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RSM: The Most Prestigious Non-Commissioned Post in the Nigerian Army

In the Nigerian Army, just as in the British Army which it is an offshoot of, there are two distinct tiers rank structure – Commissioned Officers and Non-commissioned Officers (also known as other ranks). The Commissioned Officers are at the top of the hierarchy. They are the management.

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RSM: The Most Prestigious Non-Commissioned Post in the Nigerian Army

MILITARY

Top 10 Country With The Strongest Militaries.

The world's most powerful countries are also the ones that consistently dominate news headlines and policymakers. 10. TURKEY Turkey's armed forces are one of the largest in the eastern Mediterranean. 9. UNITED KINGDOM The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of the British Armed Forces along with the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force.

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Top 10 Country With The Strongest Militaries.

SPORTS

There is a symbol on the shirts of premiere league players, Here is what it stands for

For some time now, there has been a symbol on the shirts of premiere players, and many persons, myself included have wondered what it really means. The symbol is that of a poppy flower, and if you notice closely in the game between arsenal and Manchester united, a large banner with a drawing of the poppy flower was brought to the center of the football pitch along with some match officials carrying a representative flowers in their hands. The poppy flower on the shirts is meant as a tribute to the soldiers of

  2 years ago ago
There is a symbol on the shirts of premiere league players, Here is what it stands for

MILITARY

What you need to know about British Army

The history of the British Army spans over three and a half centuries since its founding in 1660 and involves numerous European wars, colonial wars, and world wars. ... The British Army has been involved in many international conflicts, including the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, and both World War I and World War II.

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What you need to know about British Army

MILITARY

Nigeria Army Woman Armoured Tank Regiment. These Women Are In Charge Of Scorpion Light Tank

The Nigerian Army Women Corps was established to harness the potentials of female officers and soldiers to build a Force ready to support Nigerian Army Operations and Engagements. NIGERIAN ARMY WOMEN ARMOURED TANK REGIMENT In the late 1950s, the British Army issued a requirement for an Armoured Vehicle, Reconnaissance (AVR) to undertake the roles of reconnaissance, fire support and anti-tank After studying a variety of proposals the then Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (which no lon

  2 years ago ago
Nigeria Army Woman Armoured Tank Regiment. These Women Are In Charge Of Scorpion Light Tank

MILITARY

Which is more beautiful between British female soldiers and Nigerian female soldiers?

The Nigerian female officers are hardly sent to the battle field, but they also have their own duties which they perform. Some Nigerian men will not wish to date or marry a female military officer, due to the fact that they are scared of the "military uniform", even though they are beautiful. There was even a time when some military women cried out that men should please come and marry them because they are also humans, even if they are military officers. See some pictures of beautiful female military officers

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Which is more beautiful between British female soldiers and Nigerian female soldiers?

MILITARY

Britain Deploys 1500 Troops To Her Former Colonial Territory In North America

According to a press release from the British Army, Exercise Warfighter would test UK troops alongside their French and American counterparts in modern combat operations in a "realistic multi-domain simulation," enabling commanders to test the ability of the headquarters to prepare and perform high-intensity operations.

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Britain Deploys 1500 Troops To Her Former Colonial Territory In North America

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Opinion: between German Army and British Army, who have the best Military in 2020.

The German Army is the land component of the armed forces of Germany. The present-day German Army was founded in 1955 as part of the newly formed West German Bundeswehr together with the Marine (German Navy) and the Luftwaffe (German Air Force). As of April 2020, the German Army had a strength of 64,036 soldiers. The German Army has eleven different branches of troops, designated as Truppengattungen. Each Truppengattung is responsible for training and readiness of its units and disposes of its own schools and

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Opinion: between German Army and British Army, who have the best Military in 2020.

POLITICS

Things to know about the Nigerian Military School, Zaria

1. The Nigerian Military School Zaria, was founded as the Boys-Company of Nigeria in 1954. 2. It was established under the auspices of Nigerian Regiment Training Centre of the Royal West African Frontier Force(RWAFF). 3. The School was established along with three others in the British colonial West Africa in the Gambia, Gold Coast(now Ghana), and Sierra Leone. It was modeled after the Boys wing of the British Army. 4. The Present day Military School came into being on May 20, 1954. 5. The Nigerian Military

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Things to know about the Nigerian Military School, Zaria

MILITARY

Mixed reactions as a British Colonel called Israel a decent Country that has never started a War

In a video clip posted by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on his official Twitter handle, Colonel Richard Kemp, Commander British Army in Afghanistan has explained his view on the Israel Defense Force as against what others think.According to the Colonel, he made it known that there are two views as regards Israel.

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Mixed reactions as a British Colonel called Israel a decent Country that has never started a War

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Checkout Photos Of British Army Officers And Ranks

There is no country without an Army. They are responsible for the security of the country. Without the military, the country is at risk of attack from the neighbouring country. In this article verifiedblog will be looking at British Army. History; The first English standing army was formed by Oliver Crownwell in 1645 during the civil war. His New Model Army was highly disciplined and well trained. As of 2015, there were 92,000 Professionals in the regular army including 2,700 Gurkhas and 20,480 Volunteer Reserves.

