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NBNota Bene (Latin: Note Well)
NBNew Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
NBNew Brunswick
NBMathematica Notebook (file extension)
NBNational Bank
NBNotebook
NBNew Business (various locations)
NBNewborn
NBNotice Board
NBNiobium
NBNot Bad
NBNorth Bridge
NBNarrow Band
NBNotified Body (European Commission)
NBNew Building (various organizations)
NBNoord Brabant (Netherlands province)
NBNo Brainer
NBNon-Binding (chemistry)
NBNewsboys (band)
NBNorges Bank (Norway)
NBNo Base
NBNieuw Buinen (town in The Netherlands)
NBNorth-Bound
NBNo-Bid
NBNo Ball
NBNude Beaches
NBNeighborhood Business
NBNeutral Buoyancy
NBNitrogen Balance
NBNewbreed (TFC Clan)
NBNotchback (automobile body style)
NBNominal Bore (internal diameter of a pipe/fitting)
NBNice Boys (Guns N' Roses song)
NBNightbreed (The Clan)
NBNo Brown (fish)
NBNon Billable
NBSterling European Airlines (airline code)
NBNordlandsbanken
NBNew Bombay
NBNorth Bonneville (Washington)
NBNinja Burger (humor website)
NBNegative Burn (Quake 3 Clan)
NBNonbattle
NBNonabyte (1e+27 bytes)
NBNew Babylonian
NBNoisy Bus
NBNassif Building (Falls Church, Virginia)
NBNuclear Boiler
NBNordicbots (QuakeNet gaming)
NBOccupation Semipostal (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
NBNoob Busters (gaming clan)
NBNon-Bound Application (insurance)
NBNaval Base
NBNew Braunfels (New Braunfels, Texas)
NBNorth Brookfield
NBNorth Bergen (New Jersey)
NBNeuberger Berman (asset management firm; est. 1939; various locations)
NBNorth Bend (Washington)
NBNational Bookstore (Philippines)
NBNight Below (fantasy novel)
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23) Battle and nonbattle "are the double object of war, according to a criterion that does not coincide with the offensive and the defensive, or even with war proper and guerrilla warfare" (Deleuze and Guattari 1987, 417).
Marine casualty data from Vietnam alone reveals that only a third of hospital admissions were for wounds incurred as a result of combat action; two-thirds of hospitalized personnel suffered from diseases and, in lesser numbers, nonbattle injuries.
Historically, more deaths occur in armies from accidents, disease and nonbattle injuries than from hostile fire, said USASC deputy director COL John Frketic.
Food and clothing shortages contributed to many nonbattle casualties during the winter of 1950-51.
forces may face from biological and chemical warfare, as well as from nonbattle hazards such as infectious diseases.
In Europe, in the fall of 1944 during the Lorraine campaign American forces suffered the loss of 46,000 troops-the equivalent of three infantry divisions-to disease and nonbattle injury.
While knowledge regarding the effects of disease on war fighting increased, disease and nonbattle injuries continued to be a major cause of mortality and morbidity in the US Army.
Among recently returning veterans, an increase in the prevalence of PTSD has been associated with multiple factors, including (1) exposure to combat [47], (2) battle versus nonbattle injuries [50], (3) increase of deployment intensity and duration [51], and (4) blast injuries as opposed to other mechanisms of injury [9].
History has taught us that comprehensive health surveillance is necessary to mitigate the loss of combat effectiveness caused by nonbattle injuries or illness.
The major headings include: killed in action (KIA), died of wound(s) received in action (DOW), wounded in action (WIA), and disease and nonbattle injury (DNBI).
An important task of medical planning involves the inevitable occurrence of disease and nonbattle injury (DNBI) hospitalizations in deployed troops.
In the last decade, improvements in healthcare and in detecting and protecting against health threats have significantly reduced disease and nonbattle injury (DNBI) rates in theater.