The army corps of Engineers sent a “SWAT” team of dewatering experts to help drain flooded subway tunnels.
Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Kevin Fallon November 9, 2012
He saved an army corps from disaster, and then a round shot ended all for him.
The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes’s Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary Malcolm Jones May 25, 2014
Akaka served with the army corps of Engineers during World War II while Graham is a reserve Air Force officer who served in Iraq.
Hope for Failing Military Schools John Solomon July 17, 2011
The army corps Commander decided to give us very much more liberty.
A Prisoner in Turkey John Still
The fire of the Siberian army corps could not ward off defeat.
New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915 Various
In view of these circumstances, I parted with him, placing him in command of an army corps.
The Kaiser’s Memoirs William II, German Emperor
It will get into another current, and drift into other brigades, divisions, and army corps.
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
Thus commanded, it is utterly indefensible, and would need an army corps to hold it.
South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6) Louis Creswicke
I certainly had hoped ere this to have seen him in command of an army corps.
1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
A French army corps was charged with the task of besieging the citadel; an English fleet blockaded the river Scheldt.
History of Modern Europe 1972-1878 C. A. Fyffe
- Army chicken
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any covering worn as a defense against weapons. a suit of armor. a metallic sheathing or protective covering, especially metal plates, used on warships, vehicles, airplanes, and fortifications. mechanized units of military forces, as divisions. Also called armament. any protective covering, as on certain animals, insects, or plants. any quality, characteristic, situation, or thing that […]
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the larva of a noctuid moth, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris, that is a pest of wheat and alfalfa in the Plains states. Contemporary Examples army cutworm moths, another major grizzly food source, summer in high elevation talus fields. What It Takes to Kill a Grizzly Bear Doug Peacock November 22, 2014
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the largest operational formation of military land forces, normally comprising two or more armies or army corps under a designated commander. Contemporary Examples In the invasion of Russia, he rose to command army group South; some of his tactics are now case studies taught in war colleges. The Noble General John Barry July 23, 2011 […]