military man

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Noun1.military man - someone who serves in the armed forcesmilitary man - 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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Now, you are a military man, Langley, and no doubt like to see your regiment look well on parade,
He looked like a military man; his moustache was waxed, his gray hair was short and neat, he held himself upright, he talked in a breezy way, he lived at Enfield.
Lord Montbarry, personally viewed, was a middle-aged military man of the ordinary type: nothing in the least remarkable distinguished him either in face or figure.
He knew nothing about it; but his father, like every military man, had a very large acquaintance.
It was the heart of a young military man; a man, as people said, of talent and feeling.
The military man accepted the combat, but refused the wager; upon which both immediately stript and engaged, till the driver of horses was so well mauled by the leader of men, that he was obliged to exhaust his small remainder of breath in begging for quarter.
the horses which little Jacob believed from the first to be alive, and the ladies and gentlemen of whose reality he could be by no means persuaded, having never seen or heard anything at all like them--the firing, which made Barbara wink--the forlorn lady, who made her cry--the tyrant, who made her tremble--the man who sang the song with the lady's-maid and danced the chorus, who made her laugh--the pony who reared up on his hind legs when he saw the murderer, and wouldn't hear of walking on all fours again until he was taken into custody--the clown who ventured on such familiarities with the military man in boots--the lady who jumped over the nine-and-twenty ribbons and came down safe upon the horse's back--everything was delightful, splendid, and surprising!
That time, Philip was an 18-year-oldA handsome young military man who was about to embark on a career in the Royal Navy.A
PRESIDENT Duterte said he is keen on appointing a military man as the next agriculture secretary following the transfer of Emmanuel F.
He said he was "scouting" for a military man to take the place of Pinol in the agriculture department.
Maybe again a military man kasi madali mag-utos ng trabaho and they do it without question,' Duterte said when asked about Pinol's possible replacement during an interview early Wednesday morning over Pastor Apollo Quiboloy's television program.
Mkhitar Alumyan, another former military man, with three children held a protest-hunger strike outside the building of the Armenian Defense Ministry.

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