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 EC-130E Commando Solo / Rivet Rider
Commando Solo and Senior Scout operations may be long or short range missions with extended orbit delays planned at the aircraft operating ceiling, and may require one or multiple air refuelings.
Commando Solo gave SFOR the non-lethal means of quickly neutralizing SRT transmissions in the case of non-compliance.
Shortly afterwards, SFOR used Commando Solo in a live mission to transmit on a frequency normally used by Bosnian Serb TV, actively countering the adversary propaganda by explaining that the absence of normal programming was due to the actions of the Bosnian-Serb leadership.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/aircraft/ec-130e.htm   (954 words)

  
 Qwika - similar:Commando
The French Navy commando Jaubert storm the Alcyon in a mock assault.
The British Commandos were first formed by the Army in June 1940 during World War II as a well-armed but unregimented raider force employing unconventional and irregular tactics to assault, disrupt and reconnoitre the enemy in mainland Europe and Scandinavia.
The Commando Order was a top secret order issued by Adolf Hitler on October 18, 1942 stating that all commandos captured in Europe and Africa (but excluding seamen), should be immediately executed even if they attempted to surrender.
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 Commando - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally a commando was a type of military unit.
Additionally, communities and farmsteads provided self-equipped, mounted men whenever a commando was mustered (a form of mobilization similar to the original Texas Rangers.) In the final phase of the Second Boer War, the commandos fought a guerrilla campaign, in which 75,000 Afrikaners occupied the attention of the 450,000-strong British forces.
In Australia, the Independent Commando Companies were disbanded at the end of the War, with two Reserve units, 1 and 2 Commando Companies, being raised in 1954, and the joint regimental structure of the 1st Commando Regiment (1 CDO) being formed in the 1980s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commando   (1934 words)

  
 Dog Tags - Military Dog Tags Notched WWII Vietnam Korean Army Dog Tags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Commando Dog Tags offers stainless steel military dog tags or brass military dog tags which can be used for military, personal, medical, or pet identification.
Commando Dog Tags also offers notched military dog tags which are replicas of vintage GI World War Two (WWII), Korean, or Vietnam era military dog tags.
Included in the military issue sets are two stainless steel chains, 27 and 4.5 inches long, two dog tags with your choice of finish (stainless steel, brass, or fl inlay) and two rubber silencers.
www.commandodogtags.com   (315 words)

  
 Commando Order - Military Photos
Though the main assault on Dieppe failed, the Army Commando attacks on the flank batteries were, on the whole, successful as was the main assault on St. Nazaire.
From the beginning the Commandos were instructed in close-quarter combat and use of the fighting knife by Fairbairn and Sykes who were the original instructors in 1940 at Lochailort Special Training Centre, and who designed the original FandS Fighting Knife issued to Commandos.
The members of the so-called Commandos behave in a particularly brutal and underhand manner; and it has been established that those units recruit criminals not only from their own country but even former convicts set free in enemy territories.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=46143   (3168 words)

  
 Commando Order - Page 2 - Military Photos
SOE were seperate from the commandos, a sort of secret agent type outfit - they operated as saboteurs etc and generally ended up stacked up against a wall if caught.
The incident that probably started the commando order was the discovery of dead German soldiers with their arms tied behind their back after a commando raid.
I don't think that that is the whole story, certainly SOE were not a military organisation as they were part of the Min of Economic Warfare, however military personnel working for SOE would have remained military personnel.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=46143&page=2   (1361 words)

  
 193 Special Operations Wing & Commando Solo Fact Sheet
Commando Solo, the United States Air Force's only airborne radio and television broadcast mission, is assigned to the 193d Special Operations Wing, the only ANG unit assigned to the elite Air Force Special Operations Command.
Most recently, in 1994, Commando Solo was utilized to broadcast radio and television messages to the citizens and leaders of Haiti during Operation Uphold Democracy.
President Aristide himself was featured in the broadcasts, which contributed significantly to the orderly transition from military rule to democracy.
www.iwar.org.uk /psyops/resources/commando-solo/193fact.htm   (876 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Elite Israeli Troops Refuse To Serve in the Territories
The criticism from within the Israeli military and security forces has unsettled the Sharon administration and has contributed to discontent expressed in the last few months by many segments of Israeli society over the government's handling of the Palestinian uprising, now in its fourth year.
Political analysts said the comments from soldiers and military officers on operations in the occupied territories was one of the reasons Sharon announced last week that his government would unilaterally establish what he called a security line between the West Bank and Israel if the Palestinian Authority did not act quickly to stem terrorism.
Separately on Sunday, Israeli military activities continued in the West Bank, where a six-year-old Palestinian boy, Mohammad Naim Isryda, was shot in the chest and killed while playing near his house in the Balata refugee camp on the edge of Nablus, Palestinian medical officials reported.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A20118-2003Dec21?language=printer   (867 words)

