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Section Eight

noun

Definition of Section Eight

  1. :  a discharge from the United States Army for military inaptitude or undesirable habits or traits of character; also :  a soldier receiving such a discharge



Origin of section eight

Section VIII, Army Regulation 615–360, in effect from December 1922 to July 1944


First Known Use: 1943


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