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  1. The US Army's 1st Ranger Bn. is located at what Georgia air base?
  2. Who was the US Army physican who headed the "Yellow Fever" research project in the 1890s?
  3. What famous Civil War General was last in his class at West Point?
  4. Though a poor student at west point,George Armstrong Custer got an A and won high praise for a creative writing assignment. What was the paper about?
  5. What does CARS stand for?
  6. What unit has been authorized by the Secretay of War and wears the cloth insiginia with two red stripes and one green stripe in the middle?
  7. What unit has been authorized by the Secretary of War and wears a belt buckle with a five toed Chinese dragon on it encircled by a disc bearing the number 9 and under the number 9 is the motto "Keep Up the Fire"?
  8. Who was the first woman in the Army Nurse Corp to recieve the Bronze Star?
  9. Who was the first woman to receive the Army Distinquished Service Medal?
  10. Is the Army the 1st., 2nd., 3rd., 4th., or 5th. established force of the military forces?
  11. What Civil War Union General was a hero in the Mexican War?
  12. Who was the first General and Commander in Chief of the Army?
  13. When was the Special Forces Unit formed and where?
  14. When did Aviation become a seperate branch in the Army?
  15. The 4.2 mortar battalion provided what kind of support to the Army in World War II?
  16. Why did the artillery arm of the US Army fight exclusively with French or British weapons in Europe in World War I?
  17. Who was the first commander of the Army Ground Forces in World War II?
  18. What is the 101st. Airborne also known as ?
  19. What is The 82nd. Airborne also know as?
  20. What is the 11th Airborne Division also known as?
  21. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Rainbow" refer to ?
  22. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Red Bull" refer to?
  23. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Dixie" refer to?
  24. What is the USAHMI?
  25. What is the AHF?
  26. Why was MG William F. Dean nicknamed "Walking General" by local Japanese in the Korean War?
  27. Fort Lewis, Washington was named for what American explorer and Army officer?
  28. What is The 173rd. Airborne also know as?
  29. How many medals did Audie Murphy actually recieve during his military career?
ANSWERS
  1. The US Army's 1st Ranger Bn. is located at what Georgia air base?
    Hunter Army Airfield
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  2. Who was the US Army physican who headed the "Yellow Fever" research project in the 1890s?
    Major Walter Reed
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  3. What famous Civil War General was last in his class at West Point?
    George Armstrong Custer
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  4. Though a poor student at west point,George Armstrong Custer got an A and won high praise for a creative writing assignment. What was the paper about?
    How he sympathized with the American Indians as being noble and civilized but that their fate was already sealed due to their differences and Western Expansion.
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  5. What does CARS stand for?
    The combat arms regimental system, under which the combat units in the US Army are organized under.
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  6. What unit has been authorized by the Secretay of War and wears the cloth insiginia with two red stripes and one green stripe in the middle?
    The 4th. Infantry
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  7. What unit has been authorized by the Secretary of War and wears a belt buckle with a five toed Chinese dragon on it encircled by a disc bearing the number 9 and under the number 9 is the motto "Keep Up the Fire"?
    The 9th. Infantry
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  8. Who was the first woman in the Army Nurse Corp to recieve the Bronze Star?
    1st. Lieutenant Cordelia E. Cook
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  9. Who was the first woman to receive the Army Distinquished Service Medal?
    Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby
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  10. Is the Army the 1st., 2nd., 3rd., 4th., or 5th. established force of the military forces?
    1st.
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  11. What Civil War Union General was a hero in the Mexican War?
    General Windield S. Scott
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  12. Who was the first General and Commander in Chief of the Army?
    General George Washington
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  13. When was the Special Forces Unit formed and where?
    On June 11, 1952 at Fort Bragg, NC.
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  14. When did Aviation become a seperate branch in the Army?
    On April 12, 1983.
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  15. The 4.2 mortar battalion provided what kind of support to the Army in World War II?
    Chemical Warfare - (WP, smoke, and gas)
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  16. Why did the artillery arm of the US Army fight exclusively with French or British weapons in Europe in World War I?
    The need to standardize Allied Arms, lack of shipping space, lack of industrial capacity. The French and British ordinance specialists also thought the American gun designs were not up to European standards.
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  17. Who was the first commander of the Army Ground Forces in World War II?
    Major General J. Lesley McNair later became Lieutenant General - he was accidentally killed by US bombs while observing Operation COBRA on July 25, 1944.
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  18. What is the 101st. Airborne also known as ?
    "The Screaming Eagles".
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  19. What is The 82nd. Airborne also know as?
    "All American"
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  20. What is the 11th Airborne Division also known as?
    "The Angels"
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  21. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Rainbow" refer to ?
    42nd. Infantry Division
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  22. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Red Bull" refer to?
    34th Infantry Division
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  23. What Infantry Division in the Army does "Dixie" refer to?
    31st Infantry Division
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  24. What is the USAHMI?
    The United States Army Military History Institute - USAMHI serves as the primary research facility for the historical study of the U.S. Army in order to foster greater understanding of the Army's role in our nations history and in its future.
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  25. What is the AHF?
    The American History Foundation - The motto of the Foundation -- Preserve the Heritage...Educate the Future -- summarizes its mission. The Foundation seeks to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of American soldiers have made to safeguard the freedoms of this nation.
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  26. Why was MG William F. Dean nicknamed "Walking General" by local Japanese in the Korean War?
    The General walked everywhere he went.
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  27. Fort Lewis, Washington was named for what American explorer and Army officer?
    Captain Merriweather Lewis
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  28. What is The 173rd. Airborne also know as?
    The Herd
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  29. How many medals did Audie Murphy actually recieve during his military career?
    AWARDS: Medal of Honor; Distinguished Service Cross; Silver Star with First Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device and First Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart with Second Oak Leaf Cluster; Legion of Merit; Good Conduct Medal; Distinguished Unit Emblem with First Oak Leaf Cluster; American Campaign Medal; European-Aftrican-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one silver service star, three bronze service stars and one bronze service arrowhead; World War II Victory Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar; Expert Badge with Bayonet Bar; French Fourragere in Colors of the Croix de Guerre; French Legion of Honor, Grade of Chevalier; French Croix de Guerre with silver star, and the Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm.
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