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  • That was the size of the assault team, backed up by a fire-support squad comprising three Brits and five Afghan soldiers.

    An Ordinary Soldier

  • In addition to supporting the doughs through direct fire, regular line tanks at times fired indirect fire-support missions.

    Steel Victory

  • Actions on contact for the 4-man fire-support group were to give covering fire to allow the attack group, if possible, to complete their task and extract themselves.

    Bravo-Two-Zero

  • There were bits of paper everywhere with pictures of Scuds and matchstick men and fire-support group movement diagrams.

    Bravo-Two-Zero

  • A fire-support base consisting of four men would be positioned, and then the other four would move out and infiltrate the Scud area.

    Bravo-Two-Zero

  • He led his section of two other men to a good fire-support position while the captain took charge of the assault element.

    Clear and Present Danger

  • The fire-support element shifted fire to the encampment, and soon learned that there were other men about.

    Clear and Present Danger

  • Sgt. Wittman served as a 13 Fox fire-support specialist who was deployed to Afghanistan last May - about a year and a half after serving 15 months in Iraq, his family said.

    Local News from Spartanburg Herald Journal

  • Karyn Wittman, 23, said her husband was a 13 Fox fire-support specialist who was deployed to Afghanistan last May - about a year and a half after serving 15 months in Iraq.

    Local News from Spartanburg Herald Journal

  • These divisions are probably the first planned to be upgraded by converting the excess battalions to fire-support.

    The Long War Journal

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