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  Restaurant Decor
The goal of interior decoration is to provide a certain "feel" for the room; it encompasses applying wallpaper, painting walls and other surfaces, choosing furniture and fittings, such as light fixtures, and providing other decorations for the area such as paintings and sculptures.
This is generally achieved by passing the original object as a parameter to the constructor of the decorator, with the decorator implementing the new functionality.
Decorations received by police and fire brigade personnel may sometimes be considered alongside military decorations, on which they may be modelled, although they are strictly not military awards.
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 Military Ribbons - Military Ribbons in Miniature
The highest ranking military officer is the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, who sits on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and reports directly to the Secretary of the Air Force.
'''Military awards of the United States Department of the Navy''' are those Awards and decorations of the United States military which are presented to members of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy.
Coast Guard military awards are similar to Military awards of the United States Department of the Navy U.S. Navy decorations and Coast Guard personnel are eligible to receive all Inter-service medals of the United States military inter-service decorations, Authorized foreign decorations of the United States militaryauthorized foriegn awards and international decorations.
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The Order of Virtuti Militari is the highest Polish military decoration, instituted in 1792 by King Stanislaw II Poniatowski of the Belarussian-Lithuanian-Polish Commonwealth, and is conferred for exceptional deeds in combat.
The Military Medal was instituted in 1916 by King George V. It is awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers and men of the Army for acts of bravery in the field, and is subject to the recommendation of the Commander-in-Chief.
The decoration may be awarded to the military for initiative, courage and perseverance on flying duties in time of war, in direct combat as well as in general combat.
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 List of military decorations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of military decorations, listed in order of precedence, awarded by different countries, listed in alphabetical order.
Medal of Valor (Condecoración al Valor Heroico) Awarded to military personnel for exceptional acts of heroism at risk of their own life; may be awarded in both war and peace.
Round medal with raised rim, bearing figure of the statute of the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe, with the Higher Military Academy in the background.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_military_decorations   (1940 words)

 Military Records
List of officers of the navy of the United States and of the Marine corps from 1775 to 1900 comprising a complete register of all present and former commissioned, warranted and appointed officers of the United States navy and of the Marine corps, regular and volunteer.
They provide the name of the soldier, military organization, date of death, a statement that he was killed in action, name and address of the nearest relative or guardian and name of the chapel.
The military census was taken in 1840 and 1890.
www.state.nd.us /hist/sal/gen/infmilitary.htm   (2889 words)

 Military - Eastern Slovakia
Military records are usually an unimportant resource for genealogical researchers.
In the treaty, it was specified that all archive records belonging to the new nation of Czechoslovakia be repatriated.
Military records from 1918 onward were held by the Successor nations of Czechoslovakia first republic (1918-1939), Slovakia first republic (1939-1944), Czechoslovakia second republic (1945-1993) and Slovakia second republic (1993 to present.) Since the archive system did not substantively change during these periods, these records remained intact and in-place.
www.iabsi.com /gen/public/military_records_in_upper_hungar.htm   (1691 words)

 Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS
List of military aircraft of the United States
List of military aircraft of the United States of America
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 Medal of Honor - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Image:Medalsofhonor.jpg The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States (the highest civilian decorations are the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor).
It is considered a conjectural decoration by the Institute of Heraldry.
The Cross of Valour (replaces the George Cross) is both a civilian and military award and is generally regarded as the civilian equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Medal_of_Honor   (3439 words)

 MOAA: Military Officers Association of America - Military Awards and Decorations
Award of the CAB is not limited by one’s branch or military occupational specialty; however, to receive the CAB, a Soldier must not be assigned or attached to a unit that would quality the Soldier for the CIB or CMB.
Requests for replacement of military service medals, decorations, and awards should be directed to the specific branch of the military in which the retiree served.
Generally, military retirees may wear miniature medals or breast insignia on appropriate civilian clothing in the same manner as for dinner dress jackets.
www.moaa.org /controller.asp?pagename=serv_benefits_pay_awards   (902 words)

 American Chronicle: Top General Peter Pace Strikes Back at John Murtha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For instance, when asked to respond Congressman John Murtha's negative comments about military operations in Iraq, as well as his recent comments that he would not join the military today, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace called such comments "damaging" to the armed forces.
Military service is "very, very satisfying," and today's service members recognize the critical role they are playing in the country's defense, the top US military officer told Pentagon reporters today.
Following a week-long trip throughout the Persian Gulf region and to Germany, the gutsy but soft-spoken Marine General Pace said he was impressed by the "incredibly high morale" among deployed troops and their confidence in the mission they are carrying out.
www.americanchronicle.com /articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=4670   (1275 words)

