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1.
Those blessed people who put their lives on the line day after day to secure the protection and defence of their nation.

Sadly these heroic men and women are often made out to be war mongers and provocative by a corrupt media. The general public seem to have the idea our military enjoys the killings of innocent civilians, as they are vastly unaware that they do their duty to protect their homeland. Any unjust wars are the fault of our government NOT out military.
"we'd be f*cked without our military"
or
"without the Brittish military, we'd all be suffering under Nazi reign"
by LadyEmilyKate February 27, 2007
 
2.
A term for someone who has any type of relation to the military.
"That guy's fuckin' military!"
by Dave January 14, 2004
 
3.
1: A government department (s) charged with defence of national borders.

2: Members of the Military department (forces).

3: An armed government department employed to ensure security and home and abroad.

4: An armed force used to subdue or oppress groups which oppose governmental policy at home or abroad.

5: A designation which bestows virtual sainthood in some cultures.
examples of Military departments are , the Army, The Navy, The Airforce.
by daebh July 26, 2013
 
4.
The armed forces of any nation, occasionally replaced by an armed police force.
Mostly used to defend the nation's citizens territory, interests, and allies, and therefore not deployed for moral reasons.
In the US of A, mentioning the military is used to refer to the U.S. military.
Sadly, many people are tricked into joining these organizations under the impression that they are fighting for a altruistic goal e.g. freedom or democracy. This is almost never the case.
Although the bravery of the people who sign up for these is undisputed, their skill and labour is misdirected towards a pointless human invention which only causes grief to both sides.
"did you hear about that air strike the US military did on (insert target name here)?"
"Yea, I heard they did it because (insert target leader name here) was threatening to attack America."
"Really? I heard it was 'cause he had WMD."
by AlbWhi(Alias) May 13, 2011
 
5.
An institution for people down on their luck and in need of taxpayer money to fund their future in exchange for being licensed to kill when political turmoil shows up in the world. All so known as the Government's dog pound. Anybody who has not succeeded in life or is looking for easy work and a path to follow joins the military.
Joining the military usually means fighting for the freedom of another nation or for low oil prices in key exporting countries.

Few military service men have actually earned the respect they're given, the rest are entitled watchdogs of the country's political agenda.
Dude 1:Tim had nothing better to do with his life so he joined the military. Now he's branded a hero and is going to college with government money and a side job earned by his outstanding dedication to lowering oil prices.

Dude 2: I should have joined the military.
by theKitten June 21, 2014
 
6.
Military is something that dedicated people join because they want to kill some dot-heads. Like me, i'm a sgt in the USMC.
"Lets join the military so we can put a bullet through Osama's head."
by Tyler Mace February 22, 2005
 
7.
A gang endorsed by the U.S. Government, therefore having access to all the firepower and deadly reputation that your average street gang could only dream of having.
Crips bang blue, Bloods bang red, Military bangs green.
by fgsfdsasdfghjkl January 10, 2010