battalion


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Synonyms for battalion

Synonyms for battalion

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

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On 25th June the battalion was inspected by King George V at Sidbury Hill and at the end of July entrained at Ludgershall Sidings near Tidworth.
Ronald Villanueva, commander of the 4th Infantry Division, said the battalion would still have to undergo an orientation before deployment.
Battalion PAs track polypharmacy in most units, but this critical medical oversight does not exist for the combat support military police battalions.
The 16th Engineer Battalion executed collective training to validate all its assets and capabilities the month before integration with maneuver task forces.
The battalion learned that companies require an executive officer to perform the day-to-day operations of the company--even at the cost of a vacant platoon leader position.
Another 300 men from Bedlington Colliery volunteered and the colour of the Second Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers is housed today at St Cuthbert's Church in the town.
The NATO command structure contains three multinational signal battalions and a group headquarters, and the 2nd NATO Signal Battalion is the only battalion with a U.
But he was never able to play the pipes for the battalion on their return as three quarters of them were slaughtered in one of the bloodiest battles of WWI.
A senior official of Indian Home Ministry told media that the ministry had moved a proposal for raising 17 India Reserve Battalions, of which five would be for Jammu and Kashmir and 12 for the states where Maoist were engaged in the struggle for freedom from India, reported.
Former Kilties were active in the Great War Veterans Association, the Royal Canadian Legion and other veterans groups and from time-to-time, battalion reunions were held.
e Lord Mayor of Birmingham appealed for 1,000 boys to become the City of Birmingham Battalion but he got 3,000 so three battalions were formed," said Mr Woolley, who served in the 2nd (Birmingham) Battalion.
As the Army continues to reduce its personnel end strength from the wartime high of 569,000 to a prewar level of 490,000 or possibly even lower, the battalion S1's role in providing company command teams with updated HR information is crucial.
e 3rd Battalion is being cut from the order of battle leaving just 2 Battalions in the Regiment.
Raised in record time in early September in 1914, the battalion named after our home town of Newcastle, went to war singing "Blaydon Races" in November 1915, its destination was the Somme front.
The FSC executive officer (XO) serves as the support operations officer (SPO) for the supported battalion and coordinates support requirements with the other company X0s.