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You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to Thi... - 9/9/2016 9:56:44 PM   
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You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This Man.

POSTED FRI, 03/25/2016

The world owes an enormous debt to a quiet, steady Russian naval officer who probably saved my life. And yours. And everyone you know. Even those of you who weren’t yet born. I want to tell his story…

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/25/you-and-almost-everyone-you-know-owe-your-life-to-this-man/
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RE: You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to... - 9/9/2016 11:39:05 PM   
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I was just lecturing on him last Wednesday. I teach a class on properly using hurricane tracking software for public officials and emergency managers and he is my example of why you just don't take the output from the program and make critical decisions from it without thinking about the output.

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I was Navy, but Assigned TAD to the 24th MAU Hq in Beirut. By far the finest period of my service!

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RE: You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to... - 5/2/2017 5:08:42 AM   
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Same thing happened on the US side, forget names and date. Afterwards, was figured out that one particular lunar configuration presented as a mass Soviet missile strike coming over the north pole. The U.S. hero continues in obscured

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