Finally, a squad of reinforcements arrived and they were able to retreat.
Browne tells the story of a Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester and squad leader Timothy Nein who came under attack in Iraq.
In Pervomayskoye village, eight men from a Crimean “self-defense” squad intimidated local Tatar activist Ilyas Ibrahimov.
One officer, later identified as Sam Lenda, fired what is described as a “squad rifle” and Page fell mortally wounded.
Yet Bruno, who was not on the Brazilian World Cup squad, is married to Dayane Souza, with whom he has two children.
The other day the first sergeant, a theologian of a wholly unsuspected bellicosity, called upon the squad leaders to report.
Nothing but to continue to the front with his squad would do.
She saw a squad of brigandish-looking stragglers at her mare's head.
"squad, forward—march," said Nevers, as he explained how the command was to be executed.
Sergeant Terry, without a command, followed what remained of the first squad in its search for Rawdon.
1640s, "small number of military men detailed for some purpose," from French esquade, from Middle French escadre, from Spanish escuadra or Italian squadra "battalion," literally "square," from Vulgar Latin *exquadra (see square). Until the introduction of automatic weapons, infantry troops tended to fight in a square formation to repel cavalry or superior forces. Sports sense is recorded from 1902.