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Question 1: The first insignia for the rank of colonel consisted of gold epaulettes worn on the blue uniform of the ________.
United States ArmyContinental ArmyUnited States Army RangersUnited States Army Europe

Question 2: Wesley L. FoxUnited States Marine Corps recipient of the ________.
Commendation MedalMedal of HonorAwards and decorations of the United States militaryAchievement Medal

Question 3: shield superimposed on its chest and is holding an olive branch and bundle of ________ in its talons.
ArrowArcheryArrowheadEnglish longbow

Question 4: ________—Marine Corps aviator, Astronaut, and U.S.
United States Marine Corps AviationNeil ArmstrongJohn GlennUnited States Marine Corps

Question 5: Jack H. Jacobs—Served in Vietnam, recipient of the ________.
Commendation MedalAwards and decorations of the United States militaryAchievement MedalMedal of Honor

Question 6: Colonels are also found as the chief of staff at divisional level-(Army) or ________-level staff agencies.
United States Air Force15th Expeditionary Mobility Task ForceNumbered Air ForceAir Force Reserve Command

Question 7: Charlie Beckwith—Founder of 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, the Army's elite top-secret ________ detachment.
Special forcesCentral Intelligence AgencySpecial Activities DivisionCommando

Question 8: However, when worn as a single insignia with no matching pair, such as on the patrol cap, ________, or the front of the ACU uniform, there is a split between the services on which mirror image of the eagle should be worn.
Garrison capCampaign hatArmy Service UniformCombat boot

Question 9: Upon the outbreak of the ________, colonial legislatures would grant commissions to men to raise a regiment and serve as its colonels.
Saratoga campaignUnited StatesAmerican Revolutionary WarNew York and New Jersey campaign

Question 10: During the ________, many temporary Colonels were appointed but these commissions were either considered brevet ranks or the commissions were canceled at the war’s conclusion.
Battle of Lake ErieWar of 1812War of 1812 CampaignsChronology of the War of 1812


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