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Tactical Automated Security System

The Tactical Automated Security System is a U.S. Air Force intrusion detection and surveillance system used for security monitoring around fixed site airbases, semi-permanent Forward Operating Bases, and other mobile tactical deployments. The sys ...

                                               

Tops In Blue

Tops in Blue was a touring performance ensemble made up of active duty members of the United States Air Force formed in 1953. For 63 years, Tops in Blue traveled to more than 20 countries to perform more than 120 times each year for airmen and fa ...

                                               

U.S. Air Force aeronautical rating

U.S. Air Force aeronautical ratings are military aviation skill standards established and awarded by the United States Air Force for commissioned officers participating in "regular and frequent flight", either aerially or in space, in performance ...

                                               

U.S. Support Activities Group/Seventh Air Force

                                               

United States Air Force Missile Combat Competition

The United States Air Forces Missile Combat Competition is a military competition that recognizes the intercontinental ballistic missile combat crews in the force.

                                               

United States Under Secretary of the Air Force

The Under Secretary of the Air Force is the second-highest ranking civilian official in the Department of the Air Force of the United States of America, serving directly under the Secretary of the Air Force. In the absence of the Secretary, the U ...

                                               

601st Quartermaster Company

The 601st Quartermaster Company is an Aerial Delivery Support Company of the United States Army based in Aviano, Italy. It is a subordinate unit of the 173rd Support Battalion. The members are primarily Parachute Riggers who are responsible for t ...

                                               

Army of the United States

The Army of the United States is one of the four major service components of the United States Army, but it has been inactive since the suspension of the draft in 1973 and the U.S. militarys transition to a volunteer force. Personnel serving in t ...

                                               

Army Service Component Command

Not to be confused with a Field Army, Eighth United States Army is the ONLY U.S. Field Army. Army Service Command Components ASCCs are U.S. Army commands responsible for recommendations to the Joint Force Commander on the allocation and employmen ...

                                               

Chief of Ordnance of the United States Army

The Chief of Ordnance of the United States Army is a general officer who is responsible for the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps and serves as the Commandant of the U.S. Army Ordnance School at Fort Lee, Virginia. The Chief of Ordnance is primarily focus ...

                                               

Corps Insignia of the United States Army

Shoulder sleeve insignia are cloth emblems worn on the shoulders of US Army uniforms to identify the primary headquarters to which a soldier is assigned. Note: several insignia are of older formations.

                                               

FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency

FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency is a US Army manual, created by General David H. Petraeus and James F. Amos. The foreword is by Sarah Sewall. The document has been credited with changing for the better the US approach to insurgency in Iraq. However, FM ...

                                               

LGBT in the United States Army

                                               

Pacific Pathways

Pacific Pathways is a program run by United States Army Pacific and operationally led by I Corps with the goal of expanding the Armys engagement in the Pacific region, and potentially reducing the costs of doing so by linking multiple military ex ...

                                               

Six-String Soldiers

The Six-String Soldiers is a component unit of the United States Army Field Band responsible for performing contemporary American folk music genres, principally including bluegrass and country, as well as acoustic covers of popular songs. Posted ...

                                               

Timothy J. Edens

                                               

U.S. Army Esports

U.S. Army Esports is an esports team sponsored by the United States Army. The team, which consists of active duty and reserve personnel, was announced in November 2018 as a public outreach initiative operating within the Fort Knox, Kentucky-based ...

                                               

Blue Book (United States Marine Corps)

Blue Book is the commonly used name for a United States Marine Corps document officially known as Marine Corps Bulletin 1400. MCBul 1400 serves to publish lineal precedence and seniority information on officers in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. M ...

                                               

Carey Henley

Carey Henley was a marine, professional football player, and coach. Henley was born on September 24, 1936 in West Point, Mississippi, where he graduated from West Point High School in 1955. He served two years in the United States Marine Corps, w ...

                                               

Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning

The Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning is a TECOM directorate and the USMC center of excellence for operational culture and language familiarization. CAOCL is tasked with ensuring that Marines are regionally focused, globally prepar ...

                                               

Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps

The Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps is a billet in the United States Marine Corps held by a non-commissioned officer posted at Marine Barracks Washington. He is responsible for carrying the Flag of the President of the United States during sta ...

                                               

Distributed operations

Distributed Operations is a war-fighting concept drafted by the United States Marine Corps and developed primarily by their Warfighting Laboratory as a response to the changing environment of the Global War on Terror. Adaptive enemies and a more ...

                                               

Expeditionary maneuver warfare

Expeditionary maneuver warfare is the current concept that guides how the United States Marine Corps organizes, deploys and employs its forces. Utilizing maneuver warfare and the Marine Corps expeditionary heritage, EMW emphasizes strategically a ...

                                               

Hogs tooth

Hogs Tooth is the name given to the 7.62×51mm NATO round presented to a United States Marine upon graduating from the Scout/Sniper school. A 7.62×51mm NATO round is used because that is the round fired by the M40A6, which is the primary rifle use ...

