- not including, entailing, or requiring combat: noncombat duty.
Origin of noncombat
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Examples from the Web for non-combat
In April, four Americans died—three in combat and one in a “non-combat related incident.”How the Dead Come Home From Afghanistan
May 9, 2014
The Secret Rescue By Cate Lineberry The story of non-combat heroes and their escape from Nazi-occupied Albania.This Week’s Hot Reads: May 6, 2013
May 6, 2013
It is a rarity to have a non-combat individual serve as a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
So, tell me, exactly where is the safety in “non-combat” jobs during war?
Kids who were 11 in 2003 are now old enough to join up and get killed in Iraq in a "non-combat capacity."Liberals Sold the Iraq War
September 15, 2010