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  U.S. First Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
First Army captured much of the early gains of the Allied forces in Normandy.
When the Germans attacked during the Battle of the Bulge, First Army found itself on the north side of the salient, and thus isolated from 12th Army Group, its commanding authority.
First Army was slated to deploy to the Far East to take part in Operation Coronet, the second phase of the invasion of Japan, but the Japanese surrender in August caused those plans to be cancelled.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_First_Army   (639 words)

 First US Army
First Army oversees the training and monitors the mobilization readiness of Army National Guard units within its area of responsibility.
First Army has the additional missions of preparing to mobilize and deploy Reserve Component units, planning for the security and key assets protection of the eastern United States, and, on order, providing assistance to civilian authorities during peacetime crises.
First Army's area of responsibility include all states east of the Mississippi River, and Minnesota.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/1army.htm   (505 words)

 United States Army: 1939-45
Before the outbreak of the Second World War the US Army was a small professional force of 175,000 men.
After the German Army invaded Poland in September 1939, General George Marshall, the new Chief of Staff, embarked on an attempt to rapidly improve the ability of the army to wage war.
The US Army managed to capture Mount Suribachi in three days but strong resistance from the Japanese meant that the second airstrip at Motoyama was not won until 28th February, 1945.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWusaA.htm   (1806 words)

 57:0095(26)RP - Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, GA and Army, First US Army, Fort Gillem, GA and AFGE Local 1759 - ...
The First Army headquarters is a tenant at Fort Gillem.
Based on the foregoing, the RD concluded that the First Army employees accreted to the existing unit, and she ordered that the certified unit be clarified accordingly.
The petition sought determinations that: the United States Army Reserve Command (USARC) is a successor employer of the United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM); eligible USARC employees have accreted into the existing unit; and eligible First Army employees have accreted into the existing unit.
www.flra.gov /decisions/v57/57-026.html   (1532 words)

 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com - US Army in World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The US Army of World War II was created from a tiny antebellum army in the space of three years.
It was perhaps fitting that the U.S. Army, with an officer corps heavily influenced by the teachings of the United States Military Academy (which was the first engineering school in the United States), should be lavishly equipped with engineer troops and equipment.
U.S. Army doctrine, as developed during the prewar and early-war Army expansion, emphasized mobility and combined-arms in both attack and defense.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/usarmy/default.aspx   (575 words)

 Formations of the United States Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
US Third Army - active in CENTCOM (Central Command) as the command formation for US forces in Iraq
US Seventh Army - active in Europe as the command formation for US forces in Italy and Germany
US Eighth Army - active in South Korea as the command formation for US forces
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Formations_of_the_United_States_Army   (205 words)

 US, Japan establish military alliance
US armies can provide supply and labor to Japan from anywhere on the earth and it has nothing to do with the purpose of dispatching SDF.
As widely known, US first army's main task is to cope with emergencies and conflicts in Asia and Pacific region.
Yao holds the first is the core of the three and the target is Japan-US hegemony in Asia and Pacific region.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-04/14/content_323157.htm   (1864 words)

 Redstone Arsenal's "Firsts"
The first JUPITER missile was fired successfully at the Atlantic Missile Range, marking the first successful firing of an intermediate range ballistic missile in the Western World.
The first American-made guided missile was fired by U.S. soldiers in combat near Kontum, Vietnam, when airborne TOW antitank missiles destroyed four captured American M41 tanks, an artillery gun, and a truck.
The U.S. Army began eliminating PERSHING missile rocket motors as prescribed in the treaty on 8 September 88, when a PERSHING II and a PERSHING 1a first stage motor were static fired at Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant, Texas.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/firsts/firsts.html   (647 words)

 US Army MP Brigade Patches
The US Army's first MP Brigade was constituted on June 24, 1965, as HHD, 15th MP Brigade.
The US Army's first combat-tested MP Brigade was constituted on March 23, 1966, as HHD, 18th MP Brigade.
Constituted in the US Army Reserve on November 1, 1971, as HHC, 290th MP Brigade, activated at Nashville, Tennessee and assigned to the Third US Army.
home.mweb.co.za /re/redcap/brigades.htm   (1864 words)

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In the US Army, the Rank Staff Sergeant is the same slot as that held by a British Corporal, and the Rank of Sergeant holds down the same slot as a British Lance Corporal.
US Army Warrant Officers are a special rank of officer, that bridges the gap between NCOs and Commissioned Officers.
To add to the strangeness, in the '60s the Army invented the pay grades E-8 and E-9, so there were dummies who held the ranks of SSG E-5, SFC E-6, MSG or ISG E-7, until these old soldiers were either promoted and retired or retired at their current pay grade.
www.gruntonline.com /TheWar/usarmy_rank.htm   (456 words)

