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Military Service

A branch of the Armed Forces of the United States, established by act of Congress, in which persons are appointed, enlisted, or inducted for military service, and which operates and is administered within a military or executive department. The Military Services are: the United States Army, the United States Navy, the United States Air Force, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.
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Noun1.Military Service - a force that is a branch of the armed forcesmilitary service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
army, ground forces, regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
naval forces, navy - an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
coastguard - a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters
Marines - members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea
air force, airforce - the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
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"
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
2.Military Service - land tenure by service in the lord's armymilitary service - land tenure by service in the lord's army
service - (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
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military service

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Every day they exercised themselves in the use of their weapons, so as to qualify themselves for military duty, and at night ensconced themselves in their fortress and posted sentinels, to guard against surprise.
From the speeches of those men who were my warders just now, I learn that I am a prisoner, and, if I judge aright of the loud hoarse voice which even now dispatched them hence on some military duty, I am in the castle of Front-de-B
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The best military men were awarded Letters of Appreciation for exemplary execution of military duty on behalf of Land forces commander and Tokmok mayor's office.
The complaint alleges that he notified the union of his impending military duty and was told that his obligation to pay dues would be suspended for the duration of his duty.
In the framework of the corporate assistance, regional state administrations will assist in providing units with food, fuel and lubricants, material and technical means, solving social and domestic problems, satisfying cultural and spiritual needs of servicemen, ensuring military-patriotic education of youngsters and their preparation for the performance of military duty.
The Ministry of Defence of Kyrgyzstan will issue to public discussion a draft law on amendments and additions to the law on universal military duty of citizens of Kyrgyzstan.
Tears before bedtime in earnest drama of maternal obligations and military duty.
He then bestowed the Medal of Military Duty on martyred and wounded policemen.
He spoke on Friday while unveiling a memorial honoring those who had fled military duty rather than serve under the Nazi regime.
Department of Labor says the Virginia is experiencing a record number of military personnel transitioning from active military duty into the civilian workforce.
WEST BOYLSTON -- An arbitrator has ruled that the Worcester County Sheriff's Department must compensate correction officers who perform military duty on weekends.

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