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STRUCTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY
SOLDIERS
JAVELIN
OPERATION
LIEUTENANT
OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS
ASSAULT PIONEER
MILITARY PARLANCE
PROVOST SERGEANT
CADETS
GUARDS DIVISION
REGIMENT
ACADEMY SERGEANT MAJOR
SERGEANTS
BRITISH ARMY BRIGADES
BUTTONS
AIGUILLETTES
BRITISH ARMY
HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY
BRITTEN-NORMAN ISLANDER
TROOPS
WARRANT OFFICERS
AIGUILLETTE
ARMY CADET FORCE
ARMY GROUP ROYAL ARTILLERY
BADGE
BAND
BANDS
BANNERS
BATTLE HONOUR
CHELSEA BARRACKS
CHIEF OF THE IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF
CLERK OF WORKS
COLOURS
COMBERMERE BARRACKS
COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
CORPORAL
CORPORALS KILLINGS
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Structure of The British Army

  1. The structure of the British Army is complex, due to the different origins of its various constituent parts.
  2. Structure of the British Army - Bands The British Army has 29 military bands of varying strength. (Web site)
  3. At the top level, the structure of the British Army is headed by two main administrative top-level budgets - Land Command and the Adjutant-General.

Soldiers

  1. The soldiers are not told how long the run is and where they will end up.
  2. The soldiers are taught basic care and maintenance, operation and abilities, assembly and disassembly, and the positions it can be fired from. (Web site)
  3. Soldiers are also taught to distinguish between a variety of vehicle types even when only a rough outline is visible. (Web site)
  4. Soldiers are placed in a tense, hostile, and claustrophobic environment where they must complete a variety of military objectives.
  5. The soldiers are due to join the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), which is being led by British troops. (Web site)

Javelin

  1. Javelin is a British man-portable surface-to-air missile, formerly used by the British Army and Canadian Army.
  2. Javelin is a British man-portable surface-to-air missile, used by the British Army.
  3. Javelin is a fire-and-forget missile with lock-on before launch and automatic self-guidance. (Web site)
  4. Javelin is an American man-portable anti-tank guided missile.
  5. Javelin is an off-the-shelf system already in service with United States Armed Forces and proven on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Operation

  1. The operation was a great success and many rebel leaders were captured; not long after, the West Side Boys had all but been defeated.
  2. The operation was a success and many rebel leaders were captured; not long after, the West Side Boys had all but been defeated.
  3. The operation was a success and many rebel leaders were captured; not long after, the West Side Boys had been all but defeated.
  4. The operation was hailed as a great success and was to change the way the public viewed the regiment.
  5. The operation was initially successful with the capture of the Waal bridge at Nijmegen on September 20. (Web site)

Lieutenant

  1. Lieutenant is a military, naval, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank.
  2. Lieutenant - The Lieutenant is equivalent to Captain in the Army and Air Force; the rank insignia is two standard stripes.
  3. Lieutenant: an officer representing and exercising powers on behalf of his lord or sovereign.

Officers Training Corps

  1. British Army Officer Cadets in the Officers Training Corps initially wear a blank rank slide emblazoned with their particular unit (e.g.
  2. The Officers Training Corps (OTC) is a part of the British Army that provides military training to students at British universities. (Web site)
  3. Reserve Officers Training Corps ROTC provides college students the ability to train to become Army Officers.

Assault Pioneer

  1. Members of the Assault Pioneer Platoon can be identified by a trade badge of two crossed axes sewn on their uniforms.
  2. In the British, Canadian, and Australian armies, an assault pioneer is an infantry soldier with limited combat engineer training.
  3. In the British and Australian armies, an assault pioneer is an infantry soldier with some combat engineering training. (Web site)

Military Parlance

  1. A free-fire zone in U.S. military parlance is a fire control measure, used for coordination between adjacent combat units.
  2. Fallujah, in military parlance, is a free fire zone. (Web site)

Provost Sergeant

  1. A Provost Sergeant is a non-commissioned officer associated with military police .
  2. The Provost Sergeant is a member of the regiment or corps that he serves in and not a member of the Royal Military Police. (Web site)

Cadets

  1. Cadets are also not permitted to fire from the kneeling or standing position, and must lay prone to operate the weapon.
  2. Cadets are also allowed to fire the Light Support Weapon (LSW) at the same ranges.
  3. Cadets are encouraged to attend presentations whenever the opportunity arises.
  4. Cadets are encouraged to take part in community events and attend courses organised by the Regular Army. (Web site)
  5. Cadets are first taught to fire a 0.22 rifle on a 25 m range.

