sick parade

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Noun1.sick parade - the daily military formation at which individuals report to the medical officer as sick
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"
military formation - a formation of troops
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We had an enormous sick parade this morning nearly 150 men reporting.
Even if you are the type who has tried to avoid sick parade and time in the medical inspection room (MIR), you may be enticed by LCol Linford's engaging style.
Sixty odd on this morning's sick parade and 24 admissions to the hospital.
Obviously there were comparatively minor incidents as confirmed by the morning sick parade three to four deep 20 yards long with all the inside seats occupied.
PRESTATYN boss Neil Gibson will check his sick parade ahead of tonight's critical visit to relegation rivals Caersws, writes Mike McEvoy.
Striker Jabo Ibehre pulled out an hour before kick-off with a sore knee and centreback Stephen Roberts joined him on sick parade with an infection, which was enough to convince manager Jimmy Mullen to stick with the 4-5-1 system he had employed so successfully in the 2-0 win at Colchester last week.
At a time when the mega-rich like Mark Viduka, Michael Owen and Alan Smith confined themselves to the sick parade, a desperate Newcastle turned to a player who, like Milner, they had originally tried to unload.
These may include Governor's applications, welfare interviews, sick parade etc.
Sir Bobby Robson today called in his players for a sick parade to see if any other members of the squad had picked up the infection.
Steve Harper will be the centre of attention when Newcastle United hold a sick parade this morning.
Graham Evans (hamstring) and Hughie Clarke (achilles tendon) are the latest additions to the sick parade.
Paul Merson cried off with sciatica, but the real sick parade was Glentoran's.