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nation

noun captive nation, commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory
Associated concepts: comity, free trade, international law
See also: nationality, polity, populace, population, public, state
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A disabled Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War, VanBoxel began his career as a national service officer apprentice at the DAV National Service Office in Washington, D.
The number of National Service graduates in the 8th batch was 650 recruits of university and secondary degrees holders who underwent military and academic training during the training period, including infantry training, fitness, light weapons and shooting, field and combat skills, riot control, chemical defense, civil defense and first aid, as well as religious and cultural programs and lectures.
From preparing todays students for tomorrows jobs, reducing crime and reviving cities, connecting returning veterans to jobs, fighting the opioid epidemic, supporting seniors to live independently and with dignity, making college more accessible and affordable, and helping Americans rebuild their lives following a disaster, national service members help mayors and local officials tackle tough problems.
Mohammed Nasser, who has just completed his national service said: "I feel proud to see the catchy memorial that shows respect to the UAE martyrs and servicemen.
Finally, it should be noted, and is important for employers to bear in mind, that once an individual has completed national service, he or she becomes part of the reserved forces and can be called up for further service or training.
It is a good thing for such a person to get recruited for national service as she will become an important citizen.
Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Speaker of the Federal National Council said the national service will reinforce patriotism and national identity among young Emiratis amid growing challenges regionally and internationally.
He said the book highlighted the different experiences felt by those in National Service.
Fellow Meltham man Derek Brook - no relation to Reg - also did National Service.
org PAULINE LITTLER Secretary, South and West Wales Group, National Service (RAF) Association, Carmel, Carmarthenshire
The lack of public awareness comes despite a vigorous campaign by Arab leaders against joining the national service as well as the service's recruitment efforts.
Rose that national service was sexist, antidemocratic and costly.

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