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NASA Astronaut Group 2Edit

This is to let you know that the above article has been scheduled as today's featured article for 17 September 2022. Please check that the article needs no amendments. Feel free to amend the draft blurb, which can be found at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/September 2022, or to make comments on other matters concerning the scheduling of this article at Wikipedia talk:Today's featured article/September 2022. I suggest that you watchlist Wikipedia:Main Page/Errors from two days before it appears on the Main Page. Thanks and congratulations on your work!—Wehwalt (talk) 20:09, 12 August 2022 (UTC)

September music
 

Thank you today for the article, introduced: "This article is about the Next Nine, the nine astronauts selected for Projects Gemini and Apollo in 1962. They were the next most famous group after the Mercury Seven, although few astronauts are much remembered today. They are also widely regarded as the best group ever chosen. Six of the nine flew to the Moon (Lovell and Young twice), and Armstrong, Conrad and Young walked on it as well. Seven of the nine were awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor (one posthumously)."! - It's amazing what's going on on your talk between announcement and appearance, thanks for new FA and GAs and DYKs also! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:36, 17 September 2022 (UTC)

... and today I wrote an article about music premiered today, Like as the hart. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 13:46, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

travel and strings sound --Gerda Arendt (talk) 14:03, 26 September 2022 (UTC)

Four AwardEdit

  Four Award
Congratulations! You have been awarded the Four Award for your work from beginning to end on Rupert Downes. — Bilorv (talk) 19:05, 4 September 2022 (UTC)

Congratulations! Not many Four Awards given more than 15 years after the author created the article, but this is one of them. It isn't quite the largest creation-to-FA gap on the list, but I think 11 years 9 months is a record for GA-to-FA gap. In any case, it's a testament to how hard you've worked writing content for most of Wikipedia's existence. — Bilorv (talk) 19:05, 4 September 2022 (UTC)

Board of Trustees electionEdit

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Your GA nomination of Edgar WilliamsEdit

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Your GA nomination of Edgar WilliamsEdit

The article Edgar Williams you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold  . The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needing to be addressed. If these are fixed within 7 days, the article will pass; otherwise it may fail. See Talk:Edgar Williams for issues which need to be addressed. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Djmaschek -- Djmaschek (talk) 21:41, 5 September 2022 (UTC)

Tech News: 2022-36Edit

23:19, 5 September 2022 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of William AndersEdit

The article William Anders you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:William Anders for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already appeared on the main page as a "Did you know" item, or as a bold link under "In the News" or in the "On This Day" prose section, you can nominate it within the next seven days to appear in DYK. Bolded names with dates listed at the bottom of the "On This Day" column do not affect DYK eligibility. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Simongraham -- Simongraham (talk) 01:02, 6 September 2022 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Anna Lee FisherEdit

The article Anna Lee Fisher you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Anna Lee Fisher for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already appeared on the main page as a "Did you know" item, or as a bold link under "In the News" or in the "On This Day" prose section, you can nominate it within the next seven days to appear in DYK. Bolded names with dates listed at the bottom of the "On This Day" column do not affect DYK eligibility. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Balon Greyjoy -- Balon Greyjoy (talk) 12:41, 8 September 2022 (UTC)

Operation Hurricane scheduled for TFAEdit

This is to let you know that the Operation Hurricane article has been scheduled as today's featured article for October 3, 2022. Please check the article needs no amendments. If you're interested in editing the main page text, you're welcome to do so at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/October 3, 2022, but note that a coordinator will trim the lead to around 1000 characters anyway, so you aren't obliged to do so.

For Featured Articles promoted recently, there will be an existing blurb linked from the FAC talk page, which is likely to be transferred to the TFA page by a coordinator at some point.

