military unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n military unit a unit that is part of some military service "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
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Usage

In literature:

In the autumn of 1863, her only brother died in the military service of the United States.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
JACOB M. HOWARD, of the Military Committee of the United States Senate.
"A Military Genius" by Sarah Ellen Blackwell
MILITARY HEROES OF THE UNITED STATES.
"Adventures in Toyland" by Edith King Hall
The organizations grew, united and developed into military power.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
Thus ended this affair, one of the most remarkable in its outcome of any in the military history of the United States.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Where does the main responsibility lie within a military unit?
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Many military units are under significant strain.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
The patrol corresponds to the military unit of the squad.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The boys regarded these uniformed military servants of the Government of the United States with great respect, and even with some awe.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
A number of these units refused to carry out military commands during the battle.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
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In poetry:

He's in the national government,
He's been a military man;
And in these United States,
He's been surveyor of lands.
"Ajax at the Centennial. 1897" by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

NEW YORK (AP) — An Iranian man has been indicted in New York on charges that he plotted to illegally export military and civilian aircraft parts from the United States to Iran .
Panama City Beach- Hugh MCKinney began his career in the military with the United States Marine Corps in 1981.
Supporting those serving in the United States military is nothing new for Capitals forward Matt Hendricks, whose father Doug is a former Marine.
While in the Marines he worked in the White House, served in a Reconnaissance unit, performed in military funerals and color guards, instructed midshipmen at the Naval Academy, and volunteered with the Toys for Tots program.
The prime minister 's ouster comes as the United Nations considers backing a military intervention in Mali, a once-stable country now in constant turmoil.
It may seem difficult to believe, but the United States can fly an unarmed military reconnaissance aircraft anywhere over Russia and 32 other nations, with only 24 hours notice of the intended flight plan.
Chávez National Monument , the newest of the 398 units in the national park system, gives thanks this Veterans Day weekend to the men and women who have defended our freedom through military service.
The United States and our pals in the Netherlands have signed an agreement that will allow the US military to continue exercises and other activities in the Netherlands ' Caribbean territories.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang in this picture released.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang August 19, 2012 REUTERS/KCNA.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang ( KCNA KCNA Reuters, REUTERS / August 19, 2012 ).
We at N-Vision Optics pride ourselves in providing combat proven electro- optical products and technologies to Military and Law Enforcement users in the United States and abroad.
Ray Suarez discusses the special military units that brought down Osama bin Laden with retired Navy Cmdr.
AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Philippines , some farmers say they want their government to call off upcoming military exercises with the United States.
Norwich University in Vermont is the oldest private military college in the United States and birthplace of the ROTC.
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In science:

In this early work the problem of detecting syphilitic men for induction into the United States military using the minimum number of laboratory tests was considered.
Explicit Non-Adaptive Combinatorial Group Testing Schemes
Again, whose problems am I preparing students to solve? I mitigate the damage that I do by extending the oil problem. I ask students to estimate how much the United States spends on its military forces that guard Persian Gulf Oil.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days
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