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 Colonel-in-Chief - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the British and other Commonwealth armies, the Colonel-in-Chief of a regiment is its (usually Royal) patron.
This position is distinct from that of Colonel of the Regiment.
They are however kept informed of all important activities of the regiment, and pay occasional visits to its operational units. /wiki/Colonel-in-Chief   (1240 words)

 Gold Stick and Silver Stick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Colonel-in-Chief of the Blues and Royals is HRH Princess Anne the Princess Royal, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Office is held jointly by the Colonels of the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals, Regiments of the Household Cavalry of the Household Division.
The Silver Stick is the Commander Household Cavalry and holds the rank of Colonel. /wiki/Gold_Stick   (413 words)

 Portraits and Profiles Chief Engineer - 1775 to Present
He was Chief of the new Artillery Corps from 1802 to 1815, first as a colonel and then during the War of 1812 as a brevet brigadier general.
Promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Royal Corps of Engineers, Duportail was secretly sent to America in March 1777 to serve in Washington's Army under an agreement between Benjamin Franklin and the government of King Louis XVI of France.
After rising to lieutenant colonel in the Corps of Engineers in 1810, he was appointed colonel, 3d Artillery, in 1812 and brigadier general in 1814. /history/coe.htm   (2876 words)

 Wilmington College Alumni
Colonel Cunningham, Chief of the New Castle County Police, began his career in 1975 as a cadet with the County Police and was sworn in as a police officer in 1976.
As the Chief, Colonel Cunningham is responsible for all criminal investigations, police hiring and training, police undercover operations and the future of the New Castle County Police Department.
During Colonel Cunningham's service in the uniform patrol division, he became extremely diversified through transfers to a variety of units. /alumni/spotlight/cunningham.html   (162 words)

 MOLLUS--Commander-in-Chief Colonel Arnold Augustus Rand
It was the intent of the national nominating committee that Colonel Rand be nominated to succeed to a full term as Commander-in-Chief, but he steadfastly refused, feeling that the position should be held by an officer of General or Flag Rank.
The deaths of Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville and Lt. General Arthur MacArthur, however, raised Colonel Rand to the position of Commander-in-Chief.
Colonel Rand became a Companion of the Loyal Legion on June 7, 1871 when he was elected a Companion of the First Class of the Commandery of Massachusetts with Insignia No. 1311. /mollus/pcinc/aarand.htm   (741 words)

 Chief Deputy - Colonel Mann
Colonel M.F. Mann (r) on patrol with former partner Jack Cristensen in Palm Beach County.
Colonel M.F. Mann with President George W. Bush in Martin County in 2004.
His personnel file is stuffed full of letters from the public and numerous government agencies thanking him for his help. /ChiefDeputy.html   (641 words)

 Wehrmacht Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @
Though OKW head Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel and chief of operations Alfred Jodl were indicted, tried, convicted, and hanged for their role in war crimes, the Nuremberg tribunal declared that the Wehrmacht itself was not inherently criminal in the same way as party organizations like the SS.
Chief of the Operations Staff - Colonel General Alfred Jodl
This was seen by many in the German public as exonerating the Wehrmacht, though recent evidence has asserted far deeper Wehrmacht involvement in war crimes, particularly in the East. /encyclopedia/Wehrmacht   (1816 words)

 GAR--Commander-in-Chief Colonel Ivan N. Walker
Colonel Walker's service in the Grand Army of the Republic GAR) was continuous from the date of its organization, and he filled every office, from Post Commander to Commander-in-Chief, with high fidelity and conspicuous ability.
Colonel Walker remained in Nashville after his retirement from the army and served as a Volunteer Aide on the Staff of General George H. Thomas during the siege and battle of Nashville, in December 1864.
Colonel Walker was held in high esteem by the National Encampment and always took a prominent part in its deliberations and in shaping its action on important questions. /garcinc/inwalker.htm   (936 words) / News / Boston Globe / Obituaries / Earl V. Brown, 86; colonel was chief military trial judge
Colonel Brown and his wife brought up two sons and two daughters, always emphasizing the value of a good education by seeking out the finest schools wherever his professional life took the family.
Colonel Brown held several positions after his retirement from the Army, including assistant dean at Columbia Law School, legal officer for Merrimack College in North Andover, and member of the board of governors for Saint Joseph's College of Maine in Standish.
Born in Oswego, N.Y., Colonel Brown graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1941, immediately departing for World War II service in the Middle East, Normandy, and Germany. /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/01/26/earl_v_brown_86_colonel_was_chief_military_trial_judge?mode=PF   (731 words)

