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  Corporal - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Corporal is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
A Corporal was guarding the main entrance to the Ekosian Chancellery when Daras arrived to hear a special speech given by John Gill.
Daras told the Corporal to "smile" for the cameras of the F├╝hrer's Special Documentary Corps who were in fact a special team of Zeon and USS Enterprise crewmembers who were attempting to infilitrate the chancellery.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Corporal   (338 words)

  Corporal - www.canadiansoldiers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The appointment of Lance Corporal did not exist, and a private could be appointed "Acting Corporal" instead and wore the 2-bar chevrons of a corporal.
Corporal was now a giveaway, it meant nothing as far as status was concerned, it was a shoe-in for everyone.
Master Corporal was never enshrined as a rank, however, and corporal was deemed to be the substantive rank of members carrying the appointment of Master Corporal.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /mediawiki-1.5.5/index.php?title=Corporal   (1181 words)

  Corporal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corporal is the second lowest of the non-commissioned officer ranks in the Australian Army, falling between Lance-Corporal and Sergeant.
Corporal (Cpl) is the second rank of non-commissioned officer in the British Army and Royal Marines, falling between Lance Corporal and Sergeant.
The main role of an infantry corporal is to either command a section as the section commander or to command the Fire Support Group (FSG) of a section as the 2I/C. Another role is that of training NCO of a section, as all Corporals must be qualified instructors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporal   (1948 words)

 Lance Corporal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lance Corporal (LCpl, L/Cpl or LCP) is a rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces, the police, or other uniformed organizations.
The origin of the rank of Lance Corporal derives from an amalgamation of corporal with the now-archaic lancepesade, formerly an NCO of the lowest rank.
Another possible origin of Lance Corporal, although far less established and somewhat lost in history, is that the term may have originated in the Middle Ages as a title for corporals who had lost their horses on a battlefield and would join an infantry company for the duration of the conflict.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lance_Corporal   (618 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | Tributes to fallen soldier
Lance Corporal Keys was the youngest of the six soldiers killed in the attack, which the British Army has called unprovoked.
Lance Corporal Keys' mother, Sally, said that her son enjoyed the Army, but was frustrated with training the Iraqis to police themselves.
Lance Corporal Keys is the second serviceman from north Wales to die in the Gulf.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/wales/3022030.stm   (728 words)

 The Lance Corporal Rank-USMC
The following is an explanation on the background and history of the title of lance corporal as presently used by the U.S. Marine Corps for its Marines serving in that rank/grade between private first class and corporal.
Lance corporals and lance sergeants had been a part of the Marine Corps as far back as the 1830s and probably even earlier.
A chevron for lance corporal appeared in uniform regulations of 1929 (120) and one writer on Marine Corps tradition asserts that privates were being detailed lance corporals as recently as 1937.
www.expage.com /page/lcpl   (625 words)

 Junior NCO's > Military Rank > Artillery Heritage > New Zealand Artillery : Southern Gunners : Live Firing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This meant the Lance Corporal, could be placed in charge of a small detachment, but only paid for his actual rank of private.
Despite this responsibility, the rank evolved to be subordinate to Corporal, and remained the equivalent of Lance Corporal until 1920.
Lance Bombardier was introduced as the RNZA equivalent to a "Lance Corporal" in 1925.
livefiring.ashst.com /artillery_heritage/military_rank/bombardier.htm   (1136 words)

 Yes Sir, My .50 Cal. Is Clear   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The lance corporal elevated the guns and traversed the weapons station toward the left front of the AAV so the corporal could better position himself to grasp the.50 cal. barrel and Mk-19.
Before the corporal could unscrew the barrel from the gun’s receiver, the lance corporal had to pull the charging cable slightly to the rear, aligning the barrel-locking-spring lug.
The lance corporal told the corporal the charging cable was stuck and to wait until he could reposition himself inside the cramped station to gain better leverage.
safetycenter.navy.mil /media/groundwarrior/issues/summer01/yessir.htm   (812 words)

 Lance Corporal - www.canadiansoldiers.com
Lance Corporal was an appointment granted to soldiers holding the rank of Private in the Canadian Army, until the abolition of the appointment following Unification in 1968.
The lance corporal was considered a junior Non-Commissioned Officer.
Soldiers holding the appointment of Lance Corporal were widely referred to as "Lance Jacks", with "Lance Jack" being the singular.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /mediawiki-1.5.5/index.php?title=Lance_Corporal   (116 words)

 Marine Corps News -> Lance corporal conquers swim instructor course   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That would not be an unusual achievement, except for the fact that he is a lance corporal, who was participating in a NCO level course.
Lance Cpl. Jerome Atger, administrative clerk with the Command Inspector’s Office, participates in a simulated rescue during the Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival Course at the Outdoor Pool May 26.
Lance Cpl. Jerome Atger, administrative clerk with the Command Inspector’s Office, emerges after a 20-meter underwater swim during the Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival Course at the Outdoor Pool May 26.
www.marines.mil /marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/lookupstoryref/200469123953   (1084 words)

