U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, None
The modern age of powered flight began in 1903 when Orville Wright made the first sustained, powered flight on December 17 in a plane he and his…
FAA, Flying, Security, War
Fireworks Information Center, Consumer Product Safety Commission: Fireworks Information Center, CSPC, 2016
Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 240 people on average go the…
Fireworks, Safety, Security
Ellery Eddy, Engine Company No. 5, Cambridge Public Library, 1971
I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine.
by Kurt Vonnegut
In 1736 Benjamin Franklin established the Union…
Cambridge, Fire, Fire Engine, Security
U.S. Coast Guard, Battling Blaze on Deepwater Horizon Oilrig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2010
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
Mohandas K. Gandhi, quoted in Small is Beautiful by E. F.…
Deepwater Horizon, Disaster, Gulf of Mexico, Oil, Security
Preston Cress., Tired Search Dog, Navy News, Sep. 15 2001
There is nothing that can replace the precision of a dog's nose -- and absolutely nothing that can replace the steadfast nature of a dog's heart.
Animals, Dogs, FEMA, Search and Rescue, Security
The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine, The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, 1938
"An old fire engine used in Burlington. It was the first of its kind to be motorized.
Motorized fire engines didn’t hit the streets until 1910,…
Fire, Fire Engine, Security
Thomas E. Franklin., Ground Zero Spirit, Ground Zero Spirit, 11-Sep-01
On September 11, 2001, in New York City the World Trade Center (WTC) was attacked by terrorists. Flight 11 and flight 175 were hijacked and flown into…
9/11, Ground Zero, Security, Terrorism
Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, Hurricane Katrina, NASA, 28 August 2005.
Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. An estimated 1,836 people died in the hurricane and the flooding…
Disaster, Emergency, Hurricanes, Katrina, Security
FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, No date given
"The Federal Emergency Management Agency is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain…
DHS, Emergency, FEMA, Security, Terrorism
U.S. Government Printing Office, United States Coast Guard, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland…
Maritime, Military Service, Security, USGC
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