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Brigadier General

Brigadier general is a senior rank in the armed forces. It is the lowest ranking general officer in some countries, usually sitting between the ranks of colonel and Major General.

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Brigadier-General Nicolas Eldaoud speaks at the Afghanistan Memorial Vigil in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Today has been very eventful! Brigadier General Hutmacher joined us for a training session taught by Spencer Nix...
Mississippi resident promoted to brigadier general
This is turning out to be quite the day! This morning we had a crossfit session with Brigadier General Hutmacher...
at fifty, the nevertheless worshipful personage of Confederate Brigadier-General Ben McCulloch was tasked to patrol the backwaters of the +
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On this date October 25th in the year 1940 Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr...
Kurdish Brigadier General, Adil Muhajeer, was martyred by evil isis in the operation of clearing isis infested area
General Ikram (then Comd FCNA) & Brigadier Saqib (then Comd Siachen Brigade) at the burial ceremony on one of Shuhada e Gyari!
in 1940 B.O. Davis became the 1st African-American to be promoted to brigadier general in USA
Proud of this woman - Mississippi resident promoted to Army Brigadier General
BRIGADIER GENERAL DARYL J. HAUCK: Selected for promotion to Major General.
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raimoq | Ethiopia : Brigadier General Kamal Galchuu has been removed from his position,...
Watching on and I just love Brigadier General Pat Foote. I want to be like her when I grow up.
. Congratulations on you promotion to Brigadier General, it is well deserved and you ARE a true LEADER :)
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Had an awesome experience at the Bulgarian Embassy in D.C. Even met a Brigadier General of their Air Force.
Merian C. Cooper was a POW in Germany during WWI & again in Soviet Union during Polish-Soviet War; he rose to Brigadier General in WWII
Brigadier General Elizabeth D. Austin's promotion to Major General marks one of the proudest moments in the...
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R Gagnon, retired Brigadier General: "Canada has the responsibility to protect, you make it a duty to go and help."
Brigadier General Mahmud Abo Arraj of reported by Defected from Regime
my father is a Brigadier General with many many years service, more than Phiyega.. he has not recieved 1 medal or certificate
Brigadier General Said "Tel Aviv will be on fire before leaving Iranian airspace".
God bless, Brigadier General Saleh 'Abdullah of the Syrian Arab Army's 2nd Army Corps in Aleppo:
Thanks for connecting! You're the only Brigadier General I've ever connected with before. Thanks for your service!
Airforce Intelligence Deputy Commander Brigadier General Arkan Ali Ibrahim has been killed in
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NAMES! The names we grew up with… I can only send this to people our age, since today's younger generations don't have any idea who these men were and that's a pity. Some of you are still in your 50's and will remember some. Sterling Hayden, US Marines and OSS. Smuggled guns into Yugoslavia and parachuted into Croatia. James Stewart, US Army Air Corps. Bomber pilot who rose to the rank of Brigadier General. Ernest Borgnine, US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton. Ed McMahon, US Marines. Fighter Pilot. (Flew OE-1 Bird Dogs over Korea as well.) Telly Savalas, US Army. Walter Matthau, US Army Air Corps., B-24 Radioman/Gunner and cryptographer. Steve Forrest, US Army. Wounded, Battle of the Bulge. Jonathan Winters, USMC. Battleship USS Wisconsin and Carrier USS Bon Homme Richard. Anti-aircraft gunner, Battle of Okinawa. Paul Newman, US Navy Rear seat gunner/radioman, torpedo bombers of USS Bunker Hill Kirk Douglas, US Navy. Sub-chaser in the Pacific. Wounded in action and medically discharged. .. ...
Watch the free spirited HRH Brigadier General Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim justify on the issues that was twisted by the media. Incident occurred when the JFA President were celebrating...
Today in History: October 17 1244 The Sixth Crusade ends when an Egyptian-Khwarismian force almost annihilates the Frankish army at Gaza. 1529 Henry VIII of England strips Thomas Wolsey of his office for failing to secure an annulment of his marriage. 1346 English forces defeat the Scots under David II during the Battle of Neville's Cross, Scotland. 1691 Maine and Plymouth are incorporated in Massachusetts. 1777 British Maj. Gen. John Burgoyne surrenders 5,000 men at Saratoga, N.Y. 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte arrives at the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, where he has been banished by the Allies. 1849 Composer and pianist Frederic Chopin dies in Paris of tuberculosis at the age of 39. 1863 General Ulysses S. Grant is named overall Union Commander of the West. 1877 Brigadier General Alfred Terry meets with Sitting Bull in Canada to discuss the Indians' return to the United States. 1913 Zeppelin LII explodes over London, killing 28. 1933 Due to rising anti-Semitism and anti-intellectualism in Hitler ...
Didja know - "General" Custer wasn't a general at Little Big Horn. He was temporarily promoted during the Civil War, and reverted back to his true rank of Lieutenant Colonel, the rank he held when he was killed. Actor Jimmy Stewart was a colonel in the Air Force, and was later promoted to Brigadier General as a member of the Air Force Reserves. Scottish band The Bay City Rollers earned their name after sticking a pin in a map of America, which landed on the Michigan city. In addition to the four known taste sensations (bitter, salty, sour, and sweet), some scientists now include a fifth, called "umami," best represented by the MSG flavoring added to certain foods.
Brigadier Akbar Khan , DSO chats with the tribal raiders
Now remembering the real Man, Brigadier General Tunde Idiagbon, the War Against Indisciplne, WAI commander. The man who moved the era when Buhari was called to serve. Idiagbon was every child's song and all men fear. He was in the make of Gen Murtala Mohammed. But how come we take a honour and give to one who had no say in power. Idiagbon, Idiagbon, Idiagbon, may you be honoured in death! No one shall ride on thy precedents without a recourse to your glory. Tunde Idiagbon, the icon and Grand Commander of anti curruption was GMB making. A cap for you Tunde.
A man, Aliyu Hussaini Bre, was yesterday paraded by officials of the 3rd Armoured Division of the Nigerian Army in Jos for impersonating a Brigadier General in the army. He was arrested together with one Ibrahim Mohammed who assisted him. The Deputy Director in the Public Relations department at the division, Colonel Texas Chukwu, told newsmen that the two men were arrested on September 17 in Bauchi. He said during a search conducted at Aliyu’s house at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) quarters in Kaduna, army uniforms for the ranks of Lieutenant-Colonel, Colonel and Brig- General were found. According to the Army spokesman, Aliyu claimed that he got the uniforms from one Lance-Corporal Olajide Rotimi of the 1 Base Ordnance Depot in 2006. Investigations revealed that the said Olajida deserted the Nigerian Army in 2006. Chukwu added that Aliyu confessed that his reason for impersonating was to have easy access to people in positions of power to help him secure contracts. He said he got hig ...
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He was a Brigadier in charge of Sirte, secretary of the sha'biya, & General Coordinator of the Social People's Leadership Committee
Show me a Brigadier General that leads his troops in battle like General Issam Zahreddine. The guy is a beast!
