Division Commander

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Division Commander


(Russian acronym, komdiv), a military rank in the ground forces and the air force of the Red Army from 1935 to 1940.

The rank was established by a resolution on Sept. 22, 1935, of the Central Executive Committee and the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR. The corresponding rank in the navy was flag officer second class and for the military-political personnel of the army and navy, division commissar. The rank of division commander was abolished on May 7, 1940.

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He loitered in a fever of eagerness for the division commander to apply to him.
Deng said the officer instead turned around and called three other officers and took him to a military barrack where he was detained and spent the night in the detention until the following morning when the division commander intervened and ordered for his release.
Anne Herman, deputy division commander, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Tampa, Fla.
19) No division commander was relieved of command in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The experiences of these two division commanders confirms a larger pattern Shepherd uncovered: those who had served on the Eastern Front in the Great War were "particularly brutalized" (p.
The lack of additional corps personnel required me to notify the division commander that he would receive only one platoon per brigade or BCT and that the three remaining platoons would support the only mission we were capable of conducting based on the number of military police within the 3ID--enemy prisoner-of-war [EPW] operations.
Witt was named the Administrative Services Division commander earlier this year.
Bayerlein; the denazification trial of Rommel's chief-of-staff, and Panzer Lehr division commander, Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein.
A reply spelling out the role of division commander and deputy force commander as " purely military in nature" came on April 24.
Officer Jim Tadrowski and Division Commander Mike Cimaglia of the Berwyn, Illinois, Police Depart?
It has been determined by the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benjamin Gantz, to dismiss Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner from his post as Deputy Division Commander on moral grounds, while dealing with the incident," it said.
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