Special Air Service

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Special Air Service

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(Military) a regiment in the British Army specializing in clandestine operations
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Noun1.Special Air Service - a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Next in line for the Freedom of the City is the 23rd SAS Regiment and they too could be given a room.
Intelligence Corps sergeant Sarah was with male reservists from the 23rd SAS Regiment when they were attacked.
It is understood the woman was serving with the Army's Intelligence Corps and the men were special forces reservists with the 23rd SAS Regiment.