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2nd Royal Cheshire Militia

The 2nd Royal Cheshire Militia was a militia infantry battalion raised in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England in 1853. Later linked to the regular Cheshire Regiment as its 4th Battalion, the unit served in the Second Anglo-Boer War before disbandment ...

                                               

Militia (English)

The origins of military obligation in England pre-date the establishment of the English state in the 10th century, and can be traced to the common burdens of the Anglo-Saxon period, among which was service in the fyrd, or army. There is evidence ...

                                               

Militia (Great Britain)

The Militia of Great Britain were the principal military reserve forces of the Kingdom of Great Britain during the 18th century. Since the creation of the United Kingdom of great Britain and Ireland in 1801, see militia of the United Kingdom.

                                               

An officer and a gentleman

An officer and a gentleman is a concept and phrase widely used in and about the British armed services from at least the 18th century. The phrase was codified in article 133 of the uniform code of military justice which allows "conduct unbecoming ...

                                               

List of Changes

The List of Changes was a series of instructions and specifications issued by the War Office relating to the stores and equipment issued by the British Government to the armed forces. Originally named List of Changes in Artillery Materiel, Small ...

                                               

Milling (military training exercise)

Milling is a training activity in the British airborne infantry. For a fixed period, two opponents punch each other in the head as aggressively as possible without evasion.

                                               

Vice-Admiral of Cheshire

The holder of the post Vice-Admiral of Cheshire was responsible for the defence County of Cheshire, England. As a Vice-Admiral, the post holder was the chief of naval administration for his district. His responsibilities included pressing men for ...

                                               

Vice-Admiral of Cumberland

The holder of the post Vice-Admiral of Cumberland was responsible for the defence of the county of Cumberland, England. As Vice-Admiral, a candidate for the position was head of the naval Department for your area. His responsibilities included pr ...

                                               

Vice-Admiral of the coast of County Durham

As a Vice-Admiral, the post holder was the chief of naval administration for his district. His responsibilities included pressing men for naval service, deciding the lawfulness of prizes captured by privateers, dealing with salvage claims for wre ...

                                               

Vice-Admiral of the coast of Dorset

The Vice-Admiral of Dorset was responsible for the defence of the County of Dorset, England. As Vice-Admiral, a candidate for the position was head of the naval Department for your area. His responsibilities included pressing men for naval servic ...

                                               

Duchy of Kopanica

The Duchy of Kopanica was a Slavonic principality in Central Europe in present-day central and eastern Brandenburg. Its capital was Kopnik. The Duchy was established as a Christian Principality in the early 12th century and represented the Roman ...

                                               

Astur-Leonese dynasty

The Asturian or Astur-Leonese dynasty, known in Arabic as the Banī Adhfūnsh, was the ruling family of the kingdom of Asturias and Leon from 739 until 1037. Under their rule, the Astur-Leonese kingdom went from a small mountain enclave to one of t ...

                                               

Asturias de Oviedo

Asturias de Oviedo is one of the historical comarcas in the Kingdom of Asturias. It extended from the Eo River in the west to the Deva River in the east, and from the Bay of Biscay in the north to the Cordillera Cantabrica in the south. Its capit ...

                                               

Order of Berthold the First

The Order of Berthold the First was a dynastic order in the Grand Duchy of Baden. It was established on 29 April 1877 by Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of his accession as an additional class above the grand ...

                                               

Middle Angles

It is likely that Angles broke into the Midlands from East Anglia and the Wash early in the 6th century. Those who established their control first came to be called Middil Engli Middle Angles. Their territory was centred in modern Leicestershire ...

                                               

Khanate of Kazan

The Khanate of Kazan was a medieval Tatar Turkic state that occupied the territory of former Volga Bulgaria between 1438 and 1552. The khanate covered contemporary Tatarstan, Mari El, Chuvashia, Mordovia, and parts of Udmurtia and Bashkortostan, ...

