Photo provided U.S. Navy Capt. James Sullivan, a Helena native, is serving as the Liaison Naval Officer between the European Command and Naval Forces Europe during military operations in Libya.
It’s almost exactly a quarter-century since the Unites States’ 1986 air raids on Libya and its leader, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, in retaliation for his involvement in terrorist activities, including the killing of U.S service members in a bombing at a Berlin disco.
Back in 1986, U.S. Navy Capt. James “Jimmer” Sullivan had a close-up view as a helicopter pilot, and he’s in the middle of the execution of the current operations now, as the Liaison Naval Officer (LNO) between the European Command (EUCOM) and Naval Forces Europe. African Command (AFRICOM) is running the operation, and EUCOM is providing combat resources and coordinating logistics of AFRICOM’s combat capability, all while working with NATO other members of the current coalition. Operations include air strikes, civilian evacuations, humanitarian missions, enforcing the current no-fly zone and more.
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Tom O'Sullivan, All Ireland Champ
Multiple All-Ireland winner Tom O’Sullivan will return to training tonight to help shore up Kerry’s defence – but the Munster champions’ delight will be tempered by news today that Marc Ó Sé has been hit with a one-month ban by Croke Park.
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Aidan Dennis Sullivan
Special from Jaspreet Virk of the Money Times:
have certainly not gone to waste for the Sullivan family! Though they have been
robbed of the money they had collected for their 9-year-old son, Aidan
Sullivan's surgery, support is still pouring in. After reports last week that
some heartless person had stolen the money collected for Aidan's ear surgery, a
Rockland-based foundation has now replaced the lost money. Clarke Osborn, a
volunteer with the Vincent Crotty Memorial Foundation, and Vincent Crotty's
father, Peter, have delivered a $7000 check to the family. If on one hand the
family has been struck with the harsh reality of the darker side of human
nature, the whole incidence has also the restored their faith in humanity.
While Aidan mother, Colleen, stated that she was devastated and did a lot of
crying, the 9-year-old was more annoyed, and had a message for the thief, “I'm
going to kick your butt!"
Sullivan's family had organized a community fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 20, to
collect money for the surgery who his suffering from hemifacial microsomia, a
condition in which the lower half of one side of the face is underdeveloped and
does not grow normally.The 9-year-old
has so far undergone 10 surgeries to treat the congenital disorder. This time
the parents had planned to use the fundraiser money for the surgery to
construct his missing right ear. But as fate would have it, someone crashed the
fundraiser and walked away with some $8,000 the family had managed to collect
for their brave son.
family sought support
The incident devastated the Sullivan family, who were hopeful to use the
donation for an operation which is expected to cost between $25,000 and
$30,000. Aidan’s father, Timothy
Sullivan, who is a New York City firefighter, voiced
his disappointment saying, “It's absolutely heartbreaking that someone would
steal." Despite the miseries, the family did not give up. Since then,
Aidan and his parents appeared on several television channels, Fox 5, and CBS 2
News, seeking support for their son. Tapping the new media, the family has also
created a Facebook page, Aidan Dennis Sullivan. The latest wall post reads,
“Aidan had a busy day today! We were in New York City and by we were home! “Tomorrow
we will begin our work of contacting everybody over the next couple days who
have been our support!"
pouring in for Aidan
At last, their efforts have definitely paid off for the Sullivans. Not only the
Vincent Crotty Memorial Foundation came forward, but people from across the
nation are rallying to help Aidan. Some have also commented on Aidan's Facebook
page, confirming their support for the 9-year-old boy. For instance, a person
named Jennifer Duffy stated, “Hi Aidan, We will be donating so never
fear!!!!" Likewise Thomas Romo, founder of Little Baby Face Foundation,
commented on the Facebook page, “Dear Aidan, I’m sorry to hear about the loss
of your money, adding that the family can contact him for help. Wishing well to
Aidan, another Facebook Karen DiMauro Clair stated that he did a great job on
TV. “I Hope Aidan gets 100 fire trucks!” Aidan operation is scheduled for March 1, 2011 at NYUMedicalCenter in New York City. To help the little
boy, one can donate to Timothy E. Sullivan Revocable Trust."
