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An organization with sea, land, and air components authorized by the US to use force, in defending its country (or attacking other countries) by combating actual or potential threats.
Estimated Time of Separation. Its the day you are scheduled to leave Active duty.
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Yes, if the mother has sole custody of these children, but if she has shared custody there may be a problem. You said "joint" which means her ex and the father of those children also has custody. This can be a problem and you may have to see a lawyer regarding this and hopefully revise the custody o…
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Yes, with conditions. The United States Military generally avoids recruiting people that require a daily medication for an illness (such as diabetes, thyroid conditions, and ADHD). It is best if you take a daily medication to discontinue use for a year before you apply to join the army. If you do no…
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Dependent CoverageHere are opinions from Wiki s Contributors:Dependent coverage lasts until age 22 on a family policy.In most states, dependent coverage lasts until a child is 18. Although most insurance carriers will let you keep your child under the coverage with specific stipulations - in other w…
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Aparently not. I have the same problem now. Im in the UK and USAA (who I had in the states) would not switch my policy to a UK policy due to stricter rules in the UK. It is up to the Insurance Company's Underwriter in the Country that you are deployed to.
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Contact your CO or JAG or other legal officer.   Look into the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA).http://www.uscg.mil/legal/la/topics/sscra/about_the_sscra.htm
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The US's Status military wise is we have pulled back from the DMZ and let the South Koreans take over guarding it. We are also slowly pulling people out of S.K. and returning them to the states. It was planed that with in the next 5 years most of the US military will be south of Seoul. However with …
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The first military advisors were sent to Viet Nam in 1959 and the last one came home in 1973. The normal tour of duty for a soldier sent to Viet Nam was 12 months. Some served multible tours. In some rare cases the tour of duty could be as much as 18 months.
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yes. if you are a legal resident or citizen than you would have to petition your husband. the process would be quicker because you have already been married for two years. good luck!
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%DETAILS% Answer The "T-5" on your uncle's discharge papers means that at the time of his discharge from the Army, he was a Technician 5th Grade. The Technical Grades were used by the Army from 1942 to 1948. It was an attempt by the Army to recognize technical skills with an advancement in gra…
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%DETAILS% I have lived near Camp Howze all of my life. My parents rented rooms to some nurses that were stationed there. I have always been told that this was the last training before they were sent to the European theater, primarily Germany. But, I have never made a serious inquiry of any locals…
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Perhaps you could try checking out this site:Shipmates.com Helping find, locate and get in touch. Old friends and buddies. Reunions, Organizations, Associations.Don't let the name of the site discourage you. It's not just for sailors/Navy.The site lets you search it's databases for all service branc…
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I am not certain but I think that total U.S, military strength reached eight million. The total number who seved would have been somewhat larger than that but not greatly since most men served for the duration. Michael Montagne   TOTAL NUMBER IN UNITED STATES FORCES DURING WW2 ARMY:8,300,000 …
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Researching World War 2 UnitsYou might want to contact Richard V. Horrell at WW 2 Connections.com. He assists people in finding the numerical designation of their relative's units during WW 2.
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On May 1, 2011 President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces. Previous answers: The United States can't just barge into Pakistan without upsetting somebody so Osama Bin Laden is pretty much untouchable, unless the UN can come to an agreement. It took the United States and M…
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You should try to search for an answer www.feldgrau.com to clarify that or better yet, try runing this name: Rudolf Salvermorser. It seems to me he did apply to the U.S. military during the fifties. Good Luck, if such a thing exists.It may be possible. Luftwaffe General Adolph Galland flew the Messe…
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No, not exactly. Section Eight referred to the section of military regulations dealing with discharges for reasons of mental illness or insanity. Since homosexuality was considered a mental illness at the time it could have come under Section Eight. Section Eight was for people who were discharged f…
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They usually were cooks but in emergencies they also could be gunners, blood donors, and helpers in the hospitals. Well, there were the Tuskegee airmen , they were the 1st all African American flying unit. They never lost a bomber due to enemy planes during their escorts. They were thought to b…
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Unfortunately, unless the soldiers were wounded and transported out by air, the dead were buried (sometimes) where they fell. Most of the time there was not enough time to bury their dead and they would simply tear off their dog tags for ID later to keep a record back in the U.S.To my knowledge ther…
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Answer Adolf Hitler grew up yearning to become an artist. His father Alois Hitler, an Austrian, had little time for his fourth born child and as a result Adolf received encouragement in the artistic field. The years went by and Adolf still had a passion for art, he decided to go to Germany and wo…
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Military WeddingsIn the US, officers and NCO's can request an arch of sabers. If the groom is a member of the military, traditionally the woman will be swatted on her behind after passing under the arch of swords, and told "welcome to the [insert whatever branch here], ma'am". If the bride is the me…
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with the Japanese surprise attack on pearl harbor (Hawaii) on December the 7th which was a military outpost of the American navy in the pacific! this was the beginning of the American military involvement in w w 2. the usa suffered heavy losses on this day and lost some big naval ships like the Ariz…
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I suspect that anyone that might know the answer to this question is still under obligation to maintain confidentiality.________________________Ah, time to break the silence I suppose, lol.There is a dye, a blue dye actually, derived from coal tar and potash, that when pressed between two pieces of …
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it sounds like 'three kings', perhaps?I am pretty sure the film you mean is "The Steel Lady" from 1953Yes, it was "The Steel Lady."Yul Brynner starred in a movie about soldiers driving a tank in the desert but I can't remember the name of it something like Death Race or Death Chase or something.That…
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Iraqi army they lost a lot of equipment and ran away.