Yes. Former Minister of Defense was Christian. Brigadier General Issam Zahreddine is Druze. New MOD is Sunni.
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Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, JR: Hero on D-Day, PH Recipient, son of one President of the United States...
I've got a pretty cool congressman. Brigadier General in USAR,, ER doctor. Yeah, rocks, right
BREAKING: killing of a brigadier-general in the Iranian 'revolutionary guards' near Damascus! Takber!!
Ag Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier General Anthony Phillips-Spencer to head Prevention and Response Team featured in NBC s Science of Love
Been researching counterfeiting for some time now - first case of a counterfeit Brigadier General (well. sort of).
In Nigeria, you can get a fake president "Army nabs fake Brigadier General.
Pleased to announce Brigadier General & former 55th Wing Commander Donald Bacon has joined my staff.
the video of Brigadier General Zahreddine, where they cross the Euphrates with the tanks.!
On this day in 1940 Benjamin O. Davis became the 1st African American Brigadier General
This Georgian was the only American Indian brigadier general in the Confederacy. Who was he?
Wow, We're humbled to be followed by you Brigadier General, we'd like to benefit from your knowledge, do you have a blog?
Brigadier General Bar Wench. The bikini-clad Orion privateer nuisance who enjoys beating people to death with her bare fists.
"Have considerable trouble in getting the militia in fighting trim. Brigadier-General Fishback is just as good as a wooden man."
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Also seated is the Director General of NYSC, Brigadier-General Johnson Bamidele Olawumi.
Reading "The butcher of Amritsar"...biography of Brigadier General Reginald Dyer
We will soon get a fake Field Marshall at this rate | Army nabs fake Brigadier General
Brigadier General Green said that our squadron looks the best of any squadron he's seen and was perfect.
Thanks for following! wow, I'm just humbled that a Brigadier General would follow this antique thanks, really.
Do IPPT medical cover also can do until Brigadier General come. Interesting morning.
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Can't imagine the day my dad is one rank away from a brigadier general lol. I don't wanna think about it.
Colorization is life-giving... Up until the 1970s, color photography was extremely rare, and so when we think about history prior to that time, we often envision it in black and white. Today’s technology now enables us to “colorize” historical photos, giving us our only chance at seeing what the world really looked like back then. And it was truly spectacular. Take a trip back in time through these photos below. It’s quite incredible to see Abraham Lincoln and Albert Einstein in living color. 1. Claude Monet in 1923. 2. Brigadier General and actor Jimmy Stewart. Stewart flew 20 combat missions over Nazi-occupied Europe, and even flew one mission during Vietnam . 3. Pablo Picasso. 4. Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939. Photo taken right after his famous retirement speech. He would pass away just two years later from ALS. 5. Times Square 1947. J. Lloyd 6. Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963, being transported to questioning before his murder trial for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 7. Helen Keller meetin ...
Nelson Mandela from prison to president. Obasanjo from prison to president. Theodore Orji from prison to Governor. Omisore Iyiola from prison to senator. Al-Mustapha from prison is now becoming a Brigadier General. This prison is better than University o. To all students: please forget school, try go prison who knows whether you fit become your Local Govt Chairman. nah joke o go school oo
DONALD BLAINE SMITH Brigadier General, United States Army (Retired) Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is the 53rd Sheriff of Putnam County. He was first elected to this position on November 6, 2001 and assumed the duties of Putnam County Sheriff on January 1, 2002. Immediately prior to becoming the Sheriff of Putnam County, he had served as the Deputy County Executive of Putnam County from 1999 - 2001. Sheriff Smith was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and grew up in Patterson, New York. Following his graduation from New York Military Academy at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York in 1965, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from West Point in June of 1969, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Armor. During his company grade years he served as a Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Cavalry Troop Commander, Instructor, and Company Tactical Officer in a variety of assignments at Fort Ord, California; Fort Knox, Kentuc . ...
Just purchased a copy of "Liddell's Record: St. John Richardson Liddell, Brigadier General, CSA Staff Officer and Brigade Commander Army of Tennessee" The biography of General Liddell in his own words, should be interesting!
I just heard that the President is sending 3 officials to the funeral of the teen killed recently - and yet not one official was sent to the funeral of a 2nd Brigadier general who was killed while on duty for his country in a foreigh nation - I most certainly feel saddened by the death of the teen - but shouldn't someone who worked for our govenment and was in a dangerous situation overseas at least get one US official at his funeral makes one pause and wonder
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has commenced online registration of corps members, Director General of the scheme, Brigadier General Johnson Bamidele Olawunmi, has said...
how does the Brigadier General have a Purple Heart but not a CAR?
it's so relatable. I come from the city called jacobabad. It's named after a British brigadier general john Jacob.
he's actually a Brigadier General by now!
Our surgeon, Dr. Hamlar, is the 1st African American in MN history named a brigadier general of…
She is s Brigadier General (tentative) in the Taikese military but her hair and nails are always flawless
Obama's appointing a German brigadier general as Chief of Staff of USAREUR completes the Vatican/German Reich military occupation of Europe
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John McCain & heads of the FSA. Ibrahim al-Badri, with which Senator is talking. Next, Brigadier General Salim Idris
Hearing that the husband of Col. Rose was arrested along w General Frank
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Why are Sherlock and Loki cosplaying as that angry general from Monty Python and the Brigadier from Doctor Who?
There's a new Infantry Commandant and Cheif of Infantry at Fort Benning. Brigadier General James Rainey was...
I want to earn Brigadier General playing Doodle Army 2 : Mini Militia.
Stand Watie (1806-1871) Leader of the Cherokee Nation and a Brigadier General of the Confederate States Army.
Gonna play halo 3 till I finally accomplish my five year old dream to become a brigadier general.
Ret. US Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt on news, "Islamic State not like any other terrorist group."
Richard dean anderson was made an honorary air force brigadier general for his role as jack oneil on stargate sg-1.
Is an old pic of Adnan Omran when he was Brigadier General (3 stars 1 eagle).
Scholarship. It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipient of the Brigadier General Carl. L Trippi...
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"Shi'ite militiamen opened fire ... Brigadier General Saad Maan supported that version of events." -
TIL that Richard Dean Anderson was made an honorary Air Force Brigadier General for his role as Jack O'Neil on Star…
Your starting quarterback sounds like he should be a brigadier general or leading debutante dance classes. You decide
No mischief lol. Just still trying to wrap my head around the fact a Brigadier General follows me.
An image of Brigadier General Adnan Omran, before his timely death near Al-Maliha
Brigadier General Michel you have a movie star smile. Looks like you just got back to good old USA welcome home !
