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27 December 2006 Military News

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  • Former U.S. President Gerald Ford Dead At 93 RFE/RL 27 Dec 2006 -- Gerald Ford, the 38th president of the United States, has died at the age of 93.
  • Former US President Gerald R. Ford Dies at 93 VOA 27 Dec 2006 -- Former President Gerald Ford, who healed a divided nation in the wake of President Richard Nixon's resignation and the Watergate scandal, has died in the U.S. state of California at the age of 93
  • Gerald Ford, Former U.S. President, Dead at 93 Washington File 27 Dec 2006 -- Gerald R. Ford, the improbable 38th president of the United States, and the man charged with upholding the nation's democratic traditions and soothing its sharp partisan divides in the aftermath of Richard M. Nixon's resignation from the presidency, died December 26 at 6:45 p.m. PST (December 27, 0245 GMT). He was 93.
  • America Mourns Gerald Ford Washington File 27 Dec 2006 -- Across the United States, messages of sympathy and fond remembrance followed the death of Gerald Ford, the nation's 38th president.
  • Rumsfeld Remembers Ford as Patriot Who Restored Confidence AFPS 27 Dec 2006 -- Former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld remembered the late President Gerald R. Ford as a patriot who led the United States through difficult days and helped restore confidence in its government.
  • Ford Helped U.S. Recover from Watergate AFPS 27 Dec 2006 -- Americans will remember former President Gerald R. Ford as a man with the courage to heal a nation.
  • Successful launch of the Corot scientific satellite Thales 27 Dec 2006 -- The Corot scientific satellite was successfully launched today by a Soyuz 2-1b rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. French space agency CNES was the prime contractor for this satellite, assigning industrial responsibility to Alcatel Alenia Space. The Corot satellite is designed to study the structure of stars and also search for new planets outside our solar system.



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