Georgian Special Operations Forces Wikipedia

Georgian Special Operations Forces - Wikipedia.

Georgian special operations forces work closely with and are advised and monitored by US SOCOM, POL SOCC and United States Special Operations Command Europe respectively. The US 10th Special Forces Group took a pivotal role in creating a training and education basis for GSOF to be able to conduct training and qualification befitting US and NATO ....

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Georgian Land Forces - Wikipedia.

The United States agreed to help turn the Georgian army into an effective fighting force. Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP) was an American-sponsored 18-month, $64-million program aimed at increasing the capabilities of the Georgian armed forces by training and equipping four 600-man battalions with light weapons, vehicles and communications. The program enabled ....

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Defense Forces of Georgia - Wikipedia.

The Special Operations Forces of the Defence Forces of Georgia were established to conduct unconventional warfare and the full spectrum of special operation missions. They also serve in supporting capacity for regular military forces, primarily in the areas of education and training. ... Georgian special forces became first active in 1999 as ....

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War in Abkhazia (1992–1993) - Wikipedia.

The War in Abkhazia was fought between Georgian government forces for the most part and Abkhaz separatist forces, Russian government armed forces and North Caucasian militants between 1992 and 1993. Ethnic Georgians who lived in Abkhazia fought largely on the side of Georgian government forces. Ethnic Armenians and Russians within Abkhazia's population ....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Abkhazia_(1992%E2%80%931993).

82nd Airborne Division - Wikipedia.

The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the United States Army specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas with a U.S. Department of Defense requirement to "respond to crisis contingencies anywhere in the world within 18 hours". Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne ....

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Operation Enduring Freedom - Wikipedia.

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) was the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism.On 7 October 2001, in response to the September 11 attacks, President George W. Bush announced that airstrikes targeting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban had begun in Afghanistan. Operation Enduring Freedom primarily refers to the War in Afghanistan, but it ....

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Eastern Front (World War II) - Wikipedia.

Eastern Front; Part of the European theatre of World War II: Clockwise from top left: Soviet T-34 tanks storming Berlin; German Tiger I tanks during the Battle of Kursk; German Stuka dive bombers on the Eastern Front, December 1943; Ivanhorod Einsatzgruppen photograph of German death squads murdering Jews in Ukraine; Wilhelm Keitel signing the German ....

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Facial hair in the military - Wikipedia.

It was quite common until the First World War for any soldier to have a beard or moustache. With the 21st century Middle East Military Operations growing a beard has become again more common, both in the Special Forces community and regular young soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air Force. Some Paratroopers use a very distinct moustache..

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Romania in World War I - Wikipedia.

The Kingdom of Romania was ruled by kings of the House of Hohenzollern from 1866. In 1883, the King of Romania, Carol I of Hohenzollern, signed a secret treaty with the Triple Alliance that stipulated Romania's obligation to go to war only if Austria-Hungary was attacked. While Carol wanted to enter World War I as an ally of the Central Powers, the Romanian public and the ....

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Action of the Cockcroft - Wikipedia.

In July 1917, the system of defence in depth of the German 4th Army (General der Infanterie Sixt von Armin) began with a front system of three breastworks Ia, Ib and Ic, about 200 yd (180 m) apart, garrisoned by the four companies of each front battalion, with listening-posts in no-man's-land.About 2,000 yd (1,800 m) behind was the Albrechtstellung (the second or artillery ....

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Russian Armed Forces - Wikipedia.

the "special forces of Armed Forces": the Special Operations Forces; the Logistical Support, which has a separate status of its own; ... Mainly as a result of lessons learned during the Russo-Georgian War, the State Armament Programme for 2011-2020 was launched in December 2010. Prime Minister Putin announced that 20-21.5 trillion rubles ....

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Siege of Havana - Wikipedia.

The siege of Havana was a successful British siege against Spanish-ruled Havana that lasted from March to August 1762, as part of the Seven Years' War.After Spain abandoned its former policy of neutrality by signing the family compact with France, resulting in a British declaration of war on Spain in January 1762, the British government decided to mount an attack on the ....

