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  First Lieutenant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The rank of Lieutenant has different meanings in different military formations (see comparative military ranks), but in all cases it is common for it to be divided.
In the Royal Navy, the rank of Lieutenant is equivalent to that of a Captain in the army.
In the United States Navy, First Lieutenant is a position title and is held by the officer in command of the Deck Department.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First_lieutenant   (273 words)

 First Light Dragoons (San Francisco)
The First Light Dragoons claimed to be the first legally organized militia company mustered in under the first Militia Law passed by the first session of the California Legislature held in San Jose in 1850.
The first test came in June 1856 during the reign of the Vigilantes in San Francisco when all the troops in that city were called to arms during the period of "Insurrection".
The first call to arms was issued on October 20, 1876, when all indications seemed to point to an anti-Chinese demonstration in the Chinese quarters of the city, but no serious consequences resulted.
www.militarymuseum.org /FirstLightDragoons.html   (1053 words)

 Japanese Capture of the Philippines photos and text related to The Edge by First Lieutenant George Francis, USMC, ...
At first it seemed that they were justified; for their landings were only lightly opposed, and their troops advanced rapidly against an untrained and ill-equipped enemy.
The first Japanese landings on Luzon were a calculated risk, for only relatively small units—the largest was a regiment—were used to make the first landings, and occupy the airfields in north and south Luzon, Mindanao, and Job.
The first Japanese attack on January 9 was contained with heavy casualties to both sides and it was not until January 23 that the Allies withdrew to the line running from Orion to Bagac.
www.fourthmarinesband.com /photos_fall.htm   (10849 words)

 From Corregidor to the Philippines photos and text related to The Edge by First Lieutenant George Francis, USMC, Retired
Lieutenant Colonel Beecher at first ordered his men to scatter at the sound of the air-raid siren, but had to rescind the order as no work could be accomplished under the constant sirens.
Private First Class Nixon moved toward the high ground of Denver Battery, when he encountered a Japanese soldier, “eyeball to eyeball.” Both men charged with fixed bayonet, and in the ensuing struggle, Nixon was able to wound the Japanese soldier in the side.
His first reaction was to pull a platoon off the beach and retake the battery, but in discussion with First Lieutenant William Harris, he decided to keep his beach defenses intact and await reinforcements.
www.fourthmarinesband.com /shanghai.htm   (17854 words)

 IMAHF First Lieutenant John F. Neville, USAF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Their crew was in the first to finish a tour of duty over Japan in their "Superfortress" dubbed "Luck Irish".
Their luck ran out as they lost both starboard engines and they were forced to struggle to Iwo Jima where they crash-landed.
On their take-off form Kwajalein on their way to Hawaii and then on to the U.S. for a barnstorming tour to promote a War Bonds drive, the plane crashed into the Pacific killing eight crewmen and two passengers.
www.aeromuseum.org /Exhibits/ILMilAviHallOfFame/neville.html   (397 words)

 Ontario Heritage Foundation - John Graves Simcoe — Ontario's First Lieutenant-Governor
Simcoe was "delighted with the beauty of the Country and Industry of the Inhabitants" and soon began to implement his plans to develop the province.
Simcoe's first priority after arriving in Upper Canada was to establish the provincial government.
This act was the first to limit slavery in the British Empire and remained in force until 1833 when the Emancipation Act abolished slavery in all British holdings, including Ontario.
www.heritagefdn.on.ca /userfiles/HTML/nts_1_2724_1.html   (1195 words)

 First Lieutenant Rodney D. Bloomgren
First Lt. Rodney D. Bloomgren, 26, son of Mr.
Lieutenant Bloomgren was born in Jamestown July 2, 1935 the son of Harold W. and Edith C. Swanson Bloomgren.
Lieutenant Bloomgren's mother, left for Plattsburgh Sunday and attended a memorial service in the chapel of the Air Force Base, Monday, for the four crew members.
www.rit.edu /~kaddss/rodneybloomgren.html   (3013 words)

 Civil War Letter Collection of First Lieutenant Rufus Ricksecker, 126th OVI, Part I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I forgot one case and that was that the first blood from this Regt.
During the first part of the night I kept awake in order to see as much of the mountains as possible.
I am well: and would feel first rate if it was not so awful hot; you can have no idea how warm the tents are - if there is any difference I think it is a good deal warmer in the tents than it is to stand in the sun.
www.iwaynet.net /~lsci/Rickpt1.htm   (5738 words)

 Neil Anthony Santoriello, First Lieutenant, United States Army
First Lieutenant Neil Anthony Santoriello, 24, of Verona, Pennsylvania, died August 13, 2004, in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his mounted reconnaissance patrol vehicle.
First Lieutenant Neil Anthony Santoriello and Lance Corporal Nicholas Morrison had little in common except for being born in Pennsylvania and dying Friday in the same region of Iraq.
Santoriello was the 39th from Fort Riley to die and the first from Penn Hills; Morrison the 42nd from Camp Lejeune, N.C., and the second from Carlisle.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /nasantoriello.htm   (1473 words)

