Shenandoah Mountain is a mountain ridge 73 miles long in Virginia and West Virginia. The steep, sandstone-capped ridge extends from northern Bath County, Virginia to southern Hardy County, West Virginia. Along the way, its crest defines the borders between Highland and Augusta counties and between Pendleton County, West Virginia, Rockingham County, Virginia; the name comes from the Iroquoian word for'deer'. Located in the Ridge and Valley physiographic province of the Appalachian Mountains, Shenandoah Mountain forms part of the western margin of the Shenandoah Valley, is part of the easternmost Allegheny Mountains, it lies entirely within the George Washington National Forest. U. S. Route 33 crosses the mountain between Franklin, West Virginia, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Shenandoah Mountain's highest peaks are Reddish Knob, Flagpole Knob, Bald Knob. Shenandoah Mountain salamander
BRP Andrés Bonifacio was a Philippine Navy frigate in commission from 1976 to 1985. She was one of six ex-United States Navy Barnegat-class small seaplane tenders/ex-United States Coast Guard Casco-class high endurance cutters received from the United States after the Vietnam War, two of which were acquired to supply spare parts for the other four. Andrés Bonifacio was considered the lead ship of her class in the Philippine Navy, she and her three commissioned sister ships were the largest Philippine Navy combat ships of their time. In July 2016, a newer frigate received by the Philippine navy from the US navy was named BRP Andres Bonifacio. Andrés Bonifacio was built in the United States by Lake Washington Shipyard at Houghton, Washington, as the United States Navy Barnegat-class seaplane tender USS Chincoteague. Commissioned in April 1943, she operated in support of the New Guinea campaign and in the Central Pacific during World War II and operated at Okinawa and in China after the war, she was placed in reserve.
In 1949 the U. S. Navy loaned Chincoteague to the United States Coast Guard, in which she was commissioned as the Casco-class Coast Guard cutter USCGC Chincoteague, she was reclassified as a high endurance cutter, redesignated WHEC-375, transferred permanently from the Navy to the Coast Guard in 1966. Her primary duty was to patrol ocean stations in the North Atlantic Ocean, providing weather data and engaging in search-and-rescue and law-enforcement operations; the Coast Guard decommissioned her in June 1972. Due to the Vietnamization Program of the United States Government, Chincoteague was transferred to South Vietnam in June 1972 and was commissioned into the Republic of Vietnam Navy as patrol vessel RVNS Lý Thường Kiệt, she participated in the Battle of the Paracel Islands against ships of the People's Republic of China on 19 January 1974. When South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War in late April 1975, Lý Thường Kiệt fled to Subic Bay in the Philippines, packed with South Vietnamese refugees.
On 22 May 1975 and 23 May 1975, a U. S. Coast Guard team inspected Lý Thường Kiệt and five of her sister ships, which had fled to the Philippines in April 1975. One of the inspectors noted: "These vessels brought in several hundred refugees and are rat-infested, they are in a deplorable condition. Below decks would compare with a garbage scow."After Lý Thường Kiệt had been cleaned and repaired, the United States formally transferred her to the Republic of the Philippines on 5 April 1976. The former Lý Thường Kiệt was commissioned into the Philippine Navy as frigate RPS Andrés Bonifacio. On June 1980 her prefix was changed from "RPS" to "BRP", was renamed BRP Andrés Bonifacio, she was decommissioned in June 1985, although she was still listed as "active" as of July 1993. Andrés Bonifacio became well known as the ship in which renegade Colonel Gregorio "Gringo" Honasan, leader of a nearly successful coup against the Corazon Aquino government, was detained after his capture in December 1987. Together with his 13-man guard escort, he escaped on 2 April 1988.
