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  Armed Forces officer, operational: Job description and activities
Operational officers in the armed forces lead the fighting arms.
The officer's primary responsibility in operations, which are often dangerous, fast-moving and confused, is to command, lead and inspire service personnel.
An operational or combat officer in the armed forces is first and foremost a leader who must lead and manage a team of fighting specialists, developing their skills to a very high level of competence and readiness.
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  Officer (armed forces)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A Warrant Officer may be simply a high-ranking non-commissioned officer whose position has been affirmed by warrant from the bureaucracy directing the force (as in the navies of the British Commonwealth), or may be a separate grade altogether (as in the United States armed forces).
In the United States military, Warrant Officers are officers who, instead of being at the command position of a given unit, are usually instead focused on their technical expertise in a given field - helicopter pilots and IT specialists, for example.
Officers, non-commissioned officers, and junior ranks in almost every country of the world are segregated along the lines of the Prussian system of messing, where eating facilities, accommodation, and social facilities are kept separate to ensure relations between various ranks stay strictly professional.
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  Officer (armed forces) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Australian Defence Force, the British Armed Forces, the Israel Defense Forces and the New Zealand Defence Force are different in not requiring a university degree for commissioning.
A Warrant Officer may be a high-ranking non-commissioned officer whose position has been affirmed by warrant from the bureaucracy directing the force (as in the armed forces of the Commonwealth), or may be a separate cadre altogether (as in the United States armed forces).
In the United States military, Warrant Officers are officers who, instead of being at the command position of a given unit, are usually instead focused on their technical expertise in a given field - helicopter pilots and IT specialists, for example.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Officer_(armed_forces)   (1154 words)

 Armed forces Information
The armed forces of a state are its government sponsored defense and fighting forces and organizations.
Armed force is the use of armed forces to achieve political objectives.
The armed forces in many larger countries are divided into three forces: an army, an air force, and usually a navy (unless geography dictates otherwise).
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 Armed Forces
Officers, who make up the remaining 15 percent of the Armed Forces, are the leaders of the military, supervising and managing activities in every occupational specialty of the Armed Forces.
The Armed Forces’ current goal is to maintain a sufficient force to fight and win two major regional conflicts at the same time.
Most warrant officers had started at Grade W-1 or W-2, depending upon their occupational and academic qualifications and the branch of service of which they were a member, but warrant officer typically is not an entry-level occupation and, consequently, most of these individuals had previous military service.
diversityworking.com /career/Military/Armed_Forces/Coast_Guard.html   (5572 words)

 Armed forces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The armed forces of a state are its government sponsored defense and fighting forces and organizations.
Armed force is the use of armed forces to achieve political objectives.
The armed forces in many larger countries are divided into three forces: an army, an air force, and usually a navy (unless geography dictates otherwise).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Armed_forces   (710 words)

 Officer (armed forces) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Before the American Civil War, the highest rank in the U.S. Navy was that of commodore, a temporary rank assigned to the commander of a squadron.
In the U.S., the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs in high schools and colleges prepare students for commissions in the Army Reserve....
General, in the U.S. Army and Air Force and in the ground and air forces of most countries, the title used to address any officer above the rank of...
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 Chief of the Defence Staff - About the CF
The Armed Forces Council is the senior military body of the Canadian Forces.
The Armed Forces Council is chaired by the CDS, generally meets at least once per month, and includes the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, the Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff, the Environmental Chiefs of Staff, and other senior military advisors.
REAR-ADMIRAL T.H.W. Rear-Admiral Tyrone Pile enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 1975 as officer cadet and graduated from Royal Military College, Kingston with an Honours BA in English in 1979.
www.cds.forces.gc.ca /pubs/leaders_e.asp   (1089 words)

 Women in Indian Armed Forces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Indian Armed Forces, which for long was considered a male dominated workplace, now has confident, bold women, molding into every role and setting examples for everyone.
In carrying out the primary role of defending the nation, the armed forces personnel are bound by certain rules that govern their conduct.
As most lady officers are married to gentlemen officers in the armed forces, as per government policies, they are transferred together.
www.gatewayforindia.com /articles/army_women.htm   (1109 words)

 Sector guides - Armed Forces
The armed forces of the United Kingdom are made up of the Royal Navy, the Army, and the Royal Air Force.
There are a large variety of positions available in the armed forces, from engineering and IT and communications to healthcare and logistics.
Liaison Officers from the armed forces attend our annual careers fair in November and also organise visits to the University to meet with interested students.
student.bton.ac.uk /studserv/Careers/sector_armed_forces.htm   (343 words)