 MHS Transactions: Adams George Archibald, First Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba
His first disappointment must have been his inability to find the promised stretch of the first Trans-Canada Highway from the NorthWest corner of the Lake of the Woods to St. Boniface.
Their first act, therefore, was to attempt to give vigor to civil authority by the organization of a police force:
Let the people devote themselves to the task of developing their great resources, in a spirit and with an energy worthy of the mighty heritage which has fallen to them, and we may fairly hope for that blessing which a kind Providence seldom withholds from efforts well intentioned and well directed.
www.mhs.mb.ca /docs/transactions/3/archibald_ag.shtml   (4919 words)

 Ron Brown, First Lieutenant, United States Army
From college to cabinet, Brown was the first this and the first that.
First African-American to head a political party, first African-American to head the Commerce Department.
Not the first of that department to die in office.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /rbrown.htm   (1976 words)

 HD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
First Lieutenant Jack Lummus, former Baylor University and New York Giants football star, was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for heroism on Iwo Jima at the cost of his life, 8 March 1945.
In October of the same year he was selected to attend Officer Candidates Class at Quantico, Virginia, and on 30 December 1942, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve.
His first assignment as an officer was at Camp Elliott, California, where he served as an instructor in the Infantry School.
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil /HD/Historical/Whos_Who/Lummus_J.htm   (574 words)

 First Lieutenant William Jeffries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although starting out the war as only a private, Jeffries impressed his comrades and received a promotion to first sergeant on December 14, 1861.
Performing well as a leader at the Battle of Shiloh and at the seige of Corinth, Mississippi, he received a commission as a second lieutenant on June 3, 1862.
However, like many other officers deserving of promotion, Jeffries received another promotion to first lieutenant on April 21, 1864, and Colonel A. Cockerill appointed him to the vacant regimental adjutant's position.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Senate/1861/jeffries.html   (352 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There were high drifts of snow around the shore, and it was later found that on account of the uncertainty of the permanence of any ice formation fields, ice should not be used for landing purposes, except under exceptional circumstances, particularly if it is desired to leave the planes there for any length of time.
During the first night at Petosky, a sixty-mile gale blew from the lake and the ice began cracking and piling up on shore.
The entire surface of the lake, although covered with about fifteen inches of ice, rose and fell with the water beneath it, and it was necessary to obtain a large number of men and take the planes further out on the ice and make them fast to prevent them from being wrecked.
www.langley.af.mil /wm_source/1_fw_source/staff_agency/HO/1929.doc   (909 words)

 TAP: Vol 15, Iss. 2. Robert Rubin's Contested Legacy. Bradford Delong.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The first was a double-or-nothing "social democracy" strategy.
This was the strategy that Bob Rubin executed, first as head of the National Economic Council and then as treasury secretary under Clinton.
These qualities made Rubin an ideal first lieutenant in economic policy, but another critical factor in his success was the president himself.
www.prospect.org /print/V15/2/delong-b.html   (1157 words)

 James Reese Europe, First Lieutenant, United States Army
Europe's regimental commander, Col. William Hayward, asked the new lieutenant to organize "the best damn brass band in the United States Army." With the promise of extra money to attract first-class musicians, Europe recruited musicians from Harlem and reportedly put together one of the finest military bands that ever existed.
The younger Europe, a World War II Merchant Marine lieutenant, is a former member of the New York police and fire departments, served as chairman of the Nassau County Human Rights Commission from 1962 to 1975.
Europe was a born organizer, helping to found a fl theatrical fraternity known humorously as ``The Frogs'' and then, in 1910, the famous Clef Club, the first union of African-American musicians.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /jreurope.htm   (2729 words)

 Introduction to The Edge by First Lieutenant George Francis, USMC, Retired
His outstanding Marine service was recognized when he was commissioned out of the ranks as a second lieutenant in 1951.
First Lieutenant George Francis of the United States Marine Corps, Retired, received the Bronze Star Medal on May 7,1992 for his action against the enemy at Bataan and Corregidor in World War II.
He was a prisoner of the Japanese Army from May 6, 1942 to September 8, 1945.
fourthmarinesband.com /francis.htm   (914 words)

 E.J. Emmett. The American Negro in the World War. Appendix A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Leon M. Anderson, First Lieutenant, O. C., Washington, D C., to Camp Meade.
Charles C Dawson, First Lieutenant, O. C., Chicago, Illinois, to Camp Grant.
Everett B. Williams, First Lieutenant, O. R C., Syracuse, N.Y.., to Camp Dix.
www.ku.edu /carrie/texts/world_war_I/Scott/SChA1.htm   (7505 words)

 Eugene Hoy Barksdale, First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Service
He later went to England to receive his flight training with the Royal Flying Corps and was assigned to the 41st Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, in 1918.
The base was activated in 1942 and named in honor of Lieutenant Eugene Hoy Barksdale, a WW I airman killed in August 1926 near Wright Field, Ohio.
Lieutenant Barksdale was born in Goshen Springs, Mississippi, November 5, 1895.He attended Mississippi State College, but left during his junior year to enter the officer's training camp at Fort Logan H. Roots, Little Rock,Arkansas.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /ehbarksdale.htm   (753 words)

