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  Company (military unit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 100-200 soldiers.
Most companies are formed of three or four platoons although the exact number may vary by country, unit type and structure.
A notable exception is The Royal Canadian Regiment which names its companies sequentially throughout the regiment from the Duke of Edinburgh's Company (instead of A Company) in the 1st Battalion to Z Company in the 4th Battalion.
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 Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
company was a military unit of the popular militia (opolchennia) that at first numbered 100 men.
Companies were named after the city or town in which their headquarters were located.
The number of companies in a regiment was not uniform (ranging from 7 to 20) or fixed.
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /pages/C/O/Company.htm   (181 words)

  
 Military unit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A military unit is an organisation within an armed force.
Technically, a unit is a homogeneous military organisation, such as a battalion (infantry), or regiment (cavalry), and its administrative and command functions are considered to be at the unit level.
Smaller organisations (companies, platoons, sections), are minor units, as opposed to battalions and regiments, which are major units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_unit   (365 words)

  
 Military science -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Military science is the study of the technical, psychological, practical and other phenomena which constitute warfare and armed conflict.
Chinese military doctrine is influenced by a number of sources including an indigenous classical military tradition characterized by strategists such as Sun Tzu, Western and Soviet influences, as well as indigenous modern strategists such as Mao Zedong.
One distinctive characteristic of Chinese military science is that it places emphasis on the relationship between the military and society as well as views military force as merely one part of an overarching grand strategy.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Military_science   (2215 words)

  
 Military Definitions
A platoon is the smallest military unit led by a
In infantry units, rifle platoons are generally made up of four nine-man squads (three rifle squads and one weapons squad).
Company strength for a 10 company infantry regiment or a 12 company (troop after 1882) cavalry regiment hovered around 50 men, well below authorized levels.
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 Boston.com / News / Nation / Washington / Ohio military police unit questioned   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Military officials have questioned members of a Cincinnati-based military police unit who were working at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan when two prisoners were killed in December 2002, a newspaper reported Friday.
Brent Hopkins, a member of the Army Reserve's 377th Military Police Company, said he has been interviewed by military officials about the unit's service in Afghanistan within the past year but would not say what was discussed.
The 377th unit, made up of 124 soldiers from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, arrived at Bagram in August 2002 and returned to the United States in March 2003, said Army Reserve spokesman Bill Geddes.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2004/05/28/ohio_military_police_unit_questioned   (306 words)

  
 military unit
The units used in modern armies have their origins in the 16th–18th centuries, when professional armies reemerged in Europe after the end of the Middle Ages.
The battalion is the smallest unit to have a staff of officers (in charge of personnel, operations, intelligence, and logistics) to assist the commander.
The basic fighting unit in an air force is the squadron, which consists of several aircraft of the same type—e.g., fighters, and often of the same model—e.g., F-16s.
www.1stmarinedivisionassociation.org /marines/military_unit.htm   (596 words)

  
 Medical Units During the Vietnam War
In June 1966, the hospital arrived in the Republic of Vietnam and was established in an semi-fixed facility in support of the 1st Cavalry Division, the 4th Infantry Division, and the 173rds Airborne Brigade in Pleiku.
Subsequent moves of the unit were to the DaNang Support Command area on February 28, 1968, then to the 95th Evacuation Hospital compound on September 1, 1968, and then to its final location at Camp Baxter in East DaNang on July 18, 1970.
The unit departed Fort Polk on November 22,1966, embarking on the USNG Gen John Pope at Oakland, California and arrived at Vung Ro Bay on December 14, 1966.
www.illyria.com /evacs.html   (1821 words)

  
 Honorable Artillery Company, honorable artillery company of london :: HAC.
In 1537 Henry VIII formed the company by Letters Patent from an already existing Guild of St. George charging it to attend to the Better Defense of the Realm and encouraging it to exercise in handling bows and handguns.
From the 16th to the 18th Century the Company trained all the officers of the Trained Bands of the City and the Company's other principal-was maintaining law and order on the streets on behalf of the Corporation, before the formation of a police force.
The Company of Pikemen and Musketeers, who provide the Lord Mayor's Bodyguard, contribute greatly to the ceremonial life of the City and the HAC also has a Light Cavalry Unit which keeps alive the skills of military equitation and takes part in ceremonial functions.
www.ahacsite.org /london.htm   (511 words)

