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  USA Freedom Corps - Make a Difference.  Volunteer.
Peace Corps Volunteers are emerging from almost every geographical area of the U.S. to serve in 74 countries around the world.
This increasing interest in Peace Corps' mission of service has led to an overall rise in state residents becoming Volunteers.
More and more Indian communities have learned the value of using national service as a strategy to tackle tough social problems, and the Corporation for National and Community Service is eager to build on this momentum and expand the reach and impact of tribal service programs, its CEO David Eisner announced on November 2nd.
www.usafreedomcorps.gov   (522 words)

  
  Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I Corps of the British Army of the Rhine was redesignated the Headquarters Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps in 1994.
The first corps in the United States Army were legalized during the American Civil War by an Act of Congress on July 17, 1862, but Major General George B. McClellan designated six corps organizations within his Army of the Potomac that spring.
The present active corps in the US Army are I Corps ("eye core"), III Corps, V Corps, and XVIII Airborne Corps; their numbers derive from four of the 30-odd corps that were formed during World War II.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corps   (1209 words)

  
 Structure of the British Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Intelligence Corps is the army's main tool for the gathering and collating of intelligence, and for the organisation of the army's counter-intelligence apparatus.
The Joint CBRN Regiment is a specialised corps of the army tasked with defence against nuclear, biological, radiological and chemical weapons.
The Royal Logistic Corps is the largest single corps in the British Army, and is responsible for the supply and movement of material to all units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Structure_of_the_British_Army   (4552 words)

  
 Peace Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Peace Corps was established by executive order in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy and approved by Congress as a permanent agency within the State Department later that year.
Concerned with the growing tide of revolutionary sentiment in the Third World, Kennedy saw the Peace Corps as a means of countering the notions of the "Ugly American" and "Yankee imperialism," especially in the emerging nations of postcolonial Africa and Asia.
She expanded Peace Corps' presence in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by establishing the first Peace Corps programs in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and other newly independent countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peace_Corps   (1924 words)

  
 Corps
Corps are the Army's largest tactical units, the instruments with which higher echelons of command conduct maneuver at the operational level.
While corps normally fight a part of a larger force, they may also be employed alone, either as an independent ground force or as the Army or land component of a joint task force.
Corps may be assigned divisions of any type required by the theater and the mission.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/corps.htm   (706 words)

  
 Gett Kidz- Civil War Corps Badges
An army corps was a large organization of infantry brigades and divisions with an artillery brigade, commanded by a major general.
To designate each of the three divisions of a corps, General Hooker decided that the badges should be made in three distinctive colors similar to the US flag- red, white and blue with red for the First Division of the corps, white for the second, and blue for the third.
Corps badges were initially worn on the top of the cap, though many also sewed one on their uniform coats.
www.nps.gov /gett/gettkidz/corpsbadge.htm   (718 words)

  
 GoArmy.com > Army JAG Corps > Overview
Established in 1775 by George Washington, the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG Corps) JAG Corps is the oldest law firm in the nation.
The JAG Corps is a wide-ranging practice that includes military law and criminal prosecution to international law and legal assistance—both in the U.S. and abroad.
Whether stationed in the United States or overseas, JAG Corps Attorneys are involved in a broad range of cases and develop a working proficiency in numerous branches of the law.
www.goarmy.com /jag   (344 words)

  
 Drum Corps International (DCI) -- Marching Music's Major League - 35
Drum and bugle corps is an intense, competitive, choreographed musical experience staged on a football field by young people achieving high levels of excellence.
Corps with 71 to 79 members have a choice between Division II or III distinction.
In this division, corps are allowed to follow their own country’s organizational guidelines, but if they choose to recognize DCI rules, they are allowed to compete for the other division titles.
www.dci.org /corps   (284 words)

  
 Mercy Corps - Helping Communities Build a Stronger Future
The tragedy of AIDS is universal, but its ravages are often felt most by youth.
This year, students from Mercy Corps' Global Citizen Corps — including Alexii and Amy — are taking leadership roles in activities that raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and its effects among peers.
Mercy Corps Wins Social Capitalist Award Mercy Corps received a Fast Company and Monitor Group 2008 Social Capitalist Award for its innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to tackling some of the world's most challenging problems.
www.mercycorps.org   (282 words)

