multinational force


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multinational force

A force composed of military elements of nations who have formed an alliance or coalition for some specific purpose. Also called MNF. See also multinational force commander; multinational operations.
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Egypt's army chief-of-staff, General Mahmoud Hegazy, met on Sunday the head of Multinational Forces and Observers, Robert Stephen Beecroft, during his visit to Egypt, the military spokesperson said in a statement.
More than 15,000 Guard members have served with the Multinational Force and Observers since 2002," said Air Force Gen.
We are well experienced with supplying aid and disaster recovery forces to the region; this exercise will allow us to train as a multinational force dealing with non-combatant evacuation and security operations.
An attack on the multinational force of more than 1,600 troops could open a new front in the US-led war against the Islamic State, or ISIS, which has an offshoot in Sinai.
The Boko Haram pledge to IS comes as the militants reportedly were massing in the northeastern Nigerian town of Gwoza, considered their headquarters, for a showdown with the Chadian-led multinational force.
So, in our opinion, the logistic support of multinational operations imposes not only constraints but limitations also, some of them quite serious, depending on the nature of the operation, the environment, the concept of employment of logistic support execution structures, by both the Multinational Force Command and the tactical and operational level commanders.
My multinational forces swiftly located and dealt with this Somali pirate group, sending out a clear message that piracy no longer pays.
citizen, has been held by the Multinational Force in Iraq on charges that he violated Iraqi criminal law.
The multinational force is currently governed by a series of UN resolutions.
Lieutenant General Graham Lamb, deputy commander of the multinational force, said Iraqis were beginning to engage with his troops.
The British were part of a multinational force carrying out an arrest operation in the south of the city.
District Court for the District of Columbia has pointed out that "the government's theory might allow the military to arrest someone inside the United States and hold him without due process--all under the guise of a multinational force," observed an AP account.

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