Then our combatant commanders needed more, so we transitioned to a surge tempo.
Every combatant commander in the Army keeps a keen eye out for tools that provide real-time situational awareness.
In support of combatant commanders, we help shape theater strategies.
Four criteria must be met to qualify a person as a lawful combatant .
Such unit cohesion in turn creates strong incentives to continue fighting when engaged in combat, because the combatant ultimately will fight in order to not let the other members of his unit down.
More than 300 combatant ships and vessels secured the landing of assault forces, and as many as 10,000 sorties were performed by aircraft.
Yet the international obligation persists: conduct by civilians who accompany the force that amounts to direct or active participation in combatant activity is forbidden.
As a result of Allied unpreparedness, significant second- and third-order effects appeared in the form of combatant casualties.
Vertical replenishment primarily involves using helicopters to lift cargo from a supply ship to a combatant ship.
And it is not simply the fate of the combatant nations that frightens the planners.