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  • proper n. A sports team representing the US Military Academy at West Point.

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Examples

  • And under Pentagon rules, the army is not allowed to hire contractors for spying.” Much as in the Iran/Contra scandal of the 1980s, when Oliver North set up a network of shell companies to evade the laws against arming right-wing paramilitaries in Nicaragua, the Army used Lockheed Martin to do an end run around rules limiting U.S. military and intelligence activities in Pakistan.

    William Hartung: Is Lockheed Martin Shadowing You? How a Giant Weapons Maker Became the New Big Brother

  • Last December, Indian army veterans who fought alongside Bengali freedom fighters in the 1971 India-Pakistan war that liberated Bangladesh were invited by Army Chief Gen. Abdul Mubeen to jointly commemorate the historic event for the second time since 2007.

    Bangladesh's War on Terror

  • But when we looked it up it turned out that the first army to develop a service to get wounded soldiers very quickly from the battle to hospital tents was the Italian army or the Piedmontese (ph) Army during the Crimean War.

    Robert Hass: On Whitman's 'Song Of Myself'

  • And the army cake could well be for someone in the Army or Marines whose platoon motto is "Git 'er Done!"

    The Groom's Revenge

  • The army said Mr. Jimenez was captured along with two of his teenage sisters, one of whom the Army suspects of being a girlfriend of a leader in the Beltran Leyva cartel.

    Youth Suspected as Cartel Hit Man

  • On the morning of the 25th of November Bragg's entire army was holding only the line of Missionary Ridge, and our troops, being now practically connected from Sherman to Hooker, confronted it with the Army of the Cumberland in the centre -- bowed out along the front of Wood's division and mine.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • I think the electorate really intends support for the professional army in the field, code word "troops," meaning we don't want to see our Army broken and in disarray.

    Report: Dem Leadership To Give Bush His Way On Iraq

  • According to a soldiers 'advocacy group at Fort Hood, the U.S. base where an army psychiatrist has been charged with killing 13 people and wounding 30 in a Nov. 5 rampage, the official suicide figures provided by the Army are "definitely" too low.

    U.S. Army Underreporting Suicides, Says GI Advocacy Group

  • Ryan became the poster child for the fine print on army contracts that specifies that every person who joins the Army incurs an 8 year Military Service Obligation.

    Christal Smith: Reality Bites: Caught in the Backdraft

  • Teams of career army personnel, dressed not in imposing uniforms but polo shirts, welcome visitors and give them a chance to hear about Army life from people who are living it.

    What is "The Army Experience?"

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