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2005-07-27 21:36:31

Please read in last paragraph ... Fort Richardson, Alaska ... instead of Fort Richardson, Arkansas ... and ... Fort Wainwright, Alaska ... instead of ... Fort Wainwright, Arkansas ... . A corrected story follows WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Army bases in Texas, Washington State, Kansas, Colorado and New York will get increases in combat troops and family members under a new plan for mobile battle forces announced on Wednesday. Fort Bliss, Texas, which currently has no combat soldiers, would be...

2005-07-27 18:47:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Army bases in Texas, Washington State, Kansas, Colorado and New York will get increases in combat troops and family members under a new plan for mobile battle forces announced on Wednesday. Fort Bliss, Texas, which currently has no combat soldiers, would be the biggest gainer with nearly 20,000 troops and about 70,000 family dependents over the next three years under a "Modular Forces Initiative," Gen. Richard Cody, the Army vice chief of staff, told reporters. Fort...


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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