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dressing station

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(Military) military a first-aid post close to a combat area
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Noun1.dressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the woundeddressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the wounded
first-aid station - a station providing emergency care or treatment before regular medical aid can be obtained
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"
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Captain Tushin, having given orders to his company, sent a soldier to find a dressing station or a doctor for the cadet, and sat down by a bonfire the soldiers had kindled on the road.
Seventeen Scottish Women's Hospitals were set up across France, Corsica, Greece, Macedonia, Romania and Serbia to treat soldiers, as well as satellite hospitals and dressing stations.
The sport requires a large number of lockers and dressing stations, and scales the job to a more profitable one.
The diaries of Private James Cleaves, Helen's grandfather, who served with the 130th from its formation until the end of World War One as a stretcher bearer and regularly manning advanced dressing stations gives an insight into the men and the conditions they were working in.
From trenches to tunnels in the Vosges region - forested hills known as the Forgotten Front - local amateur historians guided us through caves used as dressing stations, generator rooms and command posts, and painted a picture of the claustrophobic savagery where opposing sides tried to reverse-leapfrog each other by tunnelling downwards, then setting off giant mines to blow the enemy to kingdom come.