 List 58 Military Books: Old Used & Rare books on Military History
Books on this list are from the library of Eric Ludvigsen, editor of Army Magazine and a collector of high end military medals.
Military small arms, sporting guns and rifle, air and gas guns, designers, manufacturers, inventors, patentees, trademarks, brand names and monograms.
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.
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 Awards and decorations of the United States military - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Awards and decorations of the United States military are military decorations which recognize a service member's service and personal accomplishments while a member of the United States armed forces.
Together with military badges, such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career.
To denote additional achievements or multiple awards of the same decoration, the United States military maintains a number of award devices which are pinned to service ribbons and medals.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Awards_and_decorations_of_the_United_States_military   (243 words)

 U.S. Military Individual & Unit Decorations | WesPAC
Among his many military decorations, Clark is a four-star general who has been awarded the Silver Star, five Defense Distinguished Service Medals, four Legion of Merit Awards, two Army Distinguished Service Medals, two Bronze Star Medals and the Purple Heart.
The decoration is awarded only at the highest levels of the military while assigned to a joint activity.
The Distinguished Service Medal is a high level military and civilian decoration of the United States of America, issued for exceptionally meritorious service to the government of the United States in either a senior government service position or as a senior officer of the United States armed forces.
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 Awards and Decorations
The statistics of these decorations, however, are undergoing constant change and revision, because of cancellations, corrections, and discoveries as to decorations awarded within.the time limit but which had not previously been indexed.
Foreign decorations bestowed on unknown, unidentified American soldier.—Following is a list of the decorations of foreign countries that were bestowed on the unknown, unidentified, American soldier who was buried in the national cemetery at Arlington, Va., on November 11, 1921:
The War Department accepted these decorations on behalf of the two organizations mentioned and caused the decorations to be presented to the colors of the organizations with formal ceremony.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/documents/wwi/23awd.htm   (1585 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Military
This list includes the names and ratings of sailors and marines on the ship, which was commissioned for the defense of Baltimore, Maryland during the American Revolution.
This is a listing of all the names of the men and women that made this march.
List of the missing, dead and wounded Buffalo soldiers of the 10th United Stated Cavalry taken from the reports of officers following the action on San Juan Hill, Cuba during the Spanish American War.
www.cyndislist.com /military.htm   (5051 words)

 "Detroit's Own" Polar Bear Memorial Association - Military Decorations
I have begun an attempt to list the names of those who were know to have received non-fatal wounds as the result of enemy action.
(Foreign Decorations) Russian St. George's Cross (fourth class), awarded by Commander-in-chief of all Russian Military and Naval Forces of North Russia, July 9, 1919: "In recognition of gallant conduct in the field and personal courage." Residence at enlistment: 1012 Bellevue Avenue, Detroit, Michigan.
His coolness and initiative during the Allied attack upon the village of Kodish on the days of October 13th and 14th, 1918, were largely responsible for the success of the attack.
pages.prodigy.net /mvgrobbel/photos/decorations.htm   (5113 words)

 Military History and Military Science: Libraries and Research Organizations in the U.S. - Alcove 9: An Annotated List ...
This consortium links a group of military libraries and research organizations and accesses many of their electronic resources.
The Society is dedicated to promoting the study of military history in the United States.
Minerva is an privately-funded corporation dedicated to promoting research on the contributions of women, past and present, to military organizations worldwide.
www.loc.gov /rr/main/alcove9/military/library.html   (516 words)

 NARA - AAD - List of Series
Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, created, ca.
Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam Conflict, created, 1/20/1967 - 12/1998, documenting the period 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998 - Record Group 330
Records of Awards and Decorations of Honor During the Vietnam Conflict, created, 5/1969 - 3/1973, documenting the period 12/1965 - 11/1972 - Record Group 472
aad.archives.gov /aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP23   (396 words)

