Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Coronel (rank)

  Coronel (rank) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coronel is a military rank in some Hispanic countries which corresponds to the European rank of Colonel.
Coronel is also regarded as the possible origin for the word Colonel, later adapted by European nations.
This article on a military rank or appointment is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coronel_(rank)   (71 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Colonel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The rank of Colonel is one of the oldest in existence, dating as far back to the time of the Roman Empire.
By the time of the late 19th century, Colonel was a professional military rank and typically held by an officer in command of a regiment.
With the rise of Communism, some of the large Communist militaries saw fit to expand the Colonel rank into several grades, resulting in the unique Senior Colonel rank which was found in countries such as the Soviet Union and is still used in such nations as China and North Korea.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Colonel   (525 words)

 Army officer ranks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Armies have military rank systems that are often used by other military services such as air forces or Marines.
To assist in the comparison of ranks in the armed forces of different countries, NATO rank codes are used.
These are established codes for determining the seniority of officer and other ranks in NATO countries for a particular joint task group or command structure, although specific appointments designate a higher level of seniority over other equivalent rank codes in a given situation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Army_officer_ranks   (369 words)

 Portuguese Army Ranks and Their British Equivalents
This rank position was created in 1640 and it is the simplification of the Capitão-General de Artilharia (Captain-general of Artillery), then in use in the Spanish army.
It was extinct in the reform of 1707/1708, but it reappear in the Pombal reform of 1762 again (Count of Lippe) to pass to designate the Director-General of the Artillery that was entrusted of the organization of that military branch.
This rank is referred, for the first time, in the organization of the army that King D.Sebastião took for Alcácer-Quibir, and he was the commandant of the whole Cavalry as the General of Artillery, it is the simplification of the Captain-General of existent Cavalry in Spain.
www.napoleon-series.org /military/organization/c_portugueseranks.html   (551 words)

 Overview of Rank Insignia
Petty officers lost their rank when the crew was paid off at the end of a voyage.
The rank of chief petty officer was established in 1894.
The rank of Army ensign was long gone by the time the rank of Navy ensign was established in 1862.
www.thetachi.org /alumni/Uniform/Rank/RankOverview.asp   (1235 words)

 BRIGADIER GENERAL INFORMATION, FACTS AND TELE-COMMUNICATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The rank of Brigadier General is known in South_Korea as ''Chunjang'' and is a direct equivalent to the United States one star rank, with very similar insignia.
The rank of Brigadier-General was abolished in the British_Army and Royal_Marines in 1922.
The rank was the equivalent to the United_States_Navy rank of Commodore, which later became known as Rear_Admiral_Lower_Half.
www.infotelc.com /Brigadier_General   (690 words)

 coronel de marina - (Navy) Captain (Spanish to English translation glossary) military ranks,Military / Defense,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It's the rank that used to follow Teniente Coronel in Argentina's Navy.
Ogmios Traducciones (asker): old rank - The text is about Coronel de Marina Leonardo Rosales, who retired in 1830.
I think "Coronel de Marina" was a rank at that time.
www.proz.com /kudoz/892822?&print=1   (380 words)

 Rank & Insignia - The Way You Tell Who's Who In The Military   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the Navy, captain was the highest rank until Congress created flag officers in 1857 — before then, designating someone an admiral in the republic had been deemed too royal for the United States.
Rank insignia on shoulder straps were silver for all officers down to and including lieutenant colonels; captains and first lieutenants wore gold insignia.
The plan called for the least disruption to other rank insignia, so it was decided to follow the color precedent established in devising major's insignia and adopt the gold bar for the second lieutenant.
www.jcs-group.com /military/rank/armsmark.html   (1708 words)

 Colonel: colonel, lieutenant colonel, colonel insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Colonel [ˈkɜːrnl] (Spanish: Coronel; German: Oberst; Russian:Полко́вник/Polkovnik) is both a military rank and civilian title, used by nearly every country in the world.
This is influenced by the former Colonel insignia of the Soviet Union).
The rank is denoted by three large starbursts worn as a collar insignia.
music.openfun.org /wiki/Colonel   (890 words)

 Chile - Uniforms, Ranks, and Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Army rank insignia that are based on a series of gold or silver stars on shoulder straps or shoulder plaits are used for ranks up to and including that of brigadier, an unusual transitory grade between that of colonel and brigadier general.
Although a brigadier has the rank of coronel and wears the three stars of a coronel on the shoulder boards, a brigadier wears a general's national coat of arms and laurel leaves on the collar.
When the rank of brigadier was created, the names given to the generals were also changed, to include brigadier general (major general) and mayor general (lieutenant general).
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-2541.html   (440 words)

 Chile - Air Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rank insignia, worn in gold on dress uniforms and light blue on all others, resemble those of the navy.
The terms coronel de aviación, general de brigada aérea, general de aviación, and general del aire are used for colonels, major generals, lieutenant generals, and generals, respectively.
Noncommissioned rank insignia closely follow those of the navy, although army terminology is used.
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-2543.html   (199 words)

