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2011-05-25 13:31:00

Poor educational achievement disqualifies many young people in U.S. from military service WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing more than 200 retired generals and admirals who are members of the national nonprofit Mission: Readiness, retired Army Brigadier General Clara Adams-Ender joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at a press conference today to announce a new grant initiative to...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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