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Matt Patricia

Matthew Edward Patricia is an American football coach, the head coach of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He served 14 seasons as an assistant coach with the New England Patriots, including six seasons as the team's defensive coordinator from 2012 to 2017. During his tenure with the Patriots, Patricia won three Super Bowls, two as defensive coordinator, presided over a defense in 2016 that led the league in fewest points allowed. Patricia played college football at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he was a four-year letterman as an offensive lineman. Patricia played at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he was a four-year letterman as a center and guard with the Engineers football team from 1992 to 1995, he received a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from RPI in 1996. Patricia remained at RPI to begin his coaching career as a graduate assistant in 1996, he spent the next two years as an application engineer with Hoffman Air & Filtration Systems in East Syracuse, New York.

After graduating, Patricia received an offer to maintain nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers with the Westinghouse Electric Company, but decided to return to football as the defensive line coach for Amherst College from 1999 to 2000. In 2001, he moved to Syracuse University as an offensive graduate assistant for the team, a position he held for three seasons. Patricia joined the Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick as an offensive coaching assistant in 2004. In 2005, upon the departure of assistant offensive line/tight ends coach Jeff Davidson, Patricia was reassigned as the Patriots' assistant offensive line coach. Then-linebackers coach Dean Pees was promoted to defensive coordinator after the season, prompting another reassignment for Patricia, this time to linebackers coach for the 2006 season. Patricia was named the team's safeties coach in 2011. In 2012, he was promoted to the title of defensive coordinator, though he had been calling the plays on defense since the departure of Pees following the 2009 season.

In January 2016, the Patriots gave permission for Patricia to interview for the head-coaching position of the Cleveland Browns, but Patricia would remain with the Patriots as defensive coordinator going into the 2016 season. The Patriots won three Super Bowls with Patricia: Super Bowl XXXIX at the end of the 2004 season, Super Bowl XLIX at the end of the 2014 season, Super Bowl LI at the end of the 2016 season. On January 1, 2018, it was revealed that Patricia was the subject of the Detroit Lions' and New York Giants' head coaching searches. On February 5, 2018, Patricia was named the head coach of the Detroit Lions. Patricia lost his first two games of the season, the first against the New York Jets, 17–48, on Monday Night Football on September 10, 2018, the following week against the San Francisco 49ers, 27–30, on September 16, 2018, his first win as a head coach came on September 23, 2018, against his previous team, the New England Patriots, with Patricia beating his old mentor, Bill Belichick, in the process.

It was the Lions' first win over the Patriots since 2000, Belichick's first year coaching the Patriots. Patricia married his wife, Raina, in 2009, they have three children together. The family resides in Michigan. New England Patriots profileDetroit Lions Profile

Ross Lindsey Iams

Ross Lindsey Iams was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for actions in Haiti on November 17, 1915. Iams served for over 30 years in the Marine Corps. Iams is buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in California. Iams was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions while a sergeant in the U. S. Marine Corps, his citation reads: In company with members of the Fifth, Twenty-Third Companies and Marine and sailor detachment from the USS Connecticut, Sergeant Iams participated in the attack on Fort Riviere, November 17, 1915. Following a concentrated drive, several different detachments of Marines closed in on the old French bastion fort in an effort to cut off all avenues of retreat for the Caco bandits. Approaching a breach in the wall, the only entrance to the fort, Sergeant Iams unhesitatingly jumped through the breach despite constant fire from the Cacos and engaged the enemy in a desperate hand-to-hand combat until the bastion was captured and Caco resistance neutralized. January 29, 1901 – enlisted in the Marine Corps various brevets as Marine gunner and captain June 4, 1920 – permanent appointment as captain, U.

