military headquarters

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n military headquarters the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents"
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Usage

In literature:

This is an Armenian town of considerable military importance, being the headquarters of the Fourth Turkish Army Corps.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
Then the man of business bade his secretary envelop the package and send it by messenger to military headquarters.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
They went to Butuan where they established their military headquarters.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493–1898, Volume XXXVI, 1649–1666" by Various
Military headquarters at Berlin, meanwhile, were trying to reach the Zeppelin by wireless.
"Zeppelin" by Harry Vissering
This is also made the headquarters of the annual carnival displays and frequent military reviews.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
On his return to France he was entrusted by the Directory with the command of the 17th military district, with Paris as its headquarters.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Bellary is an important cantonment and the headquarters of a military division.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Etawah is now only the civil headquarters of the district, the military cantonment having been abandoned in 1861.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
No business was done except at Military Headquarters.
"The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt" by David Miller DeWitt
Gabes is the military headquarters for southern Tunisia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
In the military headquarters the telephones and telegraphs must have burst into a sudden activity.
"'Green Balls'" by Paul Bewsher
Omaha is headquarters for a military division known as the Department of the Platte.
"Ocean to Ocean on Horseback" by Willard Glazier
We at once organized military headquarters and prepared to take possession of the city.
"My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands" by George Francis Train
Then, too, his fame as a plainsman was well known, and it reached military headquarters long before he himself arrived.
"The Adventures of Buffalo Bill" by Col. William F. Cody
The department belongs to the 16th military region, which has its headquarters at Montpellier.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
And then we hustled to the first military telephone and began phoning Paris and other Red Cross headquarters to hustle the stuff out to it.
"With the Doughboy in France" by Edward Hungerford
My careful household reports are sent to the Herr Baron through military headquarters at Arenstein, Prussia.
"Who Goes There!" by Robert W. Chambers
At first the headquarters of a regiment was stationed there; this was reduced to a wing, and recently to military police.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
The deputy seized the military coat he had thrown on the ground, and with it and the weapon started to the regimental headquarters.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
They went to headquarters, civil and military.
"Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty" by J. W. de Forest
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In news:

COLUMBIA— Last September, the 175th Military Police Battalion, headquartered in Columbia, deployed over 70 soldiers to the small west Asia country of Qatar.
A bomb ripped through an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people, Israeli officials said.
Troops fired rubber bullets and tear gas yesterday to keep opponents and rock-throwing supporters of President Hugo Chavez from clashing outside the Venezuelan capital's military headquarters.
Syria rebels attack military headquarters in Damascus.
Suicide bombers target Syrian military headquarters in Damascus.
Deadly assault on Baghdad military headquarters .
Approximately 120 soldiers of the 1132nd Military Police Company headquartered in Rocky Mt arrived to a hero's welcome from family and friends at the Rocky Mt / Wilson Airport Tuesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — The military newspaper Stars and Stripes, a hometown daily for troops deployed from Bastogne to Long Binh to Baghdad, has been ordered to vacate its headquarters here and move to a military base 30 miles away.
About a year ago, members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 40th Military Police Battalion from Fort Leavenworth were across the world.
JERUSALEM (USA TODAY/AP)-- A bomb ripped through an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people, Israeli officials said.
A bomb ripped through an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at several people, Israeli officials said.
Take a tour of one of Saddam Hussein 's former Presidential Palaces, now the headquarters of the US military in Iraq, with 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS reporter Mark Albert.
Military Department (MILDEP) Investigative Agencies Headquarters awarded a merit.
And at Marine Corps headquarters in Washington next Monday to protest a stevedore's use of non-ILA labor to load military ammunition.
Female Army officers and enlisted soldiers are coming together at an Army headquarters in South Carolina to form "Sisters in Arms," a group to mentor women in uniform and help them navigate a military career.
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