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noun as in troupe

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Still, Austin on February 3 announced a force-wide, 60-day “stand down” so that military leaders could discuss these issues with troops.

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State troops and the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group found the hikers buried in a recent avalanche and reported that they were not wearing avalanche beacons or locator beacons.

Two soldiers who spoke to The Post estimated at least hundreds of troops were moved to the garage as officials struggle to find places to put thousands of service members.

Instead, they drove into the city Sunday, flag in hand, and posed for their traditional Inauguration Day picture with armed federal troops and a seven-foot fence obstructing the view of the Capitol.

Those troops are credentialed by the Secret Service and have been reduced in number by about 3,500 over a typical inauguration because of the pandemic, he said.

America was at war, and Wilson was asked to stop troop transfers to Europe to help contain the disease.

Either way Obama does not regret the decisions he made in 2011 that ended the U.S. troop presence in the country.

In effect, Chicago needs a troop surge like what we saw in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Clinton was particularly aggressive in pushing for a long-term troop presence, officials involved in the negotiations say.

But he wants Obama to make a decision on troop levels, and soon.

Most of the troop transports have left their anchorage and gone back to Mudros for fear of submarines.

About sunrise the troop left camp in a body, later spreading fanwise over the prairies.

They were to make the same marches, but were not to unite with the first troop, nor with the following one.

Every thicket will have its troop; every finger, for a hundred leagues round, will be on the trigger.

Malcolm gave Saumarez a summary of affairs in the Northwest Provinces as they rode on ahead of the troop.


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On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to troop, such as: army, armed forces, contingent, forces, military, and soldiers.

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