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 Admiral Sharp (four pages of text)
Commander Sharp headed his ship for Nauru at 25 knots while U.S. aircraft circled about two miles off the island, watching the spot where their colleague had gone down.
In January 1951, Admiral Sharp reported to the Commander SECOND Fleet on the U.S. east coast for duty as Operations Officer, and, in October 1951, as Chief of Staff and Aide.
His Pacific Command responsibility extended on the West Coast of the Americas and extended some 8000 miles across the Pacific into the Indian Ocean and from the Aleutian Islands down to the area of the South Pole--an area encompassing 85 million square miles.
pages.cthome.net /boyd544/sharp.htm   (1386 words)

 Title 25 - §1541. Commanding officer
The commanding officer shall have the authority to hire such civilian personnel, subject to the Civil Service Law and the approval of the Chief of the State Police, as he may deem necessary.
The commanding officer may collect and maintain fingerprints and other juvenile crime information that may be related to other juvenile crimes or to the performance of the commanding officer's obligations under state laws and under agreements with agencies of the United States or any other jurisdiction.
The commanding officer shall cause a copy of any rule or procedure adopted by the compact council established under section 1707 that governs the use of the interstate identification index system, as defined in section 1703, subsection 12, to be provided to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over criminal justice matters.
janus.state.me.us /legis/statutes/25/title25sec1541.html   (590 words)

 Commander USS Tucson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Commander Pitts is a native of Milton, Florida and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Following graduation, he completed the Submarine Officer Basic Course in November 1987 and was assigned to the USS GRAYLING (SSN 646).
Commander Pitts is authorized to wear the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).
www.csp.navy.mil /css7/770co.html   (264 words)

 Lieutenant-Colonel Baker Russell
Of a very striking and commanding figure, with a strong, determined face and a tremendous voice, he was the beau ideal of a fighting leader.
Commanded the defending forces during the repulse of the Ashanti army at Absakampra on November 5 and 6.
In 1879 accompanied Sir Garnet Wolseley to South Africa and commanded the forces in the operations against Sekukuni, the storming of the stronghold and subjugation of the tribe (mentioned in dispatches K.C.M.G., A.D.C. to the Queen, medal with clasp).
www.pinetreeweb.com /bp-baker.htm   (2033 words)

 Royal Navy: Commanding Officer
He then specialised as a warfare officer, serving in the Flagship of the NATO Standing Naval Force Atlantic; having two tours on the staff of Senior Naval Officer Middle East during the Iran - Iraq tanker war; and serving twice on the staff of Flag Officer Sea Training.
In Montrose he commanded the Navy’s largest Frigate Squadron (of 7 Type 23 frigates) and deployed to be the Maritime Component Commander (MCC) for the British garrison in the Falklands Islands.
As a Commander, he was a NATO policy desk officer for the UK in Washington DC and separately he worked in finance in London overseeing the Naval forward budget and the funding of the Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ).
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /static/pages/3876.html   (372 words)

 COL CARROLL D. HUDSON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Long active as a reserve officer, he was recalled to active duty as a major in August 1940 and attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Colonel Hudson served as Commanding Officer of Redstone Arsenal from 25 September 1941 to 1 October 1943.
On 30 November 1948, Colonel Hudson was reassigned to Redstone Arsenal as Commanding Officer.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/chron1/hudson.html   (468 words)

A Roman officer commanding a century or company, the strength of which varied from fifty to one hundred men; But in the Vulgate and the D.V. the term is also applied to an officer of the Hebrew army.
The post of centurion, it should be noted, was not, as a rule, held by men of family, though occasionally a young man of rank aspiring to a higher military career served first as centurion in a legion.
The other, who commanded the detachment of soldiers at the Crucifixion (Matt., xxvii, 54, Mark, xv, 39,44, Luke, xxiii, 47) was of course an officer of the Imperial cohort stationed at Jerusalem (Acts, xxi, 31).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03535a.htm   (663 words)

 Christian Century: Sharing a legacy of rescue - commanding officer Zoltan Kubinyi, who helped rescue Jewish men during ...
Another commanding officer was sent out to replace him and came later that day in the same wagon.
Our commanding officer had this young Jew sit in the covered transport in his place, so that he could finish his prayers and not be caught.
Our commander told the German officer, 'It's faster if a man is on each end.' Of course, he didn't say that it was also easier for the men.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1058/is_n33_v113/ai_18884880   (1561 words)

 New Page 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His Executive Officer tour was in USS VELLA GULF (CG 72) who was assigned Air Defense Commander duties for the THEODORE ROOSEVELT Battle Group during combat operations against Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
Commander Wolstenholme assumed command of USS BARRY (DDG 52) in April 2005.
Commander Wolstenholme’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal with three gold stars, Joint Service Achievement Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal with two gold stars in addition to various campaign, expeditionary, and service medals.
www.cnsl.spear.navy.mil /ships/barry/co.htm   (352 words)

