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1. A soldier, especially a US soldier who is engaged or has engaged in combat.
2. A person, especially a member of one of the US armed services deployed to an area of conflict, who is responsible for making decisions involving the use of military force.

war′fight′ing n.
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The new Harris goggle includes an integrated infrared illuminator, reducing the need for the warfighter to carry a separate illuminator.
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Global Logistics Support (GLS) recently created a new functional department to specifically service and address naval warfighter readiness issues.
The DoD is developing a nerve agent hunter called Bioscavenger to be taken before deploying into a chemical warfare risk zone which would defend against exposure to a range of nerve agents and protect the warfighter from death and toxic effects.
The canteens that are available to the warfighter and are
MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER (16+) Xbox 360, PS3, PC Out now IN an effort to put some distance between itself and the all-conquering Call of Duty series, developer Danger Close is stressing Warfighter's authentic combat.
Do you know what the Chemical, Biologial, Radiological, and Nuclear Warfighter Forum (CBRNWfF) is?
Teams were focused, geared up, and ready for battle during the 13th Military Police Warfighter Challenge, which was conducted at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in mid-September 2009.
The Warfighter Head Injury Study is currently seeking volunteers, ages 18 to 75, who sustained a head injury during combat, to participate in a research study located at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Given the potential for ORS to change how DOD acquires and fields space capabilities to support the warfighter, this report discusses to what extent DOD (1) is developing ORS to support warfighter requirements and (2) has a plan that integrates ORS into existing DOD and intelligence community processes and architecture.
Our motto is, 'Warfighter Recommended, Warfighter Tested, Warfighter Approved.
It's called the warfighter online information and ordering system.

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