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someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise

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a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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The role of point man is said to be a huge responsibility that some find daunting because of the dangers involved.
Next Ross was given a title that mentioned the Persian Gulf but not Iran, although everyone knew he was the point man for Iran.
And one of the reasons that, three years ago, the Coos Bay area's Point Man chapter started noodling the idea of a memorial.
The point man said he thought he heard a click," Roy recalled.
Brewer recognized a need for a Point Man outpost in Tucson with the ability to minister to the large Catholic population.
AU Executive Director Barry Lynn noted that Souder, chairman o the House Committee on Government Reform's Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, is a close ally o the Religious Right and also serves a the Bush administration's point man on the faith-based initiative in the House.
Curiously, Bronstein was reputedly the point man on a past Fairey-Adams-Stecyk collaboration.
I didn't anticipate evil," says Hershkowitz, who was NRDC's indefatigable point man on the project.
Dan Wesson, newly reorganized after a series of false starts, is debuting a model called the Point Man Seven and Point Man Major.
According to Ernest Lawhorn, a DSC computer specialist and point man for the project here, the initial program installation was completed in July.
It is sprung as the opposing point man reaches the mid-court area.
It doesn't quite make me the voice of the party, but it will mean more visibility and I'll be the point man from time to time," he adds.
Until this point man has been called adam, "that which is taken from the earth".
Today's point man in that movement is Nevada county commissioner/bulldozer operator Richard Carver, whose room and dad opened a modest restaurant and bar deep in the Nevada desert in 1938.
a third-termer anointed as privatization point man by Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.