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|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Royal Marines: Colonel-Commandant vs Brigadier||(9)|
|All Captains of 8 years' standing, while embarked in HM Ship, to have the temporary rank of Major in order to place them in equality with Lieutenants of the Royal Navy of the same standing, and during such time to receive the extra pay of 3s a day allowed to Brevet Majors, such rank and pay to be retained when officers and men are temporarily landed from the Fleet for drill or other duty, or when landed for warlike operations as a part of a combined force of Seamen and Marines under the command of a Naval Officer, but not in cases where the Marines are acting with Her Majesty's Land Forces Authority - Order in Council, 4th August 1873. This is the earliest instance of higher RM officer rank when embarked, I have found. Source: ...|
|Luke2 > 14-October-2016||16:22:14|
|AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||US Navy enlisted rating system ends after 222 years||(9)|
|in what role ?...|
|marcpasquin > 13-October-2016||14:26:13|
|EUROPE - OTHER & CIVIL ORGANIZATION BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Highways England introducing coloured hard hat regime||(0)|
|Hi. The yellow hard hats on the working sites on British highways are replaced by hard hats of four different colours: Black - site supervisors, Orange - slinger/controller, Blue -inexperienced person/visitor and White - general usage. The given reasons are security improvement and language barriers of multinational working crews. Link to original article: Onslow123...|
|Onslow123 > 11-October-2016||16:24:11|
|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Royal Navy Officer Uniform Regulations, 1891||(1)|
|New to me! Thanks, Luke...|
|Luke2 > 10-October-2016||23:29:10|