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  United States Marine Corps
The Corps has a creed stating "Every Marine a rifleman." This infantry-intensive training could be seen in the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, in which Marine battalions occupied a section of the city, instead of providing a cordon as the 82nd Infantry Division did before relief by the Marines.
However, members of the other armed forces of the United States have complaints that the Marine Corps often emphasizes its prowess at the expense of the reputation of Army or Navy units which are nearby.
The smallest MAGTF is the Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).
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 List of city nicknames - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This partial list of city nicknames compiles the aliases, sobriquets and slogans that cities are sometimes known by, officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards.
Many cities have nicknames which claim that the international or, less commonly, the national or regional capital of a particular industry, hobby or other phenomenon, especially the agricultural production of a certain plant.
For example, a city might bill itself as the "Athens of..." to establish a similarity with the major cultural contributions of Athens in Antiquity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_city_nicknames   (3045 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Wikipedia
List of city nicknames (with a separate list of city nicknames in the United States)
Etymological list of counties of the United Kingdom
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status.
In most parts of the world, cities are generally substantial and nearly always have an urban core, but in the United States many incorporated areas which have a very modest population, or a suburban or even mostly rural character, are designated as cities.
Although city can refer to an agglomeration including suburban and satellite areas, the term is not usually applied to a conurbation (cluster) of distinct urban places, nor for a wider metropolitan area including more than one city, each acting as a focus for parts of the area.
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 United States Marine Corps - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In many conflicts, members of the other armed forces of the United States have complained that the Marine Corps often emphasizes its prowess at the expense of the reputation of Army or Navy units which are nearby.
Units of battalion size or larger may be reinforced by the addition of supporting tank or artillery units, as in the Battalion Landing Teams comprising the GCEs of Marine Expeditionary Units.
As of October 2005, Marine Generals Peter Pace (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) and James L. Jones (Commander of the United States European Command; NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe; and a former commandant of the Marine Corps) are senior in time and grade to the commandant.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/United_States_Marine_Corps   (8497 words)

  
 List of city nicknames in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This partial list of city nicknames in the United States compiles the aliases, sobriquets and slogans that cities are known by, officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards.
The unofficial nicknames listed here are those that have been used for such a long time or have gained so wide a currency that they have become well-known in their own right.
A separate list of city nicknames is also available; that list covers other countries as well as certain common types of nicknames such as birthplaces, self-proclaimed capitals, and comparative nicknames.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_city_nicknames_in_the_United_States   (1435 words)

  
 Lists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
List of state highways in the United States
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by court composition
www.abcworld.net /Lists   (1021 words)

  
 United States Marine Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) forms the second-smallest branch of the United States Armed Forces with 170 000 active and 40 reserve members as of 2002.
Historically the United States Marine Corps has achieved fame in campaigns as referenced in their anthem " From the Halls of Montezuma to the of Tripoli ".
However members of the other armed forces of the United States have complaints that the Marine Corps emphasizes its prowess at the expense of reputation of Army or Navy units which nearby.
www.freeglossary.com /United_States_Marines   (2493 words)

  
 sociology - United States Marine Corps
The Marine Corps is the second smallest of the five branches of the United States armed forces, with 170,000 active and 40,000 reserve Marines as of 2002.
Both the Marine Corps and the United States Navy fall under the umbrella of the Department of the Navy.
As of September 2004, Marine Generals Peter Pace (Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) and James L. Jones (Commander in Chief of the United States European Command; NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe; and a former commandant of the Marine Corps) are senior in time in grade to the commandant.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/United_States_Marine_Corps   (4163 words)

  
 The Nifty Fifty States
States and Capitals - Click on any one of the 50 state folders to get all kinds of information on each state such as maps, population, area, and links to further information on each state.
United States - A great kid-friendly site that provides links to all kinds of neat tidbits about each state, from tourist attractions, to governenment, to neat stories.
How to Memorize the United States of America - This is another mnemonic device created by a teacher to help students memorize the different states in each region.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listthe50sju.html   (1181 words)

  
 Georgia Fast Facts and Trivia
Georgia is often called the Empire State of the South and is also known as the Peach State and Cracker State.
The Cherokee rose is the official state flower, the live oak the official tree; and the brown thrasher the official bird.
United States Highway 27 runs the length of Georgia and is known as Martha Berry Highway, named after a pioneer educator.
www.50states.com /facts/georgia.htm   (944 words)