 Steven W. Szwydek, Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps
Thursday, the 20-year-old Marine lance corporal on his second tour of duty in Iraq was killed by a roadside bomb during combat, according to the Department of Defense.
Lance Corporal Szwydek, a 2003 graduate of Southern Fulton, was killed October 20, 2005, by an improvised explosive device (IED) near Nasser Wa Salamm, just three months into his second deployment to Iraq with Weapons Co., 2nd Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Williams, asked the audience to be always faithful “to the memory, to the courage and to the faithfulness” of Lance Corporal Szwydek.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /swszwyedek.htm   (5101 words)

 Lance Corporal in for shot at Japan - smh.com.au
Novice steeplechaser Lance Corporal may be the next Australian galloper to take on the world after a dashing victory in the $200,000 Grand National Steeple (4500 metres) at Flemington yesterday.
Fennessy said he was pleased with the way Lance Corporal stuck to his task at his first attempt at 4500 metres.
Lance Corporal, the $3.50 favourite, won by half a length from outsider Maltese Sea Star ($51) with Crafty Dancer ($4.20) 4 lengths back in third place.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/07/05/1057179208130.html   (581 words)

 In Memory of Mark Hunter Coates
Lance Corporal Coates, 31, was on patrol with the Highway Patrol's ACE Team working I-95 in Jasper County.
Lance Corporal Coates had stopped a car for weaving in traffic on I-95 near the Georgia border.
Lance Corporal Coates had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and brother.
www.scfop.org /heroesi.asp?kodid=226   (256 words)

 Operation Telic: Details of British Casualties
Lance Corporal Karl Shearer was killed in an armoured vehicle accident in Iraq on 1 April.
Lance Corporal Karl Shearer died on operations in Iraq on Monday 1 April and another soldier remains very seriously injured.
My sympathy and that of the whole Regiment goes out to his widow, Suzie, to their daughter and their families at this difficult time and to the family of the injured man. Karl was a popular and very able soldier whom I had recently promoted.
www.operations.mod.uk /telic/shearer.htm   (276 words)

 36058 Lance Corporal Frederick John Barnicoat, Royal Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barnicoat’s appointment to the rank of Lance Corporal was authorized by the Commander Royal Engineers of VI Corps Engineer Troops.
While serving with the Army of Occupation in Germany after the Great War, Lance Corporal Barnicoat was awarded a silver medal for his participation on a team of the VI Corps Royal Engineers Football Association.
Lance Corporal Barnicoat was posted to No. 1 Dispersal Unit at Fovant in Wiltshire after returning to England from Germany.
www.hometown.aol.com /reubique/36058.htm   (2262 words)

 Sgt Grit's Marine Forum - Lance Corporal Castillo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was at Wal Mart in Jacksonville right outside Camp Lejeune and i saw a young woman in tears as she printed pictures labelled "In Loving Memory- Lance Corporal Castillo".
It touched me so I went online and looked up Lance Corporal Castillo and saw that sure enough he was from my base.
Lance Corporal Field, 2d LAR BN, A Co. 1st Plt.
www.grunt.com /FORUM/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53102   (189 words)

 Lance Corporal Manuel A. Estrada
Lance Corporal Estrada and his eight-man reconnaissance team were helilifted into enemy controlled territory near Con Thien and were proceeding across an open rice paddy when the point man encountered twelve North Vietnamese Army soldiers followed by a force estimated to be battalion size.
Skillfully shifting supporting artillery fire and the direction of his team's firepower, he enable the relief force to join his team, and when the officer leading the infantrymen was severely wounded, Lance Corporal Estrada unhesitatingly assumed command of the combined forces, although he had been seriously injured during the early moments of the engagement.
Relieved by an officer accompanying the new unit, Lance Corporal Estrada, twice, steadfastly refused medical evacuation and, ignoring his painful injury, crawled from one position to another, distributing ammunition and water and encouraging the men in their efforts to contain the enemy assault.
grunt.space.swri.edu /ncestrad.htm   (333 words)

 Lance Bombardier   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After the rank of Bombardier replaced that of Corporal in the Artillery in 1920 there still remained the 'one-striper' to be given a title.
He was a trooper who having broken his lance and lost his horse in action was entertained by a Captain of Foot until he could re-arm himself and obtain a remount.
From being a Captain's companion he was in the course of time downgraded to Corporal's assistant.
riv.co.nz /rnza/hist/lance.htm   (151 words)

