USS Fort Worth Leaves Singapore for PMAV

first_img View post tag: asia USS Fort Worth Leaves Singapore for PMAV The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed from Singapore June 15 to conduct routine operations at-sea following completion of a scheduled preventive maintenance availability (PMAV).The maintenance period included more than 400 checks of engineering, deck and combat systems.Senior Chief Engineman Clifton Knight said:During PMAV, the checks are divided into ship’s force checks and contractor’s checks. The contractors arrived at the start of PMAV and performed all their checks within five days.Compared to other Navy platforms, the littoral combat ship has a relatively small crew. Routine maintenance outside the scope of ship’s force ability is conducted during a PMAV, where labor and technical support is supplemented by civilian contractors who perform much of the preventive maintenance schedule (PMS) work in port.The U.S. 7th Fleet conducts forward-deployed naval operations in support of U.S. national interests in the Indo-Asia-Pacific area of operations.[mappress mapid=”16247″]Image: US Navy View post tag: Singapore Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Fort Worth Leaves Singapore for PMAV View post tag: Navy Authorities Share this article View post tag: Naval View post tag: USS Fort Worth View post tag: PMAV June 17, 2015 View post tag: News by topiclast_img read more

ISDH officials report 2 new vaping deaths

first_imgStatewide—The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is reporting two more Hoosiers have died of severe lung injuries linked to a history of e-cigarette use, or “vaping.” This brings the total number of vaping-related deaths in Indiana to three since Sept. 6.The deaths occurred in adults and were confirmed today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).“These deaths are heartbreaking,” said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D. Indiana is currently investigating 75 cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping, a total that has doubled in the past month. The majority of the cases have occurred among individuals ages 16-29. While most individuals have reported vaping THC, the ingredient found in marijuana, some individuals have reported vaping only nicotine. ISDH continues to work with local and federal partners to gather information and learn more about the potential causes of these lung injuries.Symptoms can include:Cough, shortness of breath or chest painNausea, vomiting or diarrheaFatigue, fever or abdominal painAnyone who has used an e-cigarette in the last 90 days who is experiencing these symptoms should stop vaping immediately and visit their healthcare provider.last_img read more

Arup touches Arlen as leading wicket-taker in First Class for Assam

first_imgMaharashtra bounce backOur Sports ReporterGUWAHATI: Middle-order collapse in Assam’s innings help Maharashtra to come back into the Ranji trophy game here today. Maharashtra were 106-2 at stumps after they bowled out Assam 244 in the first innings. The visitors are now leading by 37 runs with eight wickets in hand.The host started their innings from 77-1. Rishav Das looked solid in the middle but he didn’t get too much support from the other end as wickets started to fall on regular intervals. Gokul Sarma (13), Riyan Parag (23), Saahil Jain (13), Kunal Saikia (5), no one survived too long.However, at the end of the innings, the score looked respectable only because of a fantastic knock from Rishav who missed another century today. The batsman was on 94 when he was caught by Palkar on the bowling of Bachhav. He faced 170 balls and there were 11 boundaries and one six in his innings. In the last game also Rishav failed to reach a three-digit score by a single run. Bachhav (4-44) and M Choudhary (3-82) did the most damage in Assam’s innings sharing seven wickets between them.Maharashtra reached 106-2 in the second innings at stumps on day II. J Pandey remained not out on 52. Arup Das and Ranjeet Mali shard one wicket each that lost Maharashtra today. With this wicket, Arup now became the joint highest wicket-taker for Assam in first-class cricket with Arlen Konwar. Both the bowlers picked up 212 wickets each in the first-class game.Meanwhile at Mangaldoi Meghalaya defeated Manipur by one innings and 116 runs. In reply to Meghalaya’s first innings total 235 Manipur bowled out paltry 27 runs in the first innings. Not a single batsman was able to score double-figure runs. Once they were 8-18 and close to scoring lowest ever total in Ranji Trophy which is 21. Later following on the side completed their second innings on 92.Also Read: Ranji Trophy: Ishant, Ashwin shine on Day 1 of 6th roundAlso Watch: Vivekanada Civil Service Academy inaugurated on Monday in Guwahatilast_img read more