  
 CORPS: Diceless Conspiracy Roleplaying - RPG Reviews - GameWyrd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CORPS stands for Complete Omniversal Role Playing System and, as the name suggests, is a generic set of rules that can be applied to any sort of campaign setting.
CORPS was originally designed as a conspiracy game and I believe that's how the now out of print first edition was presented as.
CORPS: Diceless Conspiracy is one of those RPGs which offer up a contemporary campaign setting through the groups and organisations involved in it.
www.gamewyrd.com /review/318   (1418 words)

  
 Office of the Police Corps - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Police Corps is a Federal program designed to address violent crime by increasing the number of officers with advanced education and training who serve on community patrol.
The Police Corps provides scholarships of up to $3,750 per academic year on a competitive basis to students who agree to earn their bachelor's degrees, complete approved Police Corps training, and then serve for four years on patrol, as assigned, with law enforcement agencies in areas of great need.
The Police Corps reduces local costs of hiring and training excellent new officers by providing funds to states to develop and provide 16 to 24 weeks of rigorous residential Police Corps training for each participant.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /opclee   (169 words)

  
 III Corps
The mission of II Corps is to, when directed, deploy to a theater of operations, conduct military operations and redeploy.
All III Corps units must be prepared on short notice to deploy to a theater of operations and conduct military operations in support of Commander in Chief missions.
Under III Corps at Fort Hood, Texas, the 7th Infantry Division's headquarters at Fort Carson, Colo., would align with the Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade in Arkansas, the 41st Infantry Brigade in Oregon, the 45th Infantry Brigade in Oklahoma and the 155th Armored Brigade in Mississippi.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/iii-corps.htm   (1317 words)

  
 Mercy Corps > Countries > Pakistan > Relief Operations Expand in Pakistan
Mercy Corps needs your generous donation to stay nimble and effective as it responds to the rapidly changing situation on the ground.
Immediately after the earthquake struck, Mercy Corps officers Nadeem Ahmed Malik and Dr. Arif Noor were dispatched to the region to complete a needs assessment.
Though Mercy Corps staff are currently focused on addressing immediate needs, they're acting with an eye toward building strong relationships in the Seraan Valley.
www.mercycorps.org /countries/pakistan/912   (513 words)

  
 Peace Corps Online |
Congratulations to the Peace Corps for the highest number of volunteers in 30 years with 7,810 volunteers serving in 71 posts across the globe.
Peace Corps said that some of the information put out about the incident was "inflammatory and false." On October 12, Country Director Davy Morris met with community leaders and apologized for the incident.
Peace Corps has announced that it is suspending the Uzbekistan program after the visas of 52 Peace Corps volunteers who arrived in January were not renewed.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/board-topics.html   (3080 words)

  
 Corps
Corps are the Army's largest tactical units, the instruments with which higher echelons of command conduct maneuver at the operational level.
While corps normally fight a part of a larger force, they may also be employed alone, either as an independent ground force or as the Army or land component of a joint task force.
Corps may be assigned divisions of any type required by the theater and the mission.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/army/unit/corps.htm   (696 words)

  
 Corps - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Corps was perhaps the most useful and cohesive of the various high-level formations used by the Grand Army of the Republic and the Imperial Army —large enough to take most enemy worlds, it remained a key component in the armies of both the Clone Wars and the Galactic Civil War.
One unit that was certainly a Corps was the 9th Assault Corps—because Commander Gree's 41st Elite Legion was one of its subordinate Legions.
The 21st Nova Corps, the Galactic Marines led by Commander Bacara and Ki-Adi Mundi, were also probably a Corps within the 4th Sector Army at some point in their existence, but the 327th Star Corps, led by Commander Bly and Jedi Master Aayla Secura is officially a corps-it includes the 7th Legion.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Corps   (832 words)

  
 Marine Corps History and Museums Division   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Marine Corps Historical Center on the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., closed its doors to researchers and the public on 1 July 2005 in preparation for the History Division's relocation to Quantico, Virginia.
The Division took occupancy of its new facility on Marine Corps Base Quantico in early September and has reopened to researchers near the Gray Research Center of the Marine Corps University.
A modern facility where Marine Corps history can be presented to the public, a campus that would include a world-class museum, a place where priceless artifacts can be properly restored and protected, and where organizations and associations of Marines can meet.
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil /HD/Home_Page.htm   (477 words)

