It is a disorienting shift, to put it mildly, to return home from a combat zone where people were actively trying to kill you.
It was actually taken on Sept. 22, 2004, when soldiers were unloading supplies in Afghanistan for a combat resupply mission.
Jack will likely join my brother Jimmy, a Marine, in combat sometime in the near future.
Under the table, I could see that his combat boots were actually black sneakers, frayed at the seams.
This week in Chicago, Obama will announce the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan by next summer.
But they were outnumbered in the combat which ensued and laid down their arms.
He quickly rejoined his companions, his eyes ablaze with the fire of combat.
I saw men in the frenzy of combat swept into moments of unbelievable ferocity.
He was watching for a chance to deliver one blow that would settle the combat.
Pliny gives an account of a combat between one of these dogs, first with a lion, and then with an elephant.
1560s, from Middle French combat (16c.), from combattre (see combat (v.)).