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2014-07-02 12:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced the 12 recipients of the 2014 Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship. AFA will present $2,500 to each awardee to assist spouses of airmen and Department of the Air Force civilian employees who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degrees. The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor, or...

2011-04-21 08:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Erin Conaton, Under Secretary of the Air Force, as the guest speaker for the May session of the AFA Air Force Breakfast Program Series, to be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel. Ms. Conaton is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force, including the...

2011-01-03 15:05:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFA announces that the Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, will be starting off the 2011 AFA Air Force Breakfast Program Series as the guest speaker for the January session, to be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, VA. The Air Force Breakfast Program is a monthly series that provides a venue for senior Air Force and Department of Defense...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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