combatant combatant  /kəm ˈbæ tənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who fights (or is fighting)
  2. (adj) engaging in or ready for combat

News

  1. Museum honors St. Clair's Jeff Standfest

    Jeff Standfest and his companion, Sgt Rupert. Standfest died June 16, 2010 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and was killed by a combatant explosive device. Rupert was killed a year earlier, also by an IED. Standfest was recently inducted into Michigan Military & Space Museum.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Times Herald

  2. Museum honors Jeff Standfest

    Jeff Standfest and his companion, Sgt Rupert. Standfest died June 16, 2010 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and was killed by a combatant explosive device. Rupert was killed a year earlier, also by an IED. Standfest was recently inducted into Michigan Military & Space Museum.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Times Herald

  3. Iranian Reformist Groups, Figures Rally Around Rohani

    Reports from Iran indicate that a wide range of reformist groups have announced their support for Hassan Rohani. The Islamic Iran Participation Front and the Association of Combatant Clerics as well as top government critics such as Ahmad Montazeri and Ali Motahari have lent their support to the Hassan Rohani campaign.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

Quotes

  1. The judge, Army Col. Peter Brownback, said he had no choice but to throw the Khadr case out because he had been classified as an "enemy combatant" by a military panel years earlier - and not as an "alien unlawful enemy combatant."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Sam Brownback Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "We're committed to filling the requirements that the combatant commander asks," Geren said. "We have been able to do so up until now, and we will continue to do so."
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Pete Geren Source: Washington Post

  3. "The government has finally brought someone into Gitmo who apparently admits to being someone who could be called an enemy combatant," Denbeaux, a critic of most of the detentions, said in a telephone interview from London. "None of the...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Mark Denbeaux Source: Forbes

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