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CAP BADGE
CORP
SIGNALS
DRUM
BUGLE CORPS
LT
MEDICAL
DIVISIONS
ROYAL LOGISTIC CORPS
FORMATION
ORDNANCE CORPS
TRAINING CORPS
RLC
MARINE CORPS
OFFICER TRAINING
AUSTRALIAN ARMY
PROVIDES
ROYAL FLYING CORPS
ARMY AIR
PURELY
COMMON FUNCTION
ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS
CORPS
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Definitions

  1. A corps is a formation of two or more divisions, potentially fifty thousand personnel or more. (Web site)
  2. Corps: A corps is a battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions, and typically commanded by a lieutenant general. (Web site)
  3. Corps: A Corp in the Pakistani Army usually consists of two or more Divisions and is commanded by a lieutenant general. (Web site)
  4. Corps are designated by consecutive Roman numerals. (Web site)
  5. The corps was unique in being granted the 'Royal' prefix from its inception. (Web site)

Cap Badge

  1. The ALS branch retains the cap badge and traditions of the Army Legal Corps. (Web site)
  2. The MPS retains the cap badge and traditions of the Military Provost Staff Corps. (Web site)

Corp

  1. The Israeli engineering corps is also responsible for counter- NBC warfare (i.e. (Web site)
  2. Corps such as the Machine Gun Corps were disbanded, their functions being taken by specialists within infantry units.
  3. All of the Confederate corps at the Battle of Gettysburg, for instance, exceeded 20,000 men.
  4. Such officers do not wear a regimental or corps badge on their headgear. (Web site)
  5. XXI Corps), while the number of a division is usually written in Arabic numerals (e.g. (Web site)

Signals

  1. The title has definitely existed since the formation of the Royal Corps of Signals and may have been used previously in the Royal Engineers Signal Service.
  2. They are supported by two squadrons of the Royal Corps of Signals, which consist of SAS-trained personnel.
  3. Corps, which is a grouping by common function, such as Royal Corps of Signals.
  4. One new corps was the Royal Signals, formed from within the Royal Engineers to take over the role of providing communications.

Drum

  1. The first instrumental musical organization on campus was a 12-piece fife and drum corps organized in 1878.
  2. Founded in 1914, it is the oldest drum and bugle corps in existence.
  3. Drum Corps International - Non-profit organization servicing the world's junior drum and bugle corps and related activities.
  4. Steel City Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps - Organization formed to bring the drum corps sound back to the Pittsburgh area.

Bugle Corps

  1. Long Island Bluejays - A junior drum and bugle corps for youth ages 11 thru 19.
  2. River City Regiment, Sacramento CA - Sacramento area's premier senior drum and bugle corps.
  3. They reformed in 1996 as the Muchachos Senior Drum and Bugle Corps, and perform between 10 and 15 parades or exhibitions per year.

Lt

  1. The Marine Corps officer sword is a Mameluk e sword, similar to the sword presented to Lt. (Web site)
  2. Lt Gen Sapru who is presently commanding a Corps in terrorism-affected region of J&K, is to replace Lt Gen Daljeet Singh who retires on 31 October 2007. (Web site)

Medical

  1. In 1898, officers and soldiers providing medical services were incorporated into one body known by its present name, the Royal Army Medical Corps. (Web site)
  2. The Ordnance Medical Department was established to provide surgeons for these corps. (Web site)

Divisions

  1. The pre-war Mechanized Corps were made of divisions.
  2. In many armies, a corps is a battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions, and typically commanded by a lieutenant general. (Web site)

Royal Logistic Corps

  1. This later became the Army Postal and Courier Service and remained part of the RE until the formation of the Royal Logistic Corps in 1993.
  2. The Royal Logistic Corps is the largest single corps in the British Army; responsible for a range of supply, sustainment and movement tasks. (Web site)

Formation

  1. They were flexible formations, being moved at need from corps to corps within an army.
  2. Rifle Corps were re-established during the war after Red Army commanders had gained experience handling larger formations. (Web site)

Ordnance Corps

  1. They used to belong to the Royal Army Service Corps until its disbandment in 1965, when they transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
  2. Midnight Blue Beret with coloured flash, worn by a soldier of the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps in 1954.

