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2010-01-21 12:30:00

Petraeus to talk about his role as commander of U.S. Central Command and the surge in Iraq and Afghanistan NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S.

2009-08-25 17:09:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of wartime veterans rose to cheer as General David H. Petraeus, Commander of the U.S. Central Command, was awarded The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal this morning. The Legion's National Commander, David K.

2009-05-04 09:19:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General David H. Petraeus, Commander of the United States Central Command, received the William J.

2009-05-01 09:18:00

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General David H. Petraeus, commander of the United States Central Command, will receive the William J. Donovan Award from The OSS Society on May 2, 2009 in Washington, DC. The William J.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.