 John Carson, 1LT, Marine Corps, San Antonio TX, 05Jun68 60W016 - The Virtual Wall®
On 6 April 1968, Second Lieutenant CARSON's platoon was the lead element of a helicopter-borne force consisting of another platoon and the company command post assigned to recover a Marine killed during a previous reconnaissance mission near Hill 190 in Quang Tri Province.
I served under Lt Carson in Vietnam with Echo Co. I was med-evaced in February of 1968 and was not aware of Lt Carson's passing until 35 years later.
He was the same age as me and when he first arrived in-country, he was looked at with much skepticism.
www.virtualwall.org /dc/CarsonJH01a.htm   (1128 words)

 Thomas Etholen Selfridge, First Lieutenant, United States Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He became the first military air casualty when a plane in which he was a passenger, and which was piloted by Orville Wright, crashed during Army performance tests at Fort Myer, Virginia, on September 17, 1908.
He was next assigned to a board conducting the first trials of the Wright airplane to see if it could fly 40 miles an hour, carry two persons aloft, and be portable enough to be transported by a mule-drawn wagon.
Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge, of the signal corps, was killed, and Orville Wright, the aviator, received a fractured thigh and two broken ribs, late yesterday afternoon, when the lather's aeroplane plunged to earth during an experimental flight over the drill grounds at Fort Myer.
www.arlingtoncemetery.com /thomaset.htm   (9685 words)

 Turks.US Daily News - Terrorists killed a first lieutenant and two sergeants Daily News
Terrorists killed a first lieutenant and two sergeants in a clash which erupted in Pervari Township in southeastern city of Siirt, it was reported on Thursday.
The soldiers were killed in a clash which erupted between the patrolling gendarmery teams and a group of terrorists from the PKK organization.
The first lieutenant Kamil Baltaci, and the two sergeants Tuncer Soner Dag and Haydar Vural were killed in the clash.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20050414161211309   (195 words)

 HD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In May of 1966, he was promoted to first sergeant and also commissioned as a second lieutenant.
Returning to the United States in August of that year, he became a platoon commander with the 2d Force Reconnaissance Company at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Lieutenant Fox was ordered to the Republic of Vietnam where he served as a battalion advisor to the Vietnamese Marine Corps for thirteen months.
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil /HD/Historical/Whos_Who/Fox_WL.htm   (534 words)

 Thomas Etholen Selfridge, First Lieutenant, United States Army
It is probable that their feet struck the ground first, and as the machine dropped nearly head first, they were supported by these wire braces across their bodies.
Lieutenant Selfridge was unconscious, and his face was covered with blood, which gushed from a great gash on his forehead.
Wright and Lieutenant Selfridge landed on their feet first, and that they were thrown upward and outward by the tremendous force, landing on their heads.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /thomaset.htm   (9685 words)

 The Iraq Page - First Lieutenant Olafs Baumanis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
MFA.GOV.LV -- Today we received the sad news that First Lieutenant Olafs Baumanis has been killed in a mine-clearing incident in Iraq while fulfilling his duties as deputy commander of the unit for the destruction of unexploded ammunition of the Latvian contingent in Iraq.
First Lieutenant Olafs Baumanis' responsibility was the destruction of explosives.
Conscientiously fulfilling their duties and destroying explosives threatening human lives day after day, First Lieutenant Baumanis made life safer for numerous peaceful residents of Iraq.
www.pigstye.net /iraq/article.php?story=20040615080947895   (507 words)

 First Lieutenant's Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1st Lieutenant or 1st Mate is the highest ranking officer below the Captain.
Responsibilities include taking control of the ship when ordered by the Captain or when he / she is unable to perform their duties.
Organizes and supervises meetings and any other planning done in the ship to include fund raisers, phone initiatives, etc. Reports only to the Captain.
www.fortunecity.com /campus/bluebell/345/id32.htm   (85 words)

 Summit County gets first female lieutenant | akron23.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jennifer Limbert became the agency's first female lieutenant during a promotions ceremony.
She climbed to the rank by placing in the top five percent of her test-taking class.
Four other officers were promoted as well, another to lieutenant, and three to sergeant.
www.wkyc.com /akron/akron_fullstory.asp?id=8312   (98 words)

 Bataan Death March photos and text related to The Edge by First Lieutenant George Francis, USMC, Retired
The first was composed of 43 enlisted Marines and two officers.
For reasons unknown to him, he was selected to drive a GMC truck loaded with sugar to Camp O’Donnell.
After having gotten an artillery prime mover started for a group of Japanese, he and his companions watched with satisfaction as the victors, unable to ply its air brakes, spun it down the East Road “zig-zag” and over a cliff.
fourthmarinesband.com /march.htm   (2123 words)

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