Definitions for military service

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military service, armed service, service(noun)

    a force that is a branch of the armed forces

  2. military service(noun)

    land tenure by service in the lord's army

Wiktionary

  1. military service(Noun)

    Service in an army or other military organisation, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription).

Freebase

  1. Military service

    Military service, in its simplest sense, is service by an individual or group in an army or other militia, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft. Some nations require a specific amount of military service from every citizen. A nation with a fully volunteer military does not normally require mandatory military service from its citizens, unless it is faced with a recruitment crisis during a time of war.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. Military Service

    A branch of the Armed Forces of the United States, established by act of Congress, in which persons are appointed, enlisted, or inducted for military service, and which operates and is administered within a military or executive department. The Military Services are: the United States Army, the United States Navy, the United States Air Force, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.

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