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The 69th Regiment is established by Army and National Guard Regulation NGR (AR) 600-82, which establish the 69
The Honorary Colonel of the Regiment serves as the symbolic head of the regiment and the custodian of regimental heritage and traditions.
Liuetenant Colonel Robert Hutter is the Honorary Colonel of the Regiment following the passing of Major General Joseph A. Healey in December 2005.
www.sixtyninth.net /regiment.html   (263 words)

  Worcestershire Regiment(29th/36th of Foot) Web site
Captain William Leefe Robinson, V.C. William Leefe Robinson of the Worcestershire Regiment was attached to the Royal Flying Corps.
The story of the 1st Battalion of the Regiment during the fighting with the Italians in Eritrea during 1941.
Viscount William Charlemont was appointed Colonel of a newly raised regiment of foot in Ireland on 23rd April, 1694.
www.worcestershireregiment.com /wr.php?main=inc/welcome   (1079 words)

  The Wardrobe - Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment (Salisbury) Museum -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The gallantry of the Regiment was witnessed by Sir Hugh Gough, the General in Command, and he personally complimented the survivors on their determined attack and for their steady and devoted gallantry under a storm of fire.
Under the Cardwell reforms of 1881, the 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment was linked with the 99th (Duke of Edinburgh’s) Regiment becoming respectively the 1st and 2nd Battalion of the (Duke of Edinburgh’s) Wiltshire Regiment.
In 1874 permission was received for the Regiment to be styled "The 99th (Duke of Edinburgh’s) Regiment", omitting the County title, and to bear the Duke’s cypher and Coronet on their Colours.
www.thewardrobe.org.uk /wiltshireregiment.php3   (944 words)

  Regiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A regiment is a military unit, consisting of a group of battalions, usually four and commanded by a colonel.
Regiments recruited from areas of political ferment (such as Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Quebec, India, etc.), tend to perform particularly well because of the loyalty their members exhibit to the regiments.
All regiments in the Marine Corps are infantry units with the exception of 10th Marines, 12th Marines, and 14th Marines which are artillery regiments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regiment   (2037 words)

 Coldstream Guards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the oldest regiment in the Army in continuous active service, originating in 1650 when Oliver Cromwell founded a regiment for then Colonel George Monck.
It is one of two regiments of the Household Division that can trace its lineage to the New Model Army, the other being the Blues and Royals.
On February 14 the men of the regiment symbolically laid down their arms as part of the New Model Army and were ordered to take them up again as a royal regiment of The Lord General's Regiment of Foot Guards, a part of the Household Troops.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coldstream_Guards   (1517 words)

Armored cavalry regiments, which have a fixed organization, combine the efforts of their battalions and companies to fight engagements and to perform major tactical tasks in division battles.
Regiments are usually employed as integral units when attached to corps or divisions.
The regiment (like the separate brigade) is considered by the corps staff as a major element of corps maneuver combat power on a par with the division.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/regiment.htm   (465 words)

In 1881 the infantry regiments were restructured, most of the single battalion regiments numbered above 25 were paired up to become two battalion regiments, most of the Irish regiments also had three militia regiments affiliated as the 3rd 4th and 5th battalions (the exception to this were the two rifle regiments).
This regiment was originally raised in New York and Philadelphia (1755) as the 62nd Royal American Regiment of Foot, it was renumbered 60th in 1757 (the regiment was in the West Indies during the American war of Independence).
In 1824 the remaining foreigners were drafted out of the regiment, one battalion was converted to rifles, the other light infantry (the uniform was changed from red to green as was the norm with rifle regiments).
www.sci.net.au /userpages/mgrogan/cork/regiment.htm   (1967 words)

A regiment is a body of troops composed of squadrons, batteries or companies, and often divided into battalions for military operations.
Armoured regiments are normally battalion-sized units, though they may have both regular and reserve force components and administrative elements.
In Canadian practice, a regiment's "lifetime" is the number of unbroken years of existence, though disbanded units (and their customs and battle honours) can be perpetuated by others with a proven connection.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?CFID=3837&CFTOKEN=52151815&PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0006741   (177 words)