  
 World War II Commando Revolver Article
Commando serial number "1" was assembled on November 12, 1942, and retained in the Colt museum.
Since it appears that military and DSC revolvers were marked the same, it is very difficult to determine which revolvers were for the military, given the meager official documentation that is available.
The last military shipment noted by the author was the shipment of three four-inch revolvers (serial numbered 33974, 44358 and 44866) to the Army Air Force Intransit Depot, Long Beach, California, on August 20, 1945.
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 Commando(military) - Qwika   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Commando (military) commando member of a special entity of the...
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Military slang Military slang, or informal military terms, are colloquial terms used commonly by military personnel —often as abbreviations or derivations of...
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 AllRefer.com - commando (Military Affairs (nonnaval)) - Encyclopedia
After World War II the British army's commandos were disbanded, but the British Royal Marine Commandos were employed in the Korean war and the Suez operation, and the elite Special Air Service has engaged in extensive action against the Irish Republican Army and other nonstate-sponsored commandos.
Some of these forces were used in the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, operations in Afghanistan (2001), and numerous counterinsurgency operations.
Commandos today often use special weapons, such as satellite communications, silenced small arms, exotic explosives, and delicate sensors.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/commando.html   (340 words)

  
 Body of commando found, military says
The body of the fourth U.S. Navy SEAL was found yesterday in Kunar province by a search-and-rescue team, the military said in a statement.
Military officials said all indications are that he died in fighting, despite a claim by Mullah Latif Hakimi, a purported Taliban spokesman, that he was captured alive and beheaded.
The name of the commando was not immediately released, pending notification of family.
www.columbiatribune.com /2005/Jul/20050711News005.asp   (204 words)

  
 DefendAmerica Backgrounder: When Commando Solo Talks, People Everywhere Listen
At any time of the day or night, an Air Force Special Operations Command EC-130E Commando Solo II is in the area of operations and broadcasting news and information to the Afghan people.
The Commando Solo is flown by the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard.
Commando refers to the special operations mission, and Solo refers to the fact that the aircraft can go it alone, Shank said.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/a103001a.html   (465 words)

  
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More than ever in recent times, military families are called upon to be strong in the face of constant stresses and worries.
To acknowledge the unfailing supportive role our Canadian military spouses play is this ever-challenging lifestyle, Dianne Collier has formed a committee made up of representatives of various groups within Petawawa to fundraise and erect a granite, eternal flame monument at CFB Petawawa.
Hill was appointed military governor of Copenhagen in May and was awarded the King Haakon VII Liberty Cross for his services.
www.commando.org   (2300 words)

  
 Commando Warrior Prepares Airmen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That knowledge aids in the survival and victory of a combat unit.
But that knowledge isn't inherently known by everyone in the military; it has to be learned.
The course is divided into ground combat sections for flight, headquarters, military working dog, radio telephone operators and heavy weapons.
www.military.com /features/0,15240,100783,00.html   (555 words)

  
 Xbox.com | Star Wars Republic Commando - Military Design
Though the stories often revolve around the melodrama of the heroic journey, a military force is always in the background, fueling the fire of conflict.
However, the interesting thing is that the military characters are very rarely brought to the forefront, neither in the movies nor the games (with the exception of the classic X-Wing and TIE Fighter titles).
Luckily, a military entity was also created around the time that we were first forming our initial ideas about three years ago.
xbox.com /.../s/starwarsrepubliccommando/devdiarymilitary-20050420.htm   (1299 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Body of missing commando found in Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The single surviving commando was saved from the militants by an Afghan shepherd, Gulab, who found him wounded in the mountains and took him to his home, according to this week's Time magazine.
U.S military officials in Kabul have declined to comment on how the commando was rescued.
Yonts said the U.S. military was preparing to deploy an airborne infantry battalion based in Fort Bragg, N.C., to provide additional troops for the 20,000-strong U.S.-led coalition.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-07-11-missing-commando_x.htm?csp=34   (946 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | British military fatalities in Afghanistan
Jonathan Wigley, of Zulu Company 45 Commando Royal Marines, was killed in a battle with the Taleban on the outskirts of the village of Garmsir in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.
He was wounded and airlifted to the UK military hospital in Camp Bastion, but died of his injuries.
Military leaders said the objective of disrupting Taleban control of the area was "overwhelmingly achieved".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/5121552.stm   (3084 words)