 Something's fishy in Norway. - BWTF Forums
On August the 17th the newly-promoted Colonel In Chief of Norway's Royal Guard, Nils Olav, was formally presented with his medal during the annual Tattoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.
But Colonel in Chief of the Royal Norwegian Guard, Nils Olav, is no ordinary soldier.
Colonel Nils Olav, commander of HM King Harald's most elite forces, is a penguin. /forums/showthread.php?t=1170   (340 words)

 CONCORDIA, Chief of Staff Colonel Antonio Amato - Biography
Colonel Antonio AMATO attended the Military Academy in Modena, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant (Infantry) in 1970.
Since 1 August 2001 he held the appointment of Chief, Plans and CIMIC Branch at JOINT COMMAND SOUTH in Verona, where he was also the Senior Italian Officer until the 29th of April.
He subsequently served as Chief, Land Plans and Operations in the NATO Headquarters AFSOUTH, in Naples, and in Headquarters LANDSOUTH in Verona, where he held the following appointments: Chief, Plans Branch, ACOS Intelligence and Director of Staff. /en/Concordia/bio-amato.htm   (214 words)

 NARMC Chief of Staff Colonel Thomas E. Broyles
Colonel Thomas E. Broyles departed the command of the 121st General Hospital to serve as the Chief of Staff of the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command.
In addition to the MHA from Baylor, Colonel Broyles received a Master's Degree in Military Art and Science from the US Army Command and General Staff College.
Colonel Broyles assumed command of the 121st General Hospital on July 23, 1999. /staff/CoS.htm   (356 words)

 The Queen's York Rangers Battle Honours
HRH The Duke of York was installed as the Regiment's first Colonel-in-Chief in a parade at Fort York Armoury in September 1999.
Colonel Stewart holds many honours and awards, including the Order of St James, the Order of Quebec, l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de France, and Honorary Doctorates from l'Universite de Montreal, the Royal Military College of Canada, and Sainte-Anne University.
David MacDonald Stewart, CD Colonel Stewart is noted for her interest and support for Canadian history and the Canadian military. /honouraries.htm   (315 words)

 The Royal Scots, HRH The Princess Anne, The Colonel in Chief
It was at this review that Her Majesty anounced the appointment of her daughter, HRH The Princess Anne, to be Colonel in Chief of The Royal Scots.
The Royal Scots, HRH The Princess Anne, The Colonel in Chief
Right; Portrait commissioned by the Regiment, of the Colonel in Chief, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. /theroyalscots/colonel.html   (113 words)

 The Monarchy and the Armed Forces
She was formerly Air Chief Commandant, Women's Royal Air Force, and before that Air Chief Commandant, Women's Auxiliary Air Force, a post to which she was appointed in 1941.
Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal was Chief Commandant, Women's Royal Naval Service, and is now a Rear Admiral, and Chief Commandant for Women in Royal Navy.
Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra is Air Chief Commandant and Patron, Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service. /cox_nz/factsheet6.htm   (1830 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: BOWL
Chief Bowl (also known as Duwali, Diwal'li, Chief Bowles, Colonel Bowles, Bold Hunter, and the Bowl), the principal chief of the Cherokees in Texas, was born in North Carolina around 1756.
In Texas Chief Bowl became the primary "civil" chief or "peace chief" of a council that united several Cherokee villages.
On July 16, 1839, Chief Bowl was killed in the battle of the Neches. /handbook/online/articles/view/BB/fbo47.html   (512 words)

