Expeditionary Force

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Expeditionary Force is a generic name sometimes applied to a military force dispatched to fight in a foreign country. Notable early adaptations include World War I and World War II elements deployed in abundance to support global combat operations. In modern terms, "Expeditionary Force" can refer to a combat-ready military element that is situated away from its home base or country in order to respond rapidly to a combat or humanitarian conflict or crisis.

Military formations with Expeditionary Force in their name include:

[American Expeditionary Force] Persian Gulf (1979-1980 Iranian Conflict)