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2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J.

2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert

2014-05-14 16:21:52

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pentagon and a New York Times reporter gave conflicting accounts this week of whether U.S.

2014-04-30 04:20:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military experts today questioned why the Pentagon is reiterating defenses of the transgender service ban that were discredited

2014-03-13 12:20:12

Commission Report Disputes Medical Rationale as Outdated, Harmful SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commission co-chaired by a former US Surgeon General released a

2014-03-12 23:26:46

Virginia-based Capital One Bank will serve as presenting sponsor for World T.E.A.M.

2014-02-24 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen.

2014-01-29 12:30:35

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 6, 2014, Adobe will hold its 5(th) Annual Digital Government Assembly at the Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City.


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'.