Because of its association with these virtues, the sphinx was selected by the War Department in 1923 as the most appropriate symbol to represent the newly established Military Intelligence (MI) Officers' Reserve Corps, an association of World War I veterans with experience and interest in intelligence.
What does ORC stand for?
ORC stands for Officers' Reserve Corps
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 195 other meanings of ORC in our Acronym Attic
- Oregon Recreational Boat Survey (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
- Optometrists Registration Board of Victoria (Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia)
- Oldman River Basin Water Quality Initiative (Canada)
- Open Relay Blackhole Zones
- Object/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing
- Office of Radiation Control (Delaware)
- Office of Regional Counsel
- Office of Regulatory Compliance
- Office of Research Coordination
- Office of the Regional Commissioner
- Offshore Racing Council (sailboat racing)
- Ohio Revised Code
- Ombudsman Resource Center
- Omladinski Resursni Centar (Serbian: Youth Resource Center; Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Online Resource Centre
- Online Rights Canada (grassroots organization)
- Ontario Racing Commission (Government of Ontario, Canada)
- Ontario Realty Corporation
- Ontario Regional Centre (London, Ontario, Canada)
- Open Robot Controller
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Strategic "Unready" Reserve: 1916-1960s In 1916, using its constitutional authority to "raise and support armies," Congress passed the National Defense Act, which created the Officers' Reserve Corps, Enlisted Reserve Corps and Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
When Congress declared war against Germany in 1914, "Teddy" resigned his position as a partner in an investment backing firm and joined the Officers' Reserve Corps.