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an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies

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Edmundo Pangilinan of the 6th Infantry Batallion also extended until Sunday the military campaign in central Mindanao.
Unified Fire Authority Batallion Chief Brian Anderton told (http://www.
Sadly he was killed on the Somme in September 1918, whilst serving in the 10th Batallion Royal Warwickshire Regiment and is buried at Le Touret cemetery in France.
London, Dec 9 ( ANI ): Players, WAGs and officials will be protected by Brazil's feared Special Operations Batallion, the BOPE, even while resting at their hotel during the 2014 Soccer World Cup, according to reports.
Dave, of the 1st Batallion Scots Guards, lost his right arm and both legs above the knee and after he trod on an Improvised Explosive Device while on foot patrol in Helmand province.
WELCOME J Crowds cheer the RIR's return PARADE n Troops from the RIR 1st Batallion march through Market Drayton yesterday
Ian Gardner & Roger Day's TONIGHT WE DIE AS MEN: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THIRD BATALLION 506 PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT FROM TOCCOA TO D-DAY (9781849084369, $16.
The 2010 award for the "Best Full Food Service Contracted Garrison Mess Hall" will be awarded to the First Batallion Mess Hall team of General Manager Wayne Skuthan, Sons Quality Foods, and the U.
REGRET to report the passing of Arthur Adams, an 88-year-old veteran who served in the 7th Batallion, Kings Own Scottish Borders and also saw service in Arnhem.
It was the fourth Belgian fatality in Lebanon since a batallion arrived from Belgium two years ago.
He served with the Seebees 119th Batallion during World War II in the South Pacific.
Soldiers of the 1st Batallion Parachute Regiment prepare for operations at their camp in southern Iraq; Picture: CHRIS ISON
Rawlings has become so emotionally attached to "June 4", that years later when he formed a commando unit (to guard his person) as a civilian president, he called it the 64th Batallion -- 64 standing for June (the 6th month) and 4 (the day), June 4.
Safeway and Waitrose say they would keep their prices stable in the wake of a demonstration in London this week which saw a batallion of angry dairy farmers complain about rock bottom prices.
Los Angeles County Fire Batallion Chief Daniel Scott said the rain helps reduce fire hazard, but there has not been enough of it to guarantee a reprieve from the threat caused by am unusually dry, warm and windy fall and winter.