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goon-platoon

n. a platoon of misfits; a platoon that is noted for its errors. (Military.) Well, the goon-platoon’s done it again!
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2d Platoon was charged with establishing and operating an evacuation control center to transport displaced civilians from a war-torn country to safety.
While the Philadelphia platoon was recently launched in fall 2014, there is still a significant need to raise funds and visibility to the surrounding community and local veterans groups about the organization and its efforts.
16 Platoon re-established themselves amid the buildings, Cosens moved across a small clearing to report to Major Dunkleman.
Each assault platoon currently has five vehicles: four armed HMMWVs and one command HMMWV.
The Marines in HIMARS Platoon, however, boast in the accuracy as well as the effects they are able to achieve due to the missions they conduct.
Platoon leaders contacted representatives from the ACM manufacturer, who provided classroom training on the installation and capabilities of the ACM system.
A private and public Platoon feed, where you can communicate and coordinate.
The following key factors play a role in the transition of a decontamination platoon to an R&S platoon:
Cpt Pullan said: "This is awarded by the Riflemen themselves, they vote for who they think is the best soldier in the platoon, so this makes it a real pat on the back from his fellow recruits.
A reinforced platoon will patrol the inner and outer perimeters of military base for 6 months, the Ministry of Defense of Georgia told Trend.
Lt Col Ian Mortimer, Commanding Officer, Combined Force Lashkar Gah (The Queen's Royal Hussars Battle Group) said: "For those who knew him, Pte Frampton was quite simply the life and soul of 7 Platoon.
The eight-strong group from North Warwickshire and Hinckley College went to Belgium to take part in the Platoon Experience, an educational programme designed to show what it was like to be a soldier going through the Great War.
During a conflict where the platoon is launching and recovering from a location that is not built up and easily secured, the platoon is unable to provide its own site security.
Junger uses his experiences in Afghanistan with 2nd Platoon, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade to paint a vivid picture of an infantryman's life, thoughts, and actions in one of the most volatile areas of Afghanistan--the Korengal Valley.