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draw-down

draw-down  n.— «The mission’s boss further stated that the draw-down of the troops would be done in three phases beginning December 2008 to December 2010. He said that the draw-down in its troop doesn’t mean that they are in a hurry to...

synchronizer

synchronizer  n.— «From crating up the bombs and bullets, to shrink-wrapping the helicopters, to counting up the endless tiers of port-a-potties, the pullout of U.S. combat forces from Iraq, when it inevitably comes, will rank as the...

meat tag

meat tag  n.— «A few blocks down Lejeune Boulevard, Josef McDonald’s tattoo parlor had one customer. The business slowdown followed a flurry earlier in the week from departing Marines wanting “meat tags”—tattoos of their names...

troop surge

troop surge  n.— «Perhaps more importantly, Bush’s plan amounts to a last-ditch effort to salvage the U.S. endeavor in Iraq, and it’s not clear what will happen if the troop surge and economic aid fail to improve the situation...

plig

plig  n.— «Richard Holm, whose father had 11 “celestial wives” and 60 children, remembers cruel comments about “pligs”—a derogatory term for polygamists—on the rare occasions when family members would troop into a...

rehat

rehat  v.— «“The French and British had two advantages we did not have. They had substantial numbers of troops on the ground already. They would just rehat their people.” He said referring to the switch from UN blue helmets to NATO...