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noun as in military unit

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“It is a popular nickname, with squadron posters and t-shirts dedicated to it,” Darrell Lewis, the historian for the 437th Airlift Wing, told Task & Purpose last year.

Rather than introducing new combat formations, these robots have been a tool added to a bomb squadron, or a scout robot incorporated into normal reconnaissance duties.

“We had such a supportive squadron to come up with this solution, so we made it work and nobody around me had to tactically dehydrate,” Dietrich said.

Ten years ago, on November 15, Occupy Wall Street was pepper-sprayed into the night by a squadron of police officers who helped shovel the tents, books, and placards left by activists into a fleet of sanitation trucks.

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Our squadron doctor was lean, well muscled, square jawed and blond.

The President came in and our squadron commander called, “Attention on deck!”

The result was chaos, as Jones, who thought he was in charge of the entire Black Sea fleet, was only commanding “the squadron.”

On December 9, 2013, Norris met with Neubauer, her squadron commander Lt Col. Betsy Ross, Col. Tombe, and others.

The tribune was surrounded by a squadron of hussars of the National Guard.

He was two years governor of New York, and was appointed commander in chief of the western squadron, 1779.

Three times the squadron of frigates got ready to accompany the new minister, but each time the minister postponed his departure.

There he distinguished himself by capturing Wrzburg and two thousand of the enemy with a squadron of one hundred hussars.

For as he came in sight of land the French squadron appeared, and the battle that became imminent was fought on the following day.

Edward retained part of the squadron to assist the French king against the Flemings.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squadron, such as: armada, battalion, fleet, squad, escadrille, and unit.

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