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    Company

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    Prison Scandal MPs Return
    Maryland Reserve company ends tour of duty, but 5 remain in Iraq.
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    A soldier from the 372nd Military Police Company, based in Cresaptown, Md., receives an emotional greeting at Fort Lee, Va. The reservists' overseas tour of duty was extended twice. (Marvin Joseph -- The Washington Post)
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    I think the definition of the word "company" here is:
    A subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit. It is usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons.

    Am I on the right track?

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    #2
    I think you are correct.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #3

    Thanks for confirming, Red5

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