Life Guards


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Life Guards

 

(Russian, lieb gvardiia), a guard to protect the person of the monarch; also, the designation of elite military units in some monarchies.

In tsarist Russia all guards units were called life guards (for example, the Preobrazhenskii Life Guards Regiment and the Combat Engineer Life Guards Battalion). The designation “life guards” was also added to the name of army regiments under the patronage of the emperor or the empress (for example, the 68th Borodino Life Guards Infantry Regiment). In Germany (until 1918) and in Great Britain some regiments of the cavalry guards have been called life guards.

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My husband immediately attended to my son, as they searched for a life guard, a medic or a small first aid station in Boardwalk Cloud 9.
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Prince Harry left the Army in 2015, aged 31, after being commissioned as a Cornet, the equivalent of Second Lieutenant in the Blues and Royals, which after the Life Guards is the second most senior regiment in Britain.
Life guards should be appointed to supervise the safety of swimmers and rescue swimmers/surfers, as well as others who need help.
"But it is equally important to create an awareness amongst the community that the role of a life guard is that of a life saver like a doctor and if in extreme cases when female life guards are not available male life guards must act or else we risk losing human life."
"There are people who do realize that the restriction is for their good and safety yet there is also no dearth of mischief makers keen to take the risk," said Abdul Wadood a life guard at one of the spots.
He was a cavalry man, a Corporal of Horse in the crack Life Guards regiment which fought at the battle on June 18, 1815.
Emrill is providing the community with concierge, life guards, help desk, store management and support staff including drivers, office boys and porters.
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The Newport Beach Fire Department captured the rescue on video, which showed the 17-year-old being dug out by local firefighters and life guards after 30 minutes of frantic digging.
The nationalist claimed he feared for his life as a result and demanded life guards from the National Security Service for his safety.