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2015-03-03 12:21:04

More than 75,000 life-saving search and rescue cases have been processed by the U.S. Coast Guard using Rescue 21 since 2009. FAIRFAX, Va., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-27 23:13:13

In response to the potential Department of Homeland Security funding lapse, Defense Mobile is offering free mobile service to United States Coast Guard service members and retirees until funding

2015-02-26 16:20:36

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to uniformed members of the U.S.

2014-12-16 23:11:05

Ring buoys are a great tool for rescues and can go places rescuer cannot.

2014-12-16 16:20:35

Northrop Grumman, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy partner to demonstrate unmanned mission flexibility POINT MUGU, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-12-12 20:20:11

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Maritime Administration and U.S.

2014-11-12 12:21:36

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and U.S.


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'.