 Armed forces reunited at armed forces reunited .co.uk. Armed forces, Online NAAFI, Military Forums, All Forces Reunited
You are welcome whatever armed service you were in, we have representatives of all the major armed forces.
Whether you are ex armed forces, serving armed forces or simply a civilian who has a sense of humour, you'll have a cracking time at biscuitsbrown.com.
Biscuitsbrown is The premier ex forces website (in our humble opinion) and we thrive on getting armed forces reunited and letting everyone get back to those good 'ol days when we served in the armed forces.
www.armedforcesreunited.co.uk   (901 words)

 Armed Forces speeches/toasts
These farewell speeches from an officer who is handing over his command express his feelings as he leaves his/her battalion/troop/force.
The speeches are ideal for you if you are being commissioned as an officer in the navy.
These Air Force retirement speeches convey the feelings of an enlisted member who is retiring.
www.speech-writers.com /armedforces_speeches.htm   (512 words)

 Armed Forces Officer Swords   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
One midlevel officer served as a Navy diver in...
The U.S. Armed Forces are acting as the U.N.'s...
If the bride is in the armed forces, she has the choice of...
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 ALL IS NOT WELL WITH OUR ARMED FORCES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Group Testing Officer would be wanting to test the suitability of the candidate to be a cohesive member of a team, operating under extreme stress and also see as to how the candidate reacts to conditions which would test his capability to command.
The Interviewing Officer would be looking for a rounded personality capable of leading his team through all the stresses and strains of combat and that he has the required moral courage, as well as the integrity that is expected from commanders.
The Police Sub Inspectors, who are Class Three officers and just equal to the non-commissioned officers in the armed forces, openly, physically assault officers of the rank of lieutenant and captain and the Armed Forces senior officers keep quiet over it.
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 ARMED FORCES JOURNAL - Plan B for Iraq - November 2006
If, however, Iraqi security forces fail to demonstrate a sufficient commitment — by the closing months of 2007 — to defeat their government's violent enemies, we must have the common sense to recognize that our dreams for Iraq are hopeless.
The U.S. officer's can-do spirit combines with a loyalty to those he's trained and with whom he's worked that blinds him to their irremediable deficiencies.
While we should be willing to use force to prevent the cross-border involvement of Iranian or Syrian regulars, we must accept that their support for rival factions with armaments and "volunteers" is inevitable.
www.armedforcesjournal.com /2006/11/2129512   (3184 words)

 ARMED FORCES JOURNAL - Air heads - June 2006
Tommy Franks, the overall joint forces commander, stated that access to a common picture "permitted us to provide intent and guidance without doing the tactical work of subordinate commanders." In truth, Franks attempted to command from nearly halfway around the world, ushering in a new era of micromanagement.
The studies vacillate between portraying rejection of the Air Force's preferred practice as doctrinal heresy, as misunderstanding, or even worse, as the willful prejudice of an Army officer (and Army-dominated command).
Clearly, the Air Force has failed throughout the 1990s to sufficiently educate political and military leaders about air power, even if all during that time, air power was the constant (and successful) 9-1-1 force.
www.armedforcesjournal.com /2006/06/1813595   (2529 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Turkish army keeps eye on politicians
It is true that Turkey's armed forces have swallowed hard in recent years and accepted a reduction in their power - mainly to please the European Union, which on the whole they think is a good, if extremely irritating and naive, thing.
In the report being published on 8 November 2006, the European Commission notes that the armed forces exercise "significant political influence", the military has in law "a wide margin of manoeuvre" within "a broad definition of national security".
In the young Turkish republic, Kemal Ataturk, an army officer all his life until he became a revolutionary leader, used the army to build the schools and canals and mosques for grateful villagers.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/6122878.stm   (1553 words)

 Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
On successfully passing the final MBBS examination, the students of AFMC are formally inducted into the Armed Forces Medical Services after an impressive commissioning ceremony which is held twice a year, in January and July.
The medical teachers are mainly Armed Forces specialist officers, selected by the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services and are posted to AFMC for tenure appointments of four years or more.
The journal is distributed to all medical officers and medical units of the Armed Forces, as well as several Medical colleges and libraries in India and abroad.
www.armedforces.nic.in /interservice/isafmc.htm   (3883 words)

 Armed Forces Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Armed Forces Network Project, along with the rest of the Armed Forces Network's subordinate sites are undergoing changes to better meet the needs of our users.
On 4 August 1900 an allied force of eighteen or nineteen thousand men began an advance on Peking, 70 miles distant.
Jackson with a force of 24,000 men marched northwest out of Richmond on 13 July to strike advance elements of Pope's army.
www.armedforces.net /Education/Detailed/2016.html   (461 words)