  
 MILITARY UNIT HISTORIES AND WEBSITES
The units in the 10th Battalion provide the ability to move equipment from port to port, or from ships anchored at sea onto the shore, for forward movement inland to an area of operations.
The 66th Armored Regiment is the oldest armored unit in the United States Army, tracing it's lineage to the beginning of the Tank Service in February 1918.
Delta Company, 2nd Bn of the 501st Infantry 101st Airborne Division, the "Delta Raiders", has the distinct and proud honor of being one of only two Infantry companys in the Vietnam War to have two Medal of Honor recipiants.
www.olive-drab.com /od_history_unit_histories.php3   (2632 words)

  
 On a powder keg. Criminal offences in military unit # 3377 guarding especially dangerous objects of Zheleznogorsk ...
Military unit 3377 of the Interior Ministry the staff of which guards a strategic nuclear facility in Krasnoyarsk krai - Mining-Chemical Combine (MCC) in Zheleznogorsk - is a vivid example.
Meanwhile, the Zheleznogorsk military unit was visited by an inspecting commission from Siberian district of the Interior Ministry.
Military unit 3377 located in the territory of "closed" Zheleznogorsk is surrounded by barbed wire not less than the city itself is notorious among the city residents.
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 372nd Military Police Company planning quiet homecoming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Military unit at center of Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal
Linda Comer, family readiness coordinator for the Cresaptown-based 372nd Military Police Company, said the soldiers are in Kuwait, their first step toward an unspecified homecoming date.
Some of the unit's members and their families expected a homecoming in April before the soldiers returned to Iraq for an extended deployment.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04210/353307.stm   (279 words)

  
 Challenge Coin
Military challenge coins are also known as military coins, unit coins, memorial coins, unit challenge coins, or commander's coin.
Commanders use specially minted military coins to improve morale, foster unit esprit and honor service members for their hard work.
The company donates 25 percent of the profit from the coin to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/intro/coin.htm   (1461 words)

  
 UNITED STATES ARMY MILITARY POLICE - VIETNAM
Military police deployed within Vietnam applied distinctive markings on their helmets as was authorised by the standard army regulations covering MP insignia.
Due to the requirement that the presence of military police be easily seen within the crowded avenues and roads of Vietnams cities and towns, the insignia used by the MP's in Vietnam often defied the authorised sizes and were larger than three inches in width.
Companies and platoons that were attached to field forces, divisions and separate brigades placed their formation sign in the same spot.
home.mweb.co.za /re/redcap/vietnam.htm   (3593 words)

  
 The State Militia
These units trace their heritage to Colonial times and in the case of the First Company Governor's Foot Guards it has the longest continuous record of service of any military unit in the United States while the First Company Governor's Horse Guards shares that same honor for a military cavalry unit.
The Connecticut Military Department Historical Section is located in room 113 at the State Armory and Arsenal, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06105-3795.
To request military personnel records of former members of retirees of the National Guard or Organized Militia, a requestor must submit his/her request in writing or be present with a picture form of identification.
www.ct.ngb.army.mil /militia/militia.asp   (348 words)

  
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Unit and team representatives must attend the mandatory pre-race meeting scheduled for 1400, Wednesday, 11 June, Soldiers Field House, Bldg 3236.
Units may enter teams in the following categories: If a unit enters more than one team in any category, the team that competes and posts the best placing, by category, will earn the Commander’s Trophy points (i.e., if 2 super squads finish 1st and 3rd, only the first place team will earn points).
Disqualification will result for teams not having bib numbers on the front of their running attire, units failing to have at least the minimum required runners crossing the finish line in a recognizable formation, passing other units after 37th and Vassault or failing to reach 37th and Vassault by 0830.
www.lewis.army.mil /dpca/sports/MOI's/03STNarrows.htm   (980 words)

  
 Texas Confederate Journals Military Units Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The company was assigned to the Second Texas Infantry Regiment and designated as Company A).
These large units were typically named for their commanding general and were organized for a campaign or as part of a standing army.
Legions -- a unit composed of infantry, artillery and cavalry.
www.bauer.uh.edu /parks/tex/texreb1.html   (305 words)

  
 History of Company
Companies "A' and "B" were assault companies and "D" was the attack company.
Also the unit members who had a previous tour in Viet Nam were invaluable in passing on their experiences and training to accomplish combat missions.
This meant that as soon as the rest of the unit got out of town, they were to make a final inspection and turn the keys to the buildings over to someone from Riley and then get to Forbes and catch the last airplane.
www.phoenix158.org /hootches/mayberry/history_of_company.htm   (10108 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Military Police Unit Stands Up at Guantanamo Bay
The units were designed as part of an Army action plan to improve detainee handling.
Burk said the detainee mission today is an evolution of traditional military police skills left over from the Cold War-era “land-battle doctrine.” In traditional doctrine, which Army officials are in the process of rewriting, MPs had four specific battlefield missions: battlefield law and order, battlefield circulation and control, area security, and enemy prisoner-of-war operations.
The unit has been stood up three different times, all for relatively short periods: for one year in India during World War II; for four years during the Korean War, including some service in Korea; and for two years at Fort Sill, Okla., during the Vietnam era.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Mar2005/20050322_270.html   (991 words)

