military group


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Noun1.military group - a unit that is part of some military servicemilitary group - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
trip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
command - a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
enemy - an opposing military force; "the enemy attacked at dawn"
task force - a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
naval unit - a military unit that is part of a navy
air unit - a military unit that is part of the airforce
armour, armor - a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
echelon - a body of troops arranged in a line
phalanx - a body of troops in close array
Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Haganah - the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948; became the basis for the Israeli defense force
IDF, Israeli Defense Force - the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
contingent, detail - a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
spearhead - the leading military unit in an attack
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
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Emad Mughniyeh, a prominent leader and founder of Hezbollah in the 1980s, was killed in 2008 by a car bomb in a neighborhood of Damascus, which the Shiite military group blamed on Israel.
The average age of those in the military group was nearly 26, and the students' was just under 20.
UN resolution 1701 helped solidify a ceasefire agreement to the July 2006 war between Shiite military group Hizbullah and Israel.
The resistance confronts an Israeli military group rolled into GazaC* The occupation closes West Bank completely and breaks into a prisoners' section at Israeli Oufer Prison.
The Military Group Commander for Nicaragua was not only present during this event, but also jumped with the Nicaraguan paratroopers.
S, military group has trained at JMRC without other NATO partners joining in.
The military group, which in the past has been led by Australian and US forces, is the maritime contribution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Among those being honored are The Command Post, a military group stationed at Edwards Air Force Base that helps the Red Cross.
In analyzing the section of the Second Amendment that states, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State," the OLC shows that this wording was never intended to mean that only people in an organized military group have the right to keep and bear arms.
Pictured are members of the Access to Military group at Solihull College.
A killer, named "The Night Spider" by the tabloids, uses skills learned in an elite military group to enter women's apartments.
Forty-four boys, aged 12 to 18, were kidnapped from the dormitory of a Catholic seminary in Uganda by a rebel military group.

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