We suggest that you watchlist Wikipedia:Main Page/Errors from the day before this appears on Main Page. Thanks! Jimfbleak - talk to me? 13:43, 8 September 2022 (UTC)

Congratulations from the Military History ProjectEdit

  Military history reviewers' award
On behalf of the Military History Project, I am proud to present the The Milhist reviewing award (2 stripes) for participating in 7 reviews between April and June 2022. Peacemaker67 (talk) via MilHistBot (talk) 07:15, 10 September 2022 (UTC)
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Your GA nomination of William Penney, Baron PenneyEdit

Hi there, I'm pleased to inform you that I've begun reviewing the article William Penney, Baron Penney you nominated for GA-status according to the criteria.   This process may take up to 7 days. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you might have during this period. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Zawed -- Zawed (talk) 07:20, 10 September 2022 (UTC)

Fixable?Edit

And again, I have confused the bot. [3]. Not a big deal, but is there a way that it can be corrected on Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/Awards/ACM/Eligibility tracking? Hog Farm Talk 23:21, 11 September 2022 (UTC)

This Month in GLAM: August 2022Edit





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DYK for Osmond J. RitlandEdit

 On 13 September 2022, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Osmond J. Ritland, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Osmond J. Ritland (pictured) was one of four men who selected Area 51 as the site for their Lockheed U-2 spy plane project? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Osmond J. Ritland. You are welcome to check how many pageviews the nominated article or articles got while on the front page (here's how, Osmond J. Ritland), and if they received a combined total of at least 416.7 views per hour (i.e., 5,000 views in 12 hours or 10,000 in 24), the hook may be added to the statistics page. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

 — Amakuru (talk) 00:02, 13 September 2022 (UTC)

  Hook update
Your hook reached 6,953 views (579.4 per hour), making it one of the most viewed hooks of September 2022 – nice work!

theleekycauldron (talkcontribs) (she/her) 21:00, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

Tech News: 2022-37Edit

01:47, 13 September 2022 (UTC)

Wikiproject Military history coordinator election voting opening soon!Edit

Voting for the upcoming project coordinator election opens in a few hours (00:01 UTC on 15 September) and will last through 23:59 on 28 September. A team of up to ten coordinators will be elected for the next coordination year. The project coordinators are the designated points of contact for issues concerning the project, and are responsible for maintaining our internal structure and processes. They do not, however, have any authority over article content or editor conduct, or any other special powers. More information on being a coordinator is available here. Voting is conducted using simple approval voting and questions for the candidates are welcome. If you have any questions, you can contact any member of the current coord team. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:26, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

Correction to previous election announcementEdit

Just a quick correction to the prior message about the 2022 MILHIST coordinator election! I (Hog Farm) didn't proofread the message well enough and left out a link to the election page itself in this message. The voting will occur here; sorry about the need for a second message and the inadvertent omission from the prior one. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 17:41, 15 September 2022 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Edgar WilliamsEdit

The article Edgar Williams you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Edgar Williams for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already appeared on the main page as a "Did you know" item, or as a bold link under "In the News" or in the "On This Day" prose section, you can nominate it within the next seven days to appear in DYK. Bolded names with dates listed at the bottom of the "On This Day" column do not affect DYK eligibility. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Djmaschek -- Djmaschek (talk) 23:21, 15 September 2022 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for September 17Edit

An automated process has detected that when you recently edited List of United States Military Academy first captains, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Molesworth.

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Rollback?Edit

Hello, you rollbacked my edit here. Could you let me know why? Thanks, --Ferien (talk) 10:10, 17 September 2022 (UTC)