Guards Division

  1. The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of the regiments of Foot Guards. (Web site)

Regiment

  1. A regiment is a military unit , consisting of a variable number of battalions - commanded by a colonel .
  2. A regiment is a military unit, consisting of a group of battalions, usually four and commanded by a colonel. (Web site)
  3. A regiment is a military unit, larger than a company and smaller than a division. (Web site)
  4. The Regiment are reputed to claim that its reputation resulted in the IRA surrender in the Balcombe Street siege once a deployment had been publicised.
  5. The Regiment is a group of historical re-enactors, who recreate the battles and activities of the The American Revolutionary War.

Academy Sergeant Major

  1. The Academy Sergeant Major is the senior non-commissioned officer instructor at a military academy which has traditions derived from the British military.
  2. The Academy Sergeant Major is the senior non-commissioned officer instructor at a military academy.

Sergeants

  1. Sergeants are non commissioned officers and are usually the 2IC's of infantry platoons or armoured sections.
  2. Sergeants are generally initially addressed as "Sergeant Bloggins" and thereafter as "Sergeant".

British Army Brigades

  1. Category:British Army brigades Articles in category "British Army brigades" There are 5 articles in this category.
  2. Start the Category:British Army brigades page Search for " British Army brigades " in existing pages.

Buttons

  1. Buttons are worn in pairs, in denotion of our place as second senior Regiment in the Foot Guards.
  2. Buttons were gilt, and hats were braided with fine gold lace. (Web site)
  3. The buttons are the silver Ohio buttons that the rest of the band uniforms contain.

Aiguillettes

  1. Aiguillettes are worn on the left shoulder by Aides-de-Camp to general or flag officers and diplomats.
  2. Aiguillettes are only worn by the Aides-De-Camp to the President and Taoiseach.
  3. Aiguillettes are worn by honor guard personnel. (Web site)
  4. Aiguillettes are worn on the left shoulder by Aides-de-Camp to general or flag officers.
  5. Aiguillettes are worn on the right shoulder by officers of certain appointments only. (Web site)

British Army

  1. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces .
  2. The British Army is a combined arms organisation down almost to the sub-unit level. (Web site)
  3. The British Army is also based in a variety of locations, in varying degrees of strength.
  4. The British Army is the key land component in NATO---s rapid reaction forces. (Web site)
  5. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British military.

History of The British Army

  1. Officially Operation Banner ended on 1 August 2007 after 38 years, making it the longest military operation in the history of the British Army.
  2. The history of the British Army spans over three and a half centuries and numerous European, colonial and world wars. (Web site)
  3. The sale of commissions was a common practice through most of the history of the British Army where for wealthy and noble officers purchased their rank.

Britten-Norman Islander

  1. The Britten-Norman Islander is a light aircraft used for airborne reconnaissance and command, primarily in Northern Ireland .
  2. The Britten-Norman Islander is a light aircraft used for airborne reconnaissance and command.

Troops

  1. Troops are issued with a small metal device that holds the hexamine tablet and the cooking container off the ground.
  2. Troops were mustered from all parts of the Empire, and many of the home regiments too were prepared for the move south.
  3. Troops were often recruited locally, to lessen the burden on the Army.
  4. Troops were rushed into these places on special trains and camped on available sites, pending the organization of a proposed expedition to--somewhere. (Web site)

Warrant Officers

  1. Warrant Officers were provided with an insignia of identification on May 12, 1921, which also served as their insignia of grade.
  2. Warrant Officers are addressed as "Sir" by those junior to them or by "Warrant (Surname)".
  3. Warrant Officers are addressed as 'Sir' by those junior to them and 'Warrant Officer' by commissioned officers.
  4. Warrant Officers are not saluted because they are not a commissioned rank.
  5. Warrant Officers are paid closely to commissioned officer pay grades but because they normally have more years in service, their pay is often higher.
  6. Warrant officers are addressed and referred to as "Mr", "Mrs" or "Miss" ("Mr Smith" etc), or as "sir" or "ma'am" by their juniors.
  7. Warrant officers are addressed and referred to as Mr ( Mr Smith etc).
  8. Warrant officers are also seen on the various staffs headed by the respective manpower, intelligence, etc.
  9. Warrant officers are not saluted, but are usually addressed by their juniors as "Sir" or "Ma'am".
  10. Warrant officers were generally introduced to the British Army under Army Order 70 of 1915, although a few appointments had been warranted before that time.

Aiguillette

  1. An aiguillette is an ornamental braided cord worn on uniforms.
  2. Aiguillette - An aiguillette is a shoulder decoration adapted from the military.
  3. Aiguillette is a gold or silver plaited cord ending in two solid points worn on right shoulder earlier by General Officer.
  4. Aiguillette was introduced in the early part of 16th century and was generally worn by senior officers. (Web site)
  5. Originally, the word "aiguillette" referred to the lacing used to fasten plate armour together and particularly to support the arm defences.