 Care2: Armed Forces Cards!
Armed Forces Day is a day to salute sharply to all of the men and women in all branches of the service who protect the United States.
They can be called upon at a moment's notice to perform a risky and perilous mission for freedom and country.
President Harry Truman announced the holiday in a presidential proclamation on February 20, 1950 and the first Armed Forces Day was held on May 20, 1950.
www.care2.com /send/catarmedforces1.html   (92 words)

 Hudson Valley in uniform
Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Keith R. Linkner is currently deployed in Afghanistan assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
The wing is comprised of airmen deployed from Air Force bases worldwide with a primary mission of providing aerial support to U.S. coalition forces throughout the region engaged in the Global War on Terrorism.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.
www.midhudsonnews.com /armedforces.html   (1908 words)

 U.S. Armed Forces Cycling team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The U.S. Armed Forces Cycling team weathered the blazing heat and oppressive humidity of Northern Virginia June 2 to compete in the Clarendon Cup, a U.S. Cycling Federation sanctioned event.
The 100-kilometer criterium race was the last in a series of tune up races for the Armed Forces team as they prepare for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire, or CISM, championships in Poland Aug. 15-19, said team manager Debra Ponzio.
The Armed Forces cyclists competed against some of the top riders and teams in the country during the race, including U.S. Olympians Marty Nothstein, Derek Bouchard-Hall and Jonas Carney and pro teams Mercury, Navigators, Saturn, 7-UP/Nutra Fig, Schroeder Iron, Sierra-Nevada and US Postal Service.
www.dod.mil /armedforcessports/cyc02b.html   (369 words)

 www.mil.se - Swedish Armed Forces - Officer Training
The most important element of officer training is that focusing on the officer's core competencies, for example battlefield skills, the ability to lead armed combat and skills as an instructor.
The various training activities of the Swedish Armed Forces are aimed at developing both leadership and specialist competence.
The military school system is currently being reviewed to ensure that it is better able to meet the needs of the new mission-based armed forces, for example with regard to international expertise and specialisation.
www.mil.se /article.php?lang=E&id=2435   (335 words)

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The attendent saw the armed men and the angry look in the General's face and with shaking hands pointed at the manager's office.
VETERAN SOLDIER OF THE FALKLANDS WAR A British officer spotted a "busker" (street singer/bum) at the bottom of the escalator of the London Underground.
The busker had a sign which read: "VETERAN SOLDIER OF THE FALKLANDS WAR." The officer thought, "Poor chap, I was there and it was awful!" Feeling sorry for a fellow veteran, the officer took 20 pounds out of his wallet and gave it to the busker.
miljokes.com /mlitary-jokes-humor/apr01/index.htm   (1403 words)

 Subject Listing for Armed Forces (Joint Forces)
Armed forces reunion site based on units in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand for members of the armed forces.
The report looks at Chinese armed forces reorganisation and defence policy; it assesses and predicts the future growth and expenditure of the People's Republic of China on military forces and compares likely future expenditure levels with recent expenditures by the United States and the US Air Force.
The aim of the report is to propose an alternative United States armed forces structure which is capable of meeting the international security challenges of the twenty-first century.
aerade.cranfield.ac.uk /subject-listing/devise/joint.html   (6439 words)

 Armed Forces Retirement Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Armed Forces Retirement Home was created in 1991 by legislation merging the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home, located here in Washington, D.C., with the U.S. Naval Home, in Gulfport, Mississippi.
The Armed Forces Retirement Home is, therefore, the successor of two institutions dating back to 1851 and 1834, respectively.
The Armed Forces Retirement Home appeared before this committee during hearings on the Fiscal Year 1995 Defense Authorization Bill and discussed the pending insolvency; and we thank the committee for playing a major leadership role in legislating remedies to help delay any insolvency of the Homes.
commdocs.house.gov /committees/security/has076030.000/has076030_0.htm   (12367 words)

 Rain Bird - Landscape Irrigation: Site Reports: UAE Armed Forces Officer's Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
When the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) planned an officer’s club for his armed forces, he envisioned top-notch accommodations packaged in impressive architecture.
Located between Saudi Arabia and Oman on the Arabian Gulf, the UAE is a federation comprising seven emirates, or states, with a total population of approximately 2.4 million citizens.
The Officer’s Club was designed by Roger Taillibert, a renowned French architect who designed the Montreal Olympics complex.
www.rainbird.com /landscape/site_reports/uae.htm   (1087 words)

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