 The Patriette: The Retirement of Lance Corporal Mac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lance Cpl. Mac prepares to pass on the legacy of Depot Mascot Submitted by: MCRD Parris Island Story by Lance Cpl. Heather Golden MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (May 18, 2006) - The time to bid farewell to the Corps comes...
Lance Cpl. Mac prepares to pass on the legacy of Depot Mascot
Lance Cpl. Mac, the former Depot mascot, will soon be that retiring Marine.
www.thepatriette.com /archives/2006/05/saying_farewell_to_lance_cpl_m.html   (336 words)

 Lance Corporal plans to get the jump - smh.com.au
A jumping major to Lance Corporal at Moonee Valley today would cap a memorable season for Lindsay Park head trainer Tony McEvoy.
Tony McEvoy is confident about Lance Corporal for today's Hiskens Steeplechase, declaring the gelding "the best jumper I've had".
McEvoy reckoned the jumping caper - which is under siege in Victoria - allowed for an "extension of the horse's career", Lance Corporal being a fine example.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/07/25/1059084213152.html   (744 words)

 Ministry of Defence | Defence News | Military Operations | Lance Corporal Timothy Flowers killed in Iraq
Lance Corporal Timothy Darren 'Daz' Flowers, aged 25, of The Corps of Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers, attached to the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment and serving with the Irish Guards Battle Group in Iraq, tragically died from injuries sustained from an indirect fire attack on Basra Palace on Saturday 21 July 2007.
"Lance Corporal 'Daz' Flowers was a confident composed soldier who carried out his job with the professionalism and attention to detail that we have come to expect from The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME).
Lance Corporal James Bruce, from the Badger Fitter Section said: Since we both arrived at the RTR we have worked together through every step of the journey in the build up to Iraq.
www.mod.uk /DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/LanceCorporalTimothyFlowersKilledInIraq.htm   (2833 words)

 Badges of Rank;  Australian Navy, Army, Air Force
Regarding the Lance Sergeant in relation to Infantry Battalions it was used as a floating (appointment) rank between Corporal and Sergeant.
Where the rest of the Army have Lance- Corporals who wear one chevron and Corporals who wear two chevrons, the Guards have Lance-Corporals who wear two chevrons and the rank of Lance-Sergeant who is a full Corporal but who wears three chevrons and is senior by appointment to a normal Corporal.
The appointed rank of Lance Corporal is based on the old British rank of the same name that was originally called or referred to as 'chosen man'.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-badges/rank.htm   (954 words)

 Andrew Juian Aviles, Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps
Lance Corporal Andrew Julian Aviles was just 18, preparing for his freshman year at Florida State University, when his country called on him to do a man's job.
The cremated remains of Marine Lance Corporal Andrew Aviles were interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Only months ago Lance Corporal Andrew J. Aviles had been a star at T.R. Robinson High School in Tampa, Fla. He had set aside a full college scholarship at Florida State University to drive an amphibious tank in the Marines.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /andrew-aviles.htm   (2109 words)

 Lance Corporal Norman W. Vancor
On the morning of 7 May 1969, while Lance Corporal Vancor's five-man reconnaissance team was observing hostile movement in an area northwest of the Dong Ha Combat Base, the Marines came under a heavy volume of enemy small-arms fire and sustained two casualties.
Lance Corporal Vancor, the only uninjured member of the reconnaissance patrol, boldly engaged the North Vietnamese, killing one and forcing the others to withdraw into the underbrush.
By is courage, selfless concern for his fellowmen, and unwavering devotion to duty in the face of grave personal danger Lance Corporal Vancor upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service.
grunt.space.swri.edu /ncvancor.htm   (312 words)

 Rightfielder Milblog: In Memory of Lance Corporal Karl R. Linn
Lance Corporal Karl Richard Linn, USMC, age 20, died Wednesday, January 26, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Iraq.
Lance Cpl. Karl Linn, a marine reservist from Midlothian, Va., who was killed in Al Anbar province on Wednesday, left behind a Web site (www.karl.linn.net) with photographs he had posted just last week.
Corporal Linn had been a engineering student at Virginia Commonwealth University when his unit was called to active duty.
rightfielder.blogspot.com /2005/10/in-memory-of-lance-corporal-karl-r.html   (6332 words)

 Gone But Not Forgotten <--Lest-We-Forget-->
Lance Corporal Sarah Holmes, aged 26, of 29 Postal Courier and Movement Regiment, attached to 3 Logistic Support Regiment, died on 14th October 2007 from injuries sustained on 3rd October 2007, due to a road traffic accident in Al Udeid, Qatar.
Lance Corporal David John Cronin, The Royal Green Jackets (RGJ), aged 26, died as a result of a gun shot wound in Kosovo, Pristina, Former Yugoslavia (Now Serbia and Montenegro), on 14 March 2000.
Lance Corporal William Nicholas Vanstone, The Royal Regiment of Wales (RRW), aged 27, died as a result of a road traffic accident in Jelero To Makowic-Grad, Bosnia and Herzegowina, on 6 December 1999.
www.bebo.com /--Lest-We-Forget--   (1816 words)

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