Families begin move into new Army Family Housing – 11 March 2013, Camp Humphreys, South Korea

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Families begin move into new Army Family Housing - 11 March 2013, Camp Humphreys, South Korea

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Families begin move into new Army Family Housing

By Clint Stone
USAG Humphreys Public Affairs

CAMP HUMPHREYS – The next step in the Camp Humphreys transformation was realized March 6 when the first families began moving into the new Army Family Housing towers here.

The three housing towers will soon be home to 210 Army families.

Part of the ongoing transformation and relocation of U.S. Forces in Korea, the apartment-style housing is packed with improvements, such as increased storage, natural gas stoves, high tech security systems and child safety windows. The apartments feature an external mechanical room to minimize customer inconvenience if repairs need to be made.

There are a total of 285 parking spaces and families can look forward to hard wood flooring and CCTV security cameras on their front doors. There are five specially designed handicapped accessible apartments on the first floor of each of the three towers.

When asked what sets these housing units apart from earlier models, Robert D. Perry, the Housing Facilities chief said, “We’ve never had five bedroom apartments before.”

Like most new families preparing to move into overseas accommodations, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Tony Penaz and family were a little leery.

“We weren’t expecting something this nice coming here,” said Penaz. His wife, Sarah, three boys and the family beagle joined him in their move from Fort Bliss, Texas. When asked what impressed her the most about the new housing, Sarah said, “The size. It accommodates our large family of five.”

In total, the new housing towers will increase the availability at Camp Humphreys by 18 five-bedroom apartments, 52 four-bedroom apartments, and 140 three-bedroom apartments.

All of the new units were designed and built using the latest technology to ensure “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” compliance.

“Overall, this means that we built a superior facility that will not only last for years to come but save our valuable resources in the long run,” said Linda Slotosch, the Housing Division chief.

U.S. Army photo by Edward N. Johnson

Posted by USAG-Humphreys on 2013-03-13 07:21:28

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Our new home!

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Our new home!

Please excuse the crappy pics and ghost boy…..I was in a hurry. P.S. our yard is our first major renovation.

Posted by R. Denise Photography (Rhobin) on 2009-10-29 20:03:26

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The Garden .::HDR::.

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The Garden .::HDR::.

Stupid weather website said it would rain today.
So i thought: "ok then ill sleep like a bear and wake up late tomorrow and watch dvds at home all day long"
Now i wake up, look out the window and what do i see? The best sky to make HDR pics! And NO RAIN!
GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
And i coulda have gonne to this island to take awesome pics (which was my original plans), and didnt cos of the STUPID WEATHER SITE.
NE WAY!

Ill try to go out and take good pics 🙂

ALSO!

I need to get my hair cut.

AND!

I need to go to the tattoo store and talk to the guy there about the design for the new tattoo im going to get. WOHOO!

View On Black to lay down and relax

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Almost all my photos are geotagged !!!

The shot

Standard 3 exposures HDR [-2,0,+2EV] in RAW/ISO100 at f/11 using Canon 18-55mm lens, on tripod.

Photomatix

Tonemapped using the detail enhancer.

Photoshop

-Added one layer mask of "curves" to increase the contrast.

-Added one layer mask of "hue/saturation" to decrease the color saturation.

-Sharpened using high pass sharpening (A-HAAAAAAAAA!)

Music

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Posted by Raffy Carvalheira on 2009-05-01 14:15:12

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The Holy Grail (…with an eye twinkle…;-)

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The Holy Grail (...with an eye twinkle...;-)

Apple store on 5th avenue, Manhattan, New York City (currently under renovation).
Taken – of course with an Apple iPhone 4 – during our visit in New York, April 2011.

We are a real (crazy) Apple family with:

1 iMac 27"
2 MacBook Pro 15"
1 MacBook Air 11"
1 iPad
2 iPhone 4
1 iPhone 3GS
1 iPhone 3G
1 iPod Touch
2 iPod Nano
2 iPod Shuffle

Comments and favs welcome, even from poor Microsoft Windows Users 😉

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; NYSE: AAPL; previously Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of October 2010, the company operates 317 retail stores in ten countries, and an online store where hardware and software products are sold. As of May 2011, Apple is one of the largest companies in the world and the most valuable technology company in the world, having surpassed Microsoft.

Established on April 1, 1976 in Cupertino, California, and incorporated January 3, 1977, the company was previously named Apple Computer, Inc., for its first 30 years, but removed the word "Computer" on January 9, 2007, to reflect the company’s ongoing expansion into the consumer electronics market in addition to its traditional focus on personal computers. As of September 2010, Apple had 46,600 full time employees and 2,800 temporary full time employees worldwide and had worldwide annual sales of $65.23 billion.

For reasons as various as its philosophy of comprehensive aesthetic design to its distinctive advertising campaigns, Apple has established a unique reputation in the consumer electronics industry. This includes a customer base that is devoted to the company and its brand, particularly in the United States. Fortune magazine named Apple the most admired company in the United States in 2008, and in the world in 2008, 2009, and 2010. The company has also received widespread criticism for its contractors’ labor, environmental, and business practices.

While this brand loyalty is considered unusual for any product, Apple appears not to have gone out of its way to create it. At one time, Apple evangelists were actively engaged by the company, but this was after the phenomenon was already firmly established. Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki has called the brand fanaticism "something that was stumbled upon". Apple has, however, supported the continuing existence of a network of Mac User Groups in most major and many minor centers of population where Mac computers are available.

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IMG_4699-02_Pan

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IMG_4699-02_Pan

Blenheim Palace is a monumental region house located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the dukes of Marlborough, and the only non-royal non-episcopal region house in England to keep the title of palace. The palace, one of England’s most significant houses, was constructed among 1705 and circa 1722. Blenheim Palace was selected a UNESCO Entire world Heritage Web-site in 1987.

The setting up of the palace was originally meant to be a reward to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, from a grateful nation for the duke’s army triumphs in opposition to the French and Bavarians during the War of the Spanish Succession, culminating in the 1704 Struggle of Blenheim. However, before long following its design started, the palace was to develop into the matter of political infighting this led to Marlborough’s exile, the slide from electrical power of his duchess, and lasting damage to the name of the architect Sir John Vanbrugh.

Made in the exceptional, and quick-lived, English Baroque design, architectural appreciation of the palace is as divided right now as it was in the 1720s. It is exclusive in its mixed utilization as a household home, mausoleum and nationwide monument. The palace is also noteworthy as the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill.

Subsequent the palace’s completion, it became the home of the Churchill, later Spencer-Churchill, household for the up coming three hundred yrs, and many members of the household have in that interval wrought modifications, in the interiors, park and gardens. At the close of the 19th century, the palace was saved from ruin by money gained from the ninth Duke of Marlborough’s relationship to American railroad heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt. The exterior of the palace continues to be in superior mend.

Posted by Kev Gregory (General) on 2016-05-31 18:36:18

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