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Synonyms for bastion

Synonyms for bastion

a group that defends a principle

a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle

projecting part of a rampart or other fortification

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Clearly if we had a VIP in theatre and frankly if I was there or, Jeremy, if you were there in Camp Bastion and there was a breach of the perimeter security, anybody who might, by nature of who they are, be a target, they would be put in a secure location.
Rhys Hughes, head of programmes for BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra, said that their 'ambition is that BBC Radio 1 with Greg James will reflect what it feels like for our armed forces personnel to live and work in Camp Bastion.
They have been working with the Afghan National Army in Camp Shorabak, which is the Afghan base attached to Bastion, in an advisory and training role.
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The reconstructed Bastion Memorial replicates the same design as the former Bastion Memorial Wall in Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan that was deconstructed in late 2014 following the end of combat operations.
Official sources said the damage caused by rains and ageing process to three bastions and two segments of fort's 80 feet high boundary wall that is around eight to nine feet thick was reported some time ago and government recently approved the proposal and released funds.
Camp Bastion, in Helmand province, is the size of a town and has rows of vehicles - including Mastiffs, Jackals and 20-ton Buffalo trucks - waiting to be transported home.
Around the same time as the defence secretary's aircraft landed, a vehicle got onto the runway at Camp Bastion and caught fire.
A man who crashed a stolen vehicle on the runway of Afghanistan's Camp Bastion, as US defence secretary Leon Panetta arrived there, has died of his injuries.
Task Force Helmand spokesman Major Rolf Kurth said: "He died later in Camp Bastion Role 3 Hospital.
20 Newmarket 1m4f G3 RUK/ATR Card page 70Key stat Richard Hannon (Chandlery, Fort Bastion) has had three winners from his last seven runners in the race FORT BASTION will be treading a familiar path when he attempts to break his duck at the third attempt in the 32Red.
I am aged 28 and my mate is 22 years old 25166970 Cpl Berry, C-ied task force, Bastion 3, BFPO 792 and 25208730 Lcpl Pettit, C-ied task force, Bastion 3, BFPO 792 Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
Mr Miliband, on his first visit to the country, toured the force's main base at Camp Bastion on Friday, meeting injured soldiers at the hospital.
Camp Bastion in Helmand Province is completely dry, but some Russians working there were found to have alcohol.
Medical treatment was provided before both soldiers were taken to the field hospital at Camp Bastion but, despite the best efforts of the medical team, both soldiers died as a result of their wounds.