theatre of operations


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Noun1.theatre of operations - a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
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"
theater of war, theatre of war - the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
combat area, combat zone - a military area where combat forces operate
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' CESJET also wishes to use this medium to challenge SERAP, EiE and BudgIT to undertake a trip to the Theatre of Operations to get the needed information as this would constitute a primary source of information.
The first is considered as deployment between theatres of operations, while the second is considered as deployment within the theatre of operations. Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration represent the deployment within the theatre.
One quarter of the Eurocorps staff, ie 250 soldiers, are involved in planning and command of military operations in the Afghan theatre of operations. A total of around 50 allied nations still have around 115,000 troops in Afghanistan this summer.
It is a big job and therefore it is seen as a privilege to be given the opportunity to be in command in the theatre of operations."
"The General Campaign Star is awarded to CF personnel and members of allied forces working with the CF, who deploy into a defined theatre of operations to take part in operations in the presence of an armed enemy.

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