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  Military order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A military order is a Christian order of knighthood that is founded for crusading, i.e.
Order of the Hospital of St. John or The Hospitallers.
This is the case of the Orden Militar de la Constancia (Spanish 'the Military Order of Loyalty'), founded by the authorities in the Spanish protectorate zone of Morocco on 18th August 1946.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_order   (693 words)

 Military order: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The order of santiago or the order of saint james of compostela was founded in the twelfth century, and owes its name to the national patron of spain, st....
The order of christ was the heritage of the templar knights....
The order of the golden fleece (ordre de la toison dor in french) is an order of chivalry founded in 1430 by duke philip iii of burgundy to celebrate...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/military_order.htm   (1770 words)

 Knights Hospitaller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The property of the Order in England was confiscated by Henry VIII because of a dispute with the Pope over the dissolution of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon, which eventually led to the dissolution of the monasteries.
The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, better known as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta or SMOM, is a Catholic order which claims national sovereignty and has been granted permanent observer status at the United Nations.
The order has a large number of local chapters around the world but there also exist a number of organizations with similar-sounding names that are unrelated, including several fraudulent orders seeking to capitalize on the name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Knights_Hospitaller   (3915 words)

Orders of knighthood lacking this official recognition should be expunged from history, even though they figure in the pages of all the old historians of the military orders.
An order of St. George of Alfama, in Aragon, approved in 1363 by Urban V, was merged in the Order of Montesa in 1399.
The military organization of the orders was uniform, explained by that law of war which compels the belligerent to maintain his military apparatus on a level with those of his adversary, on pain of defeat.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10304d.htm   (2659 words)

 Order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Order (biology), a rank between class and family, or a taxon at that rank
Order theory, a branch of mathematics that studies various kinds of binary relations known as orders
Order of a modulation, the number of different symbols that can be sent using a given modulation
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Order   (269 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Military Order of Calatrava
It was this deficiency that the military orders, and first of all the Knights Templars, intended to supply by fulfilling their vow of perpetual war against the Moslem.
Moreover, the knights of the order were virtually secularized: Pope Paul III commuted their vow of celibacy to one of conjugal fidelity (1540).
As members of the order were allowed to found families, and were authorized by Julius III (1551) to make free use of their personal property, the vow of poverty also passed into virtual desuetude.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03149d.htm   (2734 words)

 The Military Ordert of Alcantara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The precursor of the Order of Alcántara was a small religious-military fraternity formed, in either 1156 or 1176, by two brothers from Salamanca, Suero and Gómez Fernández.
Unfortunately, like the other military orders, the knights of Alcántara were inevitably drawn into the civil wars between the Kings of Aragón, Castille, León and Navarre, despite the fact that they were in breach of their vows only to take up arms against the infidel.
In 1411 the knights obtained permission from the anti-pope Benedict XIII to adopt an identical badge to that of the Order of Caltrava but in dark green; this has remained the badge of the Order; the cross may be suspended from a ribbon or sewn on the left breast.
www.chivalricorders.org /orders/spanish/alcantar.htm   (1173 words)

 The Military Order of Calatrava   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Order had some sixteen priories and fifty-six commanderies and from 1540 their vows were modified to parallel those of the other Orders, permitting them to marry, while in 1652 a fourth vow was added to defend and sustain the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception (as in Santiago).
The Order's head was the Grand Commander, his deputy the Grand Commander of Alcañices (or of Aragón), along with the Clavero, or keeper of the keys, the Obrero, Alférez (Standard-Bearer) and Commander of Almodovar.
The badge of the Order is a red Greek cross with the letter M (for Mary) in ornate script as fleurs de lys, making the four arms; it is either worn sewn on the left breast or is represented as a gold red enameled cross hung from a red ribbon around the neck.
www.chivalricorders.org /orders/spanish/calatrav.htm   (2594 words)

 The Military Order of Montesa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On 22 July 1319 the Master of Calatrava was given the right to visit the Order and regulate disputes, as the first knights to form the new Order had been a group of volunteers from the Order of Calatrava.
The first Master was Guillermo d'Eril and the Order had a total of fifteen Masters, whose military importance was insufficient to bring them into conflict with the Crown and who were not perceived as the same kind of threat as those of the other three Orders.
Requirements for admission are less stringent that in the other four Orders, as only the paternal and maternal of the four grandparents' (all of whom must be legitimate and not descended from non-Christians) families must be noble.
www.chivalricorders.org /orders/spanish/montesa.htm   (605 words)

