The soldiers in 2nd platoon, Blackfoot Company discovered his rifle, helmet, body armor and web gear in a neat stack.
Only once before have the Spirits voters picked the same film as the Academy: platoon in 1987.
But the undoubted apogee of the festival was the young Pakistani platoon.
1630s, from French peloton "platoon, group of people," from Middle French peloton (15c.), literally "little ball," hence, "agglomeration," diminutive of Old French pelote "ball" (see pellet).
in baseball, "to alternate (a player) with another in the same position," 1967, from platoon (n.), which had been used in team sports since 1941.