military group

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Noun1.military group - a unit that is part of some military servicemilitary group - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
trip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
command - a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
enemy - an opposing military force; "the enemy attacked at dawn"
task force - a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
naval unit - a military unit that is part of a navy
air unit - a military unit that is part of the airforce
armour, armor - a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
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"
mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
echelon - a body of troops arranged in a line
phalanx - a body of troops in close array
Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Haganah - the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948; became the basis for the Israeli defense force
IDF, Israeli Defense Force - the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
contingent, detail - a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
spearhead - the leading military unit in an attack
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
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Wahhab last week accused the current prosecutor of the STL, Daniel Bellemare, of being responsible for leaked information regarding investigations with members from Shiite military group Hizbullah.
Ban said in an interview with the daily, "We have achieved progress regarding the implementation of Resolution 1701, but there are some items in it that are still waiting to be fully carried out." He added, "I'm worried about Hizbullah's arms and I hope this issue will be settled soon." United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 helped solidify a ceasefire agreement to the July 2006 war between Shiite military group Hizbullah and Israel.
The Shiite Amal movement has said that the arsenal of the resistance in Lebanon, headed by Shiite military group Hizbullah, is the only available defense against Israeli attacks, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Monday.
In 2006, the Shiite military group Hizbullah and FPM met for the first time since the end of Lebanese civil war (1975-1990).
Barak said that Israel, in any future confrontation with the Shiite military group, will not only target the militant group but all of Lebanon.
Barak said at a meeting with the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Monday that the Shiite military group Hizbullah is to a large extent building up its military capabilities.
Additionally, the authorities of the United States will be informed of the threat to raise a military group on US soil, which is a criminal offence,' said Attorney General and Minister of Public Safety, Steadroy 'Cutie' Benjamin '.
The Scottish Military group provided some added colour with period costumes and actors who threw themselves into the day creating miniature camps on the grounds of the museum.
She also welcomed the creation of a special European military group for terrorism.
But a military group on the ground in northern Syria reported he is "alive and healthy".
Kadugli, Oct.4(SUNA)- A military group from the People's Army led by Lieutenant, Tia Totu at Torgi area in Buram Locality, the most war- affected locality in South Kordofan State, announced breakaway from SPLM-N and opted for peace and dialogue.
When political and military machinations leave the queen in the dark, a plot is hatched for Sage and a young prince to attach to a secret mission led by Alex Quinn, a soldier who has recently gotten a commission to restart a covert military group to protect the kingdom.

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