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  Red Flag
The first Red Flag exercise, which took place 25 years ago this month, opened the pathway to a radically new type of fighter training, one that in no small way helped forge the professional Air Force that today sets the world standard.
Red Flag, which was developed to help the Air Force "train as it fights," is a simulated combat training exercise that pulls in the air forces of the United States and allies.
In essence, Red Flag was to teach pilots how to adapt quickly to combat and show them what would happen to them if they did not.
www.afa.org /magazine/Nov2000/1100redflag.asp   (3368 words)

  
  US Flag: Stars and Stripes or Old Glory
The first flag of the colonists to have any resemblance to the present Stars and Stripes was the Grand Union Flag, sometimes referred to as the Congress Colors, the First Navy Ensign, and the Cambridge Flag.
Its design consisted of 13 stripes, alternately red and white, representing the Thirteen Colonies, with a blue field in the upper left-hand corner bearing the red cross of St. George of England with the white cross of St. Andrew of Scotland.
"Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-flag/us.html   (832 words)

  
 Red Flag 03-01!
Red Flag's primary focus is to replicate the first 10 days of a major tactical operation throughout large force employment.
Red Flag is conducted on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges at Nellis AFB, NV.
Red Flag replicates viable and current threats, and CC architectures in scenarios simulating a cross section representation of significant areas of responsibility throughout the world.
www.philippecolin.net /Redflag02.html   (810 words)

  
 Red Flag
Red Flag, a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, is conducted on Nevada's vast bombing and gunnery ranges.
Red Flag was established in 1975 as one of the initiatives directed by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to better prepare forces for combat.
During the final period of Red Flag, March 31 to April 14, allied participation continued to include Tornados from the United Kingdom and Germany, and the Mirage 2000 from France.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/red-flag.htm   (1245 words)

  
 Red Flag Linux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The logo of Red Flag Linux is a marching Tux carrying a prominent red flag.
Red Flag Linux Workstation 5.0 was published on November 11, 2005.
Red Flag Linux first appeared in August 1999, when it was created by the Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Flag_Linux   (442 words)

  
 Red flag - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From as early as the 15th century the red flag was known as the "flag of defiance"[1].
The red flag first became associated with revolutionary left-wing politics during the French Revolution, when it was adopted by the Jacobin Club.
The flag became the symbol of the Merthyr riots of 1831, in South Wales, when workers took over the town for five days, until they were massacred by soldiers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_flag   (1554 words)

  
 Embassy of France in the U.S. - The French Flag
The "tricolor" (three-color) flag is an emblem of the Fifth Republic.
The constitutions of 1946 and 1958 (article 2) instituted the "blue, white and red" flag as the national emblem of the Republic.
Depending on the circumstances, it may be accompanied by the European flag or the flag of another country.
www.info-france-usa.org /atoz/flag.asp   (423 words)

  
 Red Flag Vs. American Flag-Two Very Different Histories—Two Very Different Futures
And the Red Flag soared for the first time as a symbol of not just rebellion and revolution, but of a new proletarian state—a radically different kind of state, one to serve a transition to a society without classes and, eventually, without states.
The Red Flag flew still higher in 1966, with the beginning of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, a “revolution within the revolution” where Mao called on the masses to rise up and overthrow top party and government officials who were trying to bring capitalism back to China.
It is the flag that represents the historic mission of the proletarian class to liberate itself and all of humanity.
rwor.org /a/047/red-flag-us-flag.html   (1277 words)

  
 Appendix - The Symbols of Anarchy
Thus the red flag was increasingly associated with the authoritarian and statist (and increasingly reformist) side of the socialist movement.
Given that the fl *and* red flags were associated with the Lyon's uprising of 1831, perhaps the development of the red-and-fl flag is not too unusual.
Similarly, given that the Black Flag was the "flag of strikes" (to quote Louise Michel -- see last section) it use with the red flag of the labour movement seems a natural development for a movement with anarchism and anarcho-syndicalism which bases itself on direct action and the importance of strikes in the class struggle.
flag.blackened.net /sai/faq/append2.html   (5157 words)

  
 Red Flag Fund - Helping Injured Roadracers
Founded in 2006, the Red Flag Fund is chartered to provide financial support and assistance to Road Racers throughout the United States who are seriously injured during competition.
The Red Flag Fund is simply a middle-man in the transaction, using your support to help racers across the nation, and if ever necessary, using the nation's support to help you.
Your donations to the Red Flag Fund may be deductable from your taxes per the IRS guidelines for charitable giving (see www.irs.gov or consult your tax professional for details).
www.redflagfund.org   (400 words)

