Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
15 Grand Changing Of The Guard Ceremonies You Really Need To See
A good old-fashioned guard mount is the ultimate tourist spectacle: in "changing of the guard" ceremonies at parliaments, palaces and cemeteries all around the world, stately soldiers perform choreogr...
Military tattoo
A tattoo is a military performance of music or display of armed forces in general. The term comes from the early 17th century Dutch phrase doe den tap toe ("turn off the tap"), a signal sounded by dru...
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Salute
A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organisations and civilians also use salutes.
In military traditions of...
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Warrior
A warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based warrior culture society that recognizes a separate warrior class or caste.
In trib...
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Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Go for broke
Go for broke is a phrase from Hawaiian Pidgin meaning "to wager everything".It was the motto of a World War II Japanese-American military unit, the 442nd Infantry Regiment.Go for broke or going for br...
Beating Retreat
Beating Retreat is a military ceremony dating to 16th century England and was first used to recall nearby patrolling units to their castle.
Originally it was known as watch setting and was initiat...
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Sail-by salute
A sail-by salute (or near-shore salute) is a salute performed by bringing a ship close to shore to salute those on land. Often the salute is performed for a crewmember's family. The practice dates bac...
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List of Trooping of the Colour by Date, Regiment and Sovereign from 1895
This is a list of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony from 1895-2001. The first Trooping of the Colour took place on Horse Guards Parade on 4 June 1805.In 1895 two Troopings were done on two consecuti...
List of Trooping of the Colour by Date, Regiment and Sovereign from 1895 - Wikipedia
Evzones
The Evzones, or Evzoni (Greek: Εύζωνες, Εύζωνοι), is the name of several historical elite light infantry and mountain units of the Greek Army. Today, it refers to the members of the Presidential G...
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All Hands
All Hands Magazine of the U.S. Navy was a monthly published magazine of the United States Navy for its sailors (ISSN 0002-5577). It had been published since August 1922 under different names; the rece...
All Hands - Wikipedia
Colours, standards and guidons
In military organizations, the practice of carrying colours, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated i...
Colours, standards and guidons - Wikipedia
Zogist salute
The Zogist salute is a military salute of Albania since used by civilians in other countries. The salute is a gesture whereby the right hand is placed over the heart, with the palm facing downwards.Th...
Zogist salute - Wikipedia
Guard Mounting
Guard Mounting, or Changing the Guard, refers to a formal ceremony in which sentries providing ceremonial guard duties at important institutions are relieved by a new batch of sentries. The ceremonies...
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Dining in
Dining in is a formal military ceremony for members of a company or other unit, which includes a dinner, drinking, and other events to foster camaraderie and esprit de corps.The United States Army, th...
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Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˌkɪstəˈdɔrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kũkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the...
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Roof stomp
A roof stomp is a tradition in the United States Air Force where servicemembers mount the roof of the home of a colonel or higher-ranking officer and stomp on the roof. The event is typically planned,...
Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
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Raised fist
The raised fist (also known as the clenched fist) is a symbol of solidarity and support. It is also used as a salute to express unity, strength, defiance, or resistance. The salute dates back to ancie...
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True Scotsman
True Scotsman is a humorous term used in Scotland for a man wearing a kilt without undergarments. Though the tradition originated in the military, it has entered Scottish lore as a rite, an expression...
True Scotsman - Wikipedia