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  Division (military) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In most modern militaries, a division tends to be the largest combined arms unit capable of independent operations; due to its self-sustaining role as a unit with a range of combat troops and suitable combat support forces, which can be divided into various organic combinations.
This does not mean that divisions are equal in size or structure from military to military, but generally divisions have in most cases come to be units of 10,000 to 20,000 troops with substantial enough support organic to the unit to be capable of independent operations.
Usually the direct organization of the division consists of one to four brigades or regiments of the combat arm of the division along with a brigade or regiment of combat support (usually artillery) and a number of direct-reporting battalions for various specialized support tasks (often reconnaissance and combat engineers).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division_(military)   (3984 words)

 Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Division (organisation), a subsidiary of a larger organisation
Division (military), a unit typically consisting of from 10,000 to 20,000 troops
Division (botany), a classification of plants (the botanical counterpart to zoology's phylum)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division   (285 words)

Division XXI (DXXI) is the force designed to remain decisive in land warfare and optimized for mid to high intensity spectrum of conflict into the 21st Century.
DXXI is the division design needed to serve as the core force essential for force cohesion and dominance to meet the demands in performing offensive and defensive operations in the expanded Division Battle Space of the future.
The intention is to retain the 10 division headquarters as battle command headquarters, but take much of the enabling resources, the air defense, the signal and all of the enablers that are in the division base, and push them down to brigade level and increase the number of brigades under each one of those divisions.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/division.htm   (2385 words)

 military infantry division patch10
Divisions either organized before or during World War I did not use the designation "infantry." The re-designation of these divisions as infantry came sometime after World War I when the divisions' structure was reorganized to include specialists in a wide variety of functions.
Beside the infantry division, motorized and airborne divisions were formed as well as a light (truck) division, a light (jungle) division, and a mountain division.
The airborne division was initially a miniature version of the infantry division with the addition of a small antiaircraft battalion, one parachute, and two glider regiments.
www.vetshome.com /military_infantry_division_patch10.htm   (885 words)

 Division of Military Retirement - Military Divorce Guide
The Colorado Supreme Court rejected that position on the division of military retirement, and awarded the spouse a full 50% of the marital share, on the grounds that the division of military retirement in Colorado must be made without regard to fault.
Unless the former spouse voluntarily agrees to waive a claim to military retirement, a court in Colorado is required to divide it and award the former spouse 50% of the marital portion.
In cases where military pay is both awarded to a former spouse as a property division, and subject to garnishment for child support or maintenance, the maximum DFAS will pay the former spouse directly is 65%.
www.military-divorce-guide.com /division-military-retirement.htm   (1768 words)

 Division (military) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Division (military), the smallest military formation comprising all the arms and services needed to conduct operations independently.
Ireland, Partition of, political division of Ireland between an independent Irish state, the Republic of Ireland, and the north-east of the island,...
I was in a fl division but all the superior officers were white.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Division_(military).html   (132 words)

 State of Alaska - Permanent Fund Dividend Division
A military member may apply for a current year dividend after the filing deadline (March 31, 2006) if the military member was eligible for hostile fire or imminent danger pay while serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States.
If the military member is not able to respond by the deadline, contact us or your local dividend office and let us know that the military member is not able to respond to the letter.
If the military member is on imminent danger or hostile fire pay and is not able to respond by the appeal deadline, contact us or your local dividend information office and let us know that the military member is not able to respond to the denial letter.
www.pfd.state.ak.us /military/index.aspx   (736 words)

 Military and Diplomatic Affairs:Manuscript Division
Included are the papers of hundreds of career military officers, volunteers, and enlisted personnel as well as defense secretaries, war correspondents, and private citizens caught in the path of war.
Joining these military collections are the papers of more than three hundred diplomats and more than half of the individuals who have served as secretary of state.
A quick survey of the division's military and diplomatic collections suggests the wealth of information waiting to be mined by women's historians who have not always examined these sources with the same interest and enthusiasm as other collections.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/awhhtml/awmss5/mil_diplo.html   (203 words)

 9th Infantry Division - 9th Military Police Company
Military police were stationed at intervals along both sides of the bridge, and other MP manned sniper positions on the river banks to prevent German frogmen from blowing up the bridge.
Since numerous vehicles were hit, the military police had to clear the wreckage and to serve as replacements for injured or frightened drivers.
Aid stations and prisoner of war cages at both ends of the bridge were also manned by military police temporarily rotated from their bridge positions.
www.oldreliable.org /9mpco.html   (578 words)