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Becoming a Vet Serve in the US military and after a general or honorable discharge you are a US Veteran with the benefits thereof. Serve during a conflict in theater than you are a war veteran.
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Partial history of the Stevens 87aI have read reports of this rifle as being introduced in 1938 and ,with few modifications, being continued to 1968. a fair run,and one which I am not sure needed to be interupted ,but I'm not a manufacturer and have no Idea what it cost to produce this rifle and how…
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History of the Ancient Macedonian Army Before Philip II / Φίλιππος Β΄, Macedonia/Μακεδονία was a rather primitive society. It was a society of farmers and herders, with comparatively few city dwellers. Unlike the rest of the Greek world, Macedonia did not have self governing ci…
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Answer You cant stay with expired H1B visa. if you have same expired petition. But Your H1B visa is expired and you have valid petition you can stay in USA while entering in USA you will need to stamped your Visa. Ref: Check Murthy.com or www.avilasoft.com in H1B section
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The ARMY was created before we became the United States. The Continental Army was founded on June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized enlistment of riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one year. After the war against the British, the Army, Navy, and Marines where all eliminated,…
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George Washington George Washington was the first Commander in Chief of the US military
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Navy SEAL
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A few have served in both Army and Navy just to see what it was like
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The armed forces (or armed services) of the United States of America consist of the * United States Army * United States Marine Corps * United States Navy * United States Air Force * United States Coast Guard Approximately 1.8 million personnel are currently on active duty in the military with an a…
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as far as i know no there has never been a time that Irish immigrants were forced to serve as a whole although during the civil war the north lured the Irish over to the us by promises of jobs and the American dream, but when they arrived there were no jobs and they were arrested and given the optio…
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Bodies of Maurice and Katia Krafft Not sure, but I'd say they were burned to ashes. Since they were overrun by the pyroclastic flows from Mt Unzen which could easily exceeded 1000 degrees F. This would have burned them to a crisp and also buried them under many feet of ash. There are many people fro…
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Answer Basically a private-label Winchester 190 series. $75-$125 depending on condition.
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Unfortunately no. If you are already in the military there are options depending on your insulin dependency or lack thereof. A person will typically be medically discharged. You cannot join if it is a preexisting condition and will not even make it to MEPS.  
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The Commander-in-Chief of the United States military is the President of the United States. This is pursuant to Article II, Section 2, Clause I of the Constitution which states that "The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the seve…
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As of 2011, gay people can freely join the US military and do not have to hide their orientation.
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When it comes to the o2 sensors you really should replace them both at the same time.  The first measures the exhaust gases before the catalitic converter and the second measures the gases after the catalitic converter and sends this information the engine management system.
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Answer It had failed to establish a fair just and strong government despite all of the US aid and assistance. He was afraid Diem would form a neutralist government
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Answer No. At least, what I've learned in government these last four weeks, you won't. According to my government book (looking at it right now to make sure and not make mistakes) under the "Jus Sanguinis" of Law of Blood, you are an American citizen. It doesn't say about being brought illegally,…
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The President of the United States is the supreme commander of all US armed forces. This means he has the final say on any US military action and can promote or fire the generals and admirals that command the army , navy and air force. The President is granted this role by the Constitution; specifi…
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Answer Springfield Answer The M1903-A1 and M1903-A4 .30-06 rifles with a variety of scopes were used by most US snipers during WW 2. The Unertl 8X was the scope preferred by the USMC. Answer the military also made limited use of M1 garand sniper rifles.
