Hostile Fire


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Hostile Fire

A fire anywhere other than where it is controlled. Fires that spread from the fireplace to the carpet or from a bonfire to the pasture are both examples of hostile fire. Insurance covers damage caused by hostile fire. Hostile fire is also called unfriendly fire.
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US troops have sometimes mistaken this gesture for hostile fire.
We have no reason to believe at this time that hostile fire was responsible.
For commissioned officers, the monthly tax exclusion is capped at the highest enlisted pay, plus any hostile fire or imminent danger pay received.
Sgt Nathan Ross Chapman, 31, the first US serviceman to die from hostile fire, was caught in an ambush close to the Tora Bora cave complex.
While some troops fall to hostile fire, far more perish from avalanches and false steps into ice chasms that nature has camouflaged with snow.
112-1(e)(1), service in a combat zone includes service (1) in direct support of military operations in a combat zone or (2) that qualifies for special pay for duty subject to hostile fire or imminent danger.
Special pay for aviation career incentives, diving duty, foreign duty (that is, outside the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia), hostile fire, imminent danger and special duty assignment pay.
The researchers conclude that "thepostservice excess of traumatic deaths among Vietnam veterans is probably due to unusual stresses endured while stationed in a hostile fire zone.
During recent flight tests, this technology detected and declared, in real time, the location and trajectory of hostile fire from a variety of weapons.
Weighing just 12 ounces, Boomerang Warrior-X provides immediate hostile fire location awareness to individual soldiers and gives unit leaders shooter grid coordinates.
Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa'dah 08, 1436, August 23, 2015, SPA --The Armed Forces announced today that while inspecting the units of the 18th brigade deployed along the front line in the southern region, the site came under random hostile fire which injured the commander of the brigade Major General Abdul Rahman bin Saad Al-Shahrani.
NEWSBOY 1-2-3 1 ZARIB 2 GWENCILY BERBAS 3 HOSTILE FIRE ZARIB, lightly raced and progressive, could prove well treated for his first foray into handicap hurdles.