military service


: time spent serving in the army, navy, air force, etc.

Examples of military service in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The list includes athletes who received commitment letters from Ivy League schools and military service academies, but does not include players offered preferred walk-on status. Dan Albano, Orange County Register, 17 Apr. 2024 Members of the 'Brothers in Arms' reservist protest group wave Israeli flags during a demonstration in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, demanding equality in Israel's military service, in Jerusalem on Sunday, March 31, 2024. Melanie Lindman, Wafaa Shurafa,, 1 Apr. 2024 The ultra-Orthodox parties were anxious to pass a law exempting religious seminary students from military service. Anshel Pfeffer, The Atlantic, 27 Mar. 2024 Men and women can volunteer for military service starting at age 18. Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2024 The second is represented by a group called Brothers in Arms, reserve army soldiers and officers who oppose Netanyahu and especially his moves to allow ultra-Orthodox men to avoid mandatory military service. Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2024 Martial law also prohibits most men between the ages 18 and 60 from leaving Ukraine, unless they are deemed unfit for military service for health reasons or have an exemption. Xiaofei Xu, CNN, 2 Apr. 2024 Today was the first day the ruling was in effect, freezing funds for students of conscription age who have not been given military service deferrals. NBC News, 2 Apr. 2024 Senior Living in Los Gatos celebrated their military service and their successful marriages March 19 with a photo shoot. Isha Trivedi, The Mercury News, 26 Mar. 2024

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“Military service.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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