garrison duty


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garrison duty

nGarnisonsdienst m
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Samuel Watson's chapter, spanning roughly the end of the American Revolution to the Mexican War, argues that the reduction of the Army's officer corps in 1820 increased corporate professionalism by purging wartime veterans unfit for garrison duty.
He said that the Hong Kong Garrison has been on garrison duty in the HKSAR in accordance with the law, faithfully performed the duty of safeguarding the security of Hong Kong, continuously enhanced core competencies, actively taken part in community services, enhanced public understanding of the Hong Kong Garrison, and strived for maintaining the long-term stability and prosperity of Hong Kong.
This venerable group, stationed most of its time in Quebec, marched west during the War of 1812 and, before returning to garrison duty, seized and occupied Fort Michilimackinac and took part in the Raisin River and Miami battles.
He was assigned to garrison duty in Louisiana, and eventually mustered out in the fall of 1865.
The battalion is going foreign in a week or two, but it is not to fight, we are for garrison duty abroad.
Eames points out that when historians move beyond the climactic moments of combat to the mundane world of garrison duty or defensive scouting, they really come to see the dedication and worth of the New England provincial soldier.
He was on his way to Norway when he was diverted to two years' garrison duty in Iceland.
They are training Afghan National Army members on how to conduct garrison duty.
In March 1915, after several months of training and garrison duty, the 1/7th Battalion (as it was now known), crossed the Channel, as part of the 48th Division.
Their best chance of imposing a significant change of direction is to try once again to mandate that troops who have served in Iraq not be shoveled back into the furnace until they have had a significant period of garrison duty back home.
He expects to be shipped out overseas, but told his wife there's always a chance he'll be assigned garrison duty somewhere else in the United States.
For instance, in 1942 the department assigned the 37th Infantry Division's 147th Infantry Regiment to garrison duty.