The Irish Beer Pong Championship will take place on November 27, 2010 in the Bailey, Cork. Ireland’s main beer-ponging event, which is to be attended from teams as far away as Finland, was founded and organized by Stephen O’Sullivan.
Olympic Swimmer Eamon Sullivan
OLYMPIC swimmer Eamon Sullivan was named Cleo Magazine's Bachelor of the Year last night, with 1.6 million people voting for the Perth-born athlete.
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Mike and Elaine Sullivan are surrounded by wellwishers as they congratulate son Joseph, after he and Nathan Cohen won the double sculls final at the World Rowing Championships.
Picton rower Joseph Sullivan's gold medal-winning row at the World Championships with Nathan Cohen in the double sculls was a triumph for persistence. Sullivan and Cohen brought the house down at Lake Karapiro on November 7, 2010 with their win over the pair from Great Britain.
It was Sullivan's fourth successive world title. A few years ago, he provided one of the great highlights of the Maadi Cup secondary-school regatta by winning three successive gold medals inside an hour. He had won golds the previous year too.
Martin Sullivan, Director, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Retired Major General Michael Sullivan (77) was a Marine fighter pilot in Vietnam who ultimately logged 400 combat missions.
A Sullivan played a role in the famous Lizzie Borden murder case of Fall River, Massachusetts. Bridget Sullivan (1866 – March 25, 1948) was the Borden family maid at the time of the gruesome hatchet murders of Andrew and Abby Borden. She was a key witness during the trial of the Borden’s daughter Lizzie, who became the chief suspect. Anyone over fifty years of age who grew up in America is familiar with the skip-rope rhyme:
Lizzie Borden took an axe
And gave her mother forty whacks.
When she saw what she had done
She gave her father forty-one.
Bridget was born in the copper mining village of Allihies and immigrated to the United States in 1886.
Ed Sullivan with wife Trish Sullivan
Illinois Republican incumbent Ed Sullivan’s pledge to slash government spending and create jobs appeared to capture a wide margin of support from people in the 51st District of the state house, with unofficial results giving him 69 percent of the vote over Democratic challenger Steve Riess. In this photo Ed is making some last minute campaign calls before the election.
The late Wes Sullivan, an editor and columnist in Salem for 56 years, was inducted into the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication's Hall of Achievement on November 5, 2010.
Declan Sullivan, Notre Dame Student
Declan Sullivan, a Notre Dame junior from Long Grove, died on October 27, 2010 while filming a Fighting Irish football practice. Sullivan was perched atop a scissor lift near the football field during a wind advisory when the lift either collapsed or blew over.
Brian Sullivan, Fox News
Brian Sullivan joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in April 2008 as an anchor. He co-anchors the 10am-12pm ET hours of the FOX Business block.
Prior to joining FBN, Sullivan served as an anchor for Bloomberg Television where he hosted the programs Morning Call and In Focus. He also frequently hosted the weekend interview program For the Record. Sullivan’s July 2007 special “Subprime Shockwaves” won the New York CPA Society Excellence in Financial Journalism award and was nominated for the Loeb Award for its early reporting on the impact of subprime mortgages on the housing market and economy.
Sullivan joined Bloomberg Television in 1997 and during his eleven years with the network, he served in various roles as a writer, editor, on-air reporter and stocks editor. In his anchor position, Sullivan interviewed prominent political and business leaders including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison, and Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. He also frequently speaks and moderates panels at events such as the Milken Institute Global Conference.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International. Born in Los Angeles, CA, he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Virginia Tech, certificate in journalism from New York University School of Continuing Education, and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Sullivan also races cars competitively in the Sports Car Club of America.
Daniel Sullivan of Sullivan Solar Power
September 23, 2010 (Alpine) – Sullivan Solar Power, a San Diego firm ranked among the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine, is offering group discounts to help Alpine homeowners and businesses create a solar-powered community.
“When the powers-that-be such as the PUC, Sempra and SDG&E don’t respect the wishes of the constituents, it’s time for the constituents to declare independence,” Daniel Sullivan, president of Sullivan Solar Power, told East County Magazine. “What we are doing is setting the stage for them to declare independence at a cost that’s less than they would find anywhere else.”
