flank guard

Related to flank guard: advance guard

flank guard

A security element operating to the flank of a moving or stationary force to protect it from enemy ground observation, direct fire, and surprise attack.
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Pakistani tanks deployed in the Sankhatra Kalia area witnessed the battle raging near Khem Karan from a distance and actually saw only the movements of the Indian tanks employed as 41 Mountain Brigade's right flank guard. To these Pakistani elements, it appeared that the enemy tanks "were probably directed to drive a wedge between the junction point of 2 FF and 10 FF near Mastgarh as the enemy made his final desperate bid to recapture Khem Karan".
The British column marched straight up the portage road toward Detroit, as Lieutenant John Richardson described it, "with the river close on our right flank and a chain of alternate houses and close fences on our left," and was preceded by a screen of warriors acting as scouts or skirmishers; the warriors also formed a flank guard on the western or left flank of the British, about one-and-a-half miles away.
Another party of warriors, probably the flank guard under Tecumseh, circled round through the woods that covered the ground to the north of the fort.
Our second squad was pulling flank guard duty as well, by moving adjacent to the main group on our left hopping from hill crest to hill crest.
Everyone was excited at the news, and the Lt pulled the flank guard off the ridge, sent a squad to mark the landing zone with chemical light sticks, and told us to hang with the troop leader for the second chopper.
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In the 15-inch reflector at 216x, it covers about 1 1/2' by 1', its eastern flank guarded by a 13th-magnitude star and its western flank by the golden star at the base of the Toadstool.
Mucci is at first skeptical of the ability and expertise of the guerillas and assigns them to be flank guards for the raid.