War Department


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Noun1.War Department - a former executive department of the United States governmentWar Department - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1789 and combined with the Navy Department in 1947
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War Department

n (old US) → Kriegsministerium nt (old)
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We have only to add that the affairs of the captain have been satisfactorily arranged with the War Department, and that he is actually in service at Fort Gibson, on our western frontier, where we hope he may meet with further opportunities of indulging his peculiar tastes, and of collecting graphic and characteristic details of the great western wilds and their motley inhabitants.
To his thinking the navy was one of the current expenses of the war department, like the artillery, cavalry, infantry, and commissariat.
And though the war departments of the nations have continued to experiment in their secret laboratories, they have so far failed to light upon the slightest trace of the secret.
Mr Waugh, fiscal, told the court pilfering from the stores had become "very troublesome"and losses to the War Department had been "extreme".
To accommodate the flood of untrained volunteers, the War Department also created an additional 16 divisions organized into what was called the National Army.
Shortly after Marshall's summons, Ike departed Third Army headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, for Washington and arrived at the War Department on the 14th.
That form is strong and War Department is, in effect, 1lb lower on Tuesday when taking into account Shirley Teasdale's 5lb claim.
The War Department violated the truce because it didn't want to admit defeat and end the running war on Syria, much less strengthen the cessation of hostilities, support the political transition process outlined in UNSC 2254, assist Iranian-Syrian-Russian efforts to defeat Nusra and ISIL, create a situation where they are all on the same team, involved in the same process, and working towards the same goal, including creation of better conditions for the political process and return of millions of refugees.
The importance of professional accounting experience in these matters has been recognized in the recent reorganization of the War Department by the concentration of responsibility for supervision of all the foregoing in the Fiscal Division, Headquarters, Services of Supply, of which one of our members is Director.
However, according to Taylor, the greatest hurdle to UMT's legislative success was the sense of urgency the War Department had manifested in the minds of citizens, a phenomenon the author terms the "paradox of preparedness" (p.
Haggas added: "I think we'll have three or four two-year-olds going - War Department in the Coventry, Besharah in the Queen Mary, a filly called Tutu Nguru in the Albany and maybe one other.