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deploy
used in No Easy Day

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place a resource or resources (such as troops or equipment) in position to take action
  • In more than a decade as a SEAL, I didn't have a break, just a steady drumbeat of combat deployments.
    p. 296.2
  • After thirteen consecutive combat deployments, my war is over.
    p. x.0
  • Before leaving, I wanted to try and explain what it was that motivated us through the brutal SEAL training course and through a decade of constant deployments.
    p. x.2
  • On September 11, 2001, I was on my first deployment as a SEAL, and as Osama bin Laden's name was mentioned I figured my unit would get the call to go to Afghanistan the next day.
    p. 3.6
  • For the previous year and a half, we'd been training to deploy.
    p. 3.7
  • To them, I was a SEAL and it was only logical that we would be immediately deployed to Afghanistan.
    p. 4.1
  • We were talking about the end of this deployment and making plans for my time at home before the next deployment.
    p. 4.2
  • We were talking about the end of this deployment and making plans for my time at home before the next deployment.
    p. 4.2
  • For the last ten years, I had deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and to the Horn of Africa.
    p. 5.9
  • After a six-month deployment throughout the Pacific Rim, and a combat deployment to Iraq in 2003-2004, I was ready for something new.
    p. 17.1
  • After a six-month deployment throughout the Pacific Rim, and a combat deployment to Iraq in 2003-2004, I was ready for something new.
    p. 17.2
  • I'd learned about DEVGRU during my first two deployments.
    p. 17.3
  • Since September 11, 2001, DEVGRU operators had been on a steady cycle of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, targeting al Qaeda and Taliban commanders.
    p. 18.8
  • Before you can screen for Green Team, you need to be a SEAL, and most candidates typically have two deployments.
    p. 19.1
  • The deployments usually mean the candidate has the necessary skill level and experience, which was needed to complete the selection course.
    p. 19.1
  • I was in the middle of my SEAL Team Five deployment to Iraq when I finally got the news.
    p. 24.7
  • He had three deployments, and he was one of the few East Coast guys with any combat experience.
    p. 33.7
  • At that time, only West Coast teams had deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan.
    p. 33.8
  • Steve had deployed to Bosnia in the late 1990s and his team got into a firefight, one of the few before September 11.
    p. 33.8
  • The individual squadrons were in a constant state of flux as they rotated from deployments overseas to months of training and then months on standby, during which a call to deploy could come at any time.
    p. 37.5
  • The individual squadrons were in a constant state of flux as they rotated from deployments overseas to months of training and then months on standby, during which a call to deploy could come at any time.
    p. 37.5
  • SEALs are deployed around the world at any given time.
    p. 37.8
  • Our squadron was getting ready to go on standby and then deploy to Afghanistan.
    p. 38.3
  • Some of my teammates from Green Team were already packing their gear and deploying as brand-new assaulters with their respective squadrons.
    p. 38.4
  • A few weeks before we were scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan, I printed out the packing list.
    p. 41.1
  • It was 2005 and I was preparing for my first deployment to the central Asian country.
    p. 41.2
  • While I was at SEAL Team Five, my only combat deployment had been to Iraq.
    p. 41.4
  • I didn't want to make a mistake on my first deployment by not packing something, so when I saw my team leader in the team room, I asked him about the packing list.
    p. 42.2
  • "You've been a SEAL for six years, and you don't know what you need on deployment?"
    p. 42.7
  • Dude, what do you think you need to bring for deployment?
    p. 42.8
  • My squadron didn't want my first deployment to be with Delta, so I spent some time acting as a floater working with my troop in Afghanistan.
    p. 46.6
  • Everything felt and smelled the same as my first combat deployment to Baghdad with Team Five in 2003.
    p. 46.9
  • Just before we deployed, boxes of new stuff had shown up in the team room.
    p. 50.9
  • At the end of the deployment, I flew back to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, where Delta is based.
    p. 65.4
  • They treated me like a brother during the deployment.
    p. 66.2
  • The squadron was just returning from its deployment in Afghanistan.
    p. 66.4
  • Compared to my trip to Baghdad, their deployment had been relatively slow.
    p. 66.5
  • In December 2006, we were deployed to western Iraq.
    p. 67.1
  • It was my third deployment at the command.
    p. 67.1
  • Even though I'd been to Iraq twice before, this third deployment was different.
    p. 68.7
  • On my previous deployment with Delta, several of their guys were killed when they entered a house and got ambushed by a fighter hiding behind a sandbag wall.
    p. 74.6
  • When we weren't deployed, we trained all over the United States.
    p. 80.8
  • While I was with Delta on my 2005 deployment to Iraq, Phil successfully led a HAHO jump in Afghanistan.
    p. 86.3
  • Since I'd joined the command, I'd rotated between Iraq and Afghanistan, deployment after deployment.
