standing patrol


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standing patrol

A patrol which will be of a strength decided by the commander allotting the task. Its task may be recce, listening, fighting, or a combination of these. It differs from a recce, fighting, or listening patrol in that, having taken up its allotted position, it is not free to maneuver in the performance of its task without permission. See also patrol.
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Should the attacker fulfill his military service, he will be paid 310,000 won ($275, e1/4235) per month and could be assigned a range of duties, from riding tanks to standing patrol at the heavily fortified border with North Korea -- with whom the South remains technically at war.
On meagre pay of 310,000 won ($275) per month, soldiers are assigned to a range of duties, from riding tanks to standing patrol at the heavily fortified border with North Korea - with whom the South remains technically at war.
He added that movable and standing patrol are heavily distributed along the streets, while other military forces are moving here and there to protect the parades of the pilgrims heading to Karbala province on foot.
He came under attack on November 11 from Chinese troops who had been lying in wait at the bottom of a hill for more than an hour after they had been spotted by a standing patrol he had sent out.
Everyone knew that the enemy had assembled for an attack but no one expected the sheer speed of the Chinese advance, so swift that it actually bypassed a Duke's standing patrol in no-man's-land on the night of May 28th.
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Several others are committed to small standing patrols, which leaves just a handful of vessels to respond to emergencies.
Our job was the protection of the demilitarized zone so we would have standing patrols just ensuring there was no people offending the line itself," he says.
Appendices follow the rather short text, giving facts and figures of men and machines available to the leading commanders (particularly Army Lieutenant General Walter Short and Navy Admiral Husband Kimmel) to mount standing patrols over the vulnerable target areas during the ongoing, political negotiations between Tokyo and Washington.
We went out every night on fighting patrols, reconnaissance patrols and, the easiest of the lot, standing patrols. It was a static war.