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2009-04-07 14:00:00

FORT BELVOIR, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior Master Sgt. Lucian M. Boyles was recognized as the 2008 Office of the Secretary of Defense Senior Enlisted Service Member of the Year in a ceremony March 31 at the Pentagon. Boyles is assigned to the Defense Energy Support Center, located at Fort Belvoir, Va., a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency. The OSD Senior Enlisted Service Member of the Year honor is awarded each year to a member of the armed forces based on...


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.'