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Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe - Wikipedia.

The original Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) was negotiated and concluded during the last years of the Cold War and established comprehensive limits on key categories of conventional military equipment in Europe (from the Atlantic to the Urals) and mandated the destruction of excess weaponry.The treaty proposed equal limits for the two ....

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John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 - August 25, 2018) was an American politician and United States Navy officer who served as a United States senator from Arizona from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served two terms ....

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Lavrentiy Beria - Wikipedia.

Early life and rise to power. Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria was born in Merkheuli, near Sukhumi, in the Sukhum Okrug of the Kutais Governorate (now Gulripshi District, de facto Republic of Abkhazia, or Georgia, then part of the Russian Empire).He grew up in a Georgian Orthodox family; his mother, Marta Jaqeli (1868-1955), was deeply religious and church-going (she spent much ....

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Russian war crimes - Wikipedia.

Following a 7 August 2008 escalation between the break-away region of South Ossetia and Georgia, the Russian forces crossed the international border on 8 August and attacked Georgian soldiers in support of South Ossetia. Russian soldiers also crossed into the other break-away region of Abkhazia, even though no fighting was recorded there.The war ended on 12 August ....

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Heckler & Koch HK416 - Wikipedia.

The Heckler & Koch HK416 is a gas-operated assault rifle chambered for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge.It is designed and manufactured by the German company Heckler & Koch.. Although the design is based on the AR-15 class of firearm (specifically the Colt M4 carbine family issued to the U.S. military), it uses a proprietary short-stroke, gas piston system from Heckler & Koch's ....

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Gloucestershire Regiment on the Somme - Wikipedia.

Background. The Gloucestershire Regiment was formed as a result of the Childers Reforms of 1881, and further restructured following the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907.At the outbreak of World War I in 1914 the fighting establishment of the Gloucestershire Regiment comprised two regular and three territorial battalions, supported by a home-based unit, the 3rd ....

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List of military operations - Wikipedia.

Arc Light (1965) -- US B-52 bombing campaign in Vietnam; Attleboro (1966) -- U.S. and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) air mobile operations in Tay Ninh.; Babylift (1975) -- mass evacuation/airlift of orphans from South Vietnam to the U.S. and other countries; Barrel Roll (1964-73) -- the bombing of Laos by U.S. forces, to support the Royal Laotian Army and CIA ....

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2008 - Wikipedia.

June 15 - Stan Winston, American special effects and makeup artist (b. 1946) June 17 - Cyd Charisse, American actress and dancer (b. 1922) June 18 - Jean Delannoy, French film director (b. 1908) June 22 - George Carlin, American author, actor, and comedian (b. 1937) June 23 - Arthur Chung, first President of Guyana (b. 1918).

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Albanian Civil War - Wikipedia.

Terminology. The period has been asserted as a civil war, brink of civil war, and a near civil war, and anarchy, while others claim that it was not. Causes. In 1992, the Democratic Party of Albania won the nation's first free elections and Sali Berisha became president. In the mid-1990s Albania was adopting a market economy, after decades of a command economy under the People's ....

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Mississippi in the American Civil War - Wikipedia.

Mississippi was the second southern state to declare its secession from the United States, doing so on January 9, 1861. It joined with six other southern states to form the Confederacy on February 4, 1861. Mississippi's location along the lengthy Mississippi River made it strategically important to both the Union and the Confederacy; dozens of battles were fought in the state as ....

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List of University of Georgia people - Wikipedia.

Eugene E. Habiger, United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, United States Strategic Command (USCINCSTRAT), Director of Security and Emergency Operations, U.S. Department of Energy; James R. Lockett, awarded two Silver Stars during the Spanish-American War; World War II Camp Lockett was named in his honor.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_University_of_Georgia_people.

Oorah - Wikipedia.

"Vashaa" (????) is the Georgian language version of the Soviet-era "Ura" that is used by personnel of the Defense Forces of Georgia during official parades. Oorah is the name of a Jewish non-profit in the United States. "Rah" is a shortened form of the word, typically said in greeting or in agreement, used in a more casual tone. See also.

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