Special Forces

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a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting

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To ensure its independence the elite forces will be downsized, from 450 members to 280.
In DI Khan, he said, about 2,000 security personnel, including elite force, FC will perform duty.
For the last couple of decades, that piece of headgear had been exclusively associated with the Rangers, the elite force that carries machine guns and organizes in rifle companies of 200.
The brainchild of Vietnam veteran Colonel Charlie Beckwith, it was intended as a small, elite force trained for unconventional warfare in an age when traditional battlefield clashes are in decline.
Most of the wounded were members of the joint elite forces, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the Islamic Jihad Movement, who were reportedly trying to defuse the situation.
A source in the fight against terrorism cited today that "the elite forces managed to cleanse Sulaiman Bek district from the control of terrorists and raised the Iraqi flag in it.
According to credible sources, PML-N, MNA Hamza Shahbaz has asked to the Punjab Police officials for more elite force in order to boost his security squad, however, police officials have made it clear that Punjab Police has already deployed extra elite forces personnel, which is above the law.
According to credible sources, PML-N, MNA Hamza Shahabaz has asked to the Punjab Police officials for more elite force in order to boost his security squad, however, police officials have made it clear that Punjab Police has already deployed extra elite forces personnel, which is above the law.
The Malaysian elite forces had intervened after receiving a distress call
During their first two years on varsity, Carmichael and DeMartinis helped establish Notre Dame as one of the area's elite forces, contributing to a 35-game winning streak that ranked among the best in Southern Section history.
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As part of the extraordinary army of 13,000 troops, police officers and federal agents marshaled to secure the inauguration, these elite forces were deployed under a 1997 authorization that was updated and enhanced after the September 11 attacks, but nonetheless departs from how the military has historically been used on American soil.
Prabowo has said he misinterpreted orders from his superior, leading to the abductions by members of the elite forces.
Joel Moskowitz, Ceradyne chief executive officer, commented: "We are pleased to continue supplying ceramic body armor systems to protect these elite forces, especially under current heightened defense needs.
Summary: The joint Palestinian elite forces Tuesday implemented a security plan heralded as unprecedented in two areas of south Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp, in an apparent effort to prevent the fragile security situation there from collapsing.
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