There is nothing wrong with the article. I will not permit maintenance banners under any circumstances. Note that 3RR does not apply to me. Hawkeye7 (discuss) 10:13, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
You are right, there is nothing wrong with the article itself at present. But it is not a maintenance banner. There are multiple copyright violations in the history of the article that need revision deletion. That template was there to request revision deletion. I don't see how 3RR is relevant here, or still how rollback was appropriate. --Ferien (talk) 10:16, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
It is today's featured article. There is special remit to protect it against vandalism. Take the maintenance banners someplace else. Hawkeye7 (discuss) 10:23, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
There was vandalism/copyright violations that needed to be RevDelled... by reverting that RevDel template, you were leaving these copyright violations in the history on today's featured article, which I'd argue is worse than leaving a tag on there that unregistered editors can't see and would probably be removed in a few hours. I do not see how you needed to note that "3RR does not apply to you" (even though it does, just considerable leeway is given to you), as I did not revert your edit and was not interested in doing so until this discussion was resolved. That is why I came here and didn't just revert back. You could even say this was an abuse of rollback on your end because you reverted a good-faith edit that was trying to help remove a copyright violation, and gave no explanation until I asked for it. --Ferien (talk) 10:43, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
And I would argue that placing a banner on the page is much worse than any copyright violation in the article history. Seek consensus before placing banners. Hawkeye7 (discuss) 11:10, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
There is no need for consensus to mark a copyright violation, according to Wikipedia:Copyright violations, which is not just a policy but also a policy with legal considerations. While I could have placed this on an admin's talk page, and will do in future for cases like these, there is nothing I can find saying I cannot tag the article itself, and you did not go to another admin to ask for RevDel, you just rollbacked my edit and left copyright violations in the history of the article. Seeing as you have not provided a reason for rollbacking my edit after I have asked 3 times why rollback was necessary, I'm going to move this discussion to WP:XRV. --Ferien (talk) 13:42, 17 September 2022 (UTC)

Notice of noticeboard discussionEdit

  There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrative action review regarding an action which you performed. Thank you. --Ferien (talk) 13:43, 17 September 2022 (UTC)

DYK nomination of British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of GermanyEdit

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Tech News: 2022-38Edit

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Your GA nomination of William Penney, Baron PenneyEdit

The article William Penney, Baron Penney you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold  . The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needing to be addressed. If these are fixed within 7 days, the article will pass; otherwise it may fail. See Talk:William Penney, Baron Penney for issues which need to be addressed. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Zawed -- Zawed (talk) 11:01, 22 September 2022 (UTC)

October 2022 New Pages Patrol backlog driveEdit

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Your GA nomination of William Penney, Baron PenneyEdit

The article William Penney, Baron Penney you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:William Penney, Baron Penney for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already appeared on the main page as a "Did you know" item, or as a bold link under "In the News" or in the "On This Day" prose section, you can nominate it within the next seven days to appear in DYK. Bolded names with dates listed at the bottom of the "On This Day" column do not affect DYK eligibility. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Zawed -- Zawed (talk) 09:21, 26 September 2022 (UTC)

Wikiproject Military history coordinator election voting closing soonEdit

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The Bugle: Issue CXCVIII, September 2022Edit

 
Your Military History Newsletter

The Bugle is published by the Military history WikiProject. To receive it on your talk page, please join the project or sign up here.
If you are a project member who does not want delivery, please remove your name from this page. Your editors, Ian Rose (talk) and Nick-D (talk) 21:31, 26 September 2022 (UTC)

Tech News: 2022-39Edit

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Shores upEdit

Apologies for having to amend your text, but though we should avoid double phrasing like that. Can you find the original WT:MILHIST discussion of Wiki-tan? Buckshot06 (talk) 06:22, 27 September 2022 (UTC)

No problems. I was about to amend it myself and got an edit conflict. Hawkeye7 (discuss) 06:28, 27 September 2022 (UTC)

Promotion of Kathryn D. SullivanEdit

 Congratulations, Hawkeye7! The article you nominated, Kathryn D. Sullivan, has been promoted to featured status, recognizing it as one of the best articles on Wikipedia. The nomination discussion has been archived.
This is a rare accomplishment and you should be proud. If you would like, you may nominate it to appear on the Main page as Today's featured article. Keep up the great work! Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) via FACBot (talk) 00:06, 28 September 2022 (UTC)

Princess Elizabeth's wedding cakesEdit

Hello Hawkeye7. Thank you for your input on my page Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten's wedding cakes regarding it being a notable subject. This is my first time having a talk page about any of my submissions so I'm not sure how to proceed. Could you let me know what I do next? I'm keen to get this right. Additionally, I don't know where I should make the amendment to the DYK tag line. Could you help me with that too? Thanks! BJCHK (talk) 07:05, 30 September 2022 (UTC)

