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2008-12-01 08:10:00

Military health officials are bracing for a surge of soldiers that have been deployed over a year that are expected to suffer from brain injuries and psychological problems. Some 15,000 soldiers are heading home to Ft. Campbell and experts believe as many as one in five of the 101st Airborne Division soldiers will suffer from stress-related disorders. In anticipation, the base has doubled its psychological health staff. Many troops that are stationed with the three 101st Airborne combat...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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