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Definition of infantryman

: an infantry soldier

Examples of infantryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Herrera, a North Carolina native, enlisted in the Army as an infantryman in November 2017 and served two deployments to Kuwait, Stars and Stripes reported. Fox News, 30 Apr. 2022 Nick Symmonds takes on Chris, an infantryman with the U.S. Army, in three separate events: an assault course, barrel sprint, and an uphill sandbag carry. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 22 Mar. 2022 One of the guards, a former infantryman, wears a camouflage Kevlar vest and mirrored sunglasses. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2022 Morse served for four years as an infantryman and was the lead driver for his platoon, also spending time with his units' mortar section. Drew F. Lawrence, CNN, 22 Jan. 2022 In testifying about patrolling the streets of Kenosha against protest violence, Lackowski and another veteran, former Army infantryman Ryan Balch, both used military terminology that reflected their backgrounds. Fox News, 5 Nov. 2021 Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the day when the remains of an anonymous American infantryman were laid to rest at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Harold Maass, The Week, 11 Nov. 2021 The jury also heard from Ryan Balch, a former Army infantryman from Jackson, Wisconsin. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Nov. 2021 My father's brother served two tours as a Marine Corps infantryman in Vietnam and a good family friend also completed a deployment to Vietnam with the Navy. Jeremy Butler, CNN, 11 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of infantryman

1883, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Infantryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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