 US Army First Draft
Thus the modern US Army is large for 2300, concerning America’s perceived role in the world, but considering her past history with Mexico, the United States is determined to strike first, and with speed.
In so doing, the US Army has some of the finest maneuver doctrine in the world, (Although, it sometimes falls flat when it confronts reality, such as in the Central Asian War, which is why the US is very heavily invested in the foreign exchange program in the first place).
Army’s combat power is focused towards Mexico, but it also controls the ART (American Response Team) who while it has a role in any war with Mexico, also has missions outside of that role in responding to other crises on Earth.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~dheb/2300/NorthAmerica/US/USM/USMUSAOrb.htm   (5216 words)

 Sergeant First Class, US Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The sergeant first class may serve in a position subordinate to the platoon sergeant or may serve as the NCOIC of the section with all the attendant responsibilities and duties of the platoon sergeant.
Whether platoon sergeant or sergeant first class, this is the first level at which the term senior NCO properly applies.
The platoon sergeant or sergeant first class generally has 15 to 18 years or more of military experience and is rightfully expected to bring that experience to bear in quick, accurate decisions that are in the best interest of the mission and the soldier.
www.ncopd.com /Articles/11282.html   (311 words)

 First US Army Group
The First US Army Group was activated 1943 in London, England to prepare the plans for the invasion of the European continent.
Omar Bradley's headquarters deployed to England in October 1943, and Bradley took on the dual task of First Army commander and acting commander of the skeletal 1st U.S. Army Group (subsequently redesignated the 12th Army Group).
Although its staff was largely transferred to the Twelfth Army Group in July 1944, the First US Army Group continued to exist on paper as a deception device until its inactivation on 18 October 1944.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/fusag.htm   (306 words)

 Aljazeera.Net - US army to pull out of Iraqi cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The US army is planning to replace its units inside Iraqi cities with Iraqi police and civil defence units.
The new infantry division will count about 35,000 soldiers, most of whom have received special training in the US and Jordan on how to deal with Arab Muslim culture in an effort to ease tensions between the US army and Iraqi citizens.
army is also training Iraqi police and civil defence personnel to replace US army units inside Iraqi cities.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/4970F2F3-AF27-4547-B38A-47F0BB34A6E7.htm   (301 words)

 INDOlink - US News - US Army Announces First Court Martial In Prisoners Abuse Case
Specialist Sivits of Hyndman, Pennsylvania, is the first person for whom a trial date has been set over the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad.
The charges he faces are: conspiracy to maltreat subordinates and detainees, dereliction of duty for negligently failing to protect detainees from abuse, and cruelty and maltreatment of detainees.
Meanwhile, US magazines on Sunday published graphic new reports of Iraqi prison abuses, including a photo showing a naked prisoner cowering under threat from two US military dogs and witness accounts of beatings and rape.
www.buzztracker.org /2004/05/10/cache/184980.html   (527 words)

 News - Trustee Engineers Pardon of First Black U.S. Army Officer
Henry Flipper, a former slave and the first fl to graduate from West Point, was cleared in February as a result of Smith's efforts.
Smith first heard Flipper's story about five years ago from West Point classmate Tom Carhart, a historian and attorney who was completing his doctoral thesis on African American officers in the military at Princeton University.
It was a discussion of the story with Carhart and Eugene Sullivan, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and fellow West Point graduate, that proved to be the catalyst for Smith's involvement.
www.aero.org /news/newsitems/pardon-032299.html   (768 words)

 Combat Index Insignia - Army - First US Army
The vertical petal is charged in base with a red enamel arrowhead behind and extending above the letter "A" and the tops of the two outside or flanking petals above the cross bar extending over the vertical legs of the letter "A".
The motto "First In Deed" is based on the numerical designation, purpose and achievements of the First United States Army.
Symbolism: The red and white of the background are the colors used in flags for Armies.
www.combatindex.com /insignia/army/1_army.html   (310 words)

 First US, British army casualties reported as raids on Iraq intensify kerala monitor gulf news
US officials are communicating with some Iraqi military officers in "every conceivable mode and method" to convince them to "act with honor," Rumsfeld said on Thursday.
The US administration said that the main purpose of the attack on Iraq was to disarm Iraq and reduce the threat of international terrorism.
Firstly, the US has not provided any hard evidence to prove that Iraq has collaborated with al-Qaeda, or was involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the US.
www.keralamonitor.com /warm20.html   (1357 words)

 United States Army
In December 1914 General Leonard Wood helped to form the National Security League and began arguing for conscription as a means of increasing the size of the US Army.
General John Pershing deployed US troops to help the French defend the Western Front during the 3rd Battle of the Aisne in May and at the Marne in June.
US troops also took part in the Allied attacks at Le Hamel and Canal du Nord before Pershing launched his own offensive at St Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWusa.htm   (379 words)