                                               

King of Rama

King of Rama was a title used by the monarchs of Hungary to provide a legal basis for their pretence of supremacy over Bosnia. The title refers to the river Rama, a small tributary of the Neretva. A state called Rama never existed, the title of K ...

                                               

Adosinda

Adosinda was the queen of Asturias during the reign of her husband, Silo, from 774 to 783. She was a daughter of Alfonso I and Ermesinda, daughter of the first Asturian king, Pelayo. She was a sister of Fruela I. Her husband could become king bec ...

                                               

Chanao I

Chanao I or Canao, son of king Waroch I, was king of Vannetais in 550–560. Chanao claimed power over the whole south of Breton Armorica and used political assassination to achieve his ends.

                                               

Cleombrotus II

Cleombrotus II was a Spartan king of the Agiad dynasty. He married into the royal family via the daughter of Leonidas II, Chilonis. Chiloniss mother was a Persian/Seleucid woman, and Cleombrotus IIs wife was therefore not fully Spartan. This crea ...

                                               

Esquire of the Body

An Esquire of the Body was a personal attendant and courtier to the Kings of England in the late-medieval and early-modern periods. The Knight of the Body was a related position, apparently sometimes merely an "Esquire" who had been knighted, as ...

                                               

Birkhall

Birkhall is a 53.000 acre estate on Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is located alongside the River Muick to the southwest of Ballater.

                                               

Government Flight Representative

A Government Flight Representative is a US Military Officer or similarly qualified US Government Civilian with the responsibility for aircraft operations conducted by commercial contractors using Department of Defense aircraft.

                                               

MARSA (aviation)

In United States aviation, MARSA designates the delegation of responsibility for separation of aircraft in flight to military authorities by civilian air traffic control authorities. MARSA is an acronym for Military Authority Assumes Responsibili ...

                                               

Military training route

Military training routes are aerial corridors across the United States in which military aircraft can operate below 10.000 feet faster than the maximum safe speed of 250 knots that all other aircraft are restricted to while operating below 10.000 ...

                                               

UAVs in the U.S. military

As of January 2014, the U.S. military operates a large number of unmanned aerial systems: 7.362 RQ-11 Ravens, 990 AeroVironment Wasp IIIs, 1.137 AeroVironment RQ-20 Pumas, and 306 RQ-16 T-Hawk small UAS systems and 246 MQ-1 Predators and MQ-1C Gr ...

                                               

Cannabis and the United States military

Cannabis usage is currently prohibited in the United States military, but historically it has been used recreationally by some troops, and some cannabis-based medicines were used in the military as late as the twentieth century.

                                               

Proposed Eastern United States missile defense site

The Proposed Eastern United States missile defense site is a Ground-Based Midcourse Defense site that may be built in the eastern half of the United States. As of January 2014 four sites were nominated site distance learning sere in Maine Fort Dr ...

                                               

Indiana Guard

Indiana Guard may refer to: Indiana National Guard, which is Indianas organized-militia component of the US Army National Guard and Air National Guard. Indiana Guard Reserve, which is the official organized militia of the state of Indiana, also k ...

                                               

List of militia units of Massachusetts

This is a list of militia units of the Colony and later Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Woodbridges Regiment of Militia April 20, 1775. Storers Regiment of Militia August 14, 1777. Gages Regiment of Militia October 2, 1777. Simonds Regiment of Mil ...

                                               

Minutemen

Minutemen were civilian colonists who independently organized to form well-prepared militia companies self-trained in weaponry, tactics, and military strategies from the American colonial partisan militia during the American Revolutionary War. Th ...

                                               

Missouri Militia

The Missouri Militia is a private, non-profit civilian defense organization in the U.S. state of Missouri. The Missouri Militia is not a part of the Missouri State Defense Force. which is the state defense force for the state of Missouri. Its mem ...

                                               

Reading Artillerists

The Reading Artillerists was a militia organization founded in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania during the late 18th century. Mustering in for the first time during the presidential era of George Washington, members of this artillery unit went ...