 The Suffolk Regiment
The Suffolk Regiment has a 274 year history, and was originally raised by the Duke of Norfolk in 1685, as the 12th Regiment of Foot, to suppress the threatened Monmouth Rebellion.
The Regiment was stationed in Gibraltar for 14 years from 1769 to 1783, and was involved in the Siege of Gibraltar by the Spanish and French from 1779 to 1783.
For services in the siege the Regiment took the arms of Gibraltar as its crest and the Castle and Key were part of the cap badge and colours from then on.
www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk /sebc/visit/sufreg.cfm   (2080 words)

 The McAuliffe Regiment
These regiments were commanded by Don Demetrio (Dermot)  MacAuliffe and  Colonel  Don John de  Comerford, the former  the head  or chief  of  the  ancient  sept of  the MacAuliffes, of the barony of Duhallow, in the north-west of the County of Cork."
The regiment distinguished itself in numerous engagements including the Siege of Barcelona in 1710 and the capture of Palma, the capital of Majorca, in 1711.
In that engagement most of the Irish were killed, but the regiment survived, and annual tribute is paid to its founder (Dermot MacAuliffe) and to those exiles who served and died under its flag, in the troublesome days of the past.
www.geocities.com /bmcauliffe.geo/regiment.html   (581 words)

 US Army Regimental System (USARS)
During this period the regiment came to be a basic building block of many state’s military machines, very much as the legion had performed the same function for Imperial Rome.
From the organization of the North, South and East Regiment in 1636 until 1959, the regiment was the primary tactical unit in the National Guard.
The regiment was not only the repository for history and tradition, it also served as the basic personnel organization.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/army/unit/usars.htm   (966 words)

 French Regiments
The regiment took part in the capture of British redoubt on 14 October, for which it regained its old name of the "Royal Auvergne." At Yorktown its colonel was Marquis de Rostaing.
The regiment, commanded by Vicomte de Poudeux, was among forces under Saint Simon brought from the West Indies to Yorktown (1781).
Detachments of the regiment were with D'Estaing's troops at the capture of Grenada and at Savannah (1779).
xenophongroup.com /mcjoynt/regmts.htm   (1258 words)

 29th Infantry Regiment
The Regiment served with distinction on the islands of Cebu, Panay, and Negros.
The Regiment was assigned to the newly-formed 17th Division, which was preparing to sail to Europe.
Reactivated on the island of Okinawa in May, 1949, the 29th Regiment was attached to the 24th and 25th Divisions from 24 July 1950 to 5 September 1950.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/29inf-reg.htm   (730 words)

 The Regiment
The Regiment was first recruited from the loyal men who had followed their King into exile rather than live under tyranny, and their reward came in 1660 when the King was restored to his throne.
At Dunkirk, which the Regiment had garrisoned under Charles II, it took part in the defences of the perimeter, under cover of which the embarkation of the Army was made.
The Regiment was represented in the Eighth Army's famous advance to Tunisia, taking part in the battle of Mareth, where the 6th Battalion, the first to meet the enemy after the evacuation of Dunkirk, suffered heavy casualties but won the respect of friend and foe alike.
www.grenadierguardsassn.freeserve.co.uk /regiment.htm   (2643 words)

 Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All the while the dynamics of regiment integration are going on, the course writers do what.
Politics, apathy, ignorance and a lack of leadership are all regiment contributing to the breakdown in.
If you use returning graduates in regiment accordance with their newly acquired skills and knowledge they may. stay happy.
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 History of the 85éme Régiment de Saintonge
In 1775, while, based at Toul, the regiment was enlarged from one to two battalions by the incorporation of the regiment of Cambresis.
At the time of the regiment's departure for the Antilles, Count de Custine was succeeded as Colonel by the Viscount de Rochambeau, son of the Count de Rochambeau, the commander of the French expeditionary forces.
In 1791 the 85éme Saintonge regiment, under a new French regimental nomenclature, became the 82éme Regiment of Infantry.
people.csail.mit.edu /sfelshin/saintonge/85hist.html   (302 words)

