combat-ready combat-ready

Definition(s):

  • (adj) engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Army Chief of Staff: Budget cuts have left us with only 2 combat-ready brigades

    Ongoing budget cuts have left the Army with only two combat-ready brigades, with troops headed to Afghanistan only qualified for trainer or adviser missions and not combat, according to the Army's Chief of Staff.
    on October 23, 2013     Source: The Mississippi Press

  2. Army chief warns: Budget cuts making US military 'dysfunctional'

    A SERIES OF BUDGET CUTS , including the sequester and the recent stopgap funding bill, have seriously hampered the nation's ability to train troops and left the US Army with just two combat-ready brigades, Gen. Ray Odierno says. What to cut? Sequester offers lessons for latest budget talks
    on October 23, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Army hasn't trained in past 6 months; only two brigades combat-ready

    Army hasn't trained in past 6 months; only two brigades combat-ready
    on October 23, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "Today, Georgia's military is more combat-ready and has a stronger potential" than during the run-up to last year's conflict, Kokoity said.
    on Aug 4, 2009 By: Eduard Kokoity Source: Washington Post

  2. "It changes the course by fully funding our troops and providing a responsible end to this war. It holds the Iraqis accountable for securing their nation and forging political reconciliation. It ensures our troops are combat-ready before being...
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: WFtv.com

  3. "To effectively meet these challenges, we must evolve strategies that deny or reduce the freedom of our enemies to exploit the maritime environment. To achieve this objective, the services have to be developed into balanced and combat-ready...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: AK Antony Source: NewKerala.com

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