 Austro-Hungarian Army - Alfred Baron Van der Smissen
On the 11th of April 1865, their first contact with the enemy, a force of about 300 men strong under the command of Major Tigdal, was surrounded by superior republican forces.
In 1882 he was appointed military commander of the Belgian capital Brussels.
In this position he was responsible for the suppressing of the workers' mutiny at Chareroi in 1886 in a ruthless fashion.
www.austro-hungarian-army.co.uk /mexican/vdsmissen.htm   (579 words)

 USS San Francisco's commanding officer reassigned pending investigation
The commander of the 7th Fleet has directed the commanding officer of the USS San Francisco be reassigned pending the results of an investigation into the submarine's grounding on January 8.
Commander Skelton says the move was purely administrative in nature and no findings or disciplinary actions have been handed down in the on-going investigation being conducted by the 7th Fleet.
Commander Mooney has been reassigned to Submarine Squadron 15, and the Squadron's deputy commander, Andrew Hale, will assume the duties as commanding officer of the San Francisco.
www.kuam.com /news/12262.aspx   (287 words)

 USS Indianapolis: oral history of CAPT Charles McVay
I have been told by officers who were in that survivor group that there were people who when they did find something to eat would try to hide it, and they got food Thursday.
We have two or three officers that got out of the second deck space, Warrant Officers [commissioned officers below the rank of Ensign], who by the time they reached the deck outside their room, it was filled with oil and water.
We have not a single steward's mate and their compartment was up there and we have very few officers that were in their rooms at the time of the explosion.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq30-7.htm   (9282 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Military -- Cruiser Mobile Bay loses commanding officer for 2nd time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"It is always hard on a crew when a (commanding officer) is relieved, but we are professionals," Navratil said in a statement.
Joe Naman has assumed command of the Mobile Bay until a permanent commander is named.
Naman performed the same duty in September, when Capt. James Kear was removed from command of the Mobile Bay after superiors cited a "loss of confidence" in Kear's abilities.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/military/20040320-9999-6m20mobile.html   (283 words)

 Royal Navy: Commanding Officer
Following this he attended the Specialist Navigating Officer’s Course and was appointed as the Squadron Navigator of the Fourth Frigate Squadron.
Promoted Commander in 1997, he took command of HMS Sutherland, leading the Ship through training before deploying to the South Atlantic.
After this appointment he joined the Permanent Joint Headquarters in 1999 and then, following a short interlude in command of HMS Norfolk, he moved to be the Executive Officer HMS Illustrious in November 2001, taking part in operations in the Gulf.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /static/pages/2285.html   (242 words)

 USS DULUTH (LPD 6) - Commanding Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Commander Larry Grippin, a native of Oregon, graduated from Oregon State University and received his commission in March 1986 from Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island.
Commander Grippin first went to sea as Training Officer aboard USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65).
Commander Grippin's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).
www.duluth.navy.mil /co.htm   (290 words)

 DS9 Encyclopedia & Lexicon - Regular Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Human; lt. j.g., later full lt.; chief medical officer
Joined Trill; lt., later lt. commander; science officer (1st through 6th seasons)
Klingon; lt. commander; strategic operations officer (4th through 7th seasons)
ds9encyclopedia.0catch.com /regular.htm   (87 words)

 Canada's Navy: HMCS PROTECTEUR - Meet the Crew: The Captain and Command Team
After a year as watch leader in OJIBWA, he was posted to the United Kingdom in July 1985 to attend a Submarine Officer Warfare Course and serve until 1988 in the Royal Navy Submarines HMS OTUS as Sonar Officer and Navigating Officer, and HMS OPPORTUNE as Operations Officer.
LCdr Larkin attended the Command and Staff Course at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto in 2001-02, and was promoted to his present rank on completion.
An avid sailor, Commander Larkin is a Past-Commodore of the Canadian Forces Sailing Association in Esquimalt, a member of the Vancouver Island Lion’s Society Easter Seals Regatta steering committee, Chairman of the Royal Roads University Bachelor of Commerce Degree Advisory Board, and member of the University’s Faculty of Management Advisory Board.
www.navy.dnd.ca /protecteur/crew/ship_commandteam_e.asp   (520 words)

 Royal Navy: Commanding Officer
He is a graduate of Loughborough University, the Canadian Command and Staff Course in Toronto and the Royal College of Defence Studies.
Qualifying as a Meteorological and Oceanographic Officer in 1985, he served with 814 Naval Air Squadron embarked in HMS Illustrious, a period which included the ten month world deployment “Global 86”, and in the RFAs Fort Grange and Olna.
In 1991, promoted to Commander, he returned to the MOD as one of a small team responsible for planning and implementing the combined Second Sea Lord and CinC Naval Home Command.
www.royalnavy.mod.uk /static/pages/3975.html   (416 words)

