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What is the proper use of apostrophe s with acronyms?

  If I were writing a sentence, say, to announce the annual PTA supper, I might want to write, "The PTA's annual supper will be held on Friday." But it might be better wri (MORE)

How do you form the possessive of an acronym ending in S?

An acronym ending is S forms its possessive the same as the noun it  represents.    There are two accepted forms for possessive singular nouns ending  in s:   Add (MORE)

When were blacks accepted to the U S Army?

Blacks were accepted in the United States Army from the very beginning. Soldiers of color were accepted only in certain states. Blacks were encouraged to join during the Civil (MORE)

What does the acronym 'RPG' army weapon stand for?

RPG is in english, the intials for Rocket Propelled Grenade, which by coincidence is the same three letters in (transliterated) Russian. In the context of "rocket-propelled gr (MORE)

What is acronyms?

Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations that are formed using the initial components in a phrase or name. These components may be individual letters or parts of words. exa (MORE)

When did the U S Army stop using horses in combat?

The last horse-based cavalry units were used in combat during WW2, on the Bataan Peninsula, in January 1942 against the Japanese. That didn't end the use of horses altogether (MORE)