 Elections - Military and Overseas Voting
If you are not in the military, a family member of the military, or an overseas citizen, these instructions do not apply to you and you may not use the Form 76.
MILITARY PERSONNEL: Persons who are United States citizens, residents of Tennessee and members of the Uniformed Services (i.e., armed forces personnel), and their family members.
This provision is waived in the case of military personnel, their family members, or overseas citizens.
www.state.tn.us /sos/election/absentee_military.htm   (1155 words)

 NATO Handbook: Military Organisation and Structures
The Division also participates on behalf of the Military Committee in NATO's overall defence planning process and develops and represents the views of the Military Committee and of the NATO Strategic Commanders on military policy matters in various NATO bodies.
The Division also acts as the point of contact for the NATO Liaison Officer to the United Nations, a position which is filled by a serving member of the International Military Staff, on behalf of the Organisation as a whole, when required.
The Director, NHQC3S, reports directly to Director of the International Military Staff and the Assistant Secretary General for Defence Support in meeting the requirements of the IMS and IS. As one of the co-Vice Chairmen of the NATO C3 Board, the Director is also the MC's representative to the Board.
www.nato.int /docu/handbook/2001/hb1103.htm   (1655 words)

 36th Infantry Division
On May 1, 2004, the 49th Armored Division was officially inactivated and the 36th Brigade of the 49th Armored Division was redesignated the 36th Infantry Division.
The organization of the 36th Infantry Division is still unclear, as the Army is undergoing a transformation to brigade units of action and the 36th is not expected to complete its reorganization until 2006.
The 36th Division insignia consisting of an olive drab "T" on a blue flint arrowhead was adopted in 1918.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/36id.htm   (577 words)

 Division of Military and Naval Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DMNA is a state agency that serves as the headquarters for New York's militia forces (the Army National Guard, the Air National Guard, the New York Guard and the New York Naval Militia).
Division of Military and Naval Affairs personnel, military and civilian, serve under the Adjutant General, who must be an Army or Air National Guard commander and who is responsible to the Governor for proper administration and for assuring the New York militia is prepared to perform emergency state roles as directed by the Governor.
The Adjutant General is also responsible to the Department of Defense for assuring the military training and preparedness of the Army and Air National Guard units in New York.
www.dmna.state.ny.us /dmna.html   (485 words)

 Former Spouse Military Benefits - Military Divorce Guide
Because a civilian spouse with a decree of legal separation in Colorado still retains military benefits, parties who do not intend on remarrying may wish to consider this option if, e.g., the civilian spouse has a preexisting medical condition which makes it difficult to obtain alternative medical care.
Military housing is generally only authorized to servicemembers residing with their families, so typically an installation will give a civilian spouse a reasonable time after separation to vacate on-post housing.
Commissary, military exchange (BX/PX) and other installation privileges are suspended while the former spouse is remarried, but reinstated upon the remarriage terminating due to death or dissolution.
www.military-divorce-guide.com /former-spouse-benefits.htm   (816 words)

 US International Division - Military Photos
Much of the problem with the US working with NATO and other coalitions, is that the US has big issues with their troops serving under a foreign command.
If they would be used so no American Mother loses her son in some war, then not a good idea as one division would hardly be noticeable in such a gigantic military machinery the US Military is.
A Division level QRF of sorts that would fall under the NATO command or (and this is a strech) a UN command.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=83546   (1098 words)

 California Military History: The 40th Infantry Division's March to the Korean War
The 45th Infantry Division openly moved from Japan with all its equipment to rear assembly areas near Pusan, Korea, prior to moving to the front as part of I Corps; to replace the 1st Cavalry Division that was already in Japan.
The 40th Division was surprised and saddened as to the shape of the 24th Division; worn-out soldiers, lack of acceptable supplies, non-operational weapons, and equipment.
Most of the Division’s soldiers had already been out-processed, and at the end of the ceremony the remaining were dismissed to awaiting arms of family members [some later re-joined the Division as Guardsmen].
www.militarymuseum.org /40Korea.html   (6712 words)