S. Marine Corps November 1932 – retirement January 19, 1942 – returned to active duty as major List of Medal of Honor recipients "Major Ross L. Iams, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on May 16, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2007."Sgt Ross L. Iams, Medal of Honor, 1915". Retrieved March 3, 2010."Medal of Honor citation for Ross Iams". Retrieved March 3, 2010. "Ross Lindsey Iams". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved October 24, 2007. "Haiti: US Navy Medal of Honor". Naval History & Heritage Command, Department of the Navy. Archived from the original on July 8, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2007. "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Army Center of Military History


Fighter Squadron 6 or VF-6 was an aviation unit of the United States Navy. Established as Combat Squadron 4 on 23 September 1921, it was redesignated VF-2 on 1 July 1922, redesignated VF-2B on 19 March 1923, redesignated VF-6B on 1 January 1927, redesignated VF-6 on 1 July 1927, redesignated VB-2B on 1 July 1928, redesignated VF-6B on 1 July 1930, redesignated VF-3 on 1 July 1937, redesignated VF-6 on 15 July 1943 and disestablished on 29 October 1945. Combat Squadron Four was established on 23 September 1921, at Naval Air Station San Diego, California. VF-2 equipped with the Vought VE-7 biplane operated from USS Langley, the US Navy's first aircraft carrier. Between 1922 and 1925, VF-2/VF-2B experimented with carrier operations from the Langley off the coast of California. Air activity was limited to scouting, but the Commander-in-Chief, US Fleet saw the potential of naval aviation and recommended that USS Lexington and USS Saratoga be completed as soon as possible. In 1926, VF-2B flying Curtiss F6C Hawks was the 1st squadron to demonstrate the concept of dive-bombing, carrying out mock attacks on Pacific Fleet ships.

Commanders of the surface ships, expecting standard, low-altitude, level bombing, were surprised when the VF-2B aircraft attacked unseen from 12,000 feet, making simulated drops before the ship's defenses could be manned. In 1927, VF-6 flew FU-1s and was tasked to provide one aircraft to each fleet battleship, with the remaining planes shore-based at NAS North Island; the squadron's FU-1s were launched from ship catapults, landed as seaplanes and hoisted back aboard by crane. In 1928, the squadron transferred to Langley and was redesignated VF-2B. Over the course of the next 15 years, the squadron was variously called VF-6B, VF-3, VF-6 based on their ship assignment VF-6B made two Langley deployments in 1930 and 1931 flying Boeing F2Bs, they transitioned to Boeing F3B high altitude fighters. In December 1937, the squadron began a transition to the F3F-2. In 1939 the squadron operated at least two F3F-3s Grumman F3F alongside their F3F-2s.. VF-3 served aboard USS Yorktown until the Battle of Midway.

The commanding officer of the squadron during 1942 was - Lieutenant Commander John Thach. VF-3 and VF-6 swapped designations on 15 July 1943, resulting in a three-year controversy as to which squadron owned the Felix the Cat name and emblem until VF-3 was re-designated VF-3A on 15 November 1946 and awarded the official approval to adopt Felix the Cat by the Chief of Naval Operations. Roger W. Mehle Edward "Butch" O'Hare John Thach Alexander Vraciu History of the United States Navy List of inactive United States Navy aircraft squadrons List of United States Navy aircraft squadrons

Ahmed El Maghrabi

Ahmed El Maghrabi, born 1945 in Egypt, is an Egyptian businessman and politician from the National Democratic Party. Maghrabi holds a degree in Engineering from Cairo University and another in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina University as well as an MBA from Columbia University. Maghrabi was Minister of Housing in Egypt from December 2005 to 2010, under Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif. Prior to that he was Tourism Minister from 1999, he was CEO of the French company Accor and his family owns the Palm Hill Corporation, real estate developers that are part of the Mansour & Maghrabi Investment Company. His cousins Yasseen Mansour, Mohamed Mansour, Youssef Mansour were listed on Forbes' The World's Billionaires 2011, his brother Sherif Ameen El-Maghrabi was chairman of the board of Guezira Hotels & Tourism until 2011. In early February 2011 Maghrabi was accused, along with his cousins, of profiteering, wasting public money and seizing state land following a cabinet purge by President Hosni Mubarak as part of a series of trials following the Egyptian revolution and held in Tora Prison.