 Rancho Los Feliz - Historic Adobes of Los Angeles County by John R. Kielbasa ISBN: 0-8059-4172-X - Things To Do In Los ...
Petronilla was enraged by this and as she stood in the corredor of her uncle's adobe, she swore a curse upon the rancho.
Coronel took a band of horses and mules as well as the American flag captured from Captain William Mervine in San Pedro.
Coronel dispatched a courier ahead to Mexico to notify authorities of the advancing army while he stayed behind to scout out Kearny's movements.
www.laokay.com /halac/RanchoLosFeliz.htm   (4345 words)

 Gustavo Coronel: Venezuela ... the Generals of the Three Suns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Constitutional provisions and tradition dictate that a General of “Three Suns” gets to be one as the result of an exceptional career and heroic deeds in battlefield.
Gustavo Coronel is the founder and president of Agrupacion Pro Calidad de Vida (The Pro-Quality of Life Alliance), a Caracas-based organization devoted to fighting corruption and the promotion of civic education in Latin America, primarily Venezuela.
Coronel led the Hydrocarbons Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in Washington DC for 5 years.
www.vheadline.com /printer_news.asp?id=14567   (985 words)

 HispanicVista Columnists
Ygnacio Coronel joined the Spanish army and very quickly rose to the rank of corporal of the cavalry (1814).
Coronel’s father had brought Mariana to California, where her fluency in both English and Spanish earned her respect among many of her neighbors.
Even after his retirement from politics, Antonio F. Coronel retired to his orange orchard to concentrate on agricultural pursuits, earning great respect from his fellow Angelinos until his death on April 17, 1894 at the age of 77.
www.hispanicvista.com /HVC/Columnist/jschmal/052305jpschmal.htm   (1969 words)

 yehey! News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Coronel said the missing PNP personnel were uncovered during a head count Napolcom made last month.
Coronel said the names of unaccounted police officers and civilian employees were included on the PNP payroll despite their absence.
The report said at least 12 ranking police officials—the senior holding the rank of senior superintendent—and 10 other noncommissioned officers failed to report to their superiors for unknown reasons.
www.yehey.com /news/print.aspx?a=58239   (544 words)

 Military Rank
A corporal is expected to fill a leadership role and has a higher rank than a specialist even though both receive the same amount of pay.
In the Marine Corps, master gunnery sergeants and sergeant majors are E-9s, but the sergeant major has the higher rank.
hrough the ages, the badge of ranks have included such symbols as feathers, sashes, stripes and showy uniforms.
1stbattalion3rdmarines.com /military_ranks-chart_folder/military_rank.htm   (1384 words)

 The Army For Civilians
The ranks of General and Field Marshal (U.S., General of the Army) were used later in a kind of rank inflation or competition between the officers of allied armies.
Spanish officer ranks were: sub-teniente, teniente, capitán, comandante, teniente-coronel, coronel, general de brigada, general de divísion, teniente-general, and capitán-general.
Other ranks are occasionally met with, such as mayor and mariscal de campo, or field marshal, a rank probably originated by Napoleon.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/hist/army.htm   (7243 words)

 Officers and Ranks
A comissioned rank in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above captain and below lieutenant colonel.; a similar rank in another military or paramilitary organization; one who holds this rank.
A commissioned rank in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above lieutenant colonel and below brigadier general; one who holds this rank or a similar rank in another military organization; an honorary nonmilitary title awarded by some states of the United States.
A commissioned rank in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above lieutenant general; one who holds this rank or a similar rank in another military organization.
www.class.uidaho.edu /luschnig/ewo/Words/officers_and_ranks.htm   (478 words)

 yourDictionary.com • Library: Look alikes and sound alikes, Part 1
Take the two words "colonel", which designates a military rank, and the word "kernel", which refers to a grain or seed enclosed in a husk.
It is first recorded in English in 1548 as "coronel", which came into English from Middle French "coronel, coronnel", all ultimately from Italian "colonello", the commander of a column of soldiers, based on Latin "columna" (column).
The two pronunciations of this word apparently existed side-by-side until the 19th century, when the "colonel" pronunciation was ousted completely by the "coronel" pronunciation.
www.yourdictionary.com /library/alike1.html   (295 words)

 DefenseLINK News: Insignia: The Way You Tell Who's Who in the Military
With the onset of the Civil War, the highest grade captains became commodores and rear admirals and wore one-star and two- star epaulettes, respectively.
Other interesting rank tidbits include: o Ensigns started with the Army but ended with the Navy.
o While rank insignia are important, sometimes it isn't smart to wear them.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Nov1999/n11221999_9911224.html   (1260 words)