 82nd Airborne Division - Military and Aircraft Scale Models
After two combat jumps, the 82nd Airborne Division was deemed ready for Operation Neptune, the airborne invasion of Normandy.
Dropped behind Utah Beach, Normandy in June, 1944, the division’s three parachute infantry regiments and glider infantry regiment were among the first soldiers to fight in Normandy.
The division was able to take and hold key positions down the strategically important Cotentin peninsula.
www.militarymodels.com /product_page.asp?code=FOV83004   (165 words)

 1st Marine Division
The Division is supported by Marine aviation, and force service support units and is prepared to be employed, in conjunction with a Marine aircraft wing, as an integral part of a Marine Expeditionary Force in amphibious operations.
The Division is employed as the ground combat element (GCE) of I MEF or may provide task-organized forces for assault operations and such operations as may be directed.
By June, the entire division was in South Vietnam, its zone of operation the southern two provinces of I Corps, Quang Tin and Quang Ngai.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/usmc/1mardiv.htm   (1499 words)

 Military Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Military records are a significant part of the Manuscript Division's holdings.
Included are the papers of military heroes from George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army, to Gen. Curtis E. LeMay, commanding general of the Strategic Air Command and chief of staff of the United States Air Force after World War II.
The division's military collections span the entire history of the United States, but they are particularly rich for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/mcchtml/milhm.html   (344 words)

 Welcome to Military Police Company First Marine Division
Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion, First Marine Division is a unique unit in that it is almost self contained.
It is made up of military police, motor transport, communications, supply, and administration personnel.
It is the only Marine Division Military Police Company in the Marine Corps.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageFullText/1,13476,716830,00.html   (229 words)

 "82nd Airborne Division Becomes 'Waterborne' in New Orleans" - The Military Family Network
About 170 of the division's combat engineers were temporarily based on the Navy vessel USS Tortuga, berthed at Naval Support Activity New Orleans, planning and performing urban-search-and-rescue missions daily with other agencies using some of those boats.
The soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division are expected "to have a high degree of mental agility and flexibility," Amacker said.
The division's soldiers are treated "with tremendous respect and dignity" and are held to extremely high standards, the general said.
www.emilitary.org /article.php?aid=4568   (663 words)

 UCSB General Catalog - Military Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Surveys American military history and the evolution of western warfare from early western civilizations through the end of the twentieth century.
Study of military leadership principles, responsibilities, and traits in a small unit, emphasizing adaptability and flexibility.
Intermediate study of military leadership principles, responsibilities and traits in a small unit.
www.catalog.ucsb.edu /ls/military.htm   (1890 words)

 10th Mountain Division -- History
In June 1944, the Division transferred to Camp Swift, Texas, for additional training until the division was deployed to Italy in January 1945.
The Korean conflict and the escalating Cold War led to reactivation of the 10th as a training division on July 1, 1948, which became the 10th Infantry Division in June 1954 when it was sent to Germany.
Division was one of many units that served this country in WWII, for images of all the Shoulder Insignia used by the United States Military in the conflict, click here.
www.mscd.edu /~history/camphale/tmd_001.html   (805 words)

 Division of Military Education -- BU 2005/2006 Undergraduate Bulletin
The Division of Military Education is a program that provides college-trained officers for the Armed Forces.
The Boston University Division of Military Education is rich with tradition, strong with leadership, and built on high standards.
For nonflying officers, military assignments are made based on the officer's interests, the needs of the Air Force, and academic background.
www.bu.edu /bulletins/und/item26.html   (5698 words)

 UCSB Catalog: Military Science
The military science curriculum is a part of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program that leads to a commission as a second lieutenant in the Active Army, Army Reserve, or National Guard.
Familiarization with methods of instruction and practical application by the student, who is required to prepare several presentations which include teaching a lesson, and use of closed-circuit television for self-evaluation.
The study of military law and the fundamental concepts of military judicial procedures contained in the Uniform Code of Military Justice; rules of evidence, pretrial and appellant procedures.
www.catalog.ucsb.edu /97cat/l&s/military.htm   (1380 words)

 4th Infantry Division Military Police Platoon
The division was re-activated in June 1940 while Europe was already engulfed in the second World War of the 20th century.
The 4th had been tested as a new "motorised" division, but it was decided to standardize the army by equipping all infantry divisions with an equal amount of vehicles.
The Military Police contingent of the division was organized as a platoon, then a company, then back to a platoon in August 1943.
ivydiv_mp.tripod.com   (370 words)

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