The Philippine Navy made plans to reactivate Andrés Bonifacio as an auxiliary fleet flagship in 1995, but this never took place due to a lack of funds. Andrés Bonifacio sank at her berthing area in Fort San Felipe, part of the Sangley Point Naval Base at Cavite City on Luzon, she was refloated and sold for scrapping in 2003. Her hulk's sale helped the Philippine Navy to finance an upgrade program for its three Jacinto-class corvettes. There were changes made to the Andrés Bonifacio class as compared to their original design during its service with the US Navy, US Coast Guard and the Republic of Vietnam Navy; the ships were passed to the Philippine Navy with fewer weapons on-board and old surface search radars, these were addressed on by the Philippine Navy through modernization programs, including the addition of a helicopter landing pad in 1979. The single Mk. 12 5-inch/38-caliber gun was Andrés Bonifacio's primary weapon. It was mounted in a Mark 30 Mod 0 enclosed base had a range of up to 18,200 yards yards.
The gun was a dual-purpose type, capable of both antiair warfare. She carried a two twin Mk. 1 Bofors 40mm L/60 anti-aircraft guns and two single Bofors 40mm L/60 anti-aircraft guns, four twin 20mm Oerlikon cannons, four M2 Browning.50-caliber general-purpose machine guns, two 81mm mortars. Radar system installed include the Sperry AN/SPS-53 Surface Search & Navigation Radar replacing the installed AN/SPS-23, while retaining both the AN/SPS-29D Air Search Radar and Mk.26 Mod.1 Fire Control Radar System. Hatch and Kirk, added a helicopter deck aft in 1979. Although the ship had no permanently assigned aircraft and could provide no servicing for visiting helicopters, the helicopter deck could accommodate a visiting MBB Bo 105C helicopter, used by the Philippine Navy for utility and maritime patrol purposes; the ship was powered by two Fairbanks-Morse 38D diesel engines with a combined power of around 6,200 brake horsepower driving two propellers. The main engines could propel the 1,766-ton displacement ship at a maximum speed of around 18 knots.
The ship had a maximum range of 8,000 nautical miles at an economical speed of 15.6 knots. The Philippine Navy made plans to upgrade the entire ship class with new radar systems and the BGM-84 Harpoon long-range anti-ship cruise missile, but this did not materialize due to the worsening political and economic crisis in the Republic of the Philippines in the mid-1980s. Philippine Navy Official website Philippine Fleet Official Website Philippine
Madhu M. Mohana is a Singaporean professional footballer who plays as a right-back or centre-back for Tampines Rovers and the Singapore national team, he is known for his long throw-ins. Madhu began his football career with Under-23 side Young Lions in the S. League in 2009, he was one of the Young Lions players involved in an on-pitch fight with Beijing Guoan Talent players in their S. League match on 7 September 2010, he was charged by the Football Association of Singapore for gross misconduct and bringing the game into disrepute and was banned for four months and fined S$1,000 for his part in the brawl. Madhu signed with Woodlands Wellington for the 2011 S. League season. In late 2011, it was announced that Madhu was selected to be part of the new LionsXII team competing in the Malaysia Super League. After the LionsXII disbanded in 2015, Madhu signed for Warriors for the 2016 S. League campaign. On 27 May 2016, he scored his first goal for Warriors FC against Geylang International FC in the RHB Singapore Cup.
In 2017, Madhu joined Tampines Rovers. He was released by the team prior to the start of season. In early 2018, Madhu signed for Negeri Sembilan F. A. but he was again released by the team days before the start of 2018 Malaysia Super League season. He re-signed with Tampines in March the same year. Madhu was called up to the Singapore U22 squad which played in the 2013 AFC U-22 Asian Cup qualifiers, he scored a goal against Timor-Leste. Madhu was handed his international debut against Laos on 10 October 2013, starting as the team's right-back. Madhu graduated from the Singapore Sports School in 2007. Enlisted into 1SIR in 2012; as of match played 2 Nov 19. Caps and goals may not be correct. Young Lions and LionsXII are ineligible for qualification to AFC competitions in their respective leagues; as of 5 March 2014