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Related to Garrison Duty: defray, brusque
a type of military duty organized in each garrison to maintain high military discipline among garrison personnel and to carry out garrison activities, such as troop parades, honor guards, military funerals, the enlistment of troops for fighting fires and natural disasters, and troop participation in demonstrations and meetings. Garrison duties within a military district are controlled by the troop commander of the district and within a garrison by the garrison commander. Garrison duty is carried out by all military units located in the garrison.
S. E. STREMBITSKII