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Glossary of Military Terms | CAREERwise Education
This glossary of commonly-used military terms is from the Military Careers online guide by the U.S. Department of Defense.
The list of terms below is from Today’s Military online guide by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Active Duty Continuous duty on a daily basis. Comparable to “full time” as used in reference to a civilian job.
Allowances Money, other than basic pay, to compensate in certain situations for expenses, such as meals, rent, clothing, and travel. Usually given for maintaining proficiency in a specific skill area, such as flying or parachuting.
Artillery Large cannons or missile launchers used in combat…More at http://careerwise.minnstate.edu
Army Glossary :: ArmyMWR
Sometimes, the Army can use some confusing terminology. If you’re stuck, this guide to common Army terms and acronyms may help explain….More at http://armymwr.com
Military Terms, Military Jargon, Slang | Military.com
The U.S. military uses many unique acronyms, terms and jargon. This results from the need for expedient and clear communication. Read the glossaryt our complete guide.
40 Mike-Mike – An M203 grenade launcher, usually mounted under an M-16 or similar weapon.
Chest Candy – Slang for ribbons and medals worn on a uniform. Can be insulting or applauding.
Digies – Digital camouflage…More at http://military.com
27 Military Quotes That Make You Proud
The following famous military quotes allow us to ponder on the dark, dangerous world of wars.
Winston Churchill We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
The 55 Greatest Military Quotes of All Time | Planet of Success
Discover our selection of powerfully military quotes! These are the quotes that honor those who have fallen in service to their country.
Sadly, war is sometimes inevitable. While nobody liked the idea of having to leave their family, millions upon millions of our ancestors, friends, and fellow citizens have taken up arms to defend their country.
It is for these brave soldiers and veterans that the threats our country has faced did not destroy our freedom and liberty.
Even more so, it is for the military men who sacrificed their lives that we can still live in a free and prosperous society…More at http://planetofsuccess.com
21 Great Military Appreciation Quotes | Military.com
These military appreciation quotes will give you the words to say just how much the military means to you on Military Appreciation Day and beyond. Read more.
Americans and other world leaders have given us wise and witty military appreciation quotes since long before Military Appreciation Month was officially designated in 1999.
These quotes help us put into words our feelings about our troops and what their service means to our nation…More at http://military.com
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“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”
“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.”
― Winston S. Churchill….More at http://goodreads.com
32 of the Greatest Military Quotes of All Time
As far as military quotes go, America’s warfighters have always had plenty to say about combat and protecting our country!
America’s warfighters have always had plenty to say about combat and protecting our country! …More at http://tactical-life.com