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8th Coast Artillery (United States)

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The 8th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the United States Army, which garrisoned the Harbor Defenses of Portland (HD Portland), Maine 1924–1944, and the Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1924–1940. [1]

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Army Ground Forces

The Army Ground Forces were one of the three autonomous components of the Army of the United States during World War II, the others being the Army Air Forces and Army Service Forces.

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Camp Shelby

Camp Shelby is a military post whose North Gate is located at the southern boundary of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on United States Highway 49.

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Canon de 155mm GPF

The Canon de 155 Grande Puissance Filloux (GPF) mle.1917 was a WWI-era French-designed 155 mm cannon used by the French Army and the United States Army during the first half of the 20th century in both towed and self-propelled mountings.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Coastal artillery

Coastal artillery is the branch of the armed forces concerned with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications.

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Coats of arms of U.S. Air Defense Artillery Regiments

Coats of arms of US Air Defense Artillery regiments are heraldic emblems associated with Field Artillery, Air Defense Artillery, and Coast Artillery regiments in the US Army.

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Distinctive unit insignia

A distinctive unit insignia (DUI) is a metallic heraldic badge or device worn by soldiers in the United States Army.

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Fort Baldwin

Fort Baldwin is a former coastal defense fortification near the mouth of the Kennebec River in Phippsburg, Maine, United States, preserved as the Fort Baldwin State Historic Site.

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Fort Jackson (South Carolina)

Fort Jackson is a United States Army installation, which TRADOC operates on for Basic Combat Training (BCT), and is located within the city of Columbia, South Carolina.

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Fort McKinley (Maine)

Fort McKinley is a former United States Army coastal defense fort on Great Diamond Island, Maine in Casco Bay, which operated from 1873 to 1947.

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Fort Preble

Fort Preble was a military fort in South Portland, Maine, United States, built in 1808 and progressively added to through 1906.

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Fort William and Mary

Fort William and Mary was a colonial fortification in Britain's worldwide system of defenses, manned by soldiers of the Province of New Hampshire who reported directly to the royal governor.

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Harbor Defense Command

A Harbor Defense Command was a military organization of the United States Army Coast Artillery Corps designated in 1925 from predecessor organizations dating from circa 1895.

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Harbor Defenses of Boston

The Harbor Defenses of Boston was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Narragansett Bay

The Harbor Defenses of Narragansett Bay was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Portland

The Harbor Defenses of Portland was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth

The Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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IX Corps (United States)

IX Corps was a corps of the United States Army.

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Lineage and honors certificate

The lineage and honors certificate is a legal document, which contains certain words and phrases, that have a specific meaning.

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Maine Army National Guard

The Maine Army National Guard is a component of the United States Army and the United States National Guard.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Oozlefinch

The Oozlefinch is the unofficial historic mascot of the Air Defense Artillery – and formerly of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps.

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Regular Army (United States)

The Regular Army of the United States succeeded the Continental Army as the country's permanent, professional land-based military force.

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Seacoast defense in the United States

Seacoast defense was a major concern for the United States from its independence until World War II.

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Second United States Army

Second Army was most recently located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia as a Direct Reporting Unit to Headquarters U.S. Army, Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Coast Artillery Corps

The U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps (CAC) was an administrative corps responsible for coastal, harbor, and anti-aircraft defense of the United States between 1901 and 1950.

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10th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 10th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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22nd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 22nd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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240th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 240th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Maine National Guard.

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241st Coast Artillery (United States)

The 241st Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Massachusetts National Guard.

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243rd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 243rd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Rhode Island National Guard.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Coast_Artillery_(United_States)

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