retired list

noun

Definition of retired list

: a list of officers or enlisted men who by reason of age, length of service, failure of promotion, or physical disability are relieved from active military service and retired with reduced pay

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“Retired list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retired%20list. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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