The Signpost: 30 September 2022Edit

DYK for William AndersEdit

 On 1 October 2022, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article William Anders, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that William Anders took the iconic photograph Earthrise (pictured)? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/William Anders. You are welcome to check how many pageviews the nominated article or articles got while on the front page (here's how, William Anders), and if they received a combined total of at least 416.7 views per hour (i.e., 5,000 views in 12 hours or 10,000 in 24), the hook may be added to the statistics page. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cwmhiraeth (talk) 00:38, 1 October 2022 (UTC)

  Hook update
Your hook reached 15,032 views (642.4 per hour), making it one of the most viewed hooks of October 2022 – nice work!

theleekycauldron (talkcontribs) (she/her) 01:18, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

CongratulationsEdit

Hawkeye, let me be the first to congratulate on your well-deserved election as MilHist's Lead Coord -- your dedication to the project, and WP as a whole, is second to none. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 10:32, 1 October 2022 (UTC)

Promotion of American services and supply in the Siegfried Line campaignEdit

 Congratulations, Hawkeye7! The article you nominated, American services and supply in the Siegfried Line campaign, has been promoted to featured status, recognizing it as one of the best articles on Wikipedia. The nomination discussion has been archived.
This is a rare accomplishment and you should be proud. If you would like, you may nominate it to appear on the Main page as Today's featured article. Keep up the great work! Cheers, Gog the Mild (talk) via FACBot (talk) 00:06, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Congratulations from the Military History ProjectEdit

  Content Review Medal of Merit (Military history)
On behalf of the Military History Project, I am proud to present the The Content Review Medal of Merit (Military history) for participating in 13 reviews between July and September 2022. Zawed (talk) via MilHistBot (talk) 00:31, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Keep track of upcoming reviews. Just copy and paste {{WPMILHIST Review alerts}} to your user space

Gateway SpaceportEdit

I see you are in a space related wiki. I'm curious what your opinion on Gateway Spaceport is. IMO it's dubious in prospect and also notability. Would you have any thoughts? Unbroken Chain (talk) 02:53, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Featured topics: Nuclear weapons and the United KingdomEdit

Good morning Hawkeye, just a quick note to express my admiration for your work on the Featured topic Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom. I also thought of suggesting Atomic Weapons Establishment as a potential candidate to include in this topic. Best regards, Whizz40 (talk) 05:41, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

TFAEdit

October music
 

Thank you today for Operation Hurricane, "about Britain's first nuclear test, which was conducted in Western Australia in 1952. Britain became the third nuclear power after the United States and the Soviet Union."! - ... and also for all the other good things since its TFA announcement: more featured material, and the election! -- Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:18, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

CongratulationsEdit

  The Lead Coordinator stars
On behalf of the members of WikiProject Military history, in recognition of your re-election to the position of Lead Coordinator, I take great pleasure in presenting you with the Lead Coordinator's stars, and wish you the best of luck for the coming year! Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 18:22, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

DYK for British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of GermanyEdit

 On 4 October 2022, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of Germany, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of Germany involved buffaloes, ducks and weasels? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of Germany. You are welcome to check how many pageviews the nominated article or articles got while on the front page (here's how, British logistics in the Western Allied Invasion of Germany), and if they received a combined total of at least 416.7 views per hour (i.e., 5,000 views in 12 hours or 10,000 in 24), the hook may be added to the statistics page. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cwmhiraeth (talk) 00:03, 4 October 2022 (UTC)

Tech News: 2022-40Edit

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Allied logistics in the Kokoda Track campaignEdit

Hi Hawkeye. I have provisionally scheduled Allied logistics in the Kokoda Track campaign as the TFA for 4 November. Would you prefer to write the blurb, or are you happy for one to be produced for you? Cheers. Gog the Mild (talk) 07:34, 6 October 2022 (UTC)

I note that you have already been discussing one with Dank (in 2019). Are you ok to go with that one? Gog the Mild (talk) 12:56, 6 October 2022 (UTC)
Yes, that one will be fine. Hawkeye7 (discuss) 18:42, 6 October 2022 (UTC)