Training Corps

  1. The Army Physical Training Corps ( APTC) is the British Army corps responsible for physical fitness and physical education. (Web site)
  2. The junior divisions, by then renamed the Junior Training Corps, became the Army Sections of the Combined Cadet Force.

Rlc

  1. The RLC has five Victoria Cross holders, these derive from the former Corps. (Web site)
  2. RLC or AGC(SPS) Sergeant major Any other appointment on the establishment of a unit or corps carrying the rank of warrant officer, class 1, e.g. (Web site)

Marine Corps

  1. Marine Sergeants are the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Marine Corps, just above Corporal and below Staff Sergeant.
  2. Similarly, the United States Marine Corps has several ranks which carry the title of Sergeant, the lowest of which is Sergeant ( Sgt).
  3. General David M. Shoup, USMC, Commandant of the Marine Corps, referred to the swagger stick during comments on proposed uniform changes in 1960.

Officer Training

  1. In Ireland, Cadet is a pupil of the Military College, which carries out officer training for the Air Corps, Army and Naval Service. (Web site)
  2. Many British Universities also have Officer Training Corps units, which allow students to experience military life.

Australian Army

  1. The Australian Army has a system of coloured lanyards, which each identify a soldier as part of a specific corps (or sometimes individual battalion). (Web site)
  2. During the post WW1 years the Australian Provost Corp (APC) was to be "considered" a Corps of the Australian Army.

Provides

  1. The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is a corps which provides maintenance support to equipment. (Web site)
  2. The Adjutant General's Corps provides administrative, police and disciplinary and educational support to the army. (Web site)
  3. The Quartermaster Corps provides a host of vital services to the U.S. Army.
  4. The Officers Training Corps (OTC) is a part of the British Army that provides military training to students at British universities. (Web site)

Royal Flying Corps

  1. An Air Battalion was formed in the Royal Engineers in 1911, becoming the Royal Flying Corps the following year.
  2. Sergeants of the Royal Flying Corps wore a four-bladed propeller above their chevrons.

Army Air

  1. The British Army co-operates heavily with the Royal Air Force for air support but the army also has its own Army Air Corps.
  2. Citation Streamers Presidential Unit Citation: The PUC streamer is all blue for the Army and Air Force, and blue-gold-red for the Navy and Marine Corps.

Purely

  1. Corps made up of two or more Divisions (now unlikely to be deployed as a purely national formation due to the size of the British Army) e.g.
  2. A purely national corps headquarters could be quickly reconstituted if necessary.
  3. Battle of Yellow Tavern ( May 11) Sheridan's Cavalry Corps in Meade's army had been utilized purely as a screening and reconnaissance force. (Web site)

Common Function

  1. In Australia, soldiers belong foremost to a Corps which defines a common function or employment across the army.
  2. In the British Army and the armies of many Commonwealth countries, a corps is also a grouping by common function (e.g. (Web site)

Royal Armoured Corps

  1. The regiment is not part of the Royal Armoured Corps, but serves alongside the line cavalry regiments as one of the five formation reconnaissance regiments.
  2. TRFs are issued to individual regiments in the combat arms ( Royal Armoured Corps, infantry) and to the combat support and combat service corps' as a whole.
  3. The transfer to REME of most of the unit repair responsibilities of other arms ( Infantry, Royal Artillery, Royal Armoured Corps etc). (Web site)

Corps

  1. It is the largest "permanent" tactical unit in most corps, although it is only an administrative and ceremonial grouping of battalions in the infantry.
  2. In 1993 they again transferred, to the Staff and Personnel Support Branch of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  3. Otherwise, the only time a British corps headquarters has been operationally deployed since 1945 was II Corps during the Suez Crisis.
  4. The Australian Provost Corps was disbanded in 1920 along with the AIF in 1921.
  5. The chief administrative officer of a major military unit, such as a division, corps, or army. (Web site)

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