military position


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Noun1.military position - a point occupied by troops for tactical reasonsmilitary position - a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
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"
ground - a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle); "they gained ground step by step"; "they fought to regain the lost ground"
line - a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
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Israeli missiles struck a military position near Damascus and Syria's air defence system responded on Saturday, destroying two of them, Syrian state television said.
TAP) - Israeli missiles struck a military position near Damascus and Syria's air defence system responded on Saturday, destroying two of them, Syrian state television said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict, said one of the sites targeted, Dimas, was a military position.
NNA - The Israeli army said it struck a Syrian military position on Thursday after presumed "errant fire" hit the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights.
30 (Saba) - A soldier was killed on Monday in an attack on a military position in Habilain area of Lahj governorate, a military official said.
The website reported that members of an extremist group thought to be associated with Al Qaeda drove up to an Egyptian military position in the Al Masoura area at the entrance to Rafiah.
The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) is rebuilding a military position on a base it evacuated in April 2006 east of Beit Sahour near Jerusalem.
on Tuesday from their military position in Naqqoura, the LAF said in a statement.
31 Kyodo North Korea says it has consolidated its military position in 1998 and made a major breakthrough in building ''a powerful country.
Damascus, SANA- A military position southwest of Damascus International Airport was exposed to an Israeli aggression with several missiles fired from inside the occupied territories at dawn on Thursday causing explosions in the place and leaving some material losses, a military source said.
Quneitra, SANA -- A military source announced on Friday evening that the Israeli enemy's warplanes fired two missiles at 18:45 from within occupied territory at a military position in the surroundings of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra countryside, causing material damage.
In 1989, Powell reached the pinnacle of his military career when President George Bush appointed him the twelfth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the Department of Defense.

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