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In the News (Thu 21 Mar 19)

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld will also recommend a list of scores of other domestic bases from which thousands of troops would be withdrawn, or in some cases added from other installations in the United States or overseas.
When a U.S. military installation shuts down, its officers and their families are uprooted and relocated to facilities elsewhere, leaving holes in customer bases of local businesses.
Lawmakers, local civic officials and their hired lobbyists, as well as base commanders themselves, will spend the next four months trying to convince the commission that their facilities shouldn't be closed or consolidated.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,FL_list_051305,00.html   (874 words)

 List of military commanders - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Hannibal Barca (Military commander of ancient Carthage, involved in the Second Punic War)
Mehmed Pasa Sokollu (Bosnian military leader, Ottoman Grand Vizier during the reign of Suleiman and Selim II)
King Henry V of England, a seasoned warrior at the age of sixteen
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-military-commanders.htm   (814 words)

 Great Commanders : Documentary : Napoleon Bonaparte : Austerlitz : Napoleonic Wars : Review : Julius Caesar : Alesia : ...
They all agree he ranks highly among the list of great military commanders because of his mixture of physical and moral courage, ability to plan operations down to the finest detail and inspire his men to great heights.
Rated as the world's leading military commander, Alexander the Great was a complex personality who took a small Macedonian army and carved out a huge empire.
The battle focussed upon by The Great Commanders is his victory at Issus, when he led an audacious charge across a river and destroyed a host of Persian soldiers.
www.napoleonguide.com /doco_gcvol2.htm   (731 words)

 JS Online: Bios of Armed Forces Commanders
In one of the U.S. military's major theaters of operation, the command is helping enforce the 'no-fly' zone over Iraq and played a leading role in the Gulf War.
He was an assistant division commander with the 1st Calvary in the Persian Gulf War and commanded the Second Infantry division in Korea in the mid-1990s.
He was an aide to the U.S. military representative to NATO, chief of operations and contingency planning division at Army headquarters and chief of military cooperation in Kuwait.
www.jsonline.com /news/attack/attack-commanders.asp   (598 words)

 Lawyers, Guns and Money: Military Affairs Reading List
Stephen Biddle, Military Power: This is a critical text for getting a basic understanding of the "modern system" of land warfare that developed on the Western Front during World War I. Biddle includes chapters on Operation Goodwood, Operation Desert Storm, and the Second Battle of the Somme.
N.A.M. Rodger, Safeguard of the Sea, Command of the Ocean: This selection is quite idiosyncratic, and most readers probably won't find all that much use for these two volumes.
Hitler's Generals: books on the military genius of German commanders during the Second World War are a dime a dozen.
lefarkins.blogspot.com /2006/05/military-affairs-reading-list.html   (1607 words)

 UNT Department of History: Center for the Study of Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Undergraduates and graduate students can study the broad outlines of military history in classes on the evolution of warfare from the ancient Greeks to Napoleon and from Napoleon to the end of the Cold War.
Listed below is a survey of the topics and speakers for the first twenty such events in the Series.
A military historian, Dr. Hurley came to UNT as Vice President for Administrative Affairs in September1980, after completing a thirty-year career in the U.S. Air Force.
www.hist.unt.edu /military.htm   (1110 words)

 Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military | UCSB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Steven Samuels, a social psychologist and professor of leadership who has worked extensively with the military, said it was clear that the misclassification was not scientifically derived and suggested it might be socially or politically motivated.
He described new research showing that military psychologists and chaplains lack the training needed to monitor and treat the mental health of gay and lesbian soldiers.
The Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military is an official research unit of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
www.gaymilitary.ucsb.edu /PressCenter/press_rel_2006_0619.htm   (754 words)

 List 58 Military Books: Old Used & Rare books on Military History
Commanding Generals and Chiefs of Staff, 1775-1983: Portraits and Biographical Sketches of the Army's Senior Officers.
He became Director of military operations of the 9th Army, became Chief of Staff of the 7th Army (Russian southwestern front), and eventually Chief of Staff of the group of armies on the Rumanian front.
Harbord was Marine Brigade commander in the 2nd Division and 2nd Division Commander also Pershing's chief of Staff in the AEF and Chief of the SOS.
home.earthlink.net /~militarybooks/list58books.html   (3928 words)

