from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To move (military forces) from one combat zone to another.
- transitive v. To shift (something) from one place or use to another for greater effectiveness: redeploy the company's resources.
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- v. To deploy again
- v. To rearrange (military forces)
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- v. deploy anew
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And when the actual invasion took place we would have then definately needed to 'redeploy' - the D euphamism for reteat - our troops.
When Murtha says "redeploy" -- instead of withdraw -- the troops from Iraq, he makes clear that -- despite his rhetoric -- he doesn't want to really bring them home, but to station them in the Middle East.
The reason we won’t redeploy is because we are still testing out Transformation.
She is one to two brigade combat teams a month because she knows that that is a deliberate way and safe way for our troops to redeploy, which is most important overall, because General Petraeus 'strategy is condition based.
I wonder why they only "redeploy" the admiral instead of demotion, suspension or compulsory retirement or sack!
Anyone who thinks BushCo will leave Iraq -- or even just "redeploy" in any meaningful way -- unless the occupation is defunded is kidding themselves.
Moreover, it appears he intends to "redeploy" the troops he takes out of the unpopular war in Iraq and send them to Afghanistan.
It's not clear just how many troops and other resources he plans to "redeploy" from one frying pan into another fire but, clearly, this again significantly reduces any potential savings from ending the occupation in Iraq.
And, yet, while he always says "redeploy" rather than "withdraw," the number of troops he proposes sending to Afghanistan is much smaller than the number he proposes taking out of Iraq.
The plan is all part of the Bush administration's effort to "redeploy" American combat forces to the peripheries and allow Iraq's Shiite-controlled security forces to "purge" Baghdad, with U.S. air support, of its suspected Sunni insurgents.
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