  
 Switzerland
The flag of the Empire was a white cross extending to the edges of a red field, and symbolised the Emperor's role as the protector of Christianity.
The Schwyz flag was originally an unadorned red banner, and the assumption that the modern Swiss flag derives from it is incorrect since the Swiss cross was in use by the Confederation about a century before Schwyz added it to its flag.
It is an unadorned national flag with red and white fringe, identical to a cavalry guidon.
flagspot.net /flags/ch.html   (2547 words)

  
 Nevada State Flag
At the Assembly's request, the flag was brought to the chambers for the members to examine.
In 1937, a new flag was presented to the battleship, and by 1939, new flags had been produced for the University of Nevada and the Governor's Office.
The body of the flag shall be in three equal vertical stripes, consisting of one ultramarine blue stripe next to the staff or halyard hem, a central stripe of pure white, and an outer stripe of silver grey.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-flag/nevada.html   (1945 words)

  
 Red Flag (East Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to Rabbow 1970 the red flag was never adopted, mainly owing to fears that the same violence would happen which occurred after the first World War in Germany.
For flag days, there were "dress codes" for appartment buildings, requiring a row of national flags and a row of red flags flying from the windows.
This plain red flag was not the flag of the communist party.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/de}red.html   (352 words)

  
 Red Flag kicks off at Nellis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Red Flag started in the 1970s when the Air Force determined if a pilot survived his first 10 combat missions; he had a better chance surviving the rest, Maj. Paul White, the Red Flag 7-1 team chief.
The next Red Flag, which is scheduled for January through February of 2007, is expected to feature the F-22 Raptor.
"Red Flag is constantly improving, whether it be from the addition of new warfighters or new intelligence from the war -- we are constantly trying to make the necessary changes to make the training as lifelike as possible," said Major White.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?id=123028917   (520 words)

  
 Cope Thunder exercise now Red Flag - Alaska
Red Flag - Alaska coupled with Red Flag - Nellis will provide the Air Force a common set of exercises in multiple locations that have standardized and equal training capabilities.
Red Flag will use a three-tiered system to group and schedule the exercises and determine the capability level for both U.S. and foreign participants, which will establish the complexity of the exercise.
A significant benefit of conducting Red Flag exercises in Alaska is the size and space available on the Pacific Alaska Range Complex.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?storyID=123018098   (493 words)

  
 Georgia State Flag
In 1879 the General Assembly of Georgia passed an act changing the flag to a vertical band of blue next to the staff occupying one third of the flag; the remainder was divided into three horizontal bands with the upper and lower in red and the middle in white.
The new flag may have resulted from a 1914 law changing the date on Georgia's state seal from 1799 (the date the seal was adopted) to 1776 (the year of independence).
These flags were to depict the "arms of the State" and the name of the regiment, but the code gave no indication as to the color to be used on the arms or the flag's background.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-flag/georgia.html   (1614 words)

  
 Poland
The national colors are white and red in two horizontal parallel strips of equal width and length, the upper strip being white and the lower red.
The white and red flag bearing the crowned eagle on a red shield in the centre of the upper white band is still indeed the state flag - flown normally by the President and by government buildings.
The flag with the coat of arms is to be hoisted by diplomatic, consular and other official establishments abroad, by civilian airports and airfields, by civilian airplanes while abroad and by the port authorities.
flagspot.net /flags/pl.html   (2765 words)

  
 CD Baby: RED FLAG: codebreaker
Red Flag moved to I.R.S. later that year, but was dropped after only one release, the 1992 single "Machines." Two years later, Chris and Mark formed their own label to release The Lighthouse, a much less danceable work than previous efforts.
Red Flag went on to appear on American Bandstand, and the video for "Russian Radio" was played by MTV's 120 Minutes.
Re-christening themselves Red Flag, the duo scored a minor turntable hit in 1988 with their debut single, “Broken Heart.” But it was “Russian Radio,” released a few months later, that really scored, landing the band in the Top 10 of the Billboard charts.
cdbaby.com /cd/redflag2   (1642 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Red Flag—despite its government-affiliated shareholders and national champion status—maintained only a parlous lead in market share in 2005.
anointed Red Flag a “national hero.” As such, its customer base is heavy with government ministries—all under orders for the last three years to buy local and to buy open source when out software shopping.
Zhao says about 60 percent of Red Flag’s business is in servers, 20 percent desktops, and the rest mainly embedded software.
www.redherring.com /Article.aspx?a=18175&hed=Red+Flag+Thrown   (782 words)

