German K130 corvette returns from UNIFIL deployment

first_img View post tag: K130 June 9, 2017 View post tag: UNIFIL Authorities German K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig returns from 13-month UNIFIL deployment Back to overview,Home naval-today German K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig returns from 13-month UNIFIL deployment center_img View post tag: German Navy German Navy’s K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig is returning from a 13-month deployment to UNIFIL and is expected to enter her Warnemünde navy base on June 14.During her deployment, the corvette changed crews two times and sailed a total of 41,600 nautical miles.FGS Braunschweig was replaced by sister ship FGS Magdeburg which assumed her duties on May 31.In addition to Germany, UNIFIL’s maritime task group was composed of units from Brasil, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Turkey and Greece.Apart from training evolutions with NATO units, sailors aboard FGS Braunschweig also took part in training activities with Lebanon Navy sailors and the Cypriot search and rescue service.During their time off the coast of Lebanon, sailors also visited the harbors of Rota (Spain), Limassol (Cyprus), Beirut (Lebanon), Barcelona and Vigo (Spain).The Maritime Task Force of UNIFIL was and is the only naval force led by the United Nations. Since 2006, navies have been helping the Lebanon government secure its sea border and prevent weapon smuggling from the sea. Since the beginning of the operation more than 68,000 ships were checked and around 7,200 vehicles led to the ports of Beirut, Sidon and Tripoli for further checks.Braunschweig (F 260) is the first of five K130 corvettes built for the German Navy by TKMS. The 89 meter ship was launched in April 2006 and commissioned into the navy two years later, in April 2008. Share this article View post tag: FGS Braunschweiglast_img read more

NAFCU staff, member credit unions talk small-biz lending with CFPB staff

first_img 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » NAFCU staff and representatives from several NAFCU member credit unions met with CFPB staff at bureau headquarters Tuesday to discuss small-business lending and the potential impact on credit unions of a Dodd-Frank Act data collection requirement regarding women- or minority-owned small businesses.Attendees from Andrews Federal Credit Union, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, Democracy Federal Credit Union, Lafayette Federal Credit Union, Money One Federal Credit Union and Washington Gas Light Federal Credit Union were present at Tuesday’s meeting, along with NAFCU Director of Regulatory Affairs Alexander Monterrubio, Senior Regulatory Affairs Counsel Michael Emancipator and Regulatory Affairs Counsel Andrew Morris.The CFPB is currently requesting information on small business lending in preparation for future rulemaking mandated by Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act. The provision requires financial institutions to collect and report information – whether the business is a small business and women- or minority-owned – and give this information to the CFPB using systems similar to those used to collection information for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rule.last_img read more

Bulldogs Tracksters Season Opener Results Against Wildcats

first_imgThe Batesville Boys and Girls Track team opened up their season last night hosting Franklin County. Despite the slight chill in the air, the weather was almost perfect for a track meet and many athletes took advantage of that. One in particular, RobertStrobel, who was outstanding in the pole vault as he broke the school record set back in 1992 (by his pole vault coach, Dave Bedel at 13’3″). Robert vaulted to 13’6″ and also had a great attempt at 14’0″! Congratulations Robert! The boys were victoriousscoring 84.5 points to FC’s 46.5. The girls, however, came up just short as FC got them by just 5 points, 68.5-63.5.We did bring home several blue ribbons throughout the night and they went to:Garrett Wagner-110H (14.79), 300m H (39.47)-both VERY close to the school recordCaleb Moster-1600m run (4:46.56), 800m run (2:10.44), 3200m run (10:30.47); Robert Strobel-pole vualt (13’6″); Morgan Meyer-high jump (4’8″); Sarah Poltrack -1600m run (5:45.47), 800m run (2:39.5); Haylee Harmeyer-400m dash (1:01.88)Emma Gausman-3200m run (12:35.2); 4 x 100m relay of Garrett Wagner, CJ Thomas, Robert Strobel, Gavin Koester (45.50); 4 x 400m relays of Ian Yorn, Quinten Gowdy, Gavin Koester, Garrett Wagner (3:42.03) and Liz Loichinger, Alison Muckerheide, Sarah Poltrack and Haylee Harmeyer (4:30.28); 4 x 800m relays of Quinten Gowdy, Adam Moster, Ian Yorn, Caleb Moster (8:48.06) and Mary Poltrack, Liz Loichinger, Emma Gausman and Sarah Poltrack (10:27.49).2nd place ribbons went to:  Ben Krieg-discus; Peyton Meyer-high jump; Jon Kurtz -shot put; Chris Laymon-long jump; Nathan Bedel-pole vault; Trevor Gartenman-110 hurdles; Adam Moster-1600 run and 3200m run; Henry Lipinski-300m hurdles; Quinten Gowdy-800m run; Gavin Koester-200m dash; Katherine Roell-shot put; Stephanie Nobbe-pole vault, 100m dash, 200m dash; Liz Loichinger-1600m run and 800m run; Audrey Maupin-300m hurdles; Mary Poltrack-3200m run.3rd place ribbons were:  Jon Kurtz-discus; Josh Nobbe-long jump; Nathan Bedel-110 hurldes; Gavin Koester-100m dash; Quinten Gowdy-1600m run; Ian Yorn-400m dash; Peyton Meyer-200m dash; Alison Muckerheide-long jump and 200m dash; Melanie Werner-pole vault; Katherine Roell-discus; Morgan Meyer-100m dash.Congratulations Bulldogs! Next meet is Thursday at home again as Batesville will host Lawrenceburg. Field events begin at 5pm and running events at 5:30.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.last_img read more