USS Mesa Verde joins naval strike group in Persian Gulf as Obama weighs military option in Iraq

USS Mesa Verde joins naval strike group in Persian Gulf as Obama weighs military option in Iraq

BAGHDAD, June 17 (UPI) --Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has deployed the USS Mesa Verde, an amphibious transport dock ship, to the Persian Gulf.
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RQ-21A small UAS closer to deployment

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., June 14 (UPI) -- Insitu Inc.'s RQ-21A small tactical unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. military has entered a new phase of development testing.

Anti-burglar tire spikes biting residents

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A tire spike strip to keep burglars out of a San Francisco-area apartment complex has been bad for residents and good for local tire shops, residents say.

Artifacts looted from national parks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. National Park Service officials said looters are stealing fossils and archeological artifacts from national parks.

Mesa Verde joins U.S. Atlantic Fleet

PANAMA CITY, Fla., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A new amphibious transport dock ship was commissioned into the U.S. Navy Saturday in Florida.

Mesa Verde passes Navy trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman said its amphibious transport dock ship Mesa Verde has completed its U.S. Navy acceptance trials.

Jail REIT sold for $356.1 million

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Florida's GEO Group Inc. will pay $356.1 million to buy CentraCore Properties Trust, a correctional real estate investment trust.

Utah campground shut by plague outbreak

BLANDING, Utah, May 16 (UPI) -- The campground at Utah's Natural Bridges National Monument has been closed because of an outbreak of bubonic plague among rodents, a report said.

Sideways oil drilling value examined

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Mesa Verde National Park set to reopen

DENVER, July 20 (UPI) -- Although some wildfires are still burning, most of Mesa Verde National Park is set to reopen Monday.

Ore, Calif fires kept away from homes

SELMA, Ore., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Cooperative weather gave firefighters in Oregon some breathing room Thursday as they extended a firebreak that should help protect communities lining Oregon's Highway 199 from two massive wildfires threatening the entire Illinois River Valley. What are kn

Oregon valley threatened by huge fires

MEDFORD, Ore., July 30 (UPI) -- Residents of a southwest Oregon valley remained on alert to evacuate their homes Tuesday as they closely watched the winds for a slight shift in direction that could send two massive wildfires bearing down on their neighborhoods. The northerly winds fanni

Washington Agenda-Senate

By United Press International

Mesa Verde Administrative District is a set of six National Park Service buildings within Mesa Verde National Park, constructed in 1921 in a "pueblo revival" style. They are significant as the first constructed by the National Park Service "based on cultural traditions represented in the park area", to fit in and to enhance interpretation by visitors of the park area.

The buildings were declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.,

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