Mon, Aug 11, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually
derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick
quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“This is a static display and this is a way we can
interact with the local community and show them what we do in the
Marine Corps... We do this a couple of times a month. We have a
pretty big presence in the local community and we like doing this
to show them we’re out there."
Source: Capt. Brian Santucci, the search and
rescue officer in charge of VMR-1, speaking about a public demo of
their SAR capabilities. VMR-1 flew across the Neuse River to
Arapahoe, N.C., and demonstrated its SAR capabilities for boys and
girls at Camp Sea Gull, July 28th.
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