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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Once again, we bring to the notice of Government and the public of another planned and to be a well-coordinated attack on Ogbe-Ijoh by Aladja community to be supervised by military personnel under the pretence of providing security and the action is to be executed from now till the end of February 2018.
the preceding Aquino administration raised the salaries of active military personnel, it did not allocate a budget for the corresponding increase in the pension of retired military personnel.
No shadow of any doubt is there on the matter of registration of case against serving military personnel.
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Veterans really get the sense that these kids aren't doing it because it's a school project but are doing it to honor military personnel and veterans,'' Palermo said.
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The cards will be issued starting in October 2006 to all military personnel, government civilians, and qualified contractors.
Infusing the military into the warp and weave of everyday life, the Prisoner ruefully reflects, meant that "people became acclimated to seeing uniformed military personnel patrolling their neighborhood.
The agreement made "Official Military Personnel Files" a permanent series of records, transferred to NARA custody 62 years after the service member's separation from the military.
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