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Brigadier General Frank Rusagara Arrested via Frank is my brother in law, hope he …
Do you know who Reynoldsburg is named after or that Reynoldsburg had the first public high school in Franklin County? Read more here: Reynoldsburg was named for James C. Reynolds who was born in 1806. He arrived in the area around 1831 where he initially boarded with John French. He then built a cabin and opened a sutler's store for the road gang building the Cumberland Road. While selling work clothes, whisky, molasses, calico and general provisions, Reynolds provided a central gathering place and was the first merchant in the area. It is possible the town was named "Reynolds Burgh" because the mail was delivered to his store. Reynolds, a Whig, served as a Brigadier General in the Ohio Militia and a Representative in the Ohio General Assembly. He died of complications from malaria in 1854. The Cumberland Road, better known as the National Road, was one of the main reasons that Reynoldsburg grew into the thriving city it has become. Before the National Road was built there was a trail which had its begin ...
2015: Don’t Contravene Electoral Laws, NYSC D-G Warns Corps Members The Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi, has enjoined corps members that will participate in the conduct of the 2015 general election not to contravene electoral laws or accept financial inducement from politicians to aid election rigging. The NYSC boss, who made this known while speaking to journalists in Issele-Uku, Delta State yesterday, also called on corps members to see their posting to the state and their participation in the service year as a national assignment they should be proud of, advising them to avoid unnecessary and authorized journeys that may endanger their lives
The Meade County Veteran of the Month for August 2014 is Mr. Chris Mechling. Mr. Mechling served in the United States Army from 1947 - 1986. During WWII both his parents worked in the shipyard. After the war they moved to Sturgis where he graduated HS. After HS he continued on to Black Hills State and graduated in 1955 with a BA in education. He worked as a teacher and coach for 3 years in Buffalo, Sturgis, and Fort Meade. Mr Mechling began enlisted and worked his way up to the rank of sergeant first class prior to being appointed a second lieutenant in the engineer corps of the SD Army Nation Guard in 1957. He was assigned as executive officer of the 109th Battalions H&S Co. Over his 39 1/2 years of service he held various command and staff level positions in the 109th Engineer Battalion at Sturgis until transferred to state headquarters in Rapid City as the Military Support Officer and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. Mr Mechling was appointed Chief of Staff in 1978 and promoted to colonel in 1979. In 19 ...
A big shout out and congratulations to a Tom Starkoski on being promoted to Colonel! To put it in perspective...the next rank is Brigadier General! Great work!
Congratulations to our son-in-law, Tom Starkoski for his promotion to Colonel - we are so proud of you and thank you for your service to our country. Next rank is Brigadier General!!! Love that our Grandson Tres has such a positive and wonderful role model/mentor in his life.
At General Greene's memorial service yesterday, I felt like both participant and outside observer. Working at a military base here in Kabul, the attack feels not as physically distant to me as it would have been back in the States. Nor spiritually distant, as I'm contributing to the same mission; nor socially distant, as one of my co-workers' longtime friends works at the military academy, and was a few feet away from gunfire. Yet I also knew that at the memorial service, I'm more outside observer than participant. Which, of course, is okay. Contributing to the Afghanistan war effort fulfills an intellectual, spiritual, and patriotic desire I've had for several years now. I'll be forever proud that I was able to find myself here, regardless of precise role. As a contractor, and not as somebody who has ever served in uniform, my deployment experience is distinctly different from those in the military. I don't know what I don't know, but I do know I have a significantly different experience. During the nati ...
After the death of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark was appointed territorial governor in addition to being a brigadier general over the Missouri militia and Indian affairs. He served in this capacity during the War of 1812. Following admission in 1821 of Missouri as a state, Clark was appointed U. S. Superintendent of Indian Affairs and reported directly to the President and Secretary of War. He was responsible for negotiating with Indian tribes the transfer of land and their removal to reservations. Clark was unable to resolve all Indian questions. One fiery Chief was Black Hawk, stirring up trouble in Illinois. One young American from New Salem who joined the militia to fight Black Hawk was Abraham Lincoln. Someone else to become well known also there fighting Black Hawk in 1831 was Lt. Jefferson Davis. Lt. Davis later led the captured Black Hawk off to confinement. Clark did have pleasure however in 1831 meeting with a group of Nez Perce Indians; he hadn't seen any Indians living west of the Divide sin ...
Col. Frederick R. Maiocco, Jr. was promoted to the rank of brigadier general at a ceremony at the 88th Regional...
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with the WYNG. Brigadier General Kathy J. Wright shown here as a captain in '84, earned her star in 2011.
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Col Mike Hoskin has been selected for promotion to Brigadier General
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Brigadier General Mohammad 'Ahmad was martyred at Division 17 in Ar-Raqqa. He was 68 years old. Rest in peace:
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Here's highlights from last week's Leadership Camp. A big thank you to Brigadier General *** Abel for allowing...
.President Barack Obama has appointed Brigadier General Markus Laubenthal, a member of the German Army, as Chief... ht…
Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri calls for living in the to take up arms against
Brigadier General Janice G. Igou, Assistant Adjutant General – Army for the Virginia National Guard, spoke with...
official TV says Brigadier General Majed al-Tamimi has been killed near Mosul
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and I thought that Andy McNaughton being a Brigadier General at 27 (in the FWW) was something to be in awe of.
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Brigadier General Ahmed Dahan was appointed Commander of Special Operations Command, he co-founded special forces in
Iran Brigadier General of Air Force says Hezbollah is lying North of Israel & ready to attack Israel "if necessary" to …
Unconfirmed reports that Brigadier General Ismail Shihab Al-Mahallawi has defected to Sunni rebels in
Learn Our History Today: On August 12, 1862, during the Civil War, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his...
Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant and promoted him commander of Cairo.
Happening Now: Brigadier General John Tuohy is speaking at the monthly Air Force Association (AFA) meeting on...
And now FIDF "Brigadier General" Steve Soboroff (and millionaire real estate "developer") is putting his imprimatur on the process...
Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, on Monday called for...
Brother Dale Alford, Alpha Zeta 1986 was officially frocked as Brigadier General in Kuwait…
Be My Little General . Had to learn that phrase in boot... Anybody else ever learn that? Brigadier General * Major General ** Lieutenant General *** General *
An Afghan soldier opened fire at a British-run military academy outside Kabul on Tuesday, killing a US Major General and wounding at least 15 other troops including a German brigadier general. The US two-star general was identified by a US official to the Associated Press as Maj Gen Harold Greene, who becomes the highest-ranking American officer killed in nearly 13 years of war in Afghanistan. The Pentagon's press secretary said he believed the officer was the highest ranking US military casualty since 9/11. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Maj Gen Harold J Greene's family, and the families of our soldiers who were injured today in the tragic events that took place in Afghanistan. These soldiers were professionals, committed to the mission. It is their service and sacrifice that define us as an Army," said General Ray Odierno, the chief of staff of the US army Early reports of the incident were fragmentary. A terse initial statement from Nato's command in Afghanistan, known as the International Security ...
(NTEB News Desk) -- ANOTHER OBAMA FIRST IN DESTROYING OUR NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY “‘Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent Alliances, with any portion of the foreign world.” George Washington, Farewell Address, September 19, 1796 A German Army brigadier general who recently served with NATO fo…
FORT HOOD — As Viet Luong's wife pinned the star on his chest Wednesday morning to promote him to the rank of brigadier general, history was made.