 Militaria- American, British, French, German, Soviet Military Decorations
Today's battle streamers affixed to the military flags of the United States are colorful symbols and reminders of sacrifice, service and a proud heritage -- a tribute to the men and women of the armed forces, past and present, who have responded in America's times of need.
American bluejackets and Marines were without official medals or other visible signs of their overseas service or combat for the first 120 years of the Navy's existence, since orders, medals and decorations were seen as the trappings of royalty and empire and ran contrary to the republican spirit present at the founding of our country.
As with all forms of collecting military memorabilia the collector should make himself aware of the historical background of the campaign or war for which the medal is awarded.
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 Medal of Honor (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States.
The rare soldier who wears the Medal of Honor is accorded special privileges that include higher pay, preference for their children at the U.S. military academies, and the respect and admiration of all other service persons.
Although all Medals of Honor are sometimes called by the name "Congressional Medal of Honor," standard military practice is to refer to them simply as the "Medal of Honor" (all references in the U.S. Code refer to it as such, as do the individual military services).
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 FJ WARNES: BOOK LIST SIX - MILITARY. (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A fascinating and carefully researched blow by blow account of the battle, as well as behind the scenes organisation of the French and Allied armies, the personalities of their commanders, tactics, weapons, strategy etc. 28 maps and many other B/W Illust.
The military career of John Shipp, first veterinary surgeon to join the British Army in 1796.
A survey of all aspects of military life - medals and decorations, helmets, headdresses, uniforms, badges, weapons etc. well illust throughout with B/W photos.
www.fjwarnes.u-net.com.cob-web.org:8888 /list_6.htm   (2121 words)

 LINK page to Military Orders and Decorations web sites.
Listing of rosters, regiments and other CW information.
List of known military awards and decorations, by country, with medals listed, historical information, etc.
is the oldest and largest organization of collectors of military insignia in the world.
www.exonumia.com /links3.htm   (293 words)

 Military - List Of Us Military Bases (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Annotated list of nuclear weapons facilities operated by the US Government or by contractors on their...
Military Wives Website - Often left behind but NEVER forgotten.
List of US military aircraft on display and links to aviation museums.
military.researchalot.com.cob-web.org:8888 /listofusmilitarybases   (730 words)

 Useful Mil Stuff
MERLN, portal for the international military education library community, is a multilayered resource that is home to a wealth of unique digitized materials and a gateway to other libraries and research centers.
These are full-text materials, including the papers of certain notable flag officers and papers by students at the National War College.
ConferenceBrief - a list of forthcoming aerospace and defence conferences and events.
www.tblc.org /macdill/milstuff.html   (700 words)

 Regents Approve Hollingsworth Statue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
James F. Hollingsworth, the school's most decorated general officer, by erecting a statue in his honor on campus.
The list of his military decorations is indicative of the caliber of his leadership.
Among his 20 foreign military decorations are the Belgian Croix De Guerre, Republic of Korea Order of National Security Merit, three National Orders of Vietnam and five Vietnam Crosses of Gallantry.
www.tamu.edu /aggiedaily/news/stories/archive/092697-3.html   (303 words)

 Philip Burman Military Medals, Orders, & Decorations
If you wish to be kept informed of updates to the sales list, please email us with your request.
Stolen on Sunday 7th April 2002 at the Aldershot Militaria Fair, U.K. Any information you can provide to the safe recovery of these very important medals will be extremely appreciated,and will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
If you would like to be kept informed of updates to the web site stock, send me an email, or, if you would like the grand list emailed to you on the day I update the web site, let me know.
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There are a large number of additional awards, decorations, and campaign service medals, of lower precedence than the Purple Heart, listed in full on this U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry page.
Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Navy: World War II to Present
There are many fine websites that have additional information on this topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go.
www.olive-drab.com /od_other_medals.php3   (224 words)

 "John Kerry's Quagmire" by Mark Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Regarding his Silver Star (the nation's third-highest decoration after the Medal of Honor and Service Crosses), it was awarded for ''gallantry'' after Kerry's boat was fired on and his gunner fired back, wounding a young combatant on the shore.
Further, Kerry's DD 214 Record of Transfer or Separation (posted on his website), lists a Silver Star with a combat "V" (for valor)--but, according to the Navy Awards Manual, the "V" Combat Distinguishing Device is never awarded with the Silver Star.
He was subjected to all manner of torture while Kerry was busy accusing his ''fellow veterans'' of war crimes and meeting with VC Communists in Paris.
www.chronwatch.com /content/contentDisplay.asp?aid=9381   (2285 words)

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