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National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, March 24, 1998 –  

When was the first crossword puzzle published in a newspaper?

Dec. 21, 1913, The New York (Sunday) World

How many U.S. presidents served in the Navy during World War II?

Six John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George Bush

What was the first state, west of the Mississippi River, to be admitted to the Union?

Missouri Aug. 10, 1821

How many U.S. aviators were awarded the Medal of Honor in World War I?

Four 3 killed in action

What was the title of the senior officer of the Army from 1775 to 1903?

Commanding General of the Army

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