service troops

service troops

Those units designed to render supply, maintenance, transportation, evacuation, hospitalization, and other services required by air and ground combat units to carry out effectively their mission in combat. See also combat service support elements; troops.
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Rescue teams and resources involved in the rescue operations included National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), fire service troops, satellite phones, and drone teams.
Around 30 SAS and Special Boat Service troops are involved in the hunt, led from a special forces HQ north of Baghdad.
The elite Special Boat Service troops' combat role in Yemen had been a well-kept secret until reports emerged Saturday that five soldiers had sustained injuries while fighting Houthis in Sa'dah in the North.
Monday's ruling came in a lawsuit filed last August by several aspiring service troops and current members of the U.S.
The special service troops seized system data block that captures everything in Ibraimov's house.They broke windows and doors," he said.
The elite Counter Terrorism Service troops broke through Daesh defense lines to enter the city early last week and have since been embroiled in a brutal, close-quarter combat with waves of suicide bombers and snipers.
Many were from Kokjali itself, which was cleared of Islamic State fighters by Iraq's elite Counter Terrorism Service troops earlier this week.
The Counter-Terrorism Service troops are facing very stiff resistance.
On the ground they are aided by SAS and Special Boat Service troops.
The remainder--largely the logistics and service troops, plus a significant portion of the infantry, some artillery, and the attached tank battalion--were not yet on the island.
Dozens of SAS and some Special Boat Service troops are now in the conflict-ridden country trying to stop the terror plague spreading.