ex-serviceman


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ex-serviceman

n, pl -men
(Military) a man who has served in the army, navy, or air force

ex-serviceman

veteran
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ex-serviceman - a person who has served in the armed forcesex-serviceman - a person who has served in the armed forces
American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW - an organization of United States war veterans
Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
Translations

ex-serviceman

[ˈeksˈsɜːvɪsmən] N (ex-servicemen (pl)) → militar m retirado, ex militar m

ex-serviceman

n pl <-men> → Exsoldat m, → Veteran m

ex-serviceman

[ˌɛksˈsɜːvɪsmən] n (Brit) → ex combattente m
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Tenders are invited for Providing Security Services of Ex-servicemen and Civil Security Guards without arms including One Ex-serviceman Security Supervisor and One Computer Operator along with Providing of Two Nos.
Berets worn as mark of respect I WAS very shocked and cut right to the bone to read in the Post today that a woman Cadw volunteer told an ex-serviceman that he should not wear his beret or uniform as it would be promoting war.
The government is worried with one ex-serviceman joining the indefinite hunger strike each day.
That is why we did not let politician from any party to climb up our podium," declared another protesting ex-serviceman.
Before Mrs Hall accuses me of being anti-disabled, may I point out that I am a disabled ex-serviceman myself in receipt of a war pension.
Coun Bob Stevens, portfolio holder for health, said as an ex-serviceman he fully understood the problems associated with resettlement and he was pleased the campaign would raise awareness about the 3,000 veterans in Warwickshire.
Or if ex-serviceman or is out of work, tell Email: reporters@dailyrecord.
PROVING POPULAR: Darren Bickerstaffe and advisers Nicole Blair and Tommy Watson from Future Horizons HAVING SUCCESS: Darren Bickerstaffe speaks to an ex-serviceman at Future Horizons, above
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society (PESS) Sunday clarified that the petition filed by an ex-serviceman Col (retd) Inam Rahim against Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, has nothing to do with policy of the society.
AN ex-serviceman is raising money for a charity which helped him recover from the post-traumatic stress he suffered as a result of his experience in the army.
Hyderabad, May 13, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Director Manpower & Training, Sindh in his monthly report of March, 2011 has informed that as many as 695 job seekers were placed in gainful employment and 713 vacancies (all private) were notified by 134 employers at all Employment Exchanges in Sindh, while 3935 job seekers (including 01 ex-serviceman, 494 women and 3440 others) were registered for employment assistance at all Employment Exchanges in March, 2011.
As a Royal British Legion Riders Branch member I am dismayed at the vitriolic outpouring of a non-motorcyclist and as far as I can gather not an ex-serviceman.