  
 CNN.com - A&M cadets staunchly conservative - May 13, 2004
"I believe [the Corps is] strongly Republican and a majority of the people are in support of the current president because he is the commander-in-chief," said senior Justin Woods, public relations officer for the Corps.
Formaneck supports the war, for the most part, because of her desire to be in the military someday and because of her experiences in the Corps.
Schock feels that many students in the Corps support Bush simply because he is their commander-in-chief and not because they truly believe in his actions.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/05/13/texas   (739 words)

  
 Citizen Corps : Councils   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Citizen Corps mission is accomplished through a national network of state, local, and tribal Citizen Corps Councils.
The Citizen Corps Guide for Local Officials provides suggestions for how to form a Citizen Corps Council and how to get the programs and other activities started in your community.
Starting a Citizen Corps Council in your area will help create the groundwork for the long-term security of our neighborhoods, our communities, and our nation.
www.citizencorps.gov /councils   (368 words)

  
 IGN: Blast Corps
Back in 1997, Blast Corps served as an important reminder that not every game had to be a sequel to an existing franchise to pack mass appeal.
Put together by British second-party developer Rare, Blast Corps is almost like a nostalgic trip back to the heydays of the NES or the time of Robotron and Missile Command.
Released to very little media hype, Blast Corps quickly won the hearts of N64 owners by offering a well-rounded combination of destructive gameplay and intelligent puzzles, topped off with a rocking soundtrack and good graphics.
ign64.ign.com /objects/000/000416.html   (457 words)

  
 Civilian Conservation Corps on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS [Civilian Conservation Corps] (CCC), established in 1933 by the U.S. Congress as a measure of the New Deal program.
The headquarters of the Civilian Conservation Corps in San Clemente is seen in this 1936 photograph that is on display at the San Clemente State Park Information Center.
They were part of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a government program designed to put men to work during the Great Depression.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c/civilian.asp   (530 words)

  
 E-Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Environmental Corps (E-Corps) is an exciting and energetic American YouthWorks program which allows youth, ages 17 to 25, to contribute to the restoration and preservation of parks and public lands in Texas.
While playing this vital role in the community, students also pursue their educational goals, such as attaining a GED or high school diploma, or to pay off student loans.
E- Corps is an AmeriCorps' National Volunteer Service Program which may last from six months to two years.
www.ail.org /ecorps.html   (133 words)

  
 BTRC On-line Catalog
CORPS is a six attribute, 1d10-based system for any sort of campaign based on human norms or alternate worlds.
CORPS VDS is designed for use with CORPS, but is not required to use it or to transplant your vehicles to other game systems.
Also available is CORPS is Dreamtime, a game universe set in a mythical past, when the People were a new thing upon the face of the Earth Mother, and the world still seethes with the forces of Creation.
www.btrc.net /html/catalog/catmain.html   (2728 words)

  
 NEWSARAMA.COM — RECHARGING THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I’ve always loved the idea of the Green Lantern Corps, and had always been a little disappointed during my run on Green Lantern, that the focus had been more on “soap opera” which seemed to be the flavor of the month back then.
The Guardians of the Universe do have a very clear purpose for the Corps, but that purpose is not law enforcement, and it’s not the imposition of their will upon the universe.
I suppose that there’s another aspect to the Corps when you think about Earth-bound analogies, this was my Vertigo graphic novel, The Originals, which in plain terms was about being a member of a cool gang and what that meant.
www.newsarama.com /DC/GreenLantern/recharge.htm   (1990 words)

  
 NOAA Corps
NOAA Commissioned Corps Officers are an integral part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
To learn how to be considered as an officer candidate for this class, visit the NOAA Corps Recruiting page or you can send an e-mail to the NOAA Corps Recruiting Unit.
Inquiries and comments about NOAA Corps Recruiting should be directed to: NOAACorps.Recruiting@noaa.gov.
www.noaacorps.noaa.gov /index.html   (218 words)

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