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He wasn't there for the whole war, but General William C. Westmoreland did lead the war effort and its buildup at MACV from 1964 to 1968. His place in the history of this event is still controversial and among Vietnam Vetrans the mention of his name will split the group into two strongly divergent s…
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Yes think so as there are many poor people in east India which really need the government support after the earthquakes etc. Hopes this helps
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George Washington was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military. Washington became the first President of the United States in 1789.
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There currently is no General of the Army. The 5 star rank is only used in a time where there a major international war (such as WWII), and is only used to match the ranks of an officer of another country
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Gays people may legally serve in the military. There is no requirement to sign papers stating you are not gay. In fact, the military will also recognize spouses of gay soldiers. You can't "turn gay" ever. It's not possible. The age that people realize that they are gay varies. I've always been …
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Answer The chances of getting a divorce, while your spouse is in the military, are very slim. There is alot of red tape, especially if they are currently deployed in a war. The laws were created so that men that were at war, wouldn't desert, after receiving divorce papers. There are several names…
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Colorado Springs, ColoradoThe Air Force Academy is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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Johnson sent in the Marines. Prior to that moment in time, the US was providing "advisors", technical and intelligence support, logistics and training specialists. The Marines were sent in to provide protection for those services. The US commitment was sealed at that moment in time.
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Statistics in the US military seems to show that there is a 40 percent higher mortality rate for enlisted service men versus officers. There are exceptions to this finding. US Army lieutenants have a 19 percent higher death rate than all the rest of the US Army troops combined. It is also a known fa…
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A 17.5-year-old may enlist with parental consent, and men and women up to the age of 42 may also enlist. There is no official retirement age.
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The most impressive part of a Masonic funeral is that most often it is attended by many people who never actually met the deceased. The fact that Masons consider each other Brothers (under the fatherhood of G-d) drive many miles to show their respect and affection through their attendance and suppor…
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If you dont know.... then you cant afford one. {| |- | I don't know the exact cost
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A soldier who is held captive by the enemy is called a prisoner of war. Sometimes both sides make an agreement to release their prisoners.
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Yes, you are allowed to have only a mustache so long as it is neatly trimmed(hair length cannot exceed 1/2 inch) and it does not extend beyond the corners of the mouth.
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If you are a zoologist in a U.S. university, you can get promoted. Most universities still use the system of tenure and promotion.
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You probably mean Klik which is slang for kilometer, or .62 miles.
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It could mean the difference between going to college or not. If you don't pay your debts, and get it put on your credit report, you could later become not so eligible for loans to go to college, because nowadays, financing college loans are not all 100% federally-funded. Although it might be true t…
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None, because they were all busy in the kitchen making food for the troops. Women were not allowed to fight in the military until later in time.
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Answer 18. You can join at 17 but you need parental/guardian permission
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The branches will depend on the country in question. Some have more than others. Some have them all merged into a single group. The following are the branches of the military in the United States: Army Navy Marines Air Force The Coast Guard is currently under the control of the Department of D…
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The process would always depend on the complexity of the finances to be talked/planned about. For simple set-up like in a family which is usually done by a mother, she has a list of expenses categorized into importance or necessity and extras. Then she has the amount of family income where she could…
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General Robert E. Lee, Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, General Sherman, General Ulyssus S. Grant, General Josef Eggleston Johnston, Maj. Gen. Josef Hooker, General John Buford, Maj. Gen. John Reynolds, General Archer, General Davis, General John Pope, Maj. Gen. McClellan, Maj. Gen. Joh…
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It was the last great German counterattack on the western front, recovering some ground from the advancing Allied (American) forces. By repulsing it, the Allies drove on to end the war about four months later. The Battle of the Bulge (also known as the Ardennes Offensive and the Von Rundstedt Offens…
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Answer:Vietnam for sure, and maybe Iraq? Maybe others?The war of 1812 is another. Some prefer to call it as a stalemate, but the evidence is rather stark. The United States started a war and launched a full-scale invasion of Canada, with the express intent of forcibly annexing it. It failed entirely…
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Because according to Bush there are weapons of mass destruction there that we can't find. Because according to Bush Saddam is working with Al Qaeda despite the fact that they are sworn enemies and Osama Bin Ladin offered Saudi Aravia to fight against Saddam in the first Gulf War. Because according…
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In my opinion I have been in the US Coast Guard for 6 years now and I personally do not like it. Most everyone I know doesnt like all the policies and codes you have to follow. We are completely underpaid and overworked. That's a givin. I work over 180 hours a week and get paid 1.60 an hour if you w…
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The Caldera itself was formed about 28Ma years ago, however the Dotsero Volcano last erupted about 4100 years ago which is not that long in the geographical scheme of things. So although there are no outward signs of volcanism, the odds are that there is some heat down there somewhere, as we …
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A summary court martial is a trial proceeding. If convicted by the court, the serviceman will have a Federal Felony on their criminal record.
