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Military families get special holiday dinner

...Response Group of the 324th and 359th battalions made sure this year was different...dinner for active-duty members of the battalions, providing dinner, dancing, gifts...being in the military," he said. The battalions will likely be deployed in 2011. Reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/06/met_558314.shtml
Metro
Russia's oligarchs looking for government help

MOSCOW -- Russia's fabulously wealthy still have their black Mercedes with tinted windows, the battalions of bodyguards, the extravagant homes, perhaps even a few remaining friends inside the Kremlin. But these business barons, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/26/bus_254487.shtml
Business
Shoppers brave crowds

...shop 'til I drop," shouted one woman, yelling her war cry excitedly into a cell phone, an empty shopping cart in tow. Battalions of shoppers began forming in front of area stores near dawn Friday in anticipation for the busiest shopping day of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/25/met_302902.shtml
Metro
At the Movies: 'The Prince & Me'

...compost on the weeds to make them ranker, perhaps, or how fluffy romantic comedies like this come not in single spies but in battalions. (It follows two other young-love-in-Europe movies recently aimed at teens and tweens: "Chasing Liberty" with Mandy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/02/mov_410826.shtml
Movies
Army activates first-of-its-kind battalion at Fort Gordon

...activation of a first-of-its-kind battalion, Fort Gordon took another step Tuesday...Processing Exploitation Dissemination Battalion (Pro vision), which is comprised of...military, said Capt. James McCabe, the battalion's executive officer. If the battalion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-10/army-activates-first-its-kind
Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion complaints rank fifth in Army

...from the Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion company in which Hart, 39, spent two...couple says they're still waiting for battalion administration to provide him his Army...1997, said of what he interpreted as battalion ambivalence toward his retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-28/fort-gordon-warrior-tran
Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion closing

Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Battalion, the second-largest in the Army, is one of 10 military...filed 76 complaints against Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Battalion through its ombudsmen program ? a total that ranks fifth-most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/fort-gordon-warrior-transitio
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...successful conclusion.Classmates commanded destroyers, cruisers, aircraft carriers, submarines, aircraft squadrons, Marine battalions, and important shore stations. One classmate was a Blue Angel, one an astronaut, and two were commandants of midshipmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol
Cross Creek Navy Junior ROTC, strapped for space, prepares for new home

...Cross Creek's student population is involved with the Navy Junior ROTC, and the school program has a high retention rate. Battalions swell to sizes unseen in any other Augusta area ROTC program."We only had one student leave us this year," Shaw said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-09/cross-creek-navy-junior-r
World War I match is memoralized in Belgium

...joined the armed forces. Sometimes whole lineups signed up at the same time to create what became known as the Footballers' Battalions. London club Clapton Orient, now known as Leyton Orient, alone had about 40 players and staff joining the war effort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-11/world-war-i-match-me