honorable discharge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n honorable discharge a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
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Usage

In literature:

Don't you see how greatly he would covet an honorable discharge?
"The Tyranny of Weakness" by Charles Neville Buck
You have been given your 'honorable discharge.
"Shelled by an Unseen Foe" by James Fiske
I've tried everything to get him discharged, honorably and otherwise.
"I Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon" by Richard Sabia
About a year after this the war ended, and Honeyman received an honorable discharge.
"Stories of New Jersey" by Frank Richard Stockton
Well, guess I'm going to honorably discharge myself!
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
He faithfully discharged the duties of his office, and was most honorably received by the queen on his return.
"Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children" by Grace Greenwood
What else then than his prompt and honorable discharge?
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
I ask no pledge for the honorable discharge of what I seek at your hands, save your mere assent.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Before another day you will all have received your honorable discharges and be on your way to your quiet, happy homes.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
She felt as if she had received a sort of honorable discharge.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
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In news:

During my less than illustrious time in the military (Vietnam vet, honorable discharges from the USMC and USAF), an old adage was often spoken.
Wade Michael Page, who allegedly shot and killed six people at a Sikh temple Sunday near Milwaukee, had received a less than honorable discharge from the Army, according to ABC News.
Marines Catch 'Deserter' … 5 Years After His Honorable Discharge .
Other-than- honorable discharge will limit veteran's job protections.
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds veterans living in Union County that they can receive their free military honorable discharge cards at the County Clerk's office.
Chasa Hosey fights to get honorable discharge, VA benefits.
He served our country as a paratrooper in WWII and was honorably discharged.
He spent four years in the service before being honorably discharged back into his job with the bank , which he held until he retired in 1986.
New Haven on behalf of Vietnam veterans who were given other-than-honorable discharges for conduct they say was caused by undiagnosed PTSD.
He had been honorably discharged in 2006 and finished his reserve obligation four months earlier.
He had been honorably discharged in 2006.
My son is 24 and was honorably discharged as a corporal after a four-year enlistment in the US Marine Corps.
Herb was honorably discharged on Nov 22, 1946.
Other-than -honorable discharge will limit veteran's job protections.
Other-than -honorable, bad-conduct discharges carry similar consequences.
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