force-protection


force-protection
   American
   the avoidance of combat by soldiers
   The effectiveness of the US Army is not increased by having to steer clear of danger:
    ... what the Americans see as a 'forceprotection issue'; the US military comes under intense political pressure not to suffer casualties. (Daily Telegraph, 21 March 2001)

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