 Royalty & Peerages in Commonwealth Land Forces: Introduction and Links
In 1755 the 60th Regiment (late The King's Royal Rifle Corps) was raised with multiple battalions, and this called for a "Colonel-in-Chief" as well as the ceremonial Colonels of the battalions.
Having set this precedent, the multiple-battalion Rifle Brigade also had a Colonel-in-Chief from its founding in 1800.
These regiments were almost always single-battalion units, and the Colonel had a tactical role as its head, with the Lieutenant-Colonel and Major commanding two of the three wings of the regiment. /biography/introroy.htm   (446 words)

 The Nation
Speaking at the installation ceremony of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Ehsanul Haq as first Colonel-in-Chief of Army Air Defence (AAD), the President lauded the role of AAD during war and the ten-month-long escalation period that the country had faced with its adversary.
Vice Chief of the Army Staff General Ahsan Saleem Hyat, His Royal Highness Major General Shaikh Mohammad bin Esa Al- Khalifa, Commander Bahrain National Guards, Lt. General Khateer Hasan Khan and senior serving and retired officers were also present on the occasion.
On arrival at the Corps Headquarters, accompanied by the Corps Commander Lieutenant General Syed Athar Ali, the President was received by Chief of Staff Brigadier Muhammad Mansha and was introduced to the staff officers. /daily/dec-2004/19/index3.php   (973 words)

 Pakistan Times Top Story: Armed Forces fully capable to perform Task: Musharraf
He was addressing officers and men on the occasion of the installation ceremony of Vice Chief of Army Staff General Ahsan Saleem Hyat as the Colonel-in-Chief of the Armoured Corps at the Armoured Corps Regimental Centre in Nowshera on Monday.
Congratulating the new Colonel-in-Chief, Vice Chief of Army Staff General Ahsan Saleem Hyat, the President said that the Armoured Corps was lucky to have an officer of his qualities.
Lieutenant General (Retd) Hamid Javed, outgoing Colonel Commandant of the Regiment was also present on this occasion. /2005/05/03/top2.htm   (950 words)

The first Colonel Commandant in the Canadian Army was appointed for the Artillery in January 1925 and in December 1947 each corps of the Canadian Army was permitted to have a Colonel Commandant.
The title of Colonel is symbolic, being the highest rank within the historic regimental system and thus the senior position having direct contact with junior ranks.
Appointees must have held the rank of colonel or higher and, although Colonels Commandant may have held higher rank, they assume the insignia of colonel with pride. /about_appts_e.asp   (694 words)

 BFPO Web - Text Only - Philatelic Catalogue - Queen Mother's 100th Birthday
Colonel in Chief of 9 th /12 th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales).
Colonel in Chief of The Royal Anglian Regiment.
Colonel in Chief of the 1 st Queen's Dragoon Guards. /textonly/to_philatelic_catalogue(queen_mothers_100th_birthday).htm   (252 words)

 The Avalon Project : The Pohl Case
HERMANN POOK - Obersturmbannfuehrer (Lieutenant Colonel) of the Waffen SS and chief dentist of the WVHA, of Office III, Division D. HANS HEINRICH BAIERSS - Oberfuehrer (Senior Colonel) and Amtschef Stab (executive officer) of Division W of the WVHA.
HORST KLEIN - SS Obersturmbannfuehrer (Lieutenant Colonel) and chief of Office VIII of Division W of the WVHA.
The defendant Karl Sommer was the deputy chief of one of the offices or Aemter of Amtsgruppe D, responsible for the supply of the services and labor of concentration camp inmates. /lawweb/avalon/imt/pohl/indict4.htm   (2081 words)

 ‘Strong defence and vibrant economy needed for security’ -DAWN - Top Stories; May 3, 2005
Lauding the services of former vice chief of army staff and outgoing colonel-in-chief general (retd) Mohammad Yousaf Khan, the president said that the Armoured Corps had benefited from his vast experience and wisdom.
The president was addressing officers and jawans at the ceremony for the installation of Vice Chief of Army Staff Gen Ahsan Saleem Hyat as Colonel-in-Chief of the Armoured Corps at the Armoured Corps Regimental Centre here on Monday.
While paying tribute to the contribution of officers and jawans of the corps, the president said that all possible efforts were being made to equip it with latest state of art weapons and equipment. /2005/05/03/top4.htm   (322 words)