 General Joaquín Blake y Joyes
In 1795 he was sent to the Cazadores Voluntarios de la Corona Regiment with the rank of Teniente Coronel (Lieutenant-Colonel).This unit had been formed with picked officers and soldiers with the mission of carrying out the most complex operations and thus rise the rest of the troops' low morale.
He became Coronel (Colonel)[4] on 4 September for his brilliant exploits, and less than a month later (25 September) he asked for retirement;some weeks later he would also ask for the "Effective Colonel" status (18th October).
[2] A "vivo" rank (also "activo") indicates that the owner of the rank is employed in an adequate post for it.Thus Blake was not effectively employed as lieutenant until 1784,although he had been promoted in 1782.
www.napoleon-series.org /research/biographies/c_blake.html   (659 words)

 Corruption is one of the reasons behind the current crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
He tried to show what he had accomplished there, to illustrate what could be done nationwide.
Candidate Chavez was a paratrooper of middle rank.
He had staged a failed military coup in 1992 against democratically elected Carlos Andres Perez and, because of this, had received a prison term which had been cut short by President Caldera.
www.vheadline.com /printer_news.asp?id=7057   (1249 words)

 Colonel - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A Colonel is a rank in the armed forces one aquires by killing the number of people necessary to gain notice by one's superiors.
For instance, one person may be awarded the rank of Colonel after killing a few hundred filthy third-world villagers while some other person may be awarded the rank of Colonel by simply killing one individual of higher social status, such as Osama Bin Laden or Chuck E. Cheese.
Even if there was an "r" in "Colonel", it would be "Coronel" and if you tried to pronounce that phonetically, you would end up sounding like a Japanese guy trying to say something in engrish and nobody would know what the hell you were talking about.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Colonel   (275 words)

 Gunny G's Marines History/Traditions
From 1836,majors and lieutenant colonels were denoted by oak leave; captains by double silver bars -- "railroad tracks"; and first lieutenants,single silver bars.
* Colonel is pronounced "kernal" because the British adopted the French spelling "colonel" but Spanish pronuniciation "coronel" and then corrupted the pronunciation.
* While rank insignia are important, sometimes it isn't smart to wear them.
www.network54.com /Forum/message?forumid=220604&messageid=1050201064   (1267 words)

 Definition of Colonel - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Colonel [ˈkɜːrnl] is a military rank, usually the highest below general grades, and just above Lieutenant Colonel.
Prior to the professionalization of the armed services of European nations subsequent to the French revolution, a colonel was a nobleman who purchased the right to head a regiment from the previous holder of that right.
It is worth noting that in the US Armed forces, the eagle must always face forward, thus there is a distinct right and left insignia.
biocrawler.com /biowiki/Colonel   (549 words)

In August 1999 policemen were acquitted, but observing MST lawyers and Public Ministry appeal, the Court of Justice in Para decided to invalidate the sentence.
Another trial occurred in 2002 and resulted in the conviction of Military Police Coronel Mario Colares Pantoja and the Captain Raimundo José Almendra Lameira, all the other career and rank and file officers who participated in the action were found innocent.
Against the conviction of Coronel Pantoia and Captain Lameira their attorneys filled an appeal requesting the cancellation of the sentence and a new trial.
www.ofm-jpic.org /ofmjpic/announcement/041118_en.html   (305 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Coronel and the Falklands: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The defeat that Rear-Admiral Cradock suffered at Coronel at the hands of Maximilian Graf von Spee was recognised as a severe and humiliating blow to British naval prestige since the 18th century.
The story of his success at Coronel followed by his hunting by units of the Royal Navy and his isolation in dangerous waters is well told by Bennet.
He has used first hand accounts of the battles from the survivours and this gives the reader a fantastic insight into the world of the WW1 sailor far from home and in harms way.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1841580457   (546 words)

 Teódulo Ramírez Papers, 1877-1952, 1997
Initially buried at the Panteón Español in Mexico City, his remains were transferred in 1952 according to his wishes to Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.
Correspondence, military documents, photographs, biographical and financial documents, 1877-1952, 1997 (bulk 1917-1924), most in Spanish, totaling 3 linear inches, document the military career and life of Coronel Teódulo Ramírez (1865-1924).
Album with one leaf containing a portrait photograph, 2.5 x 3.5 in., of Teódulo Ramírez in military uniform, and an identification card, 5 x 6 in., with smaller version of the same portrait.
www.lib.utexas.edu /taro/utlac/00105/00105-P.html   (600 words)

 Miscellaneous Westchester County, NY, Obituaries
She was born March 4, 1947 to Harry G. and Lillian J. Smith Quirk in the Town of Lewisboro.
She is survived by her husband, Jose P. Coronel; one son, Manual S. Moniz of Somers; and two daughters, Lenore Giovi of Bronxville and Christle Coronel of the home address.
He is survived by his son Michael and his wife Cori of Stony Point; son Patrick of Montrose; brother Kenneth of Port Ritchie, Florida and his children, and a brother Donald of New Jersey and his children, one sister-in-law Maureen Blair of Homosassa, Florida and her children Kathy, Kenny and John Kollmeier.
www.obitcentral.com /obitsearch/obits/ny/ny-westchester30.htm   (1597 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.