noncombatant


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noncombatant

(non″kom′bă-tănt, non″kŏm-bat′ănt)
1. A member of the military who does not engage in combat, such as a chaplain or physician.
2. A civilian, esp. in a combat zone.
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Consistent with the principle of noncombatant immunity, noncombatants enjoy total protection from direct and intentional attack.
Considering noncombatant immunity in Gaza and Kosovo, Fisher concludes that Israel breached the principle of noncombatant immunity in Gaza, while NATO did not in Kosovo (pp.
Gross later claims that "all nonlethal weapons intentionally target un-uniformed combatants and noncombatants alike, a blatant violation of humanitarian law.
The report, which is the fourth in a series, also found that about 10% of soldiers and Marines deployed in Iraq reported mistreating Iraqi noncombatants at one time or another.
The dangers of sticking to a "go-to-the-ground" mentality are only learned when the Soldier finds himself in a personal defense situation with more than one assailant, or worse yet on the ground with a noncombatant who is not encumbered by 60 pounds of gear.
Hence in A Red Death Easy recalls his voluntary combat duty with General Patton's forces at a time when blacks in nonsegregated units were officially restricted to noncombatant status.
He traces the history of international norms against assassinations and aerial bombing of noncombatants to illustrate his thesis.
The support activities will remain unchanged, limited to noncombatant operations mainly involving supplying fuel and goods by Maritime Self-Defense Force vessels to U.
s view that the legitimate authority, accruing to the righteous revolutionary, erodes respect for preserving noncombatant immunity.
Nothing more is known of him than that he was probably a native of Evreux and was a noncombatant making the pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
She will also aid in the support of the Noncombatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) Tracking System (NTS) and the Automated Repatriation Reporting System (ARRS) program.
To put non-combatants at increased risk is to treat them as objects of war, which ultimately erodes noncombatant immunity.