 USATODAY.com - Top commanders in Iraq allowed dogs to be used   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
WASHINGTON — U.S. military commanders in Iraq authorized the use of dogs for interrogations at the Abu Ghraib prison five months after Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld barred the practice for terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to classified military documents.
The fact that top U.S. commanders in Iraq explicitly authorized use of dogs in interrogations undercuts claims by the Pentagon and field commanders that the mistreatment was solely the work of guards who abused their authority.
On the other hand, the testimony indicates that some episodes involving dogs violated safeguards put in place by commanders in Iraq to protect inmates from being bitten and to ensure that dogs were always under control of their handlers.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2004-07-19-iraq-dogs_x.htm   (995 words)

 Imperial Commanders
Also, if the the Imperial Registry is out of date, then High Command may be sympathetic if you make a small mistake but do not use such an excuse as the cornerstone of your defense.
Even if that page is out of date, there are still many other ways to tell who is a legitimate commander and who is not.
Commander of the 1st Armada; Commander of Valkyrie Fleet
swe.starwarsclub.org /navy/commanders.htm   (168 words)

 Needed: High-level Contacts between U.S. and Taiwan Military Commanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
U.S.-Taiwan military exchanges and dialogue about contingencies serve two purposes: They put Beijing on notice that a military adventure against Taiwan could have the most severe consequences; and in the event that U.S. intervention does become necessary, they provide a mechanism for success.
Senior U.S. military personnel (flag officers and civilian officials above the deputy assistant secretary level) should be permitted to travel to Taiwan to engage in the full spectrum of exchanges that are prudent in light of China’s military buildup.
Moreover, there are concerns in the Pentagon that U.S. military teams do not have adequate access to Taiwan’s civilian defense and national security leaders and cannot communicate the urgency and importance of critical intelligence on China’s rapidly modernizing military force.
www.heritage.org /Research/AsiaandthePacific/wm522.cfm   (1044 words)

 Welcome to Air Force Crossroads
Check this section often for updates to this carefully selected list.
Also includes daily federal contract listings for better targeting of your resume.
Here’s a universe of things to do: useful tools for your homework and paper-writing projects, fun games and puzzles, and a bunch of just plain fun stuff.
www.afcrossroads.com   (511 words)

 Military Reading List Monthly August 2001 Newsletter
Military Blunders contains a series of short chapters dealing with military decisions from the tactical, operational and strategic levels of war.
As the title indicates, the chapters are slanted towards mistakes by military commanders and/or their political leadership.
Clearly with such short recaps of major events in history all of the variables that influenced these commanders decisions were not covered in-depth.
www.militaryreadinglist.com /newsletters/august_2001_newsletter.htm   (781 words)

 MILITARY FULL TEXT E-JOURNALS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This list contains direct links to many military titles [mostly US] and links to some military titles available to only NDU users through commerical services subscribed to by NDU Library for the use of NDU students and faculty.
We are also sure this list is not complete; please notify the Webmaster of any additions or changes.
It began publication in 1937 as The Journal of the American Military History Foundation, and became The Journal of the American Military Institute in 1939.
www.ndu.edu /library/ejrnl_military.html   (222 words)

 List of Military Accusations Gets Longer
Charging documents claim the man was taken from his home, forced into a hole, shot and left with a stolen AK-47 near him to make it look as if he fought the troops.
Others see a more emphatic message from military leaders to the troops and their field commanders.
A classic terrorist strategy, he noted, is to force the enemy into atrocities, turning the local population against the opponent and sapping its support at home.
military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,102701,00.html?ESRC=topstories.RSS   (1100 words)

 HistoryKat: Military Collection
Part 1 of this work includes lists of regiments, commanders of divisions, regimental indices, and the organizational structure and commanders of the Eastern and Western departments.
This source is a portion of the register dealing with military personnel and vessels, including a list of officers in the Army, Navy, and Marines.
The entries include a list of appointments, highest rank achieved, and in some cases the date of death of officiers.
www.historykat.com /military.html   (512 words)

