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a person in active military service.

Each serviceman has a military rank (in the USSR, for example