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Palestinian Mujahideen Khalid Adnan Rajah (Abu Omar) ,of Arab National Guard, died for Syria. National Guard wed Arab martyr Mujahid Khalid Rajah (Abu Omar) to his final resting place in Daria ,Damascus DC. Are present leaders and members of the National Guard Arab, a delegation from the Syrian Arab army and national defense service officers, a delegation of the leadership of al-Baath, the delegation Labour leaders of the Palestinian national factions, representative of the Secretary of the leadership in the movement of the Nazarenes independents (stationed) Brigadier General Mustafa Hamdan, and the mobilization of the masses of the Arab National Guard and his supporters.
Isreal has used three internationally banned weapons in its recent attack on the Gaza strip, Safwat-al -zayat a retired brigadier general in the Egypt and an expert in military affairs told the anadolu news agency that isreals use of such Internationally banned weapons is a continuation of approach it adopted in operation cast lead in 2008/2009. Al zayat added that isreal used dense inert metal explosive(DIME) which had already been used in operation cast lead.DIME weapons spread inert metal atoms that penetrate the human body and are difficult to get out of human tissue. He added that DIME munitions are used in the form of bombs that are propelled by droned.once tha shell explodes, its cover degrades to let the lethel molecules spread accross an area of four meters.the injury may be less serious when the person is far from the centre of the blast.Out side the four metre diameter,the victim may survive,but may be subjected tn the amputation of limbs due to shraphal that cuts tissue and bones," h
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THIS ALASKA AIRLINES PILOT IS CORRECT Do you remember the scene? The Senate. Barbara Boxer hearing from a Brigadier General? Silly General! He addresses Barbara as "Ma'm", and she CORRECTS him, telling him she's "worked SO hard to earn the title, "Senator", so please use that when speaking to her. Get a load of this letter! Read the letter sent to Sen. Barbara Boxer from an Alaskan Airlines pilot below. Many of us witnessed the arrogance of Barbara Boxer on June 18, 2009 as she admonished Brigadier General Michael Walsh because he addressed her as "ma'am" and not "Senator" before a Senate hearing. This letter is from a National Guard aviator and Captain for Alaska Airlines named Jim Hill. I wonder what he would have said if he were really angry. Long fly Alaska and Captain Hill ! Babs: You were so right on when you scolded the General on TV for using the term, "ma'am," instead of "Senator". After all, in the military, "ma'am" is a term of respect when addressing a female of superior rank or position. The ...
Congrats to Brigadier General Viet Luong for receiving your first star today. So proud of you! Hooah!
German armed forces report brigadier general was among the other ISAF soldiers wounded in Afghan.
I had dinner with a retired brigadier general tonight though so that was interesting.
born, now general | COL Viet Luong Promotion to Brigadier General: via
US: German Brigadier General given Chief of Staff Command of United States Forces in Europe. .
Dat 2 Star General wit the Brigadier was Stole from an Episode of Star Wars. You Think Im Kidding ?? Good Tidings Awaits ??
2 days on the job as Obama newly appointed Chief of Staff of USAREUR & German brigadier general Markus Laubenthal is wound…
US Army major-general killed in Afghanistan in same attack that wounded USAREUR Chief of Staff German brigadier general Ma…
The death of a 2 star US Army general comes 1 day after Obama unlawfully surrendered command of US Army Europe to a German…
This article on the former IDF Brigadier General who used Deleuze in his strategy is bizarre.
Brigadier General J V Campbell addressing troops from the Riqueval Bridge over the St Quentin Canal. 1918
So many titles to choose from..I think today I'll be a Brigadier General. :P
Those who don’t work must not be paid: Wednesday, August 6, 2014Folks, Brigadier-General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah i...
My dad with late Brigadier General Paul Tibbets. Paul Tibbets was the Commader of B-29 Enola *** …
. Brigadier-General A.E. Ross "in those few minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation." ... that was Vimy. R.I.P. granddad
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Aug 6th-Union Brigadier General Robert McCook, ill and riding in an ambulance, is attacked by Confederate raiders. He dies from his wounds.
Jimmy Stewart rose to rank of Brigadier General. A heartfelt thank-you, deepest appreciation to servicemen & women. htt…
Today in 1861: Joseph Hooker is appointed brigadier general of volunteers.
Today in 1861: Ambrose E. Burnside is appointed brigadier general of U.S. Volunteers.
I am a brigadier general in personal army and I'm here to deliver a message: you suck. Real bad.
So proud of my team-livestreamed promotion of Colonel Viet Luong to Brigadier General- 1st Vietnamese American to achieve flag rank today
Col. Viet Luong, the 1st Calvary Div. Deputy Comanding General for Manuever, is being promoted to Brigadier General.
2009 Coca-Cola hosted a special reception at the Coca-Cola world headquarters to honour Brigadier-General Ben-Eliezer. a w…
Starting soon, the COL Viet Long's promotion to brigadier general! You can watch LIVE it here:
Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom
A serving two star US general was reportedly killed and a German brigadier general was injured when a man dressed...
A German brigadier general and a senior Afghan commander were among the wounded in yesterday's shooting at a military school in Afghanistan
150 Voices for 150 Years: An Autobiography of Us. Today we hear briefly from Brigadier General Francis A. Shoup...
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2star US general was killed and German Brigadier General was injured when man dressed in Afghan army uniform opened fire at them on Tuesday
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Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds about 15.
There was this Queen in the past who responded to her subject's report of abject poverty in her country: "Why aren't the people having cake when they have no bread to eat?" This is exactly happening to SMRT's busker idea to solve overcrowding. This is what you get for putting a former SAF General at the helm of a publc train company. Incessantly out of touch! Likewise goes to Lee Hsien Loong a Brigadier General who cannot even pass his IPPT
From: Bill Holly -- Beau's Grand Uncle Date: July 24, 2014 at 9:31:44 PM EDT Tell Beau I honestly expect to see Command Sergeant Major stripes on him if he remains enlisted, or at least Brigadier General if he decides to go into officer ranks. Proud of him, he has made a great start. Hope to be there in a few weeks to see him do the airborne stomp. I guess they still do that. Bill Holly (Brother of Beau's Grandfather and former Marine)
maybe if it’d been a 1st or 2nd Lt. But today it was a Brigadier General. So, no freakin way.
Just casually ran into a brigadier general smoking a cigar and drinking whiskey who complimented me on my Ohio University pullover
After 32 years of service, Brigadier Kamran Khan got retired or got promoted to Major General?
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As former citizen-soldier I say bravo and Hoaah! Just as the framers intended, finally. Best of luck General.
Al Raqqa Province: A Brigadier General from the regime forces was killed in the vicinity of the Brigade 17 which...
Assad shabbih, commander of Division 17 , Brigadier general Samir Aslan. dead now.courtesy
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killed the leader of 17th Battalion Brigadier General Samir Aslan today
Brigadier General Horace Porter took a selfie with us.
