military personnel


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Noun1.military personnel - soldiers collectivelymilitary personnel - soldiers collectively    
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
friendly - troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces; "friendlies came to their rescue"
hostile - troops belonging to the enemy's military forces; "the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
cavalry, horse cavalry, horse - troops trained to fight on horseback; "500 horse led the attack"
garrison - the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place
2.military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forcesmilitary personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
air force officer, commander - an officer in the airforce
artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunner - a serviceman in the artillery
bluejacket, navy man, sailor boy, sailor - a serviceman in the navy
commando, ranger - a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
conscript, draftee, inductee - someone who is drafted into military service
enlisted person - a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
devil dog, leatherneck, Marine, shipboard soldier - a member of the United States Marine Corps
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
noncombatant - a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
occupier - a member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
striper - a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service; "he's a four-striper"
ex-serviceman, vet, veteran - a person who has served in the armed forces
veteran, veteran soldier - a serviceman who has seen considerable active service; "the veterans laughed at the new recruits"
military volunteer, voluntary, volunteer - (military) a person who freely enlists for service
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