                                               

Captain (United States)

In the United States uniformed services, captain is a commissioned-officer rank. In keeping with the traditions of the militaries of most nations, the rank varies between the services, being a senior rank in the naval services and a junior rank i ...

                                               

Uniforms of the Confederate States Armed Forces

Each branch of the Confederate States armed forces had their own service dress and fatigue uniforms and regulations regarding them during the American Civil War, which lasted from April 12, 1861 until May 1865. Uniform initially varied considerab ...

                                               

Subaltern

A subaltern is a primarily British military term for a junior officer. Literally meaning "subordinate", subaltern is used to describe commissioned officers below the rank of captain and generally comprises the various grades of lieutenant. The en ...

                                               

Women in the United States Air Force

The National Security Act of 1947 made the Air Force a separate military service. That year, some Women’s Army Corps WACs members continued serving in the Army but performed Air Force duties. In 1948 they were able to transfer to Women in the Air ...

                                               

Women in the United States Army

There have been women in the United States Army since the Revolutionary War, and women continue to serve in it today. As of fiscal year 2014, women are approximately 14 percent of the active duty Army, 23 percent of the Army Reserve, and 16 perce ...

                                               

Women in the United States Marines

There have been Women in the United States Marines since 1918, and women continue to serve in it today. As of 2016, women make up 8% of all active enlisted Marines, and 7.5% of active Officers. These numbers give the Marine Corps the lowest ratio ...

                                               

Women in the United States military

Women in the United States military can refer to: Women in the United States Navy. Women in the United States Armed Forces. Women in the United States Air Force. Women in the United States Coast Guard. Women in the United States Marines. Women in ...

                                               

Women in the United States Navy

Many women have served in the United States Navy for over a century. Today, there are over 52.391 women serving on active duty in an array of traditional and non-traditional ratings or careers. Like their male counterparts, female sailors are exp ...

                                               

List of American guerrillas in the Philippines

After the invasion of the Philippines by the Japanese in 1941, several Americans, civilian and military, evaded capture or escaped imprisonment. This occurred on several islands in the archipelago. With the aid of the local Philippine population, ...

                                               

Operation Montclair

Operation Montclair was a military operation during the Second World War. The final version of the outline plan originally called Operation Princeton, it outlined plans to recapture the Visayas and Mindanao in the Philippines, Borneo and the Dutc ...

                                               

James Rube Garrett Jr.

James Rube Garrett Jr. is the author of A Marine Diary: My Experiences on Guadalcanal, An Eyewitness Account of the Battle of Guadalcanal. He was a Corporal, the Ammo Chief for I Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Regiment and a charter member of the 1 ...

                                               

Chief Election Commissioner of India

The Chief Election Commissioner heads the Election Commission of India, a body constitutionally empowered to conduct free and fair elections to the national and state legislatures and of President and Vice-President. This power of the Election Co ...

                                               

All India Services

The All India Services comprises Civil Services of India, namely the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Forest Service and the Indian Police Service. A common unique feature of the All India Services is that the members of these services a ...

                                               

Indian Railway Personnel Service

The Indian Railway Personnel Service is a Prestigious Class - 1 / Group A cadre of Civil Servants of the Government of India. The officers of this service are responsible for managing the Human Resources of the Indian Railways and welfare of rail ...

                                               

Indian Railway Traffic Service

The Indian Railway Traffic Service, abbreviated as IRTS is a Group A Central Civil Service cadre of the Government of India. IRTS in its present form was reconstituted in 1967. The IRTS Cadre functions under the Administrative Control of the Mini ...

                                               

Indian Railway Medical Services

The Indian Railway health Services is a cadre of doctors recruited by upsc medical service exam for the railway. It is an organized service like civil services or engineering services.The officers of this service are responsible for providing com ...

                                               

Reservation against Cancellation

A Reservation Against Cancellation is a type of ticket that can be sold for travel on the Indian Railways. Although it ensures certainty of travel, it does not guarantee a berth. A berth will be allocated to the ticket who reserves an RAC ticket ...