call to quarters

  • 1 call to quarters — n. Mil. a bugle call shortly before taps, notifying soldiers to retire to their quarters …

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  • 2 call to quarters — call′ to quar′ters n. mil a bugle call summoning soldiers to their quarters • Etymology: 1915–20 …

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  • 3 call to quarters — Date: 1887 a bugle call usually shortly before taps that summons soldiers to their quarters …

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  • 4 call to quarters — a bugle call summoning soldiers to their quarters. [1915 20] * * * …

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  • 5 call to quarters — a bugle call usually shortly before taps that summons soldiers to their quarters …

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  • 6 callto quarters — call to quarters n. A signal by a bugle that calls troops to their barracks just before taps. * * * …

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  • 7 Bugle call — A bugle call is a short tune, originating as a military signal announcing scheduled and certain non scheduled events on a military installation, battlefield, or ship. Historically bugle calls indicated the change in daily routines of camp. Each… …

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  • 8 General quarters — Listen filename=General quarters.ogg title=General quarters description=A call to general quarters aboard a United States Navy vessel. format=OggGeneral Quarters is an announcement made aboard a naval warship to signal the crew to prepare for… …

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  • 9 Westminster Quarters — The Westminster Quarters is the most common name for a melody used by a set of clock bells to strike the hour. It is also known as the Westminster Chimes, or the Cambridge Chimes from its place of origin.DescriptionThe melody consists of five… …

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  • 10 The Dragon's Call — Infobox Television episode Title = The Dragon s Call Series = Merlin Caption = The Great Dragon tells Merlin of his destiny. Season = 1 Episode = 1 Guests = Eve Myles Mary Collins/Lady Helen Runtime = 45 Minutes Airdate = 20 September 2008… …

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  • 11 Charge of Quarters — CQ or Charge of Quarters is a United States armed forces term used to describe tasked duty in which a service member is to guard the front entrance to the barracks. It is usually a 24 hour shift in which the two service members, one non… …

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  • 12 CQ — I. (ˈ)sē|kyü Etymology: abbreviation for call to quarters communication code letters used at the beginning of radiograms of general information or safety notices or by shortwave amateurs as an invitation to talk to other shortwave amateurs II.… …

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  • 13 27th Infantry Division (United States) — Infobox Military Unit unit name= 27th Infantry Division caption=27th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia. The red circle stars depict Orion, punning on O Ryan , the name of the division s World War I commander. dates= 1917–1919 1940–1945… …

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  • 14 USS McKean (DD-784) — For other ships of the same name, see USS McKean. Career (USA) …

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  • 15 Valley Forge Military Academy and College — Infobox University name = Valley Forge Military Academy College established = 1928 motto = Courage, Honor, Conquer type = Private Military junior college (grades 7 12) head label = President = Charles A. McGeorge Superintendent = Colonel J. J.… …

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  • 16 CQ — I. Etymology: call to quarters Date: 1924 communications code letters used at the beginning of messages of general information or safety notices or by shortwave amateurs as an invitation to talk to other shortwave amateurs II. abbreviation 1.… …

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  • 17 Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets — Corps of Cadets Corps Stack The Texas A M University Corps of Cadets (often The Fightin Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets, The Corps of Cadets, or simply the Corps) is a student military organization at Texas A M University. Established with the… …

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  • 18 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps — (AFROTC) is one of the three commissioning sources for officers in the United States Air Force, the other two being the Air Force Academy and Officer Training School. It is the largest and oldest source of commissioned officers for the Air Force… …

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  • 19 Marine Military Academy — Semper Fidelis Location Harlingen, TX, U.S …

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  • 20 Wentworth Military Academy and College — Infobox University name = Wentworth Military Academy established = 1880 motto = Achieve the Honorable type = Military junior college and High school head label = Superintendent head = Captain Basil Read city = Lexington state = MO country = USA… …

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