combat zone


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combat zone

[′käm‚bat ‚zōn]
(ordnance)
A region in a theater of operations where fighting takes place, or where space is designated for the operations of friendly combat forces, extending from the front line to a line or boundary designated by the theater commander.
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There are a number of law changes, such as filing extensions for service members serving in combat zones to increases in the amount of money service members can earn from the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Emergency management and security management were also significantly challenging and critical in this combat zone.
is more properly labeled a "motive." (11) A Soldier who intentionally overstays EML from a combat zone knows that he is missing deployed service in support of the war effort.
After 10 years of continuous warfare, suicides - both by soldiers in combat zones and veterans at home - have reached epidemic level.
Military personnel seriously injured or ill within a designated combat zone in Southwest Asia are airlifted to a military medical facility in Germany.
Fortunately, the court reserved for the future the question of whether the government could transfer prisoners to Bagram or other combat zones ''to evade judicial review of executive detention decisions.''
We were taught that we can't fight fire with fire, so how come a responsible authority suggests that we transfer emergency treatment rooms into combat zones?
His latest mission is to drop 16 tons of supplies to ground troops serving on the front line in Sitting Bull, a notorious combat zone in the heart of Helmand Province.
They said it can be stored in a combat zone for swift access, although that is the nature of any helicopter.
MARINES were presented with their Afghanistan campaign medals yesterday after returning from six months in the combat zone.
But David Chater, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, said that the UN official had not managed to secure access to the combat zone for a small team from the world body.
Taxes for Soldiers can be even more confusing because there are several tax provisions that are different for the military, especially for Soldiers who spent time in a combat zone.

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