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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'