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 Buffalo Veterans, Waldemar Czyz, First Polish Armor Division
After the war in 1945, Czyz continued his military training, raising his final rank to that of Cadet Officer.
Disregarding the shouts of their guards, they all ran over to talk to the soldier and were informed of the 1941 prisoner exchange agreement with the Soviet government.
After exiting the Soviet Union by sailing the Caspian Sea and receiving some basic military training in Polish Camps in Iran and Palestine, Czyz found himself as a guard on a troopship of German prisoners bound for North America in 1942.
www.classicbuffalo.com /VeteransCzyz.htm

  
 Paris strengthens military ties with Libya - Defence Talk - Defence Forum
They are ruled by a Military dictator who seams to have stopped progressing after the Rank of Col.., And I think french would winn all the Export Deals since it would be French Officers that would negotiate the Deal on behalf of the Libyan Forces.
PARIS -- France is intensifying contacts with Libya, introducing military officers as part of a "strategic cooperation pact" between the two countries.
Nonetheless, this statement was followed by intensified discussions on the military aspects of French-Libyan cooperation.
www.defencetalk.com /forums/showthread.php?t=3576   (885 words)

  
 The best, largest dating site for military admirers, friends, singles from army, navy, air forces, coast guard, police forces and firefighters.
This is the perfect place for military singles, friends and admirers to talk about military issues, relationships, cultures, religions, work, sports,
The best, largest dating site for military admirers, friends, singles from army, navy, air forces, coast guard, police forces and firefighters.
Welcome to the best, largest and most successful dating site for military friends, singles and admirers!
www.MilitaryFriends.com   (146 words)

  
 Talk Radio Network: Company News
The Michael Savage Show is currently approaching 400 stations and is rank the 4th largest show in talk syndication by Talkers Magazine, The Rusty Humphries Show celebrated its 200th affiliate in July of 2004 and has been in the Talkers Top Ten for several years.
Rusty Humphries is a long-time supporter of the military and the veterans.
Rusty Humphries has always had an interest in military operations and has been a long-time supporter of the military and the veterans.
www.talkradionetwork.com /news   (15268 words)

  
 CBS News Camp Delta: Guantanamo Bay June 23, 2004 11:23:12
In fact, a senior American military interrogator at Camp Delta told 60 Minutes II that as many as 20 percent of the Guantanamo prisoners were sent there by mistake - and that they were innocent bystanders, or very small fish.
But we were able to see the conditions under which the prisoners are held, and talk to the Americans who guard them.
Today, Camp Delta is unlike any other American prison, civilian or military, because prisoners haven’t been charged, tried or convicted of anything.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/06/23/60II/main625602.shtml   (1865 words)

  
 DVD Talk Forum - Two Star Trek questions...
05-09-04 08:56 PM Well, perhaps I was wrong with regards to legate being equivalent to president, but it isn't a military rank, but a rank given to a government official, according to the Star Trek Encyclopaedia.
2.) Which Star Trek TNG episode is the one where Capt. Picard and Wesley are eating sandwiches onboard a shuttle.
There were multiple Legates throughout the series, and most of those were considered a figurehead of the government, such us Legate Dumar, or Legate Broca, and at least one of them that I know of, Pa'Dar Kotran, was a civilian leader.
www.dvdtalk.com /forum/printthread.php?t=360815&pp=40   (1865 words)

  
 Sniper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snipers shoot people who are in high-rank uniforms, who talk to radiomen, who sit as passengers in a car, who have military servants, or who talk and move their position more frequently.
The current record for longest range sniper kill is 2,430 metres (7,972 ft), reportedly accomplished by a Canadian sniper in 2002, during the invasion of Afghanistan, using a.50 BMG McMillan bolt-action rifle.
Snipers are generally volunteers accepted for sniper training on the basis of their aptitude as perceived by their commanders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sniper   (1865 words)

  
 LTC Tim Collins Address to His Troops
Master Gunner Assignments Patches & Armor Graphics CAT 87 Master Gunner Duties Military Service Gulf War I My Army Rank Assigned Units Military Quotes John Wayne Quotes LTC Collins ODS Troop Talk Fiddlers Green Charge of the Light Brigade
Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Collins, the 42-year-old commander of The Royal Irish battle group, delivered this speech to his troops in Kuwait on Wednesday afternoon, just hours before they went into battle.
The following address from Lieutenant Colonel Tim Collins has been widely covered by the media.
www.tankmastergunner.com /gulf2quote.htm   (440 words)

  
 DVD Talk Forum - Two Star Trek questions...
I'm guessing a Legate works more as a liaison between the Cardassian government and military, whereas a Gul is strictly a military leader who takes order from the government.
Hmmm, I thought that he lost the Legate rank for the reasons you sited, but then at the time where you're quoting from, that was all over...
There were multiple Legates throughout the series, and most of those were considered a figurehead of the government, such us Legate Dumar, or Legate Broca, and at least one of them that I know of, Pa'Dar Kotran, was a civilian leader.
www.dvdtalk.com /forum/printthread.php?t=360815&pp=40   (440 words)

