national guardsman

noun

often capitalized
: a member of a national guard

Examples of national guardsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today, a closer look at how a young air national guardsman shook the military intelligence community. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 15 Apr. 2023 As the first helicopters reached the airstrip, Serhiy Falatyuk, a 25-year-old national guardsman, propped an Igla surface-to-air system dating to the Soviet Union on his shoulder, peered through the sight and fired a missile. Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post, 24 Feb. 2022 Garbo volunteered to serve two years in Afghanistan as an army national guardsman. Julie Luchetta, The Arizona Republic, 9 Oct. 2021 Whether citizen or immigrant, dual national or national guardsman, all men must comply or face investigation by the Department of Justice. The Economist, 10 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of national guardsman was in 1831

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“National guardsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/national%20guardsman. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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