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

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Allocated at Corps level, they were used as pools of men, from which drafts of replacements could be drawn by conventional infantry battalions.
Battalions in brigade combat teams (BCTs) consist of 250 to 750 assigned Soldiers with an assigned battalion PA, aid station personnel, and medics.
The final assessment after completing the NTC rotation indicated that the 16th Engineer Battalion is great at integrating assets with sister battalions with the intent of enabling combined arms operations.
Battalion CBRN warrant officers also have seven to 10 fellow CBRN warrant officers who assist them in the battalions.
Newcastle raised more battalions of volunteer soldiers who went on to see active service than any other British provincial city, says historian and author Neil Storey.
While this is something that an Army Signal battalion practices on some operations and exercises, it is a routine occurrence within NATO Signal Battalions.
ISLAMABAD -- India will raise five more battalions to be deployed in occupied Kashmir to suppress the Kashmiris just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.
By the time the Kilties reached England in late 1915, there had been many losses to other Canadian Battalions which were serving at the front.
Men signed up there after the formation of Birmingham's three City Battalions, with e Birmingham Post and Mail's predecessor, e Birmingham Daily Post, playing a key role in publicising what was happening.
e 3rd Battalion is being cut from the order of battle leaving just 2 Battalions in the Regiment.
In the area of Thiepval you will find memorials to the battalions who attacked alongside our lads from Newcastle on July 1, 1916.
The integration of forward support companies (FSCs) into maneuver battalions has resulted in a much greater combat role for logisticians.
The merger saw a Royal Welsh TA battalion become the 3rd Battalion with the nations' four infantry cadet forces as the 4th to 7th Battalions.
Under cuts to the Armed Forces, announced by the Government in March, the Yorkshire Regiment will lose one of its three battalions.
As well as providing specialist capabilities - such as medics and intelligence - reservists would be used to reinforce infantry battalions on deployment.