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  2. Maui - Wikipedia

    Maui (center right, surrounded by Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, and Kahoʻolawe) as seen from the International Space Station [2] The island of Maui ( / ˈmaʊi /; Hawaiian: [ˈmɐwwi]) [3] is the second-largest of the islands of the state of Hawaii at 727.2 square miles (1,883 km 2) and is the 17th largest island in the United States. [4]

  3. Wikipedia:Vital articles/List of all articles - Wikipedia

    This page lists all Vital articles.It is used in order to show recent changes.It is a temporary solution until phab:T117122 is resolved.. The list contains 48,778 articles. --Cewbot 08:08, 26 July 2022 (UTC)

  4. Herzliya - Wikipedia

    Herzliya, named after Theodor Herzl, [2] was founded in 1924 as a semi-cooperative farming community ( moshava) with a mixed population of new immigrants and veteran residents. During that year, 101 houses and 35 cowsheds were built there, and the village continued to grow. The 1931 census recorded a population of 1,217 inhabitants, in 306 ...

  5. Conscription - Wikipedia

    Conscription (also called the draft in the United States) is the state-mandated enlistment of people in a national service, mainly a military service. [1] Conscription dates back to antiquity and it continues in some countries to the present day under various names. The modern system of near-universal national conscription for young men dates ...

  6. Operation Paperclip - Wikipedia

    Operation Paperclip. Kurt H. Debus, a former V-2 rocket scientist who became a NASA director, sitting between U.S. President John F. Kennedy and U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1962 at a briefing at Blockhouse 34, Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex. Operation Paperclip was a secret United States intelligence program in which more than ...

  7. Recruit training - Wikipedia

    Recruit training, more commonly known as basic training or regularly boot camp, refers to the initial instruction of new military personnel. Recruit training is a physically and psychologically intensive process, which resocializes its subjects for the demands of military employment.

  8. United States Marine Corps Recruit Training - Wikipedia

    United States Marine Corps Recruit Training. Recruits learn marksmanship fundamentals and must qualify with the M16 rifle to graduate. United States Marine Corps Recruit Training (commonly known as "boot camp") is a 13-week program, including in & out-processing, of recruit training that each recruit must successfully complete in order to serve ...

  9. Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois - Wikipedia

    CMDCM Nicholas Wallace, USN. Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes (RTC Great Lakes), is a unit within the United States Navy primarily responsible for conducting the initial orientation and indoctrination of incoming recruits, also known as boot camp and recruit training, or RTC. It is part of Naval Service Training Command.