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Checkout Photos Of British Army Officers And Ranks

MILITARY

The Day The British Defeated the Americans in Battle

On this day in 1776, the British Army defeated the Americans in the Battle of Long Island. This movement took place when the American Continental Army was led by George Washington. Part of the motives of the battle was to seize control of New York, and as well, isolate New England from the rest of the colonies. If Washington had won, the entire British force would have surrender and payed allegiance to America. But the British ingenuity instead allowed them to escape and continue the fight. This battle is commonly

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The Day The British Defeated the Americans in Battle

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Photo taken from United Kingdom basic military training

Training. Army Training Centre (ATC) Pirbright is about 30 miles west of London, close to the towns of Aldershot and Guildford. ATC Pirbright delivers the 14 week training course known as the Common Military Syllabus which is completed by all adult recruits (age 17+) when they join the Army. If regular army, officers can join aged 18 to 26 years and soldiers can join between 16 and 32 years and 11 months. If joining the Territorial Army, officers or soldiers can join between 16 and 32 years and 11 months. In

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Photo taken from United Kingdom basic military training

SOCIETY

Police Anti-Cultism Group Honour Nigerian- born British Officer With Ambassador Award

According to the "Legit News", Mr Tai Fadipe - Davies, a Nigerian- born, British Army Officer, was conferred with the "International Ambassador" award by Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices(POCACOV). According to a statement disclosed by CSP Ebere Amariazu, the National Coordinator of POCACOV, while presenting the award to Fadipe-Davies, in Enugu, on Monday, "he said the gesture was meant to extend the frontier's of the group's fight against cultism, and substance abuse among youths beyond Nigeria."

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Police Anti-Cultism Group Honour Nigerian- born British Officer With Ambassador Award

OTHERS

What innocent-seeming picture is actually heartbreaking?

Kevin Elliott was a private in the British Army. He was given a two week leave, he told his best friend, Barry Delaney, he was scared to go back to Afghanistan. They remembered a promise they had made to one another a few years earlier. Wriggling into the £4.99 Primark dress, Barry Delaney never paused to consider what others might think. He and his best pal Kevin Elliott had made a pact and that was all that mattered. See more pictures The mourners at a funeral in Dundee, Scotland were shocked to see a man

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What innocent-seeming picture is actually heartbreaking?

POLITICS

Memory: Meet Sergeant Dipprasad Who Was Awarded By The Queen of England for This Act of Bravery

Memory: Meet Sergeant Dipprasad Who Was Awarded By The Queen of England for This Act of Bravery  Sergeant Dipprasad successfully defended an attack by 30 Taliban fighters all by himself for 15 minutes. He was a Gurka soldier serving in the British Army in southern Afghanistan, Helmand Province. He was on sentry duty when he heard a noise nearby. Upon investigating, he identified two Taliban insurgents planting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near the front gate of his base. He realised he was surrounded

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Memory: Meet Sergeant Dipprasad Who Was Awarded By The Queen of England for This Act of Bravery

ENTERTAINMENT

Do You Ever Get Birthday Card? Meet The Man Who Has Received Over 125,000 Birthday Cards From Fans

Thomas Moore, also known as Captain Tom, is a former British Army officer who served in India and the Burma campaign during the Second World War (WWII). He later became an instructor in armored warfare. Moore was born 30 April 1920 and will be 100-year-old in few hours. Moore became one of Britain's most beloved residents earlier this month when he raised millions for the nation's healthcare workers. Moore has received over 125,000 birthday cards from fans, according to BBC News. Moore who vowed he was goin

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Do You Ever Get Birthday Card? Meet The Man Who Has Received Over 125,000 Birthday Cards From Fans

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The Former Soldier Who Broke Guinness Book of World Records As A Singer

Guinness Book of World Record We all know beautiful timeless songs like Goodbye My Lover and You're Beautiful.  But not too many people know the story of James Blunt - the man behind these classics whose story is an interesting one. James was born into a military family. Himself was a former Captain in the British Army. His military service took him around the world on NATO peacekeeping missions and dreadful combats as far as Yugoslavia.  As a soldier, he was also one of those assigned to guard the Queen Mother's

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Meet The Former Soldier Who Broke Guinness Book of World Records As A Singer

ENTERTAINMENT

Popular People that stammered at some point

Popular people You don't know that stammered at some point  Below are the list of popular people that stammered at some point in their life before they made it to stadium. Bruce Willis Bruce Willis is an American Actor, producer and singer.He estruggled with stammering throughout his 20years. Tiger wood Tiger wood is a very popular American golfer. According to him, " I also stuttered as a child and I would talk to my dog and he would sit and listen untill he fell asleep. I also took a class for two yea

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Popular People that stammered at some point

MILITARY

British Army troops pull van almost 50 miles to raise money for charity

12 troops from the 3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (RLC), put themselves to the test my attempting to break a brand-new record for the farthest distance pulling a vehicle in 12 hours (team) 3 Regiment RLC are currently based at Dalton Barracks in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.  The Regiment is responsible for providing all aspects of logistic support to 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade. The attempt involved dragging a vehicle, which weighed nearly 4,000 pounds, around Blenheim Palace, Oxford (UK).  A team of 12 al

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British Army troops pull van almost 50 miles to raise money for charity