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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
Translations
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military service

nservizio militare
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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 uf If so, how will this end, or how can I protect Rowena and my father?''
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He has been awarded several national medals, including the 25 April Medal in 1982, the Medal of Long Service and Good Role in 2000, the Medal of Excellent Service in 2009, the First-Class Medal for Training in 2009, the Second-Class Medal for Military Duty in 2010, and the Medal of the Silver Anniversary for Sinai's Liberation.
"It is very fortunate for me to serve my military duty at the unit, as armored vehicles a equipped with state-of-the-art technologies a will stand at the center of next-generation ground warfare."
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A new constitutional amendment, proposed by the Legislature and approved by the voters in November, allows a lawmaker's seat to be filled temporarily if he or she is called to military duty for at least six months.
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