Latest Fort Belvoir Stories

2014-04-09 08:32:36

Company Donates $150,000 to Serve Active Duty and Wounded Troops, Military Families, and Caregivers MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) the first Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda. As a sponsor, SAIC will donate $150,000, over the next three years, to assist with the center's daily operations and programs to benefit...

2014-02-18 23:23:26

Company to Promote Innovative Communications and IT Security Solutions Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Government agencies will have the opportunity to meet the Futaris team at the upcoming Ft. Belvoir Government Expo. The high-tech communications and IT security solutions provider owns a global satellite communications system with coverage in various parts of the world. Futaris has a successful history of providing highly reliable and highly secure communications solutions for...

2014-01-16 12:20:54

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Defense Logistics Agency Energy, in partnership with the Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command, recently awarded an energy savings performance contract that will generate more than $2 million in guaranteed energy and water savings per year for the 99th RSC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/MM82677LOGO) "This project has all the elements of energy sustainability, including energy reduction,...

2014-01-06 08:22:41

~Show Launches January 8th at Noon EST on Voice America's Business Channel CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Ruisi, host of the new Voice America Network radio show Step Up And Play Big, announced today that current U.S. Army Colonel Gregory Gadson, garrison commander at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will be the first guest on his radio show set to air live on January 8(th), 2014 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. (Photo:...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'