major force


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major force

A military organization comprised of major combat elements and associated combat support, combat service support, and sustainment increments. The major force is capable of sustained military operations in response to plan employment requirements. See also major combat element.
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in economics from Syracuse University and was a World Bank economist and crusading "rightwing" journalist before becoming a major force for change and liberalization in the current government.
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