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2014-11-03 12:24:04

National Guard and Reserve Members Nominate Your Exceptional Civilian Employer for Nation's Top Honor WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-07-28 12:28:49

St. Jude is one of 15 recipients honored for supporting military personnel MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St.

2014-05-27 23:06:16

NHPRC Funding will be used to complete seven-volume Marshall Papers project documenting the life and career of George C.

2014-04-30 23:15:14

Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was recently awarded The Pro Patria Award for his support to Lt. Col. Kevin Johnson, USAF Reserves. Additionally, Dr.


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'.