He was cleared of corruption charges in 2012 and 2013, but remained in custody due to additional charges. His 2013 acquittal was appealed by the prosecution, but upheld in 2015

Isabella Greenway

Isabella Selmes Ferguson Greenway King is best known as the first U. S. congresswoman in Arizona history, as the founder of the Arizona Inn of Tucson. During her life she was noted as a one-time owner and operator of Los Angeles, Calif.-based Gilpin Air Lines, a speaker at the 1932 Democratic National Convention, a bridesmaid at the wedding of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Isabella Selmes was born March 22, 1886, the daughter of Tilden Russell Selmes and Martha "Patty" Macomb Flandrau. Tilden Selmes was general counsel for the Northern Pacific Railroad. Patty Flandrau was the daughter of a Minnesota judge and politician; the Selmes family owned a ranch in the Dakota Territory, close to Teddy Roosevelt's ranch and they developed a close friendship with each other. After the untimely death of her father in 1895, Isabella and her mother lived with various members of her mother's family in Kentucky and New York. Isabella attended Miss Chapin's School in New York City, where she met and became lifelong friends with Roosevelt's niece, Eleanor.

In 1905, Isabella was one of Eleanor's bridesmaids. Shortly thereafter, while the Roosevelts were on their honeymoon, Isabella married Robert Munro-Ferguson, the younger brother of Ronald Munro-Furguson. Robert was a family friend of the Roosevelts, as well as one of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders. Robert and Isabella became the godparents of Franklin and Eleanor's only daughter, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. Three years into the marriage, Robert contracted tuberculosis and in 1910 the couple moved to the dry climate of New Mexico, hoping his health would improve. There Isabella educated their two children, Robert, Jr. and Martha. During this period and Eleanor established a close correspondence that continued for the rest of their lives. After Robert's death in 1922, Isabella married a close friend, Gen. John Campbell Greenway, another of Roosevelt's Rough Riders, whom she had met in 1911. John moved the family to a ranch in Arizona near Bisbee where he was manager of the Calumet and Arizona Mining Company.

The family moved to Ajo where Isabella and John's son, John Selmes Greenway, was born in 1924. In 1926, John died following surgery, leaving Isabella a widow once again. Isabella and her two children moved to Williams, bought a ranch there as she and John had planned, the Quarter Circle Double X Ranch. Through smart business dealings and the sale of her mining stock at the top of its value ahead of the market crash, Isabella was able to grow the ranch to over 130,000 acres. During the same period, she became the owner and operator of Los Angeles-based Gilpin Airlines. Isabella's political interests and social activism paralleled the interests of her friend Eleanor. During the First World War she developed and directed a network of southwest women who farmed while the men were overseas. During the late 1920s she opened Arizona Hut, a furniture factory employing disabled veterans and their immediate families. In 1928 she became Arizona's Democratic national committeewoman, in 1932 she campaigned for Franklin Roosevelt.

She made one of the speeches seconding his nomination at the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Greenway, a Democrat, was elected as Arizona's sole Representative to the 73rd Congress in 1932 to complete the unexpired term of resigning Rep. Lewis W. Douglas, appointed the U. S director of the budget, she won reelection in 1934. On her fiftieth birthday she announced. There was some expectation that had she run in the 1936 election, she would have been unopposed in both the primary and general elections. Though she broadly supported New Deal legislation during her terms in Congress, she demonstrated her political independence by breaking with the President over some issues of concern to veterans, an important part of her political base in Arizona, she opposed legislation to reduce the pensions of World War I servicemen, funds for which FDR planned to shift to fund economic recovery programs. She opposed some provisions of the Social Security Act, which she believed would be impossible to implement in the long term.

In 1939 she married one-time tool manufacturer Harry O. King, a former National Recovery Administration manager for the copper industry, then-president of the Institute of Applied Economics in New York. During this marriage, Isabella spent part of her time in part in Tucson, she died on December 18, 1953 in Tucson at the Arizona Inn, which she had founded in 1930. She is buried on the Dinsmore Homestead in Kentucky. In Phoenix, Greenway Road and several public schools are named for her. Women in the United States House of Representatives "Isabella Selmes Greenway" in Women in Congress, 1917-1990. Prepared under the direction of the Commission on the Bicentenary by the Office of the Historian, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1991. "Isabella Greenway King" in the magazine series Arizona Pioneers, in Copper State Journal, Fall 1997. Compiled and edited by Floyd R. Negley. Beasley, Maurine H. et al. The Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia, p 217-8 Miller, Kristie. Isabella Greenway: An Enterprising Woman.

Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press. ISBN 0-8165-1897-1. Miller, Kristie. A Volume of Friendship: The Letters of Eleanor Roosevelt and Isabella Greenway, 1904-1953. Tucson, Ariz.: Arizona Historical Society. ISBN 0-910037-50-7