.
Additionally, a tunnel connecting Dreamstyle Stadium and the Tow Diehm Facility has been planned to allow easier player access to locker rooms during games. When the planned renovations are completed, the stadium will seat over 43,000 spectators. Since December 2006, University Stadium has hosted the New Mexico Bowl; the game was funded by a $2 million line of credit from ESPN, the inaugural edition featured New Mexico against future Mountain West Conference foe San Jose State of the Western Athletic Conference. SJSU defeated UNM 20-12; the game was the first Division. University Stadium had hosted the Division II national championship, named the Zia Bowl, in early December 1979 and 1980. In Zia Bowl I, Delaware defeated Youngstown State 38-21. In Zia Bowl II, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo beat Eastern Illinois 21-13. Attendance was 4,000 or less for both Zia Bowls, in 1981 the Division II championship was moved to McAllen, Texas. University Stadium hosted a U. S. women's national soccer team Women's World Cup qualifying match against Mexico in May 2004.
Three U. S. men's national soccer team matches have been played in the stadium, with the most recent being a friendly match with Honduras in March 2005. The stadium has hosted concerts by many famous artists, including Metallica & The Rolling Stones
Windsor Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, United States. The 2000 census found 1,951 people in the township, 1,411 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships: Meigsville Township - north Center Township - northeast Waterford Township, Washington County - east Watertown Township, Washington County - southeast, north of Palmer Township Palmer Township, Washington County - southeast, south of Watertown Township Wesley Township, Washington County - south Marion Township - southwest Penn Township - west Malta Township - northwest, west of Morgan Township Morgan Township - northwest, east of Malta TownshipThe village of Stockport is located in western Windsor Township. Statewide, other Windsor Townships are located in Lawrence counties; the township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1.
Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is an elected township fiscal officer, who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees; as of 2007, the trustees are Phillip Eckert, Columbus Cheadle, Mark Murphy, the clerk is Kerrie Greuey. County website
Noble Group Holdings Limited is a commodity trader based in Hong Kong. It trades industrial raw materials, its predecessor, Noble Group Ltd was embroiled in an accounting fraud controversy started in 2015 which necessitated a debt restructuring. Listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Included in the Fortune 500. China's sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corp, took a 14.9% stake in the company. CIC cut its stake to less than 10% in 2014. Completion of Gloucester coal and Yancoal merger. Agreement reached for a COFCO-led consortium to acquire 51% of Noble's agricultural business, forming JV Noble Agri. In 2015, Noble's share price tumbled as it was accused of accounting fraud by Iceberg Research, while its credit rating was downgraded to junk; the remaining 49% of its agricultural business was sold. Noble recorded net losses of $1.7 billion in 2015. On 29 May 2016, CEO Yusuf Alireza was terminated by Elman. In 2017, Alireza sued Noble for compensation. In 2018, Noble Group Ltd was de-listed from the Singapore Stock Exchange.
The share price had collapsed 99% since Iceberg exposed Noble. Declaring a default, it went through a restructuring process that led to the creation of Noble Group Holdings Ltd, while Noble Group Ltd, which incorporated in Bermuda is undergoing an winding up process through till end of 2019; the Singapore Stock Exchange blocked the listing of the restructured group on the uncertainty of the Noble's financial position. A criminal investigation on the alleged wrongdoings of Noble Group Ltd is under way in Singapore. In 2019, Noble made several hires to rebuild its liquefied natural gas business. Noble Group Holdings Limited Official website
A leg drop or legdrop refers to an attack used in professional wrestling in which an attacking wrestler will jump and land his leg across a fallen opponent's chest, face or head or in some cases, the groin/lower-abdominal area. The wrestler spins 180° while they jump and land their leg across an opponent's chest, face, or head; this variation of the leg drop sees the wrestler drop both legs onto the opponent onto the midsection, instead of just one leg. It was used by Kofi Kingston; this leg drop variation sees the attacking wrestler hold the opponent's legs and do a double leg drop onto the opponent's groin/lower-abdominal area. If performed to hit the lower-abdomen, the user bends their legs, to force their heels into the lower abdomen. If it is to hit the groin area, the attacking wrestler bends out and keeps their legs straight, to force the heels or lower legs into the groin, it became. This move is similar to the leg drop although it is done with the opponent's body hanging over something, sometimes with the opponent's head hung over one of the ring ropes or most notably the ring apron, the wrestler will walk across the apron and execute a leg drop onto the opponent's sternum, causing both of them to fall and land on the outside of the ring.
This refers to the attacker's leg hitting the opponent's throat in a standard leg drop. Jumping leg drop This variation sees a wrestler execute a jump before performing a standing or a running leg drop to an opponents head, chest or midsection The wrestler jumps in the air and uses one of his legs to push down on the head of an opponent, leaning forward, which drives the opponent face-first into the mat; the move was innovated by Johnny Ace calling it The Ace Crusher II and popularized by Billy Gunn, who called it the Famouser or Fame-Ass-Er, the latter name used when he wrestled as "Mr. Ass." Marty Jannetty performed a version of the move where he applied a wristlock to the opponent first, which became known as the Rocker Dropper. Kelly Kelly adopted the same variation as her finishing maneuver calling it K2. Alicia Fox used this move calling it Foxy Buster. An inverted version of this sees the attacking wrestler drop the opponent on the back of their head, as done in a reverse bulldog; this can be achieved by first holding an opponent in an inverted facelock or by grabbing the opponent and forcibly leaning them back before lifting their far leg, rotating so the leg is over the opponent's head, dropping to a sitting position, kneeling, or a split-legged position and maintained into a pin.
WWE wrestler Melina Perez popularized this move. A variation to the original, the attacking wrestler bounces off from one side of the ring and performs the leg drop across his/her opponent's chest; the running leg drop is famous for being Hulk Hogan's finishing move, which saw him perform a big boot as the setup for the leg drop. Some say. Sliding leg drop This variation sees the attacker perform a running or baseball slide towards an opponent lying on the mat, before using his/her momentum to perform a leg drop on an opponent's head, midsection or back; the attacker, while on the outside, pulls back on the ropes and, assisted by the rebound of the ropes, propels themselves into the ring and onto their victim. Variations include using the ropes for a slingshot somersault leg drop and a slingshot springboard diving leg drop. Another variant is. WWE Wrestler Victoria used this move in many of her matches. An attacking wrestler would perform a jumping forward somersault to drop their leg across the throat or chest of an opponent.
There is another variation where the leg that will be dropped on the opponent is swung forward while in a standing position next to his opponent swiftly swung back and the momentum from the pendulum motion carries the attacker through a somersault and the leg is dropped on whichever body part is targeted. Alicia Fox uses this move as a signature; this is similar to the actual leg drop, but there are two variations to this move. The first is that the attacking wrestler jumps splits his legs in the air hits one of his/her legs on the opponent's chest/neck area. Another variation is that a standing wrestler hooks one of his leg up to his head falls on a split position on the opponent's chest/neck area; this move is performed by women, such as Christy Hemme, Naomi & Cameron. An attacking wrestler jumps off the ring ropes from either inside the ring or from the apron, spreads their legs in the air, lands one of their legs across their opponent's face, chest, or neck. Double leg drop – Two man tandem leg drop Diving leg drop – Leg drops from elevated positions Scissors kick – modified leg drop style attack Professional wrestling attacks