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In militar terminology, a squad is a smaa militar unit led bi a non-commissioned officer (NCO)[1] that is subordinate tae an infantry platoon. In kintras follaeing the Brrrtish Airmy tradeetion (Australian Airmy, Canadian Airmy, an ithers), this organization is referred tae as a section. In maist airmies, a squad consists o aicht tae fowerteen sodgers,[2] an mey be further subdividit intae fireteams.

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  1. "Squad/Section". Gruntsmilitary.com. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  2. "US Army Chain of Command". Usmilitary.about.com. 2013-07-19. Retrieved 2013-10-17.