combat mission

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a mission to capture or defend something

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Now, thanks to the extraordinary sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, our combat mission in Afghanistan is ending, and the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion," Mr Obama said in a statement.
RAF Typhoon Eurofighters last night flew their firstever combat missions while policing the Libyan no-fly zone.
Their first combat mission against an important marshalling rail yard at Abbeville in occupied France was a success.
The VBrick solution is the first video distribution system to be delivered across the Air Force in support of its deployed combat mission.
Learn how fighter pilots plan for a mission using the 'Six Steps to Effective Combat Mission Planning.
Kabul: A Taliban suicide bomb hit a European Union police vehicle in Kabul on Monday, killing at least one passer-by but not wounding any passengers, officials said, days after the NATO combat mission ended in Afghanistan.
The militants' attack came on the day when United States and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan after 13 years to close NATO's combat mission by December 28 withdrawing the foreign forces from the country.
This, as Canada still has yet to draw up a detailed and concrete plan on how to go about its participation in the combat mission.
KABUL (PAN): A senior NATO representative for Afghanistan on Sunday said the alliance would continue its combat mission in the country until 2014, the previously agreed timeline for foreign soldiers withdrawal.
Summary: President Barack Obama has declared the US combat mission in Iraq officially over in a move likely to be welcomed by Americans.
prepares to end its combat mission there next week.
Today marks the closing chapter of the combat mission in Iraq.
Let me say this as plainly as I can: by August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end," President Barack Obama announced on February 27 at Camp Lejeune.
From 2003 until their last combat mission last September, C-141 crews flew more than 70 percent of the flights evacuating injured American military personnel from the Middle East and Afghanistan.
The first combat mission the Global Hawk flew collected on 600 targets.
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