 Welcome to Naval Air Station Brunswick
In 1982, he was commissioned through the Aviation Officer Candidate Program in Pensacola, FL, and in 1983, earned his Naval Flight Officer "Wings of Gold" at the Naval Air Training Unit, Mather AFB, Sacramento, CA.
Serving as Operations Officer and Assistant Officer-in-Charge, he commanded P-3B Orion missions in support of operations throughout the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as the Persian Gulf.
During his command tour, VPU-1 flew missions in support of operations throughout all five combatant commanders' areas of responsibility.
www.nasb.navy.mil /nasb_co.htm   (491 words)

 Guantanamo Commanding Officer Relieved   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was relieved of his duties Saturday after he was accused of inappropriate management practices, a Navy spokesman said.
Leslie J. McCoy, who had commanded Guantanamo since March 2003, was the subject of an investigation into inappropriate personnel and administrative practices unrelated to the base's detention camp for suspected terrorists.
McCoy was relieved of his duties Saturday by Rear Adm. Annette E. Brown, the region commander, who had "lost confidence in his ability to effectively lead," Dooling said.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/07/09/national/w162442D30.DTL   (200 words)

 USS Oklahoma City Commander Relieved
GAETA, Italy (NNS) -- Cmdr. Richard Voter, commanding officer of USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723), was relieved of command Nov. 30 in La Maddalena, Sardinia.
Voter, one other officer and two enlisted crew members were also disciplined in a non-judicial punishment proceeding Dec. 2.
The officers were relieved of their duties and ordered to return to their parent squadron, Submarine Squadron 8, in Norfolk, Va. The enlisted crew members will remain aboard the submarine.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=4861   (271 words)

 Starfleet Germany . Intro english
The missions and adventures which can be experienced as a Starfleet officer are often breathtaking, thrilling and always full of surprises.
The Commanding Officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) onboard a ship are responsible for the unit.
In democratical votings, the High Council makes decisions concerning the whole SFG, for example the introduction of a new RPG unit or the election of a new commanding officer (CO).
www.sf-germany.org /intro_english.html   (464 words)

 Royal Navy: Commanding Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The eighteen months prior to taking up Command were spent working for Flag Officer Sea Training as a Staff Warfare Officer specialising in the training of UK, NATO and South American PWOs.
During this period he was the Officer in Charge of the Towed Array Reaction Team, leading them on a number of assignments whilst also living at 48 hours notice to deploy for 2 years.
Lieutenant Commander Lynn is married to Tina and they have two children, Henry (5) and Liberty (3).
www.royal-marines.mod.uk /static/pages/5962.html   (306 words)

 Ceremonial Guard receives new commanding officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"He was selected for command because of his leadership abilities and the confidence the Navy had in his ability to lead this organization to newer and greater things.
At the core of the Change of Command ceremony is the formal reading of the official orders by the relieving officer and the current officer.
With these words, one era of a command ended while a new one was ushered in.
www.dcmilitary.com /navy/seaservices/9_14/national_news/28379-1.html   (684 words)

 Marine Security Guard Commanding Officer Honored by State Department
Colonel Boyette S. Hasty, USMC, Commanding Officer, Marine Security Guard Battalion, was presented with the Department of State's Meritorious Honor Award by Ambassador Francis X. Taylor, Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security, during a recent ceremony at the Department.
Colonel Hasty was recognized for his exceptional service while commanding a battalion which trains, assigns, and supports over 1,200 Marines for the internal security of 132 U.S. embassies, missions, and consulates worldwide.
On August 29, during a Change of Command Ceremony at Quantico Marine Base, Colonel William E. Rizzio, Jr., USMC, assumed command for the MSG Battalion from Colonel Hasty.
www.state.gov /m/ds/rls/23648.htm   (288 words)

 USS John C. Stennis - Command Master Chief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
VA-34 was one of the last A-6 Intruder squadrons in the U.S. Navy, deploying in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) to the Adriatic Sea in support of NATO operations in Bosnia and the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch in 1996.
Following squadron command, Captain Buss was selected for and completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program, and served as Executive Officer in USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) from October 1998 through February 2000.
Captain Buss took command of USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) on 10 December 2003 as her 5th Commanding Officer.
www.cvn74.navy.mil /pages/leadership/cobio.htm   (451 words)

 Commanding Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Captain Alexander graduated from the University of Colorado in 1978, and upon completion of Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1981, was commissioned an Ensign.
Following this tour, he was assigned as a student in the College of Naval Command and Staff for the academic year 1991-1992, for which he received a Master of Arts degree.
He reported to the Grandmasters of HSL-46 as Executive Officer in 1996 and subsequently as Commanding Officer in 1997.
www.nasni.navy.mil /cobio.htm   (427 words)

 Meet the Commanding Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During that assignment, CAPT Ruth deployed twice to Keflavik, Iceland with the P-3C aircraft and qualified as Patrol Plane Commander.
CAPT Ruth became Commanding Officer of NR NAS Keflavik 0293 in March 1993 where he served until October 1995.
During his command he participated in two Northern Viking exercises in Iceland and the command was awarded the Willy Grover Award for excellence in retention three times.
mywebpages.comcast.net /ANAPitcairn/webdoc2.htm   (431 words)

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