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2011-07-15 09:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It can be done!" Those four words sum up Navy Rear Adm. David F. Baucom's message as he assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support July 13. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh//DC35948) Onlookers lined the walls and filled seats as senior leaders of DLA, former commanders of DLA Troop Support and its legacy organizations, and employees from agencies located on the Naval Supply Activity's compound welcomed the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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