 57:95(26) RP - Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, GA and Army, First US Army, Fort Gillem, GA and AFGE Local 1759 - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The RD found that eligible employees of the First Army, Fort Gillem, Georgia have accreted into the bargaining unit for which the Union is the exclusive representative.
The RD ordered that the existing unit be clarified to include these First Army employees.
Additionally, the Authority found that the RD did not assess any of the other factors that should be analyzed to n determine whether the unit would promote effective dealings or efficiency.
www.flra.gov /summaries/v57/57-026s.html   (434 words)

 US army chief meets Indian services brass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
General Eric K Shinseki, the first US army chief to visit India, was on Monday briefed about infiltration from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and given an overview of the security situation in the region.
Though army officials were tight-lipped about the meeting, sources said Shinseki was shown visuals of recent army interceptions of Pakistani mercenaries.
The US general also held talks with the chairman, joint chiefs of staff committee, Admiral Madhvendera Singh and the vice-chief of air staff Air Marshal M MacMohan.
www.rediff.com /news/2003/feb/03shin.htm   (159 words)

 US TOYFAIR: US Army First Infantry Division :: Action-Figure :: Toy, Collectibles and Action Figure News and Reviews ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Known as the "Big Red One", they first saw action in June, 1917 when elements of the First Division Artillery fired the first US shell against the Germans.
D-Day, June 6th, 1944 again found the First Division in action, and they were among the first troops to land at Omaha Beach.
As testament to their courage during the war, members of the Big Red One received 20,752 medals, of which 16 were the Congressional medal of Honor.
www.action-figure.com /Article7635.html   (237 words)

 first us army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
First United States Army enhances the combat readiness of Reserve Component soldiers and units in the Eastern United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin...
First US Army trains, mobilizes and deploys Army Reserve and National Guard units in the eastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
The purpose of First US Army Operations Plan “Neptune” is to provide a basis for...
www.everything-army-2005-2006.com /53/first-us-army.html   (402 words)

 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Winter 1992
First it was the barely defeated proposal to use veterans' hospitals to provide care for the non-veteran poor.[36] Next were calls to deploy military medical assets to relieve hard-pressed urban hospitals.[37] As the number of uninsured and underinsured grew, the pressure to provide care became inexorable.
For the first time the nation--in peacetime--found itself with a still-sizable, professional military establishment that was not preoccupied with an overarching external threat.[93] Yet the uncertainties in the aftermath of the Cold War limited the extent to which those forces could be safely downsized.
A survey of 163 new Army brigadier generals revealed that their IQ was in the 92nd percentile of the population.
carlisle-www.army.mil /usawc/Parameters/1992/dunlap.htm   (9836 words)

 US Army Uniforms, Arms and Insignia - Books on the US Army
US Army of WWII (2) : North Africa and the Mediterranean (Men-At-Arms, 347)
This second volume in the "Field Uniforms of the Indian War Army" series covers the period 1872 to 1886 when the foundation was laid for the modern "Army" uniform.
Concentrates exclusively on the regular US Army units which formed the backbone of the forces which fought the British along the Canadian frontier and at New Orleans in the war which saw the British burn Washington and inspired Francis Scott Key to write 'The Star Spangled Banner'.
www.dropbears.com /b/broughsbooks/military/us_army_uniforms.htm   (1348 words)

 U. S. Army Fort Knox Kentucky
The history of the United States Army Training Center, Armor (USATCA), dates back to 1940, when Europe was overrun by Nazism and the United States initiated its first peacetime draft in history.
Attached to the Training Center is the US Army Reception Station and the First US Army Noncommissioned Office Academy.
The First Training Brigade is responsible for Armor Advanced Individual Training and is the only Armor Training Brigade in the US Army.
www.skytroopers.org /fortknox1.htm   (436 words)

 Us army reserve bell shape, us army reserve - The United States Army 227th Birthday
ADAM was first fielded with the US Army in Europe in 1983.
The US Army leadership has begun their bold and aggressive movement toward Now taking shape at Fort Lewis, Washington, the new IBCTs are a version of
He continued in the Army Reserves Advancing to Commandant, US Army Reserve School in Phoenix and retired a Colonel in 1971.
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 First U.S. Army
Approximately 40 Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers have been ordered to State Active Duty to assist local officials supply water to the town of Big Stone Gap, Va. The Soldiers began moving from their home locations to Big Stone Gap yesterday.
His car was in the garage, so it may be under water too.
First U.S. Army is one of two continental Armies in the U.S. We are a highly specialized team of Active Army Soldiers, Active Guard and Reserve Soldiers and Department of the Army civilian employees.
www.first.army.mil   (205 words)

 cortina, us army training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Copyright © 1999 - 2005 by The Association of the US Army...
Cortina is in the habit of doing that, and again and again the US Army obligingly...
A professor at the US Army School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia,...
www.everything-army-2005-2006.com /75/cortina,-us-army-training.html   (374 words)

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