support to counterinsurgency

support to counterinsurgency

Support provided to a government in the military, paramilitary, political, economic, psychological, and civic actions it undertakes to defeat insurgency. See also support to insurgency.
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On 22 May 2011, command of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan (9 AETF-A) shifted from Maj Gen Charles Lyon's team to ours, and almost immediately we went to work writing the next chapter of airpower support to counterinsurgency operations.

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