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US Embassy Suva 56m
America’s triumph in the space race was made possible by “human computers,” women -- many of them African-American -- hired by NASA to hand calculate propulsion, lift, thrust and trajectory. - You can apply for Space Camp too!
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US Embassy Suva 2h
Rest in peace Ambassador Nandan
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The White House announced that Congressional Gold Medals will be awarded to four African-American women who were the human computers and key at NASA during the space race. Be like these heroes and apply to WiSci camp at this link
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"Melania and I wish everyone observing Ash Wednesday a peaceful and prayerful day," President Trump.
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the Blood Plasma Bag was invented by Charles Drew? In 1940, Drew created a central location for the blood collection process where donors could go to give blood. He made sure all blood plasma was tested before it was shipped out.
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Secretary Pompeo 22h
Happy to welcome our ambassadors from around the world to DC for the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference. You are the true champions of American diplomacy as you build, lead, and mentor our teams and advance U.S. interests abroad.
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US Embassy Suva 19h
Ambassador Cella spoke with one of the last ten Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Harry Stewart, earlier this month. Watch this video for the story of how he became a Top Gun!
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US Embassy Suva Feb 25
In honor of , we bring you today's Quote of the Day: "The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression." - W.E.B. Du Bois, author + civil rights activist What does this mean for you?
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US Embassy Suva Feb 24
The wrecks of three aircraft, associated with 7 missing American servicemen, downed during World War II have been found off the coast of the Federated States of Micronesia by researchers from Project Recover and the universities of Delaware and California.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 24
Ambassador Cella was the guest of honor at the opening of the new Fiji Trade Commission to North America Office. He met with Fijian Trade Commissioner Praneet Singh and other members of the dispora and business communities. Ambassador Cella presented a U.S. flag for the office.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 24
Thank you for inspiring us and the next generation of mathematicians. Rest in peace and honor Katherine Johnson.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 24
about African-American achievements in civil rights,tech, sports & more? -------------- was a mathematician and physicist who helped send John Glenn around the Earth. She performed her duties with the NASA space agency. A. Katherine Johnson B. Annie Easley C. Billie Holiday
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US Embassy Suva Feb 23
Praneeta Mani, an Indo-Fijian, has proven that age, gender, and race are no barriers. She has just completed basic training with the U.S. Army and will continue her training to become a religious affars specialist.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 23
Planning travel to the South Pacific? Many countries have added or adjusted coronavirus-related travel restrictions. Check details on your next destination before you travel. Find updated details and links for more information here.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 23
"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America and the American people, I send warm wishes to Emperor Naruhito on the occasion of his 60th birthday this February 23." Secretary Pompeo
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U.S. Marines Feb 23
Seventy-five years ago today during the Battle of , Marines claimed Mount Suribachi and raised the American flag at its summit, creating an unforgettable and iconic moment in American history and patriotism. .
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US Embassy Suva Feb 23
Despite African-American men receiving the right to vote 1870, tactics like secret ballots, poll taxes, literacy tests and other discriminatory practices essentially made it impossible for most black people to cast a ballot
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US Embassy Suva Feb 22
Thurgood Marshall was an American lawyer and the first African American to serve on the nation's highest court. Thurgood Marshall was instrumental in ending legal segregation.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 22
Ambassador Cella extends deepest condolences to the family of Private Jale Bainisika, Fiji’s last surviving World War II veteran. As a nation, we are forever grateful for his sacrifice and devotion to duty. May his memory be eternal.
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US Embassy Suva Feb 22
"he Miracle on Ice occurred 40 years ago on February 22, 1980. "The idea of competing with the Soviets was absurd on paper. But the victory becomes even more miraculous when you see how badly the U.S. was outchanced that day. To win this game, the US had to play it perfectly.
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