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"The president of the U.S. has promoted him to the rank of brigadier general and the senate has confirmed him." LTG Bostick on Col. (P) Hill
Activists: General Brigadier Samir Aslan (leader of the 17th Division) killed today in clashes between Regime forces an…
A True story about General "Black Jack" Pershing. Born September 13th, 1860 near Laclede, Mississippi Died July 15th, 1948 in Washington, D.C. 1891 Professor of Military Science and Tactics University of Nebraska 1898 Serves in the Spanish-American War 1901 Awarded rank of Captain 1906 Promoted to rank of Brigadier General 1909 Military Governor of Moro Province, Philippines 1916 Made Major General 1919 Promoted to General of the Armies 1921 Appointed Chief of Staff 1924 Retires from active duty Education: 4 Years-West Point One important thing to remember is that Muslims detest pork because they believe pigs are filthy animals. Some of them simply refuse to eat it, while others won't even touch pigs at all, nor any of their by-products. To them, eating or touching a pig, its meat, its blood, etc., is to be instantly barred from paradise and doomed to *** Just before World War I, there were a number of terrorist attacks against the United States and it's interests by, you guessed it, Muslim extremists. .. ...
Before this goes unheard anymore, My Father a Veteran, a gunner with a son who served in Viet nam, a Brigadier General highly decorated, flew chopper over 500 missions Never received adequate medical or respect in San Antonio Texas, he died young, our family contributed greatly in our America in military, medicine, Social justice and Education. We worked hard, we struggled. Mom was not even offered a blanket to sleep on. You got it onthe floor, an elder til I arrived. we never boast about anything, so Feel for my parents, please, legal and honest.
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R E P O R T : Copter kills 2 military — Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia's air force were killed in a crash Monday, along with two pilots, police said. Defense Minister Tea Banh, who rushed to the crash site in a muddy pond south of the capital, said a fifth person on the chopper was seriously injured. Gen. Um Phy, deputy chief of staff of Cambodia's air force, confirmed the casualty count and said the aircraft was a Chinese-made Z-9 helicopter. Authorities had previously said five people were killed. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident, which police said was a training mission for new pilots. Two of the dead men were a Major General and a brigadier general, Phnom Penh Deputy Police Chief Chuon Narin said. An incident report filed by police at the scene said the generals were the head and deputy head of the helicopter unit, and the other two men were pilots. Military officials confirmed the men's ranks, but not their positions. The survivor was not identified. The . ...
Camp Orton Located in Santa Rosa, Camp Orton was a temporary "summer camp" location for the California National Guard that operated during July of 1890. Only the 1st Infantry Regiment's Companies C and G from San Francisco have been identified as being at this camp. The camp was named for the then Adjutant General of California, Brigadier General Richard H. Orton.
General Zia-ul-haq killed more than 25000 Palestinian causing to destroy the Palatanian movement of freedom we are responsible for the current situation . We are a nation with just empty slogans.Be practical and realistic.
The man leading it is a retired Brigadier General with National Guard. The people testing it are cops and security guards
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"Fair" is a place where you take your prize pig. --Brigadier General Rodehaver
When people stop bringing their problems to you, you have stopped being the leader. - Brigadier General Rodehaver
"Fair's just a place you take your prized pig." -Brigadier General Stewart Rodeheaver
"To reach Success, you must Define the Center of Gravity" - Brigadier General Rodeheaver
Great Leaders are almost always great simplifiers-Brigadier General Stewart Rodeheaver (Ret).
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Brigadier General Stewart Rodeheaver (Ret) speaking at the 2014 conference.
Brigadier General Stewart Roderheaver (Ret) speaking this morning at
Brigadier General Peter Zwack, United States Army Defense Attaché presented me with his military coin! So honored!
CHRISTOPHER GADSDEN was a brigadier general in the Continental Army.
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Brigadier General Abdul-Hussein al-Tamimi, a mortar shelling on the village of Nofal northeast province.
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General Bradley had just awarded Brigadier Stanier with the US Silver Star (which he is holding in his left hand).
13 July 1944: General Montgomery talking to General Sir Humphrey Gale & Brigadier Poett at his Normandy HQ:
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Diyala :: killed the commander of the Rapid Intervention Regiment Brigadier General Abdul Hussein al-Tamimi,.
Israeli Brigadier General Moti Almoz,July 8 on Army Radio’s show: “We have been instructed by the political echelon to hit Hamas hard.”
"we have been instructed by political echelon to hit hamas hard" . (brigadier general moti almoz, chief spokesman of the Israeli military )
Dave Cumming just barely beat out Tom Hanson on this man: Geoerge Hume Steuart. Birth: Aug. 24, 1828 Death: Nov. 22, 1903 Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1848 and was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons. A Captain at the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st Maryland Confederate Regiment. In July 1861 he was promoted its Colonel, and became Brigadier General of Confederate Cavalry in March 1862. He was badly wounded at Cross Keys on June 8, 1862, and his brigade suffered severely in the attack on Culp's Hill at Gettysburg in July 1863. During the Battle of the Wilderness he was taken prisoner, but was exchanged during the winter of 1864 and returned to the Army of Northern Virginia. He commanded a brigade during the Petersburg Campaign before surrendering at Appomattox Court House. After the war he relocated to Maryland and became a farmer. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Burial: Green Mount Cemetery Baltimore . ...
We had a wonderful fun tbi support group meeting last Thursday. We had a friend of mine who is an insurance man with LTC and all that boring stuff but he made it fun and everyone enjoyed his intelligence, fun spirit and total knowledge. I came home in the hard dropping rain but I am so glad I went. One more challenge. Our new assistant is a really interesting man as he is a Brigadier General. He flew with the Thunder Birds and knew Chuck Yeager the 1st man who broke the sound barrier. He's going into neuro. I am so glad that is his chosen field. Yup the next day I got stranded but what frightens you makes you stronger after it is done. shoulders aren't that broad, it's the front lower part of me. I am so tired so heed my advice and try to come to one of our meetings. We had a house full but take water and food with you. Also I had a few napkins and I could wipe the glow off my face from the it was humid. This is just an update on our group meeting on tbi!
Today, aboard the USS Constitution, the US Army held a promotional ceremony for State Police Captain Francis McGinn who was promoted in the US Army to Brigadier General.
FSA has reportedly targeted the car of Ali Douba's son in law General Brigadier Mohammed Aboud with an explosive device in Mezzeh today.
small point Liam, but Commander PNGDF Gilbert Toropo is a Brigadier General, not a Colonel.
On August 6th, 1945, Paul Tibbets changed the nature of warfare forever, delivering the first atomic strike against Hiroshima, Japan. Initially praised for preventing a bloody and drawn out land war in Japan, public opinion soon changed and to some he became a pariah. In an exclusive interview, Brigadier General Tibbets describes his personal recollections of the hours leading up to that fateful day. A day for which he has no regrets. Click below to watch this film
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So far, 57 of the teenagers have returned home, said Brigadier General Ibrahim Sabo, the chairman of the government's fact-finding committee on the kidnapping.
A raid was planned by Brigadier General H. Judson Kilpatrick in early 1864 to free Yankee POWs held in Richmond.
