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Fires Brigade

Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by c.shedor, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. c.shedor New Member

    english-us
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)
    Fires Brigade

    Your definition or explanation:
    A military unit consisting of multiple artillery battalions and their supporting units.

    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    not the same as fire brigade.

    One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)
    army times newpaper. lawton OK newspaper

    Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes _x___ No ___
     
  2. Cagey post mod

    California
    English - US
    Welcome, and thank you for this contribution. :)

    We need actual examples of use to support any definition. I hadn't noticed the term before, but I see that the examples of use are plentiful.
    EL PASO (krwg) - The 214th Fires Brigade is conducting convoy and transport operations between Lawton, Oklahoma and El Paso, Texas, culminating in live-fire
    Massive Fort Bliss Training Exercises Through March (KRWG 90.7 - Feb 15, 2011)

    His family recently participated in the ceremonial pinning as he accepted his new rank and it had special meaning for his 20-year-old daughter, Kate, who is now in the Guard herself, a specialist in the fires brigade while attending OU. Brigadier general has sense of service, responsibilityDoris Wedge - Feb 13, 2011)​
    (Norman Transcript -
     
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2011

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