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[attributive] Of or forming an expedition, especially a military expedition:‘an expeditionary force’
- ‘The expeditionary Army will be no different from the wartime and peacetime armies that preceded it.’
- ‘As a result, much of the Army was expeditionary during the Cold War.’
- ‘Timely supply routes and methods can be activated and tested in advance of the deployment of expeditionary forces.’
- ‘The whole population feared a new war, but an engineer led a mutiny in the fleet and the expeditionary force was called home.’
- ‘As the Air Force has become more expeditionary, the focus on fitness has increased.’
- ‘As a Joint or Coalition expeditionary force, interoperability is not an option.’
- ‘It better complements the expeditionary nature of the Corps' current warfighting concepts.’
- ‘One such vessel was tested at a Marine Corps expeditionary division.’
- ‘Soldiers and civilians in this vast theater have a firm appreciation for what it takes to have an expeditionary mind-set.’
- ‘The Army should certainly be an effective participant in expeditionary operations.’
- ‘Much has been written over the past few years about how the Army must transform to become a joint and expeditionary force.’
- ‘That will be the dangerous business of Army rangers, Marine expeditionary units, and other special forces.’
- ‘An enemy will try to exploit this advantage to deny access to our air and space expeditionary task forces.’
- ‘The Air Force is an expeditionary service, so its security forces should be equally expeditionary.’
- ‘We must remember that the Army will always fight in a joint and expeditionary context.’
- ‘In 1900 he served on the staff of the expeditionary force sent there to crush the Boxer rebellion, thus attracting the notice of the kaiser.’
- ‘Arguably, this war was the first use of effects-based operations by an expeditionary force.’
- ‘The Army must develop joint and expeditionary views, to transition to combat faster.’
- ‘As Chief of Staff of the Army, the General has said, the Army needs an expeditionary mindset.’
- ‘Its stated purpose is to improve current and future expeditionary warfare capabilities.’
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