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al-Qaida militants have killed a senior army officer (Brigadier-General Abdullah al-Mehdar) in front of his home in , !
General reduced 2 grades in sex misconduct case: The Army is reducing the rank of a brigadier general at the...
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> Retd. Brigadier General Sabo: "getting the girls out safely more important than the publicity generated by the blame game"
Perhaps he should have echoed Brigadier General McCaullife at Bastogne and said "Nuts!"
For my brothers at our sister battalion, 1/505th infantry, 82d airborne division. Mark E. Abney Sr., Robert Prince, Emmett Walsh, and Andrew Kocsis, your battalion commander who was in charge of Mogadishu operation. I hated President Bill Clinton for putting rangers and General Garrison in a no win situation. God forgive me. I don't care bout political parties when it comes to troops. General Garrison was an outstanding commander who cared bout his men. You have to know him. We in the 2/505th had tremendous respect for him and our fellow paratroopers in 1/505th. Please be sure to share with fellow studs. General Garrison was being groomed for the top position. William F. Garrison is a retired Major General of the United States Army who was the commander of Operation Gothic Serpent,the military operation launched in 1993 to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid. Garrison was portrayed by Sam Shepard in the film Black Hawk Down, which was based on the events of the Battle of Mogadishu. William F. Ga . ...
Nigeria Gov't Concludes Investigation Regarding Missing Girls ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria wrapped up its inquiry into the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by militants on Friday with little progress to show, reporting almost none had been freed after the initial kidnapping some girls escaped from. Submitting the final report, Brigadier General Ibrahim Sabo said 219 girls remained at large, a total virtually unchanged since Boko Haram militants stormed their secondary school in northeast Borno state on April 14 to kidnap them. A total of 57 girls, almost all of whom escaped shortly after the abduction, have been reunited with their families, he added. The kidnapping of the teenage girls taking exams in Chibok village sparked global outrage for its sheer barbarity.
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Impeachment: Nyako begs in Abuja June 21, 2014 / in News 12:19 am / Comments By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Henry Umoru and Umar Yusuf The Adamawa State governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako and his Deputy, Mr James Bala Ngilari were yesterday said to be in Abuja, begging to be saved from impeachment by members of the state House of Assembly. The House, Wednesday accused the Nyako and Ngilari of gross misconduct in its notices of impeachment on the two leaders. The notices, it was gathered would now be served through substituted service. However, this was even as the Adamawa State government yesterday said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had frozen its accounts in all the commercial banks in the country. The embattled governor yesterday visited former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, begging him to intervene in the political imbroglio. Nyako was said to have visited Atiku along with to the former Chairman of the EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu and the Chairman, Adamawa State ch ...
Honoring and Celebrating the life of Brigadier General Matt "Mateo" Moore!
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21/6/44 Brigadier-General Gross is one of the first to arrive at the ships as they land back at Ridgewell. Most have 100 or more flak holes
U.S. Army general who had improper liaisons will retire at lower rank, Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair, 51, will …
Greg Matte is a ret. Brigadier General & CF-18 pilot. He is completing his PhD in pub. policy at Carleton.
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Brigadier General Almihdhar, who is a team member of Army Restructuring, was assassinated by gunmen on a motorcycle.
Ministry of Defence: Gunmen assassinated Brigadier General Abdullah Al-Mihdhar in front of his house in
WITH ANOTHER WAR IN THE OFFING. McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies is called the United States Army, Air Force Navy and Marine Corps. Thomas Friedman, New York Times, March 29, 1999 Truly the late Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler was right when he said - in a book - that war is a racket.
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While working on ancestry this morning and researching Clay County Indiana where my Grinslade ancestors use to live, I came across this story of a deserter. Nothing to do with our family, but a very interesting and moving record that is in the records of the history/bibliography of Clay County. THE FIRST EXECUTION OF A DESERTER IN THE WEST. Friday afternoon, a little after 3 o'clock, Robert *** a member of Com- pany D, Seventy-first Indiana Volunteers, was shot by order of Court Mar- tial, near Camp Morton, in this city [Indianapolis], for desertion. We be- lieve this is the first execution for such an offense, or any military offense, in the West, and the near approach of the limit of leniency extended by the President to deserters, as well as the solemnity of the occasion itself, makes it peculiarly impressive and important. The order of execution sets forth the offense, and the action of the court and authorities, so fully, that we need do no more than reproduce it here. GENERAL ORDERS NO. 23. Headqua ...
With World War I entering its third year, a controversial U.S. military expedition against Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa brings the neutral United States closer to war itself, when Mexican government troops attack U.S. Brigadier General John J. Pershing's force at Carrizal, Mexico, on June 21, 1916. In 1914, following the resignation of Mexican leader Victoriano Huerta, Pancho Villa and his former revolutionary ally Venustiano Carranza battled each other in a struggle for succession. By the end of 1915, Villa had been driven north into the mountains, and the U.S. government recognized General Carranza as the president of Mexico. In January 1916, to protest President Woodrow Wilson's support for Carranza, Villa executed 16 U.S. citizens at Santa Isabel in northern Mexico. Then, on March 9, he ordered a raid on the border town of Columbus, New Mexico, in which 17 Americans were killed and the center of town was burned. Cavalry from the nearby U.S. Army outpost Camp Furlong pursued the Mexicans, killing ...
Military reacts to its men impunity against Amaechi When contacted on why soldiers detained Mr. Amaechi, the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Olajide Laleye, denied that the incident occurred. “That’s ridiculous, on what grounds? How could the military have arrested the governors? That’s not true, there was no arrest,” Mr. Laleye, a Brigadier General, said. The military and the Nigerian Police have pledged to ensure security during the Ekiti election; but have been accused of aiding Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The three major candidates in the election are Mr. Fayemi of the APC, Ayo Fayose of the PDP, and Opeyemi Bamidele of the Labour Party. But Governor Amaechi himself confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that he was detained by soldiers who barred him from travelling to Ekiti. His aides later said he was released and allowed to return to Akure but that his plane remained impounded.
QUOTE OF THE DAY. No man who runs away ranks me. –Col. John Gibson Parkhurst, Sept. 20, 1863, attributed remark at Chickamauga, to a fleeing officer who said, “Get out of the way, I rank you.” [Birth: Apr. 17, 1824; Death: May 6, 1906 - Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Diplomat. Served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 9th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, then as Provost Marshal General for the Department of the Cumberland. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on May 22, 1865 for "gallant, faithful, and meritorious services". After the war he served as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1866 to 1869, and as United States Minister to Belgium from 1888 to 1889.] [find-a-grave]
Seventy years since D-Day. There are so many amazing stories about D-Day as it was a day where the Allies prevailed on the battlefield due to the heroics of the greatest generation. One of my favorite stories is of Ted Roosevelt III, son of President Teddy Roosevelt. Ted served with distinction in WWI, being promoted up to Lt. Colonel. While in France in WWI, he noticed that the boots that his men had were sub-standard, so he used his own money to buy every soldier in his battalion new boots. For his heroic leadership in WWI, he received the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest award possible after the Medal of Honor. Then Roosevelt volunteered to serve in WWII, despite being in his 50s. He was quickly promoted to Brigadier General and led troops successfully in campaigns in Africa, Italy and Sardinia before being assigned to help prepare the troops in England for the Normandy invasion. Despite the fact that Ted had a heart condition and arthritis necessitating the use of a cane, he demanded th ...