 Great Belarusian Military Commanders
Sanhushka was a commander of 200-strong cavalry squadron during the famous Battle near Uly (near Chashniki), in which 10,000 of Belarusian-Lithuanian forces has defeated 30,000 Russian army of duke Peter Shujski.
The biggest military science contribution of Raman Sanhushka was developing the tactics of irregular war, where an enemy is surprised by attack by a small light cavalry force after good reconnaissance.
Zhukov was commander of a regiment, and in 1930 of a brigade.
www.belarusguide.com /cities/commanders/commanders.html   (8643 words)

 List of military commanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hannibal Barca (Military commander of ancient Carthage, involved in the Second Punic War)
Mehmed Pasa Sokollu (Ottoman military leader and Grand Vizier during the reign of Suleiman and Selim II)
Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz military commander in the Eighty Years' War, Stadtholder of Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe for the Dutch Republic
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_military_commanders   (2028 words)

 BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Timor inquiry: The list of suspects
Indonesia's Attorney General has released a list of 19 military commanders, police chiefs, district heads and militia members who he says will face questioning over the violence that ravaged East Timor last year.
A two star general, General Damiri is the highest ranking general on the list of suspects.
Former Commander of East Timor's 154/Wiradharma Military Provincial Command until three weeks before the August 30, 1999 referendum.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/906212.stm   (256 words)

 Worst military commanders in history - Military Photos
And, to be fair to Herr Busch, very few German commanders could have done a single thing to halt or alter significantly the course of the Byelorussian Operation.
Taking the bombers off pounding the airfields to the city didnt help, but his firm instruction to make the escort fighters stay very close to the bombers was a very bad move.
Also if the some of the german generals did stand up to hitler and tell him it was a bad movie to switch from bombing the airfields (which goering should have) it might have changed BOB.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=63940   (747 words)

 Newsvine - List of Military Accusations Gets Longer
We need to blame the people who brought us into war and the military commanders who order strikes on civilian areas.
He did serve in the military though, and whatever the naysayers say, he did fly jet aircraft, which is a very dangerous job, in which many people get killed, even in peacetime.
But then again, they have military advisors who are telling them what to do and when they should do it.
www.newsvine.com /_news/2006/06/23/266239-list-of-military-accusations-gets-longer   (1817 words)

 List of Swedish military commanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Swedish military commanders.
Several Swedish monarchs has also acted directly as military commanders.
This article is part of the List of Swedes series
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Swedish_military_commanders   (70 words)

 Seven Hamas cadres on an assassination list before any ceasefire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Occupied Jerusalem - Zionist intelligence circles revealed to the Zionist newspaper "Ma'aref" that there is a list with the Zionist security forces consisting of 7 names belonging to the Hamas.
The list includes military commanders and not political leaders according to these intelligence circles.
Israeli military court renews detention of wife of captive
www.palestine-info.co.uk /am/publish/article_1322.shtml   (223 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Commanders
This area of the Who's Who category of the site contains biographies of the many and varied men who provided military leadership during the four years of war on all fronts.
Some remain well-known household names to this day; others, though their star shone at the time, have faded into obscurity.
In addition to the biographies presented below, click here to view contemporary photographs of commanders within the Vintage Photographs section of the site.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/commanders.htm   (131 words)

 Hamas reveals list of militant commanders - World - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
JERUSALEM -- The shadowy military wing of Hamas went public yesterday, revealing the names of its top commanders and outlining the history and increasing sophistication of its attacks against Israel.
The posting was part of a new campaign by the Islamic group to glorify its fighters and burnish its credentials as a liberation movement ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for January.
Sitting at the top of Hamas' military command structure was Mohammed Deif, who has been No. 1 on Israel's wanted list for years and survived three Israeli attempts to kill him.
www.washtimes.com /world/20050903-094038-8189r.htm   (462 words)

 Committee of Diplomats and Military Commanders for...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Career chiefs of mission and retired four-star military leaders are launching a nationwide campaign to stress the need for change in U.S. foreign and defense policy.
It justified the invasion of Iraq by manipulation of uncertain intelligence about weapons of mass destruction, and by a cynical campaign to persuade the public that Saddam Hussein was linked to Al Qaeda and the attacks of September 11.
Such problems can not be resolved by military force, nor by the sole remaining superpower alone; they demand patient, coordinated global effort under the leadership of the United States.
releases.usnewswire.com /GetRelease.asp?id=137-06162004   (1959 words)

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