tactical reserve


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tactical reserve

A part of a force held under the control of the commander as a maneuvering force to influence future action.
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Edward, recovered from his initial shock and dismay, appears to have taken command, posting the shooters at windows on all levels with the rest as a tactical reserve.
The fact that here with us at this ceremony, we have our Reserve Forces from Great Britain and the Tactical Reserve Battalion from the NATO forces in Kosovo, shows that the mechanisms of activation and integration are indeed functional,' underlined General Dorfer.
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