Here's a popular actor, Mr. Jimmy Stewart...or should we say Brigadier General Stewart of the Air Force Reserves ! Brig. Gen. James M. Stewart flew 20 combat missions during WWII in the 2nd Combat wing, 2nd Air Division of the 8th Air Force. He remained in the USAF Reserve and was promoted to brigadier general on July 23, 1959. He retired on May 31, 1968.
A Case Study on the Management of Internally Displaced Persons of the 2011 Post Election Violence in Kaduna State Nigeria at Hajj Camp Mando, Kaduna Part I BY Maikudi A. S. Sanusi Adamu Bala Hassan M. Abdullahi MAY 2014 “The violent riots that trailed the April 2011 Presidential elections may have come and gone but for Awwal and several other victims, the memories may indeed last for as long as they live” . 1. Preamble The ugly phenomena of involuntary Internal Displacements of persons are growing rapidly in Nigeria, both in terms of the population size involved and the geographical spread of the areas affected since 1999 when the country transited to civil rule as part of the transition to democracy. United Nations document on the subject defined Internally Displaced Persons as “persons or groups of persons who have been forced or obligated to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of ...
The Lal Masjid was built in 1965 and is named for its red walls and interiors. According to Capital Development Authority (CDA) records, the Lal Masjid is one of the oldest Mosques in Islamabad. Maulana Muhammad Abdullah was appointed its first imam. Abdullah was critical of all governments except Zia's with whom he was very close. General Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq had very close relationship with Maulana Muhammad Abdullah, the former head of the Mosque. During the Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979–1989), the Red Mosque played a major role in recruiting and training mujahideen to fight with the Afghan mujahideen. Throughout its existence, it has enjoyed patronage from influential members of the government, prime ministers, army chiefs, and presidents. Several thousand male and female students live in adjacent seminaries. After Maulana Muhammad Abdullah was assassinated in 1998, his sons Abdul Aziz Ghazi and Abdul Rashid Ghazi took over the mosque, making it a centre for hardline teaching and open opposition to ...
Every war which Americans have fought or may fight in the future outside their own continental boundaries has been or will be a racket- a mean, cruel, yes, filthy racket… Why don’t those damned oil companies fly their own flags on their personal property- maybe a flag with a gas pump on it. Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler, from War is a Racket(1933)
I am very happy and proud to announce that Colonel Luong Viet was picked and promoted to Brigadier General. Wow, that's an amazing achievement -- The first American General of Vietnamese descent. This goes out to my military family, the American people, and the Vietnamese American community. Whoo hoo!!! Quang -De rat la vui va hanh dien khi thong bao cho moi nguoi biet -Dai Ta Luong Vie.t da duoc vinh thang Chuan Tuong cua Luc Quan Hoa Ky (US Army).
Thursday 5th June 2014 NEWS • Some PF members in Kasama district of Northern province have backed calls for President Michael Sata to fire Wynter Kabimba. The PF members who stormed Radio Mano this morning have also urged President Micheal Sata to relieve Mr Kabimba of his ministerial and party duties. Nathan ILunga who led the group which mainly comprised of youths alleged that Mr Kabimba is contributing to the divisions in the ruling party. And the PF youth have accused Mr Kabimba of failing to run and unite the party. • Yesterday, a group of PF youths in Lusaka reignited their protests against party Secretary General Wynter Kabimba. The youths led by Town Centre branch Chairman Julius Komaki held a news conference in Lusaka demanding that Mr Kabimba resigns from the PF. Efforts to get a comment from Mr Kabimba failed by press time as his mobile phone went unanswered and was later switched off. = • Zambia Congress of Trade Union ZCTU in Northern Province has expressed disappointment at the failur ...
June 5th. The 70th Anniversary of D Day minus one. On this afternoon, 70 years ago, top secret orders were flown into Duxford for Brigadier General Murray Woodbury, commander of the 66th Fighter Wing based in Sawston Hall, approximately 4 miles away from Station 357, Duxford... Rumours of the imminent invasion were about to become true. Security was heightened on base, with nobody being allowed to enter or leave. Betty's Tearoom was closed in the evening for the only time during the war, re-opening the next day. After dinner on the 5th, there was a maximum effort, including admin staff, painting the black and white invasion stripes on the wings and fuselages of the 78th's P-47s. Armourers, mechanics, radiomen and other enlisted crews would work well into the night preparing the aircraft for the forthcoming missions. Crew chiefs were issued a Thompson machine gun and a .45 calibre pistol. Red Cross workers were busy making piles of sandwiches and gallons of coffee... There was no doubt about it now. D Day ...
Court-martials 10 Generals, 5 Others For Helping Boko Haram .This was made known on Monday by a high ranking military source who pleaded anonymity because he was not obligated to disclose detailed information about the development. It was gathered that the Army and the Defence headquarters had alleged that some of their officers and men were giving vital official information to Boko Haram members. The allegation, however, brought about the arrest and arraignment of some officers who were court-martial in the army divisions in the northern part of the country. According to the source, some of the apprehended officers and men were being tried at their various division levels, adding that they still have a lot of hope until the final review of their judgment at the army headquarters in Abuja. "There are a lot of arrests that have been made over some officers who were sabotaging the ongoing counter-insurgency operations. The suspects include about 10 generals and other ranks, not to talk of soldiers who have ...
I promised pictures. The panel talked about military families and was moderated by Brigadier General Tammy Smith. True to form her wife Tracey Hepner was kind enough to take the picture of Steve and I with Tammy. Todd Burton was busy as host or we'd have had a picture of one of our closest and best friends too.
Brigadier General William Barksdale, CSA; died on July 3, 1863 of wounds received during the Battle of Gettysburg; It is reported that his last words were: "I am killed! Tell my wife and children that I died fighting at my post".
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On June 5, 1944, seventy years ago today, the Allied Commanders met in the early hours of the morning to discuss Operation OVERLORD. This was one meeting in a long series regarding the execution of the invasion of Normandy, and featured great concern over “chancey” weather conditions. The document pictured here is page 2 of the original copy of the memorandum of record detailing the final Commanders’ Meetings, which occurred on June 4, 1944 at 9:30 PM and again on June 5, 1944 at 4:15am. Discussions of the plan ensued until “a decision was confirmed to go ahead with D day on Y plus 5.” Signed by Major General H. R. Bull, the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3 (Operations), this document captured the final decision for Operation OVERLORD. Recently discovered in the USAHEC's collection as part of Brigadier General (Retired) Arthur S. Nevins’ materials, the USAHEC looks forward to organizing and processing the documents in this collection to make them available!