    p. 86.5
  • Since I'd joined the command, I'd rotated between Iraq and Afghanistan, deployment after deployment.
    p. 86.5
  • Things had fallen into a pattern of deployments, training, and standby.
    p. 86.5
  • We were rapidly gaining combat experience with each deployment.
    p. 86.6
  • Getting personal time off was a huge feat since my squadron was on standby and could be called to deploy anywhere in the world with an hour's notice.
    p. 87.3
  • He was awarded a Silver Star on the last deployment.
    p. 95.3
  • After the Phillips rescue, we returned home, trained for several months, and then deployed on schedule to Afghanistan.
    p. 99.5
  • It was our first mission on this deployment, and we were still getting used to the altitude.
    p. 100.2
  • It was a good night's work and a great start to a lively deployment.
    p. 103.2
  • If we weren't deployed, we were training to deploy.
    p. 103.5
  • If we weren't deployed, we were training to deploy.
    p. 103.5
  • We'd alternate deployments between Iraq and Afghanistan.
    p. 103.5
  • We were too busy doing our normal deployment, training, and keeping the wheels on the bus at home to think of much else.
    p. 103.9
  • When we're gone eight to ten months out of the year on training or deployment, they always ended up being the last priority.
    p. 104.1
  • We knew the risks on deployments and in training.
    p. 104.6
  • The funny thing was, even when we were on leave before a deployment, I'd see guys at work.
    p. 106.9
  • We came in to work on gear, work out, or just take care of last-minute issues before we deployed.
    p. 106.9
  • I was on my eleventh consecutive combat deployment in 2009.
    p. 107.2
  • It was a summer deployment, which meant we were busy.
    p. 107.7
  • In a previous deployment in Iraq, he had hunted down an Iraqi sniper who was shooting Marines.
    p. 111.8
  • We never found Bergdahl on that deployment, and as of the summer of 2012 he was still a prisoner.
    p. 114.1
  • We had about three weeks left on our deployment.
    p. 117.7
  • Charlie had volunteered to come over for the last couple of months of the deployment and was running with my team.
    p. 120.2
  • We were coming up near the end of deployment, and this might be our last chance to hit such a juicy target.
    p. 121.9
  • It had already been a solid deployment, despite Phil getting wounded and one of the dogs being killed.
    p. 122.1
  • After constant deployments since September 11, 2001, to one desert country or another, I had grown to appreciate the simple things like a nice green lawn.
    p. 139.7
  • The last deployment, for the most part, had been slow.
    p. 139.9
  • Winter deployments often were, as fighters moved back into Pakistan to wait for warmer weather.
    p. 140.0
  • When we returned from the last deployment, he transferred over to Green Team to be an instructor.
    p. 140.3
  • The average guy had at least a dozen deployments.
    p. 140.8
  • On the last deployment, we were slapped with a new requirement to call them out.
    p. 141.5
  • Often we recaptured the same guy multiple times during a single deployment.
    p. 141.8
  • On my earlier deployments, they stood and fought.
    p. 142.1
  • On more recent deployments, they started hiding their weapons, knowing we couldn't shoot them if they weren't armed.
    p. 142.1
  • He had taken over the squadron before the last deployment.
    p. 143.7
  • After a deployment, most guys just wanted to hide out.
    p. 144.2
  • I had deployed with him for the past eight years.
    p. 147.1
  • It was 2007 and I was on my sixth deployment.
    p. 149.9
  • About midway through the deployment, the whole squadron was called back to Jalalabad from multiple bases throughout the country.
    p. 150.2
  • This was the same way we always went on deployment.
    p. 181.6
  • Almost all of us had double-digit deployments to J-bad.
    p. 186.3
  • Each deployment we added to it until it looked like the patio of a fraternity house.
    p. 186.7
  • The SEALs already on their scheduled deployment in Jalalabad got briefed on the plan during our flight over.
    p. 186.9
  • It felt odd showing up to do this mission when everyone knew the squadron that was already deployed could have pulled it off just as well as we could.
    p. 187.9
  • The selection was the same on every deployment: large trays of unripe dark orange cantaloupe and honeydew with an almost chemical green color.
    p. 200.1
  • I'd used it in my last deployment.
    p. 203.8
  • In all of my deployments, we routinely saw this phenomenon.
    p. 249.2
  • Walt walked around the patio, passing around a box of cigars the NRA had sent him weeks before to welcome him home from deployment.
    p. 277.0
  • I always stopped for a south-of-the-border fix on my way home from a deployment, usually in Germany.
    p. 284.3
  • Since my first deployment as a SEAL and the attacks on September 11, I'd dreamed of being involved in the mission that would kill or capture Osama bin Laden.
    p. 295.7
  • Like everyone at the command, my personal life suffered under the strain of deployments.
    p. 296.5

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