 Joint Chief of Staff-Colonel William H. Shawver
WILLIAM H. Colonel William H. Shawver is assigned as the Idaho National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters Chief of Staff.
Colonel Shawver was born on 19 October 1956 in
In this key position, he is directly responsible for the transformation of the Idaho Army and Air National Guard Headquarters into one Joint Force. /joint_chief_staff.asp   (200 words)

 Brigadier General Richard N. Batchelder - Quartermaster General 1890-1896
Promoted to Colonel he assumed duties as Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac until it was mustered out in June 1865, during this time he was involved in the siege of Petersburg and capitulation of Confederate forces at Appamattox.
He served as Chief Quartermaster of the Military Division of the Atlantic in Philadelphia (February-October 1865); Chief Quartermaster Department of Kentucky (October 1865-January 1867); he was promoted to Major on January 18, 1867 and assumed duties as Chief Quartermaster Depot of Jeffersonville, Indiana (January 1867-January 1868).
Promotions: He received brevet ranks of Lieutenant Colonel to Brigadier General in the Volunteers and Colonel of the Regular Army for faithful and meritorious services during the War. /BG_Richard_Batchelder.htm   (421 words)

 Scotland on Sunday - Scotland - Black Watch sets its sights on William in battle for survival
Colonel Robert Gurdon, the chairman of the Black Watch Regimental Association, said: "If Prince William was appointed our colonel-in-chief at some stage I have no doubt that would be splendid.
Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Lindsay, the regimental secretary, confirmed the Black Watch would not make an immediate request to replace the Queen Mother.
The Black Watch, which is currently on exercise in Canada, is 88 recruits short of its target strength of 618, according to the latest available figures. /scotland.cfm?id=626932002   (889 words)

 New Commander of Interior Troops Appointed - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM
Chief producer of the Arabic service of the Russia Today TV channel discusses who could be behind the Muhammad cartoons scandal and of Russia’s controversial relations with Hamas.
Colonel General Nikolai Rogozhkin was appointed commander of the force’s troops, Interfax news agency reported Monday.
Russian Interior troops have received a new commander-in-chief. /news/2004/08/16/interiortroops.shtml   (405 words)

 BBC NEWS Scotland 'Truly, the passing of an era'
Its Colonel, Brigadier Gary Barnett, was one of the pallbearers, while the regiment was also represented in the mass pipes and drums which led the procession.
Her father, the 14th Earl of Strathmore, was an honorary Colonel of the 5th Volunteer Battalion.
A number of the Queen Mother's family members served with the regiment, including her brother, Fergus, who was killed in action at the Battle of Loos in 1915. /1/low/scotland/1919179.stm   (657 words)

 William Thomas Buck Rogers, Colonel, United States Army
Army Colonel and Chief Judge William "Buck" Rogers, 83, a decorated Army colonel and World War II and Korean War veteran who served as chief judge of the Army's Court of Criminal Appeals before his retirement in 1974, died of lung disease August 13, 1998 at Goodwin House in Falls Church, Virginia.
Colonel Rogers had served more than 30 years in the military, with the last 16 in the Judge Advocate General Corps.
There, he served as trial lawyer before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and later as a senior judge and chief judge on the Court of Criminal Appeals. /wtrogers.htm   (370 words)

 News: New Zealand News: Prince Andrew To Visit NZ Troops
Colonel Peter Cunninghame, the Army's Chief of Logistics, said the Duke of York is very committed to his Regiment and his role as Colonel-in-Chief.
During his visit, the Duke will meet with soldiers and officers of the RNZALR in Linton and Trentham Military Camps and will visit members of the Burnham based 3rd Logistic Battalion on Exercise in the Nelson region. /news/0,,11964-4804181,00.html   (267 words)

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