  
 Missing SEAL's Body Found, U.S. Military Says Commando Apparently Died While Battling Enemy - CBS News
It said all indications are that he died in fighting, a claim by a purported Taliban spokesman, that he was captured alive and beheaded.
He said the injuries on the commando's body were consistent with "a firefight, a combat operation with smalls arms fire, RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) rounds."
Hakimi never offered proof to back up his claim that the rebels were holding the commando, or that they had killed him.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/07/11/terror/main707871.shtml   (552 words)

  
 Advanced Commando Combat System CQB Martial Arts Mumbai
The Military Chapter of UCCA is dedicated towards Research and Modernization of Close Combat.
Military Martial Arts -Unarmed Combat and Close Quarter arts have only one aim, to eliminate in the fastest and simplest possible way.Period.
The commando needed to quicky and silently terminate, handicap, cripple or immobilize his enemy, many a times in hostile terrain, like high altitude glacier, where air oxygen concentration is low, under water as in a diving operation, or in the dense shrubs of the jungle or scorching heat of the desert.
blackbeltcombat.tripod.com   (1645 words)

  
 Sheffield Knives: Sheffield British Military Commando, Sykes-Fairbairn,MOD-4,Israeli
Original British Commando daggers have been a prize of collectors for years.
Produced by Sheffield for the Israeli military, this field knife measures 11.75" overall, with a 7" parkerized carbon steel blade and stacked leather handle.
A traditionally styled multi-purpose knife, the clasp knife is as at home and useful on the sea as on land.
www.worldwideknives.com /sheffield/sheffield.html   (180 words)

  
 Special Operations.Com
The term Commando is derived from the South African Dutch word used by the Boers in identifying their various irregular sized raiding forces employed against the British during the South African wars.
No 104 Military Mission initiated the task of organisation and training of the Independent Companies for guerilla warfare.
The Commando Companies also draw upon the distinguished achievements of other special force units such as Z and M Special Forces who were responsible for raids on Singapore harbour and coastal surveillance.
www.specialoperations.com /Foreign/Australia/Commando/History.htm   (361 words)

  
 Factsheets : EC-130J Commando Solo : EC-130J Commando Solo
In 1990-91, Commando Solo was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Turkey in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
In 1994, Commando Solo was used to broadcast radio and TV messages to the citizens and leaders of Haiti during Operation Uphold Democracy.
The aircraft was tasked to broadcast radio and television into Kosovo to prevent ethnic cleansing and assist in the expulsion of the Serbs from the region.
www.af.mil /factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=182   (517 words)

  
 Military.com Resources
Faced with a persistent demand for personnel in Iraq and elsewhere, the Army and some of the military's elite commando units have dramatically increased the size and the number of cash bonuses they are paying to lure recruits and keep experienced troops in uniform.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon is using cash bonuses on an unprecedented scale to try to boost re-enlistments, recruiting and morale among active-duty and reservist troops.
The bonuses come as the demands of three years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq have raised questions in Congress about whether the U.S. military has enough troops to fight two major wars simultaneously.
military.com /MilitaryReport/0,12914,MR_Military_050221,00.html?...   (245 words)

  
 MercoPress - Falklands-Malvinas & South Atlantic News
All the individuals shown in them were part of the military ground forces and most of them have been identified," the statement said.
The pictures depict training sessions at the La Cancha army base in the central province of Cordoba, where people said to be volunteers from the three branches of the armed forces are shown being tortured with techniques similar to those used during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship.
According to former army chief Martin Balza, the ill-treatment took place during a portion of the commando course devoted to preparing trainees for what they might face at the hands of an enemy during interrogation.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=3128   (1032 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Military offering more, and bigger, bonuses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
WASHINGTON — Faced with a persistent demand for personnel in Iraq and elsewhere, the Army and some of the military's elite commando units have dramatically increased the size and the number of cash bonuses they are paying to lure recruits and keep experienced troops in uniform.
The increased use of cash payments is causing concern among some military scholars.
Dan Christman, a retired Army lieutenant general and the former superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, says military personnel are underpaid, given their skills and the risks they face.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-02-20-military-bonuses_x.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Commando Solo II: Weapon of Mass Persuasion
U.S. Central Command officials said the Commando Solo II effort may have played a role with the surrender of 17 Iraqi soldiers earlier today near the border of Kuwait.
It’s designed to inform the Iraqi people and military that the upcoming war -- if it occurs -- is not directed against them personally.
Leaflet drops are separate from Commando Solo missions, and are also used to disseminate Commando Solo-type messages.
www.iwar.org.uk /psyops/resources/commando-solo/wmp.htm   (784 words)

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