Kevin Sullivan, 2010 Ironman Contender
After three years of training and preparation, a former Waterford man has qualified for the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Kevin Sullivan, 48, who grew up in Waterford and now lives in Redondo Beach, Calif., is among the 1,800 athletes to qualify for the intense race. Sullivan and the other competitors from around the world will attempt to swin 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run a marathon.
R. Mark Sullivan
Get Well Soon, President Sullivan!
On Monday, September 27, 2010, the president of St. Rose College in Albany, New York, R. Mark Sullivan, suffered a mild stroke and was rushed to the hospital. Under Sullivan's leadership since 1996, St. Rose has grown in size and quality. The International O'Sullivan Clan wishes President Sullivan a speedy recovery.
February 24, 2011 UPDATE:
Five months after suffering a stroke, R. Mark Sullivan, president of the College of Saint Rose, has returned to work.
Sullivan, who has led the Albany school for the past 15 years, had been out of work since suffering what his family described as a mild stroke on Sept. 27.
John Thomas "J. T." O'Sullivan was born on August 25, 1979 in Burbank, California. He is the quarterback for the NFL Cincinnati Bengals. He played college ball for UC Davis. His professional career started when he was drafted in the sixth round to the New Orleans Saints in 2002. During his career O’Sullivan has played for the Green Bay Packers, the Chicago Bears, the Minnesota Vikings, the New England Patriots, the Carolina Panthers, the Detroit Lions, and the San Francisco 49ers.
Mark O'Sullivan on Amigo
Butlerstown-born rider Mark O’Sullivan came out on top with the Michael Monaghan-owned ‘Amigo’ after a thrilling 14-horse jump-off at Ballinamona, Co. Waterford in the 2009 National Grand Prix at the Minsteron, which was sponsored by Cleaboy Retail Park.
John O'Sullivan Opera Singer
John O'Sullivan was an acclaimed opera singer early in the twentieth century.
Sullivan Brothers Memorial Statue
WATERLOO, Iowa --- A restored religious statue honoring Waterloo's five Sullivan brothers killed during World War II now has a new home.
The statue of Mary, Queen of Peace, was moved to the Waterloo Knights of Columbus Council 700 Hall, 1955 Locke Ave., early Friday afternoon, October 8, 2010.
The statue will be formally dedicated Nov. 13, 2010, the anniversary of the sinking of the USS Juneau, the ship on which the five brothers served in the South Pacific during the war.
The Roman Catholic statue honors George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert Sullivan. It was removed from its original location at now-closed St. Mary's Catholic Church, the brothers' home parish, for relocation and restoration over the summer by Hagarty Monuments of Waterloo and Kallin-Johnson Monument Co. of Fort Dodge.
The marble statue, imported from Italy and constructed with funds raised by Sullivans nationwide, had been at St. Mary's since 1956. Several alternative locations were considered after St. Mary's ceased to be used as a worship site several years ago. The Sullivan family and the Knights of Columbus determined this past spring to locate the statue at the K of C hall, and funds were raised for the restoration and relocation.
Nicole Sullivan, Actress
While Nicole Sullivan made her Hollywood breakthrough on nighttime soaps like "Party of Five" and "Models, Inc.," she is best known for her comedic roles. She was a principle cast member on "MADtv" for 10 years, she starred as the titular character on Lifetime Television's original sitcom "Rita Rocks," and she now co-stars as Bonnie in the William Shatner-starring CBS sitcom, "$#*! My Dad Says."
Aside from being a talented actress, comedian and voice-over artist, Nicole is first and foremost a wife and mother. She's been married to actor Jason Packham since 2006, and together they have two sons, Dashel, 3, and Beckett, 1.
Michael Sullivan, Producer
Michael Sullivan, shown at his Marblehead home, is the executive producer behind the new nationally syndicated Frontline-PBS series ‘God in America,’ which explores religious faith and its effect on public life and American history.
The O'Sullivan Tartan Ceremony
Davina O'Sullivan, Orlando, Florida
Davina O'Sullivan, of Orlando, had a broken leg, but still completed the half-marathon during the Marathon of the Palm Beaches Sunday, December 5, 2010. Her leg was broken when she was hit by a car while roller blading. The break didn't require a cast but she was warned by her doctor to be careful. She has participated in this marathon for three years straight, and she wasn't inclined to miss one.