  
 Story of the Red Flag
And, the red flag raised by this class bore an entirely new importance, the historical mission of the proletariat to emancipate itself and all of humanity.
This was the first time that the red flag stood not just for rebellion, not just for revolt, but for revolution—for the victory of the world-historic proletarian struggle and the establishment of the proletarian state.
The red flag of revolution and communism continued to be unfurled across the globe.
rwor.org /a/045/story-red-flag.html   (1715 words)

  
 Andorra
Smith 1975 and Smith 1980 claim that the flag without the arms is the civil flag on land.
I recently visited Andorra and noticed that the State flag and Civil flag are used fairly interchangeably and usually as 1 of 4 flags flown — France, Spain, Andorra and Catalonia [sic].
The flag shown depicting blue cows on a green field may be the coat of arms of the parish of Canillo %#151; towards the French end, where I stayed in Andorra.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ad.html   (1763 words)

  
 Red Flag Exercises
"Sierra Hotel" is about fighter planes, pilots and techniques in the decade after Vietnam, but there is quite a bit of information (about 20% of the book) regarding the creation of Red Flag, the initial aggressor squadron, the ACMI and TOSS scoring system, and some information on the use of SAM sites and smokey-SAMs.
However, for those who just want to read the Red Flag portions of the book, download a copy here.
Alterations of the Nellis ranges to suit Red Flag, i.e.
www.lazygranch.com /flags.htm   (264 words)

  
 First Wave: Red Flag - TV.com
Twice-decorated for heroism, Harkin was the winner of the Red Flag, an award given to the best of the best in the military.
I wanted to know how the Red Flag and the aliens were connected, so Eddie and I cooked up some triple-A credentials and I became Matin Sloane — super-soldier — one of five contenders for this year's competition.
Birch told us the Red Flag was a rare-opportunity for the best and brightest to realize their maximum potential.
www.tv.com /first-wave/red-flag/episode/49510/summary.html   (548 words)

  
 CXOtoday.com > News > Business > China To Hoist Red Flag In Indian Linux Market
Red HatÂ’s monopolistic hold on the Indian market, which has made the brand almost a synonym of sorts to the word "LinuxÂ’, is all set to change with the entrance of new flavors in the Open Source front.
Red Flag seems to be pretty confident but they should keep in mind that there are already many Indian and international distributions of linux which claim to give user friendly packages but still couldn't match with Red Hat's popularity.
Red Hat had begun to think that it could develop software without the help of the Linux community.
www.cxotoday.com /cxo/jsp/article.jsp?article_id=777   (1105 words)

  
 Idaho State Flag
A silk flag, with a blue field, 5 feet 6 inches fly, 4 feet 4 inches on pike is bordered by gilt fringe 2 1/2 inches wide, with the State Seal of Idaho in the center.
That a state flag for the State of Idaho be and the same is hereby adopted, the same to be as follows:
The state flag of the State of Idaho shall be blue, charged with the name of the State, in such colors and of such size and dimensions as shall be prescribed by the adjutant general of the State of Idaho.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-flag/idaho.html   (347 words)

  
 Delaware State Flag
The state flag of Delaware was adopted on July 24, 1913.
The Delaware state flag has a background of colonial blue surrounding a diamond of buff color in which the coat of arms of the state is placed.
Inside the diamond, the flag recognizes the importance of commerce {the ship} and agriculture {wheat, corn, the ox and the farmer} to the state.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-flag/delaware.html   (345 words)

  
 Military Channel :: Red Flag: Thunder at Nellis
It's Red Flag, in which bombers, fighters and million-dollar spy planes cruise the skies of Nellis Air Force Base in the most realistic of war games.
Red Flag is a highly sophisticated combat-training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies.
Experience the nerve center of Joint Red Flag, the largest military training exercise operated by the Department of Defense.
military.discovery.com /convergence/redflag/redflag.html   (219 words)

  
 Raising the Red Flag | Linux Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The same Bloomberg report said the purpose of Red Flag was to reduce domination of the Chinese computer market by Microsoft's Windows operating systems.
How much of that was Red Flag matters less than the fact that Linux is going mainstream in the world's largest country.
We first wrote about Red Flag two years ago, and now we're starting to think we need to pay a bit more attention.
www.linuxjournal.com /article.php?sid=5784   (912 words)

  
 The Art of Menstruation: Judy Chicago's Red Flag at MUM
The artist has commented that many people did not know what the red object was; some thought it was a bloody penis, showing how unwilling many women (and men!) are to look at personal, but everyday functions.
The Canadian television film Under Wraps shows the 1995 re-installation of the latter in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (it also shows MUM); the work was first created in Womanhouse in the 1970s.
By the way, considering Red Flag, the Washington Post wrote on 22 April 1998 about a new exhibit in the National Museum of American History showing
www.mum.org /armenjc.htm   (515 words)

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