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Infantry

Definition/Scope: A basic branch and arm of the Army. The branch name identifies personnel and units who close with the enemy by means of fire and maneuver in order to destroy or capture him, or to repel his assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack.



Used For:

CMF 11 (Infantry)

Acronym:

IN
INF

Broader Terms:

Army branches
Army officer career branches
combat arms
Heavy Brigade Combat Team
roving patrol
Stryker Brigade Combat Team

Narrower Terms:

1st Infantry Division (Mechanized)
205th Infantry Brigade
Infantry Brigade Combat Team

Related Terms:

Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System
combat engineering
fixed-site security
guard
Infantry mobility vehicle
perimeter security
Quick Reaction Force
Ranger
response force


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