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Words related to noncombatant

a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e

used of civilians in time of war

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member of armed forces whose duties do not include fighting as e

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Our primordial consideration is the safety of the hostages and the noncombatants,' he said.
As such, he hopes that soldiers educated in virtuous consequentialism will condemn torture, pay special heed to the principle of noncombatant immunity, and make every effort to allay the suffering that accompanies modern warfare, yet still wage war effectively.
Gross defines blackmail on page six as consisting of "tactics that intentionally or unintentionally harm, or threaten to harm, noncombatants.
In addition, behaviors like yelling at non-combatants, destroying property, and hitting or kicking a noncombatant were more common among soldiers who had handled dead bodies or human remains, according to the report.
However, the realistic operational skill sets--weapons retention while controlling a noncombatant or captured combatant, nonlethal techniques in crowd control, and traffic control point procedures for removing unwilling passengers from their vehicles--are not addressed.
For instance, a rigid over-adherence to noncombatant immunity can result in a form of pacifism that makes any resort to force impossible.
Others did noncombatant work in farming, nursing or food distribution.
Most whites assumed black servicemen most effective in noncombatant functions, for even individual blacks assigned to white combat units were restricted to noncombatant roles.
Keene's focus on noncombatant soldiers is significant and has no parallel in a literature that devotes the bulk of its attention to the dramatic events of the front lines.
Regulus, one of Military Sealift Command's eight noncombatant fast sealift ships, is nearly 950 feet long and can carry about 150,000 square feet of vehicles, rolling stock and containerized cargo--the equivalent of more than 1600 standard sport utility vehicles.
The Cape Texas is one of the 72 civilian-crewed, noncombatant ships in the Ready Reserve Force that the U.
From the beginning, bombing in Vietnam was curtailed to minimize noncombatant casualties even though the military often objected to these restraints, e.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Thursday accepted the government's proposal to extend Japan's noncombatant support for the U.
lists seven principles of just war: legitimate authority, just cause, proportionality and the recourse to war, last resort, proportionality and the conduct of war, noncombatant immunity, and peacemaking.