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Military - American Continent

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Small nations and crown dependencies

British Virgin Islands
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

United States Virgin Islands
Dependency status: organized, unincorporated territory of the US with policy relations between the Virgin Islands and the US
under the jurisdiction of the Office of Insular Affairs, US Department of the Interior Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the US

Cayman Islands
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK
Government type: British crown colony
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Military branches: Royal Cayman Islands Police Force (RCIPF)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Clipperton Island
Dependency status: possession of France; administered by France from French Polynesia by a high commissioner of the Republic
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of France

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina)
Military branches: British Forces Falkland Islands (includes Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, and Royal Marines), Police Force
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Martinique
Dependency status: overseas department of France
Independence: none (overseas department of France)
Military branches: French forces (Army, Navy, Air Force), Gendarmerie
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of France

Navassa Island
Dependency status: unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior; in September 1996, the Coast Guard ceased operations and maintenance of Navassa Island Light, a 46-meter-tall lighthouse located on the southern side of the island; there has also been a private claim advanced against the island
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the US

Saint Helena
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Dependency status: self-governing territorial collectivity of France
Independence: none (territorial collectivity of France; has been under French control since 1763)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of France

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina; administered from the Falkland Islands by a commissioner, who is concurrently governor of the Falkland Islands, representing Queen ELIZABETH II; Grytviken, formerly a whaling station on South Georgia, is a scientific base
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Turks and Caicos Islands
Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Puerto Rico (commonwealth associated with the US)
Independence: none (commonwealth associated with the US)
Military branches: paramilitary National Guard, Police Force
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the US

The island Montserrat
Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico
Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Military branches: Police Force
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK


Source of information on the small nations/crown dependencies: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
The links to websites of small nations/crown dependencies are partially obtained from http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/index.html
and http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govpub/resource/internat/foreign.html


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