combat mission

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Noun1.combat mission - a mission to capture or defend somethingcombat mission - a mission to capture or defend something
military mission, mission - an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
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NATO's International Security Assistance Force or ISAF formally ended its combat mission in Afghnaistan by lowering its flag at a ceremony conducted in Kabul on Dec 28.
Jacobson further added that the NATO-led forces would continue supporting the Afghan forces despite the NATO combat mission ends this year.
It allows them to accompany Afghan troops on combat missions and carry out air strikes and drone attacks when needed.
The checking will focus on the state of personnel and military equipment, including the execution of combat missions by the armed forces.
If the deal is not signed, all foreign soldiers will leave when the current combat mission ends in 2014.
Afghan leaders desperately wanted an American presence even after an end to the combat mission, insisted Allen, who went on to explain: "They don't want us in large numbers, but they want us there in enough numbers to help to continue to develop the ANSF.
10,000 conventional combat missions for a relatively small fleet of 66 B-1s is a major milestone and a testament to the men and women who built, sustain and modernize the fleet, including the U.
Typhoons flew their first ever combat mission while patrolling the no-fly zone in support of UNSCR 1973.
President Barack Obama claimed August 31 in an Oval Office address to the nation that "tonight, I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended.
Summary: President Barack Obama has declared the US combat mission in Iraq officially over in a move likely to be welcomed by Americans.
The aircrew returned the aircraft to parking, stepped to a spare aircraft, and flew a successful combat mission without further incident.
takes off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on a combat mission May 23.

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