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in country

In a foreign country, often for military service. This phrase is commonly used to refer to US troops in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Primarily heard in US. He saw unimaginable things while he was in country and still struggles with PTSD as a result.
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in country

In Vietnam during the period of US military operations there: "He'd been in country a month longer than the other four" (Nelson DeMille).
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Whatever the value of in-country processing in Russia, Vietnam, or Cuba as a mechanism for rescuing people threatened with persecution while still living in their home countries, it ought, at best, to be considered as complementary to the right to seek asylum outside the country by other means, and not as a substitute for the right to seek asylum as embodied in Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
According to a study conducted in mid-October by Star and Stripes, half of American soldiers in-country say their units have low morale, that they were inefficiently refined, and that they won't reenlist.
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People to People Ambassador Programs will provide all in-country travel arrangements for the program.
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"It's vitally important that we build bridges between faith-based organizations and partners in-country in the fight against HIV/AIDS," said Richard Feachem, executive director of the Global Fund.
From industrial clusters to contract farming, export production villages and hard business networks, in-country strategy options deserve a second look.
"It isn't clear where in-country that assignment will be.
There's little written of the few, in-country squadrons of various aircraft that fought the communists in company with traditional infantry units.
Is Canada's in-country or `landed' refugee system in the national interest?
WADRECO will provide market intelligence, market network access, in-country marketing, dredging crew and in-country market support.
These people are called 'in-country applicants' and are not entitled to claim any benefits.
The Clinton Administration continues to cliam that would-be Haitian refugees can apply for asylum in-country, at a U.S.
* To access, leverage, and develop local supplier chains and distribution channels to support in-country operations.