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Synonyms for squadron
ˈskwɒd rənsquadron

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squadronnoun

    a cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms

  2. squadronnoun

    an air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group

  3. squadronnoun

    a naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task

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  1. List of paraphrases for "squadron":

    sqn, squad, squadrons, wing, swarmer

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  1. Captain Jim Jenkins:

    A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard when I say our thoughts and prayers are with Marine Corps helicopter squadron and particularly with families and loved ones of those missing.

  2. Glen Philip:

    It really ranks as the number one strange save, the squadron has been involved in some hair-raising tasks. Most of our rescues are obviously boat or person related. This rescue was so different because we had to lasso the horse while keeping him as unstressed as possible.

  3. Rick Burr:

    Future generations will be reminded of this moment in our military history from the gap in our squadron numbering system.

  4. Peter Layton:

    It could be an early training deployment as part of getting the J-10 squadron operationally ready for an ADIZ( air defense identification zone) declaration, this activity may be the new normal.

  5. Defense Ash Carter this week:

    The budget defers the A-10's final retirement until 2022, replacing it with F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on a squadron-by-squadron basis, so we'll always have enough aircraft for today's conflicts.

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