demobilize

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demobilize

noun cure, curtail, deactivate, disarm, disband, disengage, fix, limit, reduce, remedy, sever, stop
Associated concepts: demobilize forces involved in an armed conflict
See also: disarm, disband, discharge, dismiss, disorganize, dissociate, dissolve, separate
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Doing so will require promoting professional military and police forces, and demobilizing ex-combatants.
The Defense Department plans to increase attendance at the Transition Assistance Program and Disabled Transition Assistance Program sessions to 85 percent of those leaving military service and demobilizing guard and reserve forces," said Reese.
Furthermore, the other lead nations have made limited progress in reforming Afghan's judiciary, combating illicit narcotics, and demobilizing the militias.
Fire officials have began demobilizing the 1,429 firefighters who battled the blaze.
The war on terrorism will require the DENCOM to continue to provide care for a significant number of mobilizing and demobilizing nonactive duty soldiers.
So talking about demobilizing war machines as a means of achieving a stable, secure and just peace is very timely.
Similarly, as an event winds down, managers must consolidate responsibility and eliminate positions as they become unnecessary, promptly demobilizing parts of the organization no longer needed.
A government campaign to trim the military budget by demobilizing troops on the Ministry of National Defense payroll has discovered commanders have as many as 40,000 "ghost soldiers" hidden in their brigades, a confidential Cambodian military report said Tuesday.
They are currently illuminating the sky every night, giving the demobilizing guerrillas a direction to go to when they escape from their camps at night.
Decommissioning and demobilizing alone would be over three million dollars.
Alfredo Rangel Suarez, director of a Bogota think tank called the Fundacion Seguridad y Democracia, said such protection is a powerful tool for demobilizing the paramilitaries.
Cambodia appealed Thursday for donor countries and international financial institutions to provide 104 million dollars in financial, technical and material support over the next five years for demobilizing 55,000 soldiers.