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  • Morning Minutes: May 15

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: May 15

    Word of the Day

    Autochthonous aw-TOK-thuh-nuhs (adjective) Aboriginal; indigenous - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Highlights in the History of Women in the Military


    Celebrate the creation of the Women's Army Corp by learning about other landmark moments in the history of women in the military.

    Number to Know

    18,355: Emmitt Smith's career rushing yards.

    This Day in History

    May 15, 1942: Legislation creating the Women's Army Corp (WACs) becomes law.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith (44)

    Daily Quote

    "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." - Colin Powell

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