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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 45, Number 1
Jan 2006 to Mar 2006

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Included articles:

Workers celebrate Labor Day, Local D432 and Georgia-Pacific earn top OSHA award, Ed Power is IVP for Eastern Canada, MacDonald retires as IVP for Eastern Canada, ICEM elects IVP Hickenbotham, SAJAC holds open house, 38th Annual LEAP Conference Legislative Issues, Local lodge leaders and Intl. reps. attend 2005 Summer Training Institute, and much, much more...

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The U.S. Navy needs to build more ships

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

IN THE FIRST DAYS OF THE IRAQ War, the U.S. military launched 1,700 sorties in a strategy they called “shock and awe.” News media inspired the public with stories of the high-tech weapons in use — “smart bombs,” the stealth bomber, and remotely-guided, unmanned assault aircraft. But that was a distorted picture of the war effort.

Reporter  V45N1

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