 18th History: the Regiment
This regiment was formed at Simmesport on November 14, 1863, by a merger of the 18th Louisiana Regiment and the 10th Louisiana Battalion.
In August, the regiment camped in the vicinity of Vermillionville, the brigade consisting of the 18th Louisiana (Mouton’s) Colonel Armant; **28th Louisiana, Colonel Henry Grey; Crescent Regiment, Colonel A. Bossworth; Yellow Jacket Battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel Fournet; Beard’s Battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel Beard; Clack’s Battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel Clack.
In October, the 18th Regiment was consolidated with the Yellow Jacket Battalion, and was afterwards known as the Consolidated Eighteenth Regiment, and was officered by Col. L. Armant, Lieut.-Colonel Joseph Collins, and Major Paul B. Leeds (afterwards of the staff of General E. Kirby Smith).
members.tripod.com /j_richard/18th_history_the_regiment.html   (3412 words)

 40th Regiment of Foot , Grenadier Company - French and Indian War
The Grenadier Company was detached from the regiment and served with General James Wolfe in his daring landing in Garbarus Bay against an entrenched enemy.
The 40th was dispatched with a number of the regiments and captured Martinique, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, and successfully laid siege to Havana, Cuba.
Following the war in 1763, the regiment returned to Nova Scotia, but their stay was short and the following year the 40th Regiment left North America for the first time bound for Great Britain.
www.militaryheritage.com /40thregt.htm   (1201 words)

Armored cavalry regiments, which have a fixed organization, combine the efforts of their battalions and companies to fight engagements and to perform major tactical tasks in division battles.
Aviation and armored cavalry regiments can be used to reinforce corps or divisions and can be shifted from unit to unit to tailor forces for combat.
Regiments are usually employed as integral units when attached to corps or divisions.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/army/unit/regiment.htm   (144 words)

 Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The regiment was composed primarily of free fls from throughout the north, particularly Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
The regiment earned its greatest fame on July 18, 1863, when it led the unsuccessful and controversial assault on the Confederate positions at Battery Wagner.
The regiment numbered 510 officers and men at the opening of the Florida Campaign, and its new commander was Edward N. Hallowell, a twenty-seven year old merchant from Medford, Massachusetts.
extlab1.entnem.ufl.edu /olustee/54th_MS_inf.html   (798 words)

 MS 21st Infantry Regiment
The extraordinary fatigues of the campaign had reduced the effective strength of the regiment to 18 officers and 182 men, of whom 6 were killed and 56 wounded in this bloody battle.
Barksdale started with three of his regiments, leaving the Twenty-first to picket the river, to join Early in a march to the other battlefield May 1, when the enemy, who made a feint of withdrawing across the river, gave signs of staying.
The regiment fought at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in the evening of July 2, 1863, with Barksdale's brigade, at the peach orchard on the Emmitsburg road south of the town.
www.researchonline.net /mscw/unit114.htm   (2386 words)

 Puerto Ricos 65th Infantry Regiment U.S. Army
The 65th Infantry Regiment, comprised primarily of Puerto Ricans, began as a volunteer regiment in 1899 and participated in WWI and WWII.
The story of the 65th Infantry Regiment is one of valor, tragedy, sacrifice and brothers in arms.
The 65th Infantry Regiment distinguished themselves during the Korean War in the battles for the Chorwan Reservoir, the Evacuation of Hungnam and the Chinese counter offensive of April 1951.
www.valerosos.com   (630 words)

 8th (or King's) Regiment in the Canadas War of 1812
he King's Regiment in the Canadas is a group of historic reenactors headquartered in the Toronto, Ontario area who are dedicated to accurately recreating the 8th or King's Regiment of Foot as it appeared during the War of 1812.
During this battle, which ended in a stalemate, the regiment was in the thick of the fighting, emptying their cartridge pouches, retaking positions with the bayonet, and struggling inch-by-inch in hand-to-hand combat.
The King's Regiment, being one of the old corps, was permitted to wear the badge of the running horse of Hanover which was displayed prominently on the regiment's shako and belt plates.
www3.sympatico.ca /dis.general/8thregt.htm   (847 words)

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