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SOLDIER. A military man; a private in the army.
     2. The constitution of the United States, amend. art. 3, directs that no soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house, without the 'consent of the owner; nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A former Marine Corps leader, he is a career soldier who served in Vietnam and was one of the last advisers to the doomed Saigon regime.
Another up-and-coming Scottish featherweight, Port Glasgow's Barry Hawthorne, is a career soldier who did a tour of duty with the Parachute Regiment in Basra last year.
In the series, Fiona is married to another career soldier, Sergeant Chris McCleod, played by Jonathan Guy Lewis.
Shaun was a tough, tattooed career soldier who had served in the army for 22 years, including a string of tours in Ulster, the Gulf and the Balkans.
A speeding boat hit and leapfrogged the inflatable he was travelling in, crushing the 25-year-old career soldier.
The 54-year-old was a career soldier, partly trained in Britain, who seized power in 1993 by toppling the previous military ruler.
"I regarded him as a career soldier, doing the job he loved and doing it well.
Ensign Samir Iskandarov, who represented Azerbaijan in the Tank Biathlon contest, was awarded with a medal, while career soldier Sona Khamzayeva, who took part in the Field Kitchen contest, was awarded with a valuable gift.
Esper, a career soldier and advisor, was Secretary of the Army before his latest appointment.
He says Waweru has been a career soldier and his training is not relevant for KWS director general.
A former career soldier, he has worked as an adviser and instructor to the UN, EU and NATO as well as other states and institutions at home and abroad.
He was a career soldier and proudly served in the United States Air Force for 20 years and had served in Vietnam.

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