The Gallant Dead: Union & Confederate Generals Killed in the Civil War by Derek Smith During the American Civil War, more than 400 Confederate and nearly 600 Union soldiers held the rank of general. Of them, more than one in ten were killed, an astounding 123 in all -- 78 for the South and 45 for the North. Sometimes their lives bought victory, but more often, especially in the case of the Confederates, their blood was spilled in defeat. Indeed, for Southern commanders, the battlefield proved particularly deadly -- and devastating to their cause. Besides full general Albert Sidney Johnston, who met his end at Shiloh, Lee's trusted lieutenant Stonewall Jackson was accidentally shot by his own men at Chancellorsville, flamboyant cavalryman Jeb Stuart was killed in 1864, and A.P. Hill perished two weeks before the war's end. Though with less consequence for the North's war effort, notable Federal generals were slain as well, like John Reynolds, whose death is memorialized in the movie Gettysburg, and James B ...
Congratulations to Viet X Luong to be the first American Vietnamese appointed to be a Brigadier General.
Brigadier General Abd al Lateef Salman, the commander of operational units in southern Aleppo killed by rebels
1. He was the model of a 19th century cavalry officer - tall, dashing, impeccably uniformed and always handsomely mounted. John Hunt Morgan was a Kentucky gentleman with a flair for the daring. He raised his own company of troops on the eve of war, and they followed him into Confederate service in 1861. An expert leader and a superb cavalry officer, he experienced a meteoric rise in rank from captain to brigadier general. His bold raids behind enemy lines in Tennessee and Kentucky - and into the Northern heartland of Ohio and Indiana - disrupted Federal operations, reinforced Confederate defenses and heartened the people of the embattled South. Once, as Morgan brazenly led his horse soldiers on a raid through Federally-occupied Kentucky, President Lincoln was moved to declare in frustration: "They are having a stampede in Kentucky." Morgan launched his reputation as a dashing Confederate cavalier with a series of raids through Kentucky's Green River country in the winter of 1861-1862. Targeting the impor ...
Seven days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II, a little-known Brigadier General by the name of Dwight D. Eisenhower was called to Washington as a strategic planner. Five years later, Eisenhower was named Supreme Commander of the Allied
June 4-7, 1864 | Skirmishes throughout the Lost Mountain After the *** Hole fighting (New Hope Church, Pickett’s Mill, Dallas) of late May 1864, Federal cavalry regained access to the Western & Atlantic Railroad below Allatoona Pass. Consequently, Federal commander Major General William T. Sherman set up camp there and shifted his forces northeast to resume an advance along the railroad. As Sherman pulled his troops out of Paulding County, Confederate Commander General Joseph E. Johnston withdrew his army to central Cobb County, again blocking the railroad and the main roads leading towards Atlanta. From 4 June to 18 June 1864, the Confederates occupied a 10-mile long line from Lost Mountain to Brushy Mountain. From 4 June to 15 June, they also occupied an advance position on Pine Mountain. The Pine Mountain position was abandoned in the wake of an inspection by the Confederate high command on 14 June. During this inspection, Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk was killed by Federal artillery fire. After . ...
Jamie Nummer and I were presented this coin from Brigadier General Bassett today after our meeting with him. We have some good stuff happening with Suits for Soldiers. We can't wait until it's ready to launch.
D-Day, from the notes of S.L.A. Marshall During World War II, Samuel A. L. Marshall was a U.S. Army Colonel serving as a combat historian, and that continued to be his assignment until he retired as a Brigadier General in 1953. By then, his research and focus on WW2, and on the Normandy invasion in…
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For the past months I have been on a hiatus from my Rants due to almost everything that is happening throughout this world of ours is merging on the side of the ridiculous. Thank God we have Kim Kardashian. Let not forget our past and also we must acknowledge that whoever wins writes the history. It was in the mid-forties when the U.S. powers to be agreed to execute only one soldier, Pfc. Eddie Slovik for cowardice when thousands more were punished with lesser sentences. The history of this execution was recorded by those in charge using their own slant to insure their images would not be tarnished. We all know the story of Sen. John McCain’s time as a POW. But! Do you remember how and why he was released with other POWs in 1973. It came about during the Paris Peace Accord when the U.S.A. agreed to withdraw from Viet Nam which would allow the prisoners to be released. Over 60,000 Americans died in that conflict and to get the POWs freed, we agreed to a surrender for the freedom of our POWs. ...
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Norman Mc Clean - (Fmr) Brigadier General of the Guyana Defense Began his Testimony Before the WR COI This Morning...Norman Mc Clean was the Army Chief at the Time of Walter Rodney's Assassination. Live Coverage of this testimony can be accessed at NCN Guyana
Same infantry, 70 years apart. 90-year-old WT Hardwick met a Brigadier General from his same infantry, the 4th infantry. The two connected on Utah beach where WT landed 70 years ago. He was later captured by the Germans in the hedgerows and spent 10 months as a POW.
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Mr Armando Emilo Guebuza, laid a wreath this morning at the Garden of Remembrance as part of the ongoing State Visit by the President of Mozambique to Ireland. He was met by Minister of State Paul Kehoe TD, the Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Conor O'Boyle and General Officer Commanding 2 Brigade Brigadier General *** Beary. Ceremonial was supplied by the Cadet School with music from the Army No 1 Band. He was escorted to the venue by the 2 Cavalry Squadron.
Between June 18 and 25, members of the Lesotho Defense Force (LDF) Special Forces Commando Unit, wearing ski masks, arbitrary arrested and detained Motlalentoa Kopo (a former LDF brigadier general), Elias Motlomelo (a businessman), Makotoko Lerotholi (a former LDF soldier), and Thabo Thantsi (another former soldier) following attacks on government ministers. On June 29, Thantsi informed private radio station Harvest FM in South Africa that he had escaped Makoanyane Military Hospital, following alleged torture by the LDF. On July 2, Lerotholi, whose wife won a case in the High Court petitioning for his release, resurfaced at Makoanyane Military Hospital with severe injuries. On July 7, the LDF released Lerotholi and Motlomelo, who also claimed to have been tortured at the hospital. Kopo, who claimed no mistreatment, had been detained on June 18 and released the next day. All four men were held in secret and incommunicado. The men said they were interrogated about their connections to the opposition All Bas ...
Main article: Intentona de Yauco The second and last major revolt against Spanish colonial rule in Puerto Rico, by Puerto Rico's pro-independence movement, known as the Intentona de Yauco a.k.a. the "Attempted Coup of Yauco", was staged in Yauco. The revolt, which occurred on of March 26, 1897, was organized by Antonio Mattei Lluberas, Mateo Mercado and Fidel Vélez and was backed up by leaders of "El Grito de Lares", the first major independence attempt, who were in exile in New York City as members of the Puerto Rican Revolutionary Committee. It was during this uprising that Fidel Velz unfurled the current flag of Puerto Rico on Puerto Rican soil for the first time. Rumors of the planned event spread to the local Spanish authorities who acted swiftly and put an end to what would be the last major uprising in the island to Spanish colonial rule.In 1898, upon the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, Guánica was a small barrio within the jurisdiction of the town of Yauco. It had 60 houses in all and its ...
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