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field army

n
(Military) military the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services

field army

Administrative and tactical organization composed of a headquarters, certain organic Army troops, service support troops, a variable number of corps, and a variable number of divisions. See also Army corps.
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Besana, citing information from local officials and field Army units, said Alilayah and Sangki both belong to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front's (MILF's) 106th Base Command.
1 January: Borders security forces from the Second Field Army based in North Sinai managed to discover 12 tunnels located along the border in North Sinai.
The third phase was carried out by the forces of the Second Field Army, which has its headquarters in Ismailia governorate (129.
Restructuring of repair echelons in the Army to include Base Workshops, Advance Base Workshops and Static / Station Workshops in the field Army.
This was no less true of the field army that provides the focus of this book, the Army of Silesia commanded by General Blucher, which contained substantial Russian as well as Prussian formations.
The original sensitive compartmented information facility supported the old Combined Field Army and was compartmented into three areas--Republic of Korea (ROK), United States, and combined.
aACAo Restructuring of repair echelons in the Army to include Base Workshops, Advance Base Workshops and Static/Station Workshops in the field Army.
Egypt's Defence Ministry said in a statement that a raid carried out by the Armed forces affiliated to the third field army resulted in killing three Takfiris (Arabic for Islamist militants accusing other fellow Muslims of blasphemy) and destroying five ammunition stores.
LONDON -- Commander British Field Army Lieutenant General Patrick Nicholas Sanders on Sunday, eulogizing the successes of Pakistan army in war against terrorism, said the country had made breathtaking gains against terrorists and extremists in tribal areas - unmatched in over 150 years - and deserved credit for that.
General Sir James Everard, Commander of the Field Army, praised Guardsman Allen for her courage.
The shake-up, announced Monday, has seen Major-General Ahmad Wasfi leaving his post as commander of the Second Field Army to become chief of the Military Training Authority.

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