  
 What's in a Name No.5: City Nicknames - York Staters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Troy is called "The Collar City" because the city was once a leading manufacturer of..............zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz."* Seriously though, the "Collar City" name comes from city's once major industry of detachable collars for men's shirts, an innovation that was born in Troy and gave rise to the term "white collar" to denote a class of worker.
My hometown is Johnson City: The Gateway to the Square Deal Towns; together with Endicott we are "The Home of the Square Deal." It all goes back to the Square Deal policy of the Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company, an experiment in Progressive corporate largess and included decent pay, 8-hour work week, health care and similar perks.
I think norwich might be the smallest 'city' in new york, i guess the only criteria is that it be called a city and Johnson City doesn't count cuz it's the village of Johnson City.
yorkstaters.blogspot.com /2006/05/whats-in-name-no5-city-nicknames.html   (754 words)

  
 USA city, community mottos, nicknames, slogans
What cities or communities are associated with these mottos, slogans, nicknames or where is the "home of_?" Find out by clicking on the link that intrigues you.
The word, “the” is not used as the first word in a motto or nickname.
Be sure to mention the name of the city and state and include the slogan.
www.usacitiesonline.com /mottos.htm   (138 words)

  
 City nicknames
I have a vague recollection that it (and Edmonton) were the two "City of Champions"s on my original list.
"The Garden City" is an unusual one: there appear to be a number of cities with "Garden" as a part of their real names, which makes it a bit hard to sift out and locate the one(s) where it's just a nickname.
I left three of these in the main list; Christchurch is Phil Pearson's fault, and the others came from a Google search to see if the nickname was too common for my tastes.
got.net /~landauer/lists/CityOf.html   (1280 words)

  
 Jewish Web Index - Make it easier for you to do your personal research
City Directories for most large and medium sized cities in the US are available on microfilm in the series "City Directories of the United States 1789 - 1935 and can be found in many large public and university libraries.
At least through the 1970s, if a woman was listed as the head of household, the listing would show her as a widow, or "Mrs." (to show divorce).
WW II Honor List of Dead and Missing published by the War Department, June, 1946 and State Summary of War Casualties, U.S. Navy, 1941-1946 is available at the New York Public Library and there may be available at other Public Libraries.
jewishwebindex.com /unitedstates.htm   (7829 words)

  
 United States Resources
Select a state you want to learn more about from the drop-down menu on the left side of the screen.
Enchanted Learning's Flags - You will find all state flags here that you may copy and paste to your project.
After you select a state, you may take the quiz OR you may get information from the list on the left, such as history, geography, outdoors, tourism, or state links.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/liststatesrme.html   (623 words)

  
 50 states
Stately Dates: Dates of Entry into the U.S. Texas was the 28th state admitted to the Union....What number was Kansas?
Flags of Fifty States and one District (United States)
Stately Knowledge: Comparison of Size and Population -Rankings (Did you know that while Alaska is #1 in size, it ranks only #48 in population?)
www.teacheroz.com /states.htm   (2214 words)

  
 Kansas City Royals : News : Kansas City Royals News
The list consists of baseball dignitaries Goose Gossage, Fernando Valenzuela, Paul Molitor, Davey Concepcion, Carlton Fisk, Tony Oliva, Gaylord Perry, Minnie Minoso, Jim Rice, Tony Perez, Lou Brock and Luis Aparicio.
The invitation to manage the U.S. team -- one that's been offered in the past but Brett previously had to turn down because of a family illness -- is simply an extension of what he's already doing.
To say that I knew that guy when he was 19, when they come through Kansas City, friendships develop.
kansascity.royals.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20050615&content_id=1090544&vkey=news_kc&fext=.jsp&c_id=kc   (1126 words)

  
 College Nicknames
This list is compiled by Adam Joshua Smargon.
This is the HTML format of the list of nicknames for colleges in the United States of America.
State University of New York-College at New Paltz (New Paltz, New York)
www.smargon.net /nicknames   (1976 words)

  
 U.S. States
State Maps and Flags • State Trivia • National Landmarks
Extreme Points of the U.S. Geographic Centers of States
Latitude and Longitude of U.S. and Canadian Cities
www.factmonster.com /states.html   (78 words)

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