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Former Chief Justice William Rehnquist was first appointed to the Supreme Court by Richard Nixon.
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According to American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics, a report by Hannah Fischer, Information Research Specialist with Knowledge Services Group, there were 405,399 U.S. military personnel killed in World War II.Around 300,000 were from the US Army alone.
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Because 98% of them act like children.
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Liberals tend to support the killing of unborn babies calling it choice. They tend to support lesser punishment for criminals.They are supportive of government sponsored programs that remove responsibility from indaviduals. That's my view of three things liberals tend to support.  gay marriage…
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It's hard for a woman to get over a verbally abusive man because the abuse was directed at her self-esteem and self-confidence rather than her physically. People look at a woman who's been physically abused and they can obviously see the injuries caused by the abuse, but with verbal abuse it's diffe…
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a top-secret history of the U.S. military involvement in Vietnam
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I never heard of korean soldiers being paid in US script......in 1951US scrip (not script) was used in the Korean War to pay soldiers, and it was the currency at the bases. I know this because my father was a clerk for the first month of his service there and would run between 75,000 to 100,000 doll…
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Cottage cheese
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In the 1950s, women were treated by mean as less than equal. Women were also treat with condescending gallantry and were expected to play a role as the housewife.
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the sinking of the u.s ship the lusitania.
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The US Military has: US ArmyUS NavyUS MarinesUS Air ForceUs Coast Guard
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probably Air Force. More technical involvements
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More than likely Cuba does not have much choice in the matter - it is the status quo. Plus, is Cuba even able to make America leave? Its also possible that Cuba gets some benefit from it and therefore does not want the US to leave.
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Pentagon Addresses Pentagon mailing addresses are: Pentagon, Washington, DC 20001 - Dept. of Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310 - Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330 - Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350 - Navy
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An ethic which denotes professional and private disipline in an indivudual, in their attitude towards life.
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Approximately 150 Countries (37 European) have United States military personnel living and, or, working within them, according to acknowledgments by the US Department of Defense.As of 31 March 2008, there are 433,120 personnel deployed outside the 50 states; 27 March 2009 has that number listed as j…
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Because the forces are supported by the various armed services, the exact number can vary widely. However, one estimate is that in 2011 the US had between 28,000 and 30,000 military personnel stationed in South Korea.
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the drafting of soldiers
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USACommisioned Officers- SECOND LIEUTENANT (2LT)(Addressed as "Lieutenant") Typically the entry-level rank for most Commissioned Officers. Leads platoon-size elements consisting of the platoon SGT and two or more squads (16 to 44 Soldiers).  FIRST LIEUTENANT (1LT)(Addressed as "Lieutenant")…
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This is not my words, if you go to. This is what you get. Delta Force keep alot underwraps however, It's not that hard to find. You need to do a little searching and eventually you will find it. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/army/sfod-d.htm = 1st Special Forces Operational Deta…
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Answer Officers are in charge of what is going on in their units. It wouldn't fit for them not to know and approve of an award. The commanding officer of a unit has always been responsible for dividing the awards of war.
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Shin spliints are actually microfractures of the tibia. Extremely painful but not dangerous. They are best treated by avoidence of the causative injury. They are usually caused by running, usually aggressive, as in soccer, football, track and field, jogging, marching, etc. Like any other fracture th…
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if anybody has any ideas pleas let me no it very important that my 17 year old comes home. he was on suicide watch while on his base, and needs to come home fast please get back with an answer asapWhat was the reason why he was on sucide watch? in most sates a 17 year oldcan not enlist into the milt…
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Phillip II of Macedon revolutionized the Macedonian army and warfare in the Ancient world. Phillip II made military service a full time occupation which allowed the men to train constantly and become a cohesive group. He also innovated the phalanx technique by introducing new weapons such as a longe…
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