Rolls-Royce opens outdoor jet engine test facility

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An expanded outdoor jet engine test stand has been opened at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi by Rolls-Royce North America.

U.S. Navy gives Iranians needed supplies

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. Navy vessel in the Persian Gulf helped the crew of a disabled Iranian fishing vessel Wednesday by providing food and water, officials say.
Western forces react to Iran's Strait of Hormuz threat

Western forces react to Iran's Strait of Hormuz threat

TEHRAN, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A buildup of Western naval forces in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea is a reaction to Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz, military experts say.

Iran calls rescue humanitarian gesture

TEHRAN, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called the U.S. Navy's rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen from Somalia pirates a humanitarian gesture.

U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has rescued 13 Iranians held captive by Somali pirates who seized their fishing vessel in November, the Pentagon said.
Iran plans new naval exercise near Strait of Hormuz

Iran plans new naval exercise near Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Iran's saber rattling is far from over as it scheduled new naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke point for the world's oil tankers.
EU ban on Iranian oil hikes Strait of Hormuz tensions

EU ban on Iranian oil hikes Strait of Hormuz tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Europe's move to banning Iranian oil imports has sharpened tensions near the Strait of Hormuz, which Tehran has threatened to block if sanctions are imposed.

Iran wants Persian Gulf restrictions

TEHRAN, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Iran's Parliament was preparing legislation Wednesday requiring all foreign warships to obtain the Iranian navy's permission to enter the Persian Gulf.

Ahmadinejad sets Latin American tour for talks, trade

CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is back in Latin America building bridges with OPEC partners Ecuador and Venezuela and populist governments in Cuba, Guatemala and Nicaragua.
U.S. snubs Iran's warning on Persian Gulf

U.S. snubs Iran's warning on Persian Gulf

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Pentagon snubbed an Iranian warning not to return a U.S. aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, saying Washington will operate there as it has for decades.
New threats from Tehran

New threats from Tehran

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Tensions between the Iran and the United States, as well as with U.S. allies, are racheting up as the Islamic Republic finds itself increasingly backed into a corner.
Jet fire injures 10 aboard carrier Stennis

Jet fire injures 10 aboard carrier Stennis

SAN DIEGO, March 31 (UPI) -- Ten sailors were injured when a Navy jet caught fire as a pilot was preparing to take off from the carrier John C. Stennis near San Diego, the U.S. Navy said.

LM delivers MH-60R helicopters

OWEGO, N.Y., July 31 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin says the first batch of MH-60R maritime strike helicopters has been delivered to the U.S. Navy for deployment.

DHS contracts for secured data management

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Homeland Security Department has contracted CSC to provide the DHS data center at NASA's Stennis Space Center with secured data management.

LM spacecraft heads for Mississippi

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 28 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin is going to ship its MUOS spacecraft core structure to its Stennis facility in Mississippi.
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John C. Stennis
WAX2002022104 - At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis, Feb. 21, 2002, (UPI) -- An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 "Hornet" strike fighter into position over one of the shipÕs steam driven catapult systems, awaiting final preparations for launch. John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing Nine are conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. cc/US NAVY/Jayme Pastoric UPI

Margaret Jane Stennis ____

John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years, becoming its most senior member by his retirement.

Born in Kemper County, Mississippi, Stennis received a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University in Starkville (then Mississippi A&M) in 1923. In 1928, Stennis obtained a law degree from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, where he was a member of ΦΒΚ and ΑΧΡ. While in law school, he won a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives, in which he served until 1932. Stennis was a prosecutor from 1932 to 1937 and a circuit judge from 1937 to 1947, both for Mississippi's Sixteenth Judicial District.

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