                                               

LGBT in the United States Marine Corps

                                               

Marine Artillery Scout Observer Course

The Marine Artillery Scout Observer Course is a forward observer training program intended to prepare United States Marines for the MOS #0861. The training is held at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

                                               

Marine Corps Cyber Auxiliary

The Marine Corps Cyber Auxiliary is a volunteer organization designed to attract cybersecurity experts in aiding United States Marine Corps cyberspace readiness.

                                               

Military Secretary to the Commandant of the Marine Corps

The Military Secretary to the Commandant of the Marine Corps is the senior advisor and task manager for the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Personally selected by the Commandant, the Military Secretary is an active duty colonel who reports direct ...

                                               

Navy Marine Corps Intranet

The Navy/Marine Corps Intranet is a United States Department of the Navy program which was designed to provide the vast majority of information technology services for the entire Department, including the United States Navy and Marine Corps.

                                               

Officer Qualification Record

The Officer Qualification Record, NAVMC 123a, is one of the best sources of information concerning US Marine officers. It is similar to the enlisted Service Record Book with only minor differences. This "record presents a cumulative and concise s ...

                                               

U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft Squadron Designations

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps have a well-defined set of principles that govern the designations given to their aircraft squadrons. This designation system was introduced in 1922 and, although there have been changes and additions to it ove ...

                                               

Unit Deployment Program

The Unit Deployment Program is a system for assigning deployments of the United States Marine Corps. To reduce the number of unaccompanied tours and improve unit continuity, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, established it to provide for the de ...

                                               

United States Marine Corps Reconnaissance Selection and Indoctrination

The two amphibious/ground reconnaissance assets of the United States Marine Corps, Division and Force Reconnaissance, are generally trained in the same aspect and environment of intelligence collection for a Marine Air Ground Task Force Commander ...

                                               

VFMA(AW)

VMFAAW is the United States Marine Corps aircraft squadron designator for Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron. The squadrons operate the F/A-18D 2-seat fighter/attack aircraft.

                                               

Carolina State Navy

Carolina State Navy may refer to: South Carolina Navy, a navy raised by the state of South Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. North Carolina State Navy, a navy raised by the state of North Carolina during the American Revolutionary War.

                                               

Center for Asymmetric Warfare

The Center for Asymmetric Warfare was established in 1999. CAW is a U.S. Navy entity dedicated to supporting U.S. military forces, as well as local, state, and federal organizations, in countering and controlling the effects of asymmetric warfare ...

                                               

Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal & Diving

The Navys Center for Security Forces is one of eleven learning centers of the United States Navys Naval Education and Training Command. Stationed on Naval Support Activity Panama City in Florida, CENEODDIVE performs training for the Navys explosi ...

                                               

Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group

The Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group was established by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Thomas B. Hayward in 1981. The Group was co-located at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, and received its direc ...

                                               

Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 302

Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit THREE ZERO TWO of the U.S. Navy was commissioned on 31 March 1967. Along with a sister unit, CBMU-301, was also commissioned. They were the first CBMUs commissioned since the two that came and went with the ...

                                               

Familygram

A familygram is a personal message sent by their families to sailors of the United States Navy or the Royal Navy serving in submarines. Because submarines normally maintain radio silence to avoid detection, personal messages from the outside worl ...

                                               

Final Multiple Score

Final Multiple Score, or FMS, is a calculation used by the United States Navy to determine whether or not enlisted sailors of the paygrades E-3, E-4, E-5, or E-6 are eligible to advance to the next paygrade. It involves six different categories, ...

                                               

Fitness Report

A Fitness Report is an evaluation form used by the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. Navy officers are given Fitness Reports, while Navy chief petty officers are given "Chief EVALs" and Navy sailors E-6 and below are issued Evalu ...

                                               

Gonzo Station

Gonzo Station was a U.S. Navy acronym for Gulf of Oman Naval Zone of Operations or Gulf of Oman Northern Zone." It was used to designate an area of carrier-based naval operations by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps in the Indian Ocean during t ...

                                               

HSM-73

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 73 is a United States Navy Maritime Strike helicopter squadron based on Naval Air Station North Island, California. HSM-73 is the home of the Battlecats. They fly the MH-60R Seahawk helicopter in a variety of m ...

                                               

LGBT in the United States Navy

                                               

Maritime Prepositioning Force Utility Boat

The Maritime Prepositioning Force Utility Boat is a commercially designed utility craft used primarily to move personnel and light equipment during MPF offload operations. The 41 foot long, high-speed landing craft are replacing the Navy’s existi ...

                                               

Strategic sealift ships

Strategic sealift ships are part of the United States Military Sealift Commands prepositioning program. There are currently 49 ships in the program, strategically positioned around the world to support the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and ...

                                               

Movement Report System

The Movement Report System is a system established to collect and make available to certain commands vital information on the status, location, and movement of flag commands, commissioned fleet units, and ships under the operational control of th ...

                                               

Multiple Threat Alert Center

United States Department of the Navys Multiple Threat Alert Center provides indications and warning for a wide range of threats to Navy and Marine Corps personnel and assets around the world. The MTAC is at the NCIS HQs located Russell-Knox Build ...

                                               

Naval Air Transport Service

The Naval Air Transport Service or NATS, was a branch of the United States Navy from 1941 to 1948. At its height during World War II, NATSs totaled four wings of 18 squadrons that operated 540 aircraft with 26.000 personnel assigned.

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