Groups

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4th Combat Cargo Group - Overview
... Combat Cargo Groups were to be self-contained groups, capable of being 100% operational and always ready to go at a moments notice ... The mission of the group was To carry ground troops and auxiliary combat equipment to effective locations in a combat zone Maintain combat reinforcements, supply and resupply units in the combat zone Evacuate ...
Marriage - Selection of A Partner
... selection is an individual decision by the partners or a collective decision by the partners' kin groups, and there is variation in the rules regulating which partners are valid choices ... the choice of partner is limited to suitable persons from specific social groups ... In some societies the rule is that a partner is selected from an individual's own social group – endogamy, this is the case in many class and caste based societies ...
Netwar - Examples
... Terrorism Terrorist groups, in the Middle East especially, seem to be adopting flexible, decentralized network structures as part of a shift away from “formally ... Past terrorist groups did incorporate autonomous cells, but they were largely coordinated in a non-networked manner ... Rather than the rigid bureaucratic structures and nationalist agendas of old terror groups, these new operatives are networked, relying on decentralized decision making with ...
Groups - Statement of The Theorems - Second Isomorphism Theorem
... Let G be a group ... SN is a subgroup of G, The intersection S ∩ N is a normal subgroup of S, and The quotient groups (SN) / N and S / (S ∩ N) are isomorphic ...
Giraffe - Behavior and Ecology - Social Life and Breeding Habits
... While giraffes are usually found in groups, the composition of these groups tends to be open and ever-changing ... For research purposes, a "group" has been defined as "a collection of individuals that are less than a kilometre apart and moving in the same general direction ... The most stable giraffe groups are those made of mothers and their young, which can last weeks or months ...

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