In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Six airborne-qualified light brigades would be similarly organized but with lighter vehicles.
- A disturbing trend involving named areas of interest continues to recur at the infantry battalions and brigades.
- Most Army National Guard maneuver brigades could also be assigned division lineages.
- The second echelon was comprised of an armored division and a corps army aviation brigade.
- Reorganizing the Army to make the brigade the basic combat unit, however, begs the issue of adequate sustainment.
- Two to five battalions form a brigade, which is commanded by a colonel and has from 3,000 to 5,000 soldiers.
- We can't just do this because our battalion or our brigade or our division is out here fighting.
- This year, 24 of the Army's 33 active brigades were deployed for at least some period of time overseas.
- This was necessary should the division go into combat side by side with conventional Army brigades and divisions.
- He has commanded airborne infantry units at the company, battalion, brigade and division levels.
- When needed, the marines gather together enough battalions and brigades to form a division and that's that.
- The Army's traditional brigade, division, corps, and ASCC structure also is being reviewed.
- In time, Stryker brigades could replace two of the 1st Infantry Division's heavy brigades.
- He has held key staff positions with troops at the battalion, brigade and division levels.
- This will consist of three infantry battalions and a brigade headquarters that will remain based at An Numaniyah.
- The way ahead is light infantry and brigades and the larger army.
- Small brigades force the Army to retain nearly all its division and corps structure.
- I was very impressed with the other battalion commanders in the brigade.
- The Army will soon have three distinct types of brigades, heavy, infantry, and Stryker.
- By 1921, Conner was a 47-year-old brigadier general preparing for his first command of an infantry brigade.
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- Yet, as consumers, this diaper-free brigade wields considerable financial clout.
- It's Christmas time, and there is a need to be afraid: the sanctimonious charity brigade is back.
- I'm sure the brown-suit brigade that runs the department told you it was their idea.
- Hearing was out of the question, due to the shrieks of the band's bobbysoxer brigade.
- Invariably the super size brigade will leap up and tell me that it's people like me that cause anorexia in girls.
- But partly it's because people are terrified to take on the precautionary principle brigade.
- Thus at a more discursive level, the brigade aims to change public perceptions of menstruation.
- The public scare resulted from technologies developed before the anti-GM foods brigade learned about them.
- No doubt he will be reviled by the race-relations brigade.
- At least, now the secretary brigade will have a new face to moon over.
- But character stands neglected in Bollywood's fear brigade.
- The tittle-tattle brigade is laughing all the way to the latest social do.
- Every - every night he and his - he and his friends kind of organized a little brigade.
- The Blue-Rinse brigade came out in force for the sellout show.
- The traffic-light sales brigade comes into action.
- How the PC brigade is destroying our orchestras
- When the complete brigade emerge in full drag from their dressing rooms, they look quite the motley crew.
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