  
 Sniper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snipers shoot people who are in high-rank uniforms, who talk to radio operators, who sit as passengers in a car, who have military servants, or who talk and move their position more frequently.
The current record for longest range sniper kill is 2,430 metres (7,972 ft), accomplished by a Canadian sniper Master Corporal Aaron Perry in 2002, during the invasion of Afghanistan, using a.50 BMG (12.7 mm) McMillan bolt-action rifle.
Snipers generally prefer to zero their weapons at a target range, although it can also be done in the field.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sniper   (440 words)

  
 CNN.com - Ariel Sharon: Peacemaker or peace breaker? - October 25, 2000
Sharon climbed the rank structure, serving as a commander of the Infantry College, infantry and armor brigades, and as chief of staff of the Northern Command in 1964-65.
Sharon was former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's foreign minister at the Wye River talks in the U.S. state of Maryland in 1998, but he refused to talk to or shake hands with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Born in British-ruled Palestine in 1928, Sharon developed a reputation for military prowess and ruthlessness for his role as a commander in Israel's 1953 attack on Jordan, the 1956 Suez Crisis, the Six-Day War of 1967 and the Yom Kippur War of 1973.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/meast/10/25/sharon.profile   (1037 words)

  
 A Chronology of Japanese History
Hideyoshi orders that all military personnel, of whatever rank, who entered a village from another village or province after the fall of Odawara were also to be expelled from that village.
Ieyasu (from his base in Mikawa) attempts to talk the Hôjô into submitting to Hideyoshi but is unsuccessful.
After they begin to appear in the census figures, Hideyoshi orders the expulsion of all rônin from towns and villages in which they did no farm work or military service.
www.lac.uic.edu /~dturk/japanhistory/azuchihistory.html   (1037 words)

  
 Voodoo rule in Africa (Part 2)
Then Gen. Odartey Wellington went to Gen Acheampong, lifted him up from his chair violently and removed his military rank/service badges and medals from his chest, shouting: "You listen to this juju shit, you don't listen to what the people are saying...The country is fast imploding." Gen. Acheampong was then removed as head of state.
According Dr. Daniel Tetteh Osabu-Kle, a former senior Ghanaian military officer now political science professor at Canada's Carleton University in Ottawa, when the council members met Gen. Acheampong, they explained the crisis Ghana was going through and asked his close friend, Gen. Emmanuel Kotey, sitting in council, to tell him to resign.
In the ensuing tension top officers of the junta, listening to rational public opinion, went to Acheampong's office one morning to talk about the problem, and possible, ask him to resign.
www.expotimes.net /pastissues/issue000830/voodoo.htm   (1571 words)

  
 A Chronology of Japanese History
Hideyoshi orders that all military personnel, of whatever rank, who entered a village from another village or province after the fall of Odawara were also to be expelled from that village.
Ieyasu (from his base in Mikawa) attempts to talk the Hôjô into submitting to Hideyoshi but is unsuccessful.
Ieyasu retires to Mikawa Province in the east.
www.lac.uic.edu /~dturk/japanhistory/azuchihistory.html   (2407 words)

  
 Capital Q&A: James Woolsey on Spies and Rogue Missiles
WASHINGTON — R. James Woolsey is a Washington insider of the first rank, having served as director of central intelligence and in a host of other key roles — from helping create the first outlines of a missile defense program to forging military bonds with European allies.
Woolsey has also served as ambassador to the negotiations on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, undersecretary of the Navy, general counsel to the Senate Committee on Armed Services, and adviser to the U.S. delegation at the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.
Woolsey put only one restriction on the questions: "No tunnel talk," a reference to the reported multimillion-dollar secret tunnel built next to the Soviet Embassy in Washington that Hanssen's alleged spying may have compromised.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2001/3/14/75527.shtml   (2948 words)

  
 Carob-lite, was Re: M-TH: Wallerstein on 21C Leftism #2
But I did like the discussion about specialists: reminds of early Bolshevik rank and filers deciding how to use the military skills of tsarist officers, and how to incentivise same, ie by much comradely talk backed up by bullets...
Wallerstein's own brand of kilometric waffle is bad enough even for alleged apocalypticists like moi, but this is way too much.
Carob-lite, was Re: M-TH: Wallerstein on 21C Leftism #2
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/marxism-thaxis/2000-April/016263.html   (4796 words)

  
 May 5
However, when we talk about landholding as part of the relationship of vassalage, we are not looking at cultivation, but at the lord's right to exploit the fruits of his fief.
Peasants of a servile rank could not do this, while even free peasants were not of the "honorable" classes because of their involvement in manual labor.
A fief (also called the beneficium) is the matieral reward to the vassal for his military service, and as we've seen it can be money rather than land (although it comes to be more generally associated with a grant of land).
www.stolaf.edu /people/carringt/30-209/May05.html   (4796 words)

  
 enlisted.php
For example, Petty Officer 2nd Class is the rank of an enlisted member (E5) and how their pay scale is determined.
IF you are interested in playing an enlisted officer, talk to the Command team of the Sim you wish to participate in and discuss with them which area they could use this type of character in.
It should also be noted that at any point in your career before you are the age of 40 (for humans, this age differs for other species and this does not reflect IRL Military) that you can apply to Officer Candidate School (OCS).
www.gfcommand.com /enlisted.php   (1393 words)