Army Cadet Force

  1. The Army Cadet Force is a great way to find out more about the Scots Guards and it is a great way to meet new friends.
  2. The Army Cadet Force is a national voluntary youth organization.
  3. The Army Cadet Force is a voluntary uniformed youth organisation, partly sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.
  4. The Army Cadet Force is a voluntary youth organisation sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. (Web site)
  5. The Army Cadet Force is a voluntary youth organisation.

Army Group Royal Artillery

  1. The shield is the formation sign of the regiment's formation, 100 Army Group Royal Artillery. (Web site)
  2. The Army Group Royal Artillery (AGRA) was a late war innovation intended to group artillery regiments under the overall control of army commanders. (Web site)
  3. It was to remain under 8th Army command for the rest of the war, being part of 6th AGRA (Army Group Royal Artillery), XIII Corps for the invasion of Sicily.

Badge

  1. The badge is a stag's head affront- on a saltire (St Andrew's Cross).
  2. The badge is the Highland Brigade badge which was adopted by the Highland Volunteers on their formation in 1967.
  3. The badge is the traditional Royal Cypher, not the simple crowned 'E' used for the queen's various personal flags.
  4. The badge was characterised by the use of the Royal Cypher of the reigning monarch. (Web site)
  5. The badge was however not approved as it looked to civilian. (Web site)

Band

  1. The band is a major unit within the Corps, comparable in size to a Brigade or a Wing.
  2. The band was established circa 1912, making us one of the oldest Pipe bands in the United States.
  3. The band was formed in 1996, by the amalgimation of a Corps.
  4. The band was formed in 1996, by the imalgimation of a Corps. (Web site)
  5. The band was formed in 2000, by George Morrison and Consisted of Cadets from various cadet detachement in Northumbria ACF's catchment area.

Bands

  1. The Bands are presently based at various locations across the UK and are available for musical support to any part of the Armed forces worldwide.
  2. The bands are too big and there isn't enough space to perform a normal wheel so we do the spin wheel instead. (Web site)

Banners

  1. Banners are accorded the same respect and compliments as the Queen's colours.
  2. The banners are similar in pattern to those of those of the 2nd Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders but without the Union flag (see below).

Battle Honour

  1. A Battle Honour is a public commemoration of a battle, action or engagement of which a unit can be proud.
  2. A battle honour is a public commemoration of a battle or campaign, the memory of which will be a constant source of pride for the unit involved.
  3. The Battle Honour was awarded in recognition of the service that the 77 th provided.
  4. A battle honour is an official acknowledgement rewarded to military units for their achievements in specific wars or operations of a military campaign.

Chelsea Barracks

  1. Chelsea Barracks are in poor condition, the ugly tower blocks built in the early 1960s no longer in use. (Web site)
  2. Chelsea Barracks is a 13-acre (5.2 hectare) property located in the heart of London.
  3. Chelsea Barracks is a 5.18 ha site, occupying a significant length of the City---s boundary with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
  4. Chelsea Barracks is a British Army barracks located approximately three-quarters of a mile from Buckingham Palace in central London .
  5. The Chelsea Barracks were the largest army barracks in Central London. (Web site)

Chief of The Imperial General Staff

  1. Prior to this period the title was Chief of the Imperial General Staff.
  2. Raised to the peerage as 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein in 1946, he was made chief of the imperial general staff.

Clerk of Works

  1. A clerk of works is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Clerk of Works.

Colours

  1. Colours are consecrated. (Web site)
  2. COLOURS - The Yorkshire Regiment continues to carry a unique stand of Honourary Colours presented to the 76th Regiment.
  3. Colours are battle flags and so are only available to fighting units.
  4. The Colours are either active or traditional. (Web site)
  5. The Colours are exposed in the Mus-e du R-giment at the L-vis Garrison.

Combermere Barracks

  1. Combermere barracks is a mere hand-grenade lob away from the Windsors' eponymous residence. (Web site)

Commissioned Officers

  1. Commissioned Officers are graduates of military academies or of officer training schools.
  2. Commissioned Officers are also supporters and problem solvers.
  3. Commissioned Officers are entitled to a salute, Warrant Officers are not.

Corporal

  1. A Corporal is usually a Section Commander (SeCo), and is in charge of 7-14 men of private rank.
  2. A corporal was shot through the wrist and was cursing every Frenchman ever born. (Web site)
  3. Corporal is a rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Code OR-4) in use by several militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. (Web site)
  4. Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world.
  5. Corporal is also a rank of the Royal Australian Air Force, being equal to both the Australian Army and Royal Air Force rank of Corporal.

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