Noun(1) an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies(2) a large indefinite number
(1) Posted to the Far East, he became medical officer of an infantry battalion .(2) The smallest unit of the battalion is a tactical loudspeaker broadcast team.(3) A battalion of certified financial planners is in the making in the country(4) He has held key staff positions with troops at the battalion , brigade and division levels.(5) Donovan had won a Medal of Honor during World War I as an infantry battalion commander.(6) The force now included around a battalion of infantry as well as a squadron of military engineers.(7) This was different from its usual role of supporting a motorised infantry battalion .(8) It will keep a battalion of civil service economists and statisticians in work with the creation of more monitoring and evaluation.(9) The corporations always have a battalion of crackerjack lawyers to defend themselves.(10) General Van Fleet did however command an infantry battalion during this period.(11) Later he commanded a tank battalion , an armored brigade and the First Cavalry Division.(12) Weinstein is expected to enlist the usual battalions of experts on forensic science, jury selection and criminal psychology.(13) These included infantry battalions , land combat support units, the Special Air Service and aircrew personnel.(14) It will detail which four infantry battalions will be cut.(15) Legislation was introduced to control prices, and exports, to requisition cereals, and to organize labour battalions to work the land.(16) Throughout World War II, infantry battalions did not even have battalion scouts.
(1) battalion commander :: bataljon bevelvoerder
1. regiment ::
2. brigade ::
3. force ::
4. division ::
5. squadron ::
6. squad ::
7. company ::
8. section ::
9. detachment ::
10. contingent ::
11. legion ::
12. corps ::
13. cohort ::
Different Formsbattalion, battalions
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