  
 Joseph Hooker Biography
Brevetted major general in the regular army for Chattanooga, he was mustered out of the volunteers on September 1, 1866, and two years later was retired with the increased rank of major general.
Lincoln was also critical of the general's loose talk on the need for a military dictatorship to win the war.
He was particularly distinguished at Williamsburg and although he felt slighted by his commander's report he was named a major general of volunteers from the date of the action.
www.civilwarhome.com /hookbio.htm   (856 words)

  
 The Republican Party (Harpers.org)
Republicans formally nominated George W. Bush as presidential candidate at their convention in Philadelphia; a display of dark-skinned speakers elicited much comment from journalists who noticed the contrast with rank-and-file Republicans on the convention floor.
Republican operatives were looking high and low for anyone who could remember serving in the National Guard with President George W. Bush between May 1972 and May 1973; one group of Vietnam veterans was offering a $1,000 reward for proof that the president met his military obligations.
Two Florida state representatives, both Republicans, had a fistfight in the parking lot of Radio Mambi, a talk-radio station in Miami.
www.harpers.org /RepublicanParty.html   (856 words)

  
 Secrecy around Baikonur
Most of all, the Soviet authorities wanted to comuflage military nature of the "cosmodrome." During visits of NASA officials to the site in the eve of the Soyuz-Apollo docking mission in mid-1970s, all officers, who could be within reach of the US delegation were ordered to report to duty in civilian clothes.
The Russian sources also said that in pre-revolutionary time, the artisan named Nikifor Nikitin was exiled to Baikonur for the "seditious talk about flight to the Moon!" Baikonur continued to be a place of exile in the Soviet time, when political prisoners, reportedly former army officers, worked copper and coal mines in the area.
Rank-and-file soldiers were given plain clothes too, however, little could be done about their shaved heads!
www.russianspaceweb.com /baikonur_secrecy.html   (856 words)

  
 alt.talk.royalty FAQ
Even in countries where many did, it was often the longevity of a family's membership in the noble class and/or history of court/military service and/or wealth which was of greater importance in assessing its status than any legal title.
In France, Portugal, Scandinavia and Spain, the rank of prince was limited to members of the reigning dynasty, but the title was also sometimes borne by non-royal nobles in the Balkan countries, Bohemia, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Russia.
(The British Royal and Noble Families FAQ can be found at http://www.heraldica.org/faqs/britfaq.html) It should be read by anyone who wishes to post to the alt.talk.royalty newsgroup.
www.heraldica.org /faqs/atrfaq.htm   (856 words)

  
 Frederick Russell Burnham, D.S.O.
Eleven years before the camp at Brownsea Island, Baden-Powell and Frederick Russell Burnham would talk beside a campfire on the African veldt in what is today western Zimbabwe.
For his services he was honored with the Distinguished Service Order and, by courtesy of King Edward VII, held the rank of Major in the British Army without having to relinquish his American citizenship.
In collecting material on B-P for the Pine Tree Web, I became interested in the life and adventures of Major Frederick Russell Burnham, an American military scout who served with B-P in the Matabele Campaign of 1896.
www.pinetreeweb.com /burnham.htm   (856 words)

  
 Roman Emperors - DIR Alexander Severus
M 27), was perhaps raised to the rank of Caesar by Alexander and was put to death in 227 on a charge of attempted murder of the emperor.
According to the HA life, Alexander was a "good" person, and his mother certainly attempted to guide him well, but much of the last decade of his reign was preoccupied with serious military threats against the empire's prestige, nay existence.
There had been talk that he was the illegitimate child of Caracalla, which won him support among the army, and this was confirmed, at least for public consumption, by his filiation in the official titulature back to Septimius.
www.roman-emperors.org /alexsev.htm   (856 words)

  
 Vernon Odom, a Broadcast Pioneer
Odom's father was a master sargeant during the Second World War, the highest rank blacks were allowed to have in the U.S. military at that juncture in history.
At the station, he was a reporter, anchorman and talk show host.
Odom’s mother Sadie received her high school diploma at 15 and was graduated (at the age of 19) cum laude from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, her hometown.
www.broadcastpioneers.com /odom.html   (1011 words)

  
 Turner Classic Movies This Month Article
Nevertheless, he amassed a distinguished war record rising to the rank of colonel, flying missions over enemy territory and earning numerous honors (the Air Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Croix de Guerre and 7 battle stars).
After the war, Stewart served in the Air Force reserves, finally retiring in 1968 as a brigadier general - the highest ranked actor in the US military.
According to Stewart, he had to talk his way into the Air Corps after being refused entry for coming in five pounds under the minimum weight requirement.
tcm.tv /ThisMonth/Article/0,,865108651186516,00.html   (572 words)

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