combat mission

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a mission to capture or defend something

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It is quite easy to sit on the fence and pass advice whereas to participate in combat mission demands a lot.
"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.
The checking will focus on the state of personnel and military equipment, including the execution of combat missions by the armed forces.
Southern Command in the development, oversight, planning and command and control of full spectrum cyberspace operations that are executed through attached Combat Mission and Support Teams.
While officials say those troops would not be sent with a specific combat mission, they would be armed, as are the 1,600 military personnel that have been deployed to Iraq this summer.
"With the combat mission in Afghanistan now complete, I'm pleased to inform the House that our government has signed an arrangement with the Obama administration to facilitate the transfer of detainees captured by Canadian Forces in Afghanistan to U.S.
The Chief of Defence Staff's Strategic Communication Officer, Major General John Lorimer, confirmed it was the first time Typhoons had been used in a combat mission.
By last summer, Mr.Obama was able to pull out two-thirds of United States forces from Iraq and declare America's combat mission there over."
President Barack Obama claimed August 31 in an Oval Office address to the nation that "tonight, I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended.
Summary: President Barack Obama has declared the US combat mission in Iraq officially over in a move likely to be welcomed by Americans.
BARACK OBAMA, left, ended the US combat mission in Iraq today, declaring no victory after seven years of bloodshed and telling those divided over the war: ''It is time to turn the page.'' From the White House's Oval Office, President Obama said: ''Our most urgent task is to restore our economy.'' But even as he tried to cap one of the most divisive chapters in recent American history, he escalated the conflict in Afghanistan, pledging that the United States would keep up the fight in that war.
While deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, SSgt Wilson found an anomaly with an F-15E aircraft, 00-3003, as it taxied from parking for a scheduled combat mission. SSgt Wilson noticed that the left rudder was fully deflected to the right and the right rudder appeared to operate normally, as the aircraft taxied to the end of runway arming area for final pre-takeoff checks and arming.
The six-foot, two-inch farm boy from Ohio flew his first combat mission the first week of January 1944.
COMBAT MISSION--An A-10 Thunderbolt II belonging to the 303rd Fighter Squadron, part of the 442nd Fighter Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on a combat mission May 23.
Their first combat mission against an important marshalling rail yard at Abbeville in occupied France was a success.
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