enlistment

enlistment
Voluntary entry into one of the armed services other than as a commissioned officer. "Enlistee" voluntarily submits himself to military authority by virtue of his enlistment while "inductee" does not even v??
Clifford, D.C.Cal., 287 F.Supp. 334, 338

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • enlistment — Voluntary entry into one of the armed services other than as a commissioned officer. Enlistee voluntarily submits himself to military authority by virtue of his enlistment while inductee does not even v?? Clifford, D.C.Cal., 287 F.Supp. 334, 338 …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Enlistment Bar — An Enlistment Bar is an obsolete decoration of the United States military which was previously awarded as an attachment to the Good Conduct Medal. The U.S. Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard were the only services to… …   Wikipedia

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