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Airplanes at night time – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

February 18th, 2016

Some cool journey to Washington images:

Planes during the night – Ronald Reagan Washington Nationwide Airport
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Ronald Reagan Washington nationwide Airport is a residential area airport located 3 statute miles (4.8 kilometer) south of downtown Washington, D.C., in Arlington County, Virginia. It’s the commercial airport closest to Washington, D.C. For most years, it had been called Washington nationwide Airport, but this airport was indeed rebranded in 1998 to honor former President Ronald Reagan. With a few exclusions, channels into and regarding DCA are limited by spots within 1,250 statute kilometers (2,010 kilometer), in order to control aviation sound and deliver the primary air-traffic amount towards bigger but more remote Dulles airport terminal. In 2006, the airport served about 18.5 million passengers. Reagan nationwide is a focus city for individuals Airways, Reagan nationwide’s largest carrier. The usa Airways Shuttle provides near-hourly environment shuttle solution to LaGuardia Airport in new york and Logan international airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Delta Air Lines’ Delta Shuttle additionally provides near-hourly environment shuttle means to fix LaGuardia. Reagan National simply provides U.S. immigration and traditions services for business jet traffic; certainly the only global flights allowed to secure at DCA will be the ones from airports with U.S. Customs and Border protection preclearance, including the airfields in Bahamas and Bermuda, as well as some significant Canadian airports. For all other intercontinental passenger paths, people who work in the Washington Metropolitan region could use Dulles International Airport western of city and Baltimore-Washington International Airport northeast of city.

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Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport DCA arrivals and departures with health music

September 18th, 2014

Arrivals and departures close-up at Ronald Reagan Washington nationwide Airport completely HD . Health history music 🙂 relax and revel in the planes . Hinterg…
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Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (US Customs & Border Patrol)

June 23rd, 2013

Some cool Government images:

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (US Customs & Border Patrol)
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The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, named after former United States President Ronald Reagan, is the first federal building in Washington, D.C. designed for both governmental and private sector purposes. Each of the organizations located in the Pennsylvania Avenue building are dedicated to international trade and globalization. Organizations headquartered in this building include the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The first private sector lease was signed with investment banking firm Quarterdeck Investment Partners, Inc. The building hosts conferences, trade shows, cultural events, and outdoor concerts. However, post-9/11 security requirements for high-profile federal buildings have limited the extent of the public/private access anticipated by its designers.

The building is located above the Federal Triangle Metro station at what was once known as the "plague spot" in Washington, an area once populated heavily with saloons and brothels. The federal government purchased the land in the 1920s, and it was to be part of the Federal Triangle redevelopment of the late 1920s and 1930s. Until development on the current building began in 1996, the area known as the "Great Plaza" was used as a massive downtown parking lot. The building, designed by James Ingo Freed (of the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) and Ellerbe Becket, is located in front of the Oscar Straus Memorial.

At the time it was built, the Ronald Reagan Building was the most expensive federal building ever constructed, at a cost of 8 million. As a federal office building, it is second in size only to the Pentagon. Its naming was controversial, because Ronald Reagan was considered to be a champion of small government and this building was seen by some as an example of a government waste. The conference center hosts over 1,200 events each year, including many of Washington’s annual social galas. With the city’s largest parking garage, information center, and a metro rail station, the building is visited by over 1 million tourists each year. The summer concert series held on the Woodrow Wilson Plaza and the many food options draw many to the building during the lunch hour.

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark addresses the audience at the swearing-in ceremony March 14, 2011 at Government House

Police honoured for valour, meritorious service
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Facing down armed robbers, rescuing children and dodging bullets were all in a day’s work for some of the 60 B.C. police officers honoured tonight at Government House.

Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon and Shirley Bond, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, presented the awards to outstanding officers in a ceremony marking B.C.’s 32nd annual Police Honours Night.

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Ronald Reagan: First Inaugural Address (3 of 3)

July 25th, 2010

On the eve of our struggle for independence a man who might have been one of the greatest among the Founding Fathers, Dr. Joseph Warren, president of the Massachusetts Congress, said to his fellow Americans, “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of . . . On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important questions upon which rests the happiness and the liberty of millions yet unborn. Act worthy of yourselves.” Well, I believe we, the Americans of today, are ready to act worthy of ourselves, ready to do what must be done to ensure happiness and liberty for ourselves, our children, and our children’s children. And as we renew ourselves here in our own land, we will be seen as having greater strength throughout the world. We will again be the exemplar of freedom and a beacon of hope for those who do not now have freedom. To those neighbors and allies who share our freedom, we will strengthen our historic ties and assure them of our support and firm commitment. We will match loyalty with loyalty. We will strive for mutually beneficial relations. We will not use our friendship to impose on their sovereignty, for our own sovereignty is not for sale. As for the enemies of freedom, those who are potential adversaries, they will be reminded that peace is the highest aspiration of the American people. We will negotiate for it, sacrifice for it; we will not surrender for it, now or ever. Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. Our reluctance

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