  
 Broadfoot's Civil War Unit Records
The detailed and corrected transcripts of the original records and reports tell where each unit was organized and provide accounts of where the soldiers were sent, the battles they participated in, and their trials and tribulations throughout the war.
Few units have the entire record of their service through all of 1861-1865, but most units have at least a partial record available.
The majority of Civil War military units were state affiliated with a state, but there were some units which were not from a particular state, such as the U.S. Colored Troops.
www.soldiersearch.com /unit_record.html   (959 words)

  
 Manzanar NHS: Historic Resource Study/Special History Study (Chapter 13)
One of the military police had 'accidentally" killed a fellow soldier at Manzanar, necessitating an investigation by the county coroner at the taxpayers' expense.
The military contingent at the present time consists of one company of 99 men and patrols are established around the external confines of the project.
There is a company of Military Police stationed just south of the Center, whose function it is to maintain a patrol about the entire area during the day; and to man the towers and patrol the Center at night.
www.nps.gov /manz/hrs/hrs13b.htm   (1149 words)

  
 Bucknell University men’s lacross team fostering U.S. military unit in Iraq - February 10, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The team is working with ASA to reach out to and foster a unit of about 100 men and women in the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, Co. A, 506th Regiment.
The Fort Campbell, Ky., based unit was deployed to Iraq in November and expects to remain in Iraq for at least one year.
The collected goods, which were expected to be on their way from the Lewisburg campus to Iraq Monday, are just one part of fostering the military unit.
archive.dailyitem.com /archive/2006/0210/sports/stories/06sports.htm   (492 words)

  
 Stars & Stripes
Company C, 101st Military Intelligence Battalion is at the Vilseck Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) attempting to fly one of its four Shadow UAVs in support of the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, which is training at Grafenwöhr.
Company C soldiers and two civilian contractors were hard at work testing the UAVs and setting up a launch ramp and two ground control stations.
Typically a ground unit preparing for a mission has a satellite photograph of its objective, but the imagery might be 48 hours old and vehicles might have moved, Gaw said.
www.estripes.com /article.asp?section=104&article=35138   (654 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Company (military unit) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the United States military, it refers to a group of 150-300 soldiers formed into three to six platoons, and typically c...
In the United States military, it refers to a group of 150-300 soldiers formed into three to six platoons, and typically commanded by a captain.
The designation 'company' is used in the infantry, Intelligence Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Military Police and Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, as well as the Royal Marines.
www.ipedia.com /company__military_unit_.html   (336 words)

  
 Windsor Journal - Governor's Foot Guard: A Proud Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to information supplied courtesy of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard, it is a military unit of the State of Connecticut, although with a vibrant and active National Guard, the primary function of the Governor's Foot Guard is mostly ceremonial.
As a military unit, the First Company follows policies and procedures set forth by statute, the policies, and orders of the governor, and those set forth by the Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard.
The First Company takes its tradition of more than 230 years of service quite seriously, serving the Governor and the state in a variety of capacities, as a unit, subunits, and as individuals in areas ranging from military to artistic and educational.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=14829002&BRD=1633&PAG=461&dept_id=11608&rfi=6   (671 words)

  
 Question on Military Unit Sizes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three to five platoons form a company, which is commanded by a captain with a first sergeant as the commander's principle NCO assistant.
An artillery unit of equivalent size is called a battery, and a comparable armored or air cavalry unit is called a troop.
Four to six companies make up a battalion, which is normally commanded by a lieutenant colonel with a command sergeant major as principle NCO assistant.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-chat/876483/posts   (2518 words)

  
 Military Police Unit from Oregon Army National Guard placed on alert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 1186th MP Company falls under the 741st Corps Support Battalion which is a component of the 82nd Brigade, Troop Command.
The mission of this unit is to provide guards for enemy prisoners of war and civilian internees or to provide guards for U.S. military prisoners, installations or facilities.
The Company is commanded by Capt. Trent Klug of Salem.
www.mil.state.or.us /PressRel/2003/11-6-03Press.html   (242 words)

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