Special Forces


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special forces

pl.n.
1. A military or paramilitary unit trained to carry out special operations.
2. Special Forces A branch of the US Army composed of soldiers trained in special operations.

special forces

pl n
(Military) elite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions

Spe′cial Forc′es


n.pl.
U.S. Army personnel trained to instruct non-U.S. forces in guerrilla warfare.

special forces

US Army forces organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional warfare capabilities. Also called SF.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fightingSpecial Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
Green Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces
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He imagines that he must have seen it in some hospital or refuge, still, cannot make out why it comes with any special force on his remembrance.
Like special forces, private security companies are not platformcentric.
The drill is aimed at further deepening exchanges between the special forces of the two neighboring countries and enhancing their capabilities of training and performing special operations.
Eslam Hussam Saeed Al Toubasi, 22, was officially announced dead when Israeli Special Forces raided his house in the camp and shot him in the leg.
The newly appointed interim Chief of Staff General Salem Gunaidi warned of the danger of a bloodbath if they gunmen did refrain from attacking the Special Forces and other military facilities.
However, night action was required, the enemy situation and local support to the enemy remained uncertain, and above all, the battalion had never worked with foreign special forces.
Maurer, an award-winning journalist, has been embedded with US Special Forces in the Middle East and Africa.
It is understood the Marine was serving with the Special Forces but the MoD does not comment specifically on Special Forces deaths.
American and Canadian special forces are also hunting the Taliban.
In April 2008, Walding and nine other Special Forces Soldiers from a 3rd Special Forces Group assault team were attacked by the Hezeb Islami al Gulbadin while searching for insurgents in Afghanistan's Shok Valley.
A special forces naval team has been sent to confront a Greenpeace ship which is on a mission to target "dangerous" deep sea oil drilling sites, the environmental group has claimed.
Pucino, who was assigned to the 20th Special Forces Group, Airborne, of the Maryland National Guard in Glen Arm, Md.

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