 The Military Order of Santiago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Between 1164 and 1170 the thirteen founder knights [2] had attached themselves to the order of regular canons of the monastery of Sant'Eloi at Lugo, on the Mino in Galicia, promising to give them military protection and adopting their rule of Saint Augustine.
The knights brought a considerable endowment to the new combined Order, [3] and the monks soon assented to sharing their common revenues and agreed to provide hospital services to the knights, their serving brothers and sick pilgrims.
Gifts to the Orders from each of Spain's several Monarchies and from individuals meant that their territories were widely scattered and this was particularly true of the heavily endowed Order of Santiago.
www.chivalricorders.org /orders/spanish/santiago.htm   (2408 words)

 Monkeyfist.com: Bush's Order Creates Military Tribunals
(a) Any individual subject to this order shall, when tried, be tried by military commission for any and all offenses triable by military commission that such individual is alleged to have committed, and may be punished in accordance with the penalties provided under applicable law, including life imprisonment or death.
(b) As a military function and in light of the findings in section 1, including subsection (f) thereof, the Secretary of Defense shall issue such orders and regulations, including orders for the appointment of one or more military commissions, as may be necessary to carry out subsection (a) of this section.
(a) As a military function and in light of the findings in section 1, the Secretary of Defense shall issue such orders and regulations as may be necessary to carry out any of the provisions of this order.
monkeyfist.com /articles/793   (1286 words)

 Bush Orders Terrorist Trials by Military Tribunal
Detention and trial of accused terrorists by a military tribunal is necessary "to protect the United States and its citizens, and for the effective conduct of military operations and prevention of terrorist attacks," the five-page order said.
The order is the latest effort by the administration to toughen the nation's laws against terrorists.
Under the new order, Bush could establish a military commission in the future by asking the secretary of defense to establish the rules for one.
www.commondreams.org /headlines01/1113-07.htm   (984 words)

 Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM)
The flag of this order is the "reversed English flag" (the cross of St. John) with the Queen's crest in the canton.
The flag of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, abbreviated to the Order or SMOM, is a red flag with a white Latin cross.
According it, the flag and ensign of the Order proportions should be 2:3 and width of the cross arm 1/5th of the hoist width.
flagspot.net /flags/smom.html   (2721 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Military Order of Alcantara
All that can be said in extenuation of such a scandal is that military orders lost the chief object of their vocation when the Moors were driven from their last foothold in Spain.
The orders, nevertheless, by their wealth and numerous vassals, remained a tremendous power in the kingdom, and before long were involved deeply in political agitations.
The order was reduced to a system of endowments at the disposal of the king, of which he availed to himself to reward his nobles.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01271b.htm   (977 words)

 Order of Malta® Federal Association, USA
This is the official site of the Federal Association of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (commonly known as the "Order of Malta").
The Order of Malta is a lay, religious order of the Catholic Church.
Members of the Order seek to glorify God through his or her work with the sick and the poor and witness of the Catholic faith.
www.smom.org   (226 words)

 The Sovereign Military Order of Saint-John (Malta)
The Regular order of Saint-John Holy Land, formerly known as "The Sovereign Order of St John of Jerusalem" until the SMOM sued for usurpation of name and mark.
The Order's four oficers are the Grand-Commander, the Grand-Chancellor, the Hospitaller and the Receiver of the Common Treasury.
The head of the order was traditionally called Magister Hospitalis Sanctis Johannis Hierosolym (master of the hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem), although on their seals they are only called custos until they left Jerusalem in 1291.
www.heraldica.org /topics/orders/ordmalta.htm   (3083 words)

 Sovereign Military Order of Malta in the United Kingdom
The Order of Malta is an international charity that is meeting the challenges of the 21st century.
Founded as the Order of the Hospital in 11th century Palestine, the knights (and dames) of Malta are part of a millennial Christian tradition of service to humanity, first in the Middle East, then in Europe and around the world.
Based in London, the British Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (BASMOM) directs hospital works throughout the United Kingdom, where it is one of the largest providers of assisted care.
www.orderofmalta.org.uk   (444 words)

 JURIST - Department of Defense Military Commission Order No. 1 - Procedures for Trials by Military Commissions of ...
This Order implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures under references (a) and (b) for trials before military commissions of individuals subject to the President's Military Order.
A military commission appointed under this Order (" Commission") shall have jurisdiction over only an individual or individuals (" the Accused") (1) subject to the President's Military Order and (2) alleged to have committed an offense in a charge that has been referred to the Commission by the Appointing Authority.
The Presiding Officer shall maintain order in the proceedings and shall not permit badgering of witnesses or questions that are not material to the issues before the Commission.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /issues/militarytrials.htm   (4838 words)

 The Military Order of The Crusade
The Military Order of The Crusades (MOC) was founded 15 August 1934 by a patriotic cadre of men whose dedication was, much the same as the framers of the Constitution of the United States, to the principle of doing the right thing regardless of risk, cost, obstacles or hardship.
The focus of MOC is to honor and perpetuate the memory of their brave ancestors, their ideals and achievements as well as to support and encourage activities of noble purpose.
MOC and Baronial Order of Magna Charta (BOMC - which base purpose is the promulgate the freedom of man under the rule of law) are closely related in that both organizations commemorate great human achievements, contemporary in time, whose effects for good to this day strongly influence the world condition.
www.magnacharta.com /articles/MOC01.htm   (225 words)

 History of the Military Order of the Carabao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Military Order of the Carabao is one of the most unique organizations associated with our nation's military history.
It was founded in 1900 to counter and satirize the very pompous Order of the Dragon, which was founded by those who had defeated the very short-lived Boxer uprising in China.
While the original spoof was real enough, the Carabao Order came to epitomize the camaraderie that grows among members of the armed forces who face the dangers and privations of extensive military service far from home.
www.carabao.org   (291 words)

 Military & Pension Records for Union Civil War Veterans
The military records will generally contain copies of the muster roll cards for the military unit, enlistment papers, a physical description of the soldier and in some cases they also contained discharge papers.
It is not necessary to order copies of the military records in order to obtain genealogical information, because the pension papers will have most of what you need.
There are also options to order a smaller portion of that file for $14.75, but I highly recommend that you spend the extra money and get a complete copy of the pension file.
www.oz.net /~cyndihow/pensions.htm   (3140 words)

 Military Pension   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Military Corruption Helping veterans and enlisted personnel by giving them a place to find help to expose the corrupt.
Military Records The Archives Division has records of the Military Department dating from 1847 until 1986.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Military Order of Calatrava Founded in Castile, in the twelfth century, as a military branch of the great Cistercian family.
www.loan-consult.com /go/militarypension   (942 words)

The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) took over the promotion of this inspiring ceremony when the Society of the Massing of the Colors faded away.
The order that military organizations appear in the order of march is spelled out by military regulations.
They are in protocol order and increasing numerical sequence (the number is in the lower right corner and indicates the protocol order number assigned when the invitations were initially sent).
www.militaryorder.net /Massing%20of%20the%20Colors.htm   (2274 words)

 Military Rank Order   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Private, Seaman, Aircraftsman, Marine and equivalents are not actual ranks, as they have no command authority attached to them, instead they are referred to as classifications, as they indicate the service and sometimes seniority or trade of the person.
Rank In The Military Appointment refers to the instrument by virtue of which the person exercises their authority.
Individual soldiers were referred to as soldiers (miles, pl. World Military Rank milites) or legionaries (legionarii).
www.rank-area.com /military-rank-order_9.html   (362 words)

 MOLLUS - Conneticut Commandery
The name they chose, the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS), first appeared in a notice calling a meeting on 31 May 1865 at Independence Hall.
The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States is composed of a National Commandery-in-Chief and individual state Commanderies.
The principal objectives of MOLLUS are to foster military and naval science, promote allegiance to the United States government, perpetuate the memory of those who fought to preserve the unity and indivisibility of the Republic and to honor the memory and promote the ideals of President Abraham Lincoln.
suvcw.org /mollus/ct.htm   (821 words)

 flag of Sovereign Military Order of Malta flags
The Soveriegn Military Order of Malta is a sovereign entity according to international law, but is acctualy used as a classic example of an entity which is sovereign (like a country) but is not a country.
In any of the two cases, I think that the SMOM should be considered as a country, as it have many of the functions of a country: it has diplomatic relations with many countries, issues passports (only countries, the Red Cross, and the UN issue passports), and is member of a few international organizations.
The upper line C is unquestionabl, I guess (any member of the order could use it).
www.flags-of-the-world.net /flags/smom.html   (2656 words)

 Military Order of the Cootie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
BAGHDAD, Jun 1, 2006 (UPI via COMTEX) -- All U.S. troops in Iraq were ordered Thursday to undergo a refresher on values and ethics in the wake of alleged killings of civilians by Marines last year.
Commanders were ordered "to conduct core warrior values training, highlighting the importance of adhering to legal, moral and ethical standards on the battlefield" within 30 days, CNN reported.
Peter Chiarelli, Multi-National Corps-Iraq commander, said in the order while nearly all of the 150,000 coalition troops perform "magnificently," there are a few individuals "who sometimes choose the wrong path." He said
www.lotcs.org   (335 words)

 FRATERNITY OF ST. SEBASTIAN: A Military Brotherhood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Fraternity of St. Sebastian is a military brotherhood, still in formation.
We are recruiting young men, called to military life, to comprise the charter membership of a Public Association of the Faithful.
There is equal need for experienced military and protective services men, active duty or retired, to volunteer to educate our recruits in the martial arts, weapons, reconnaisance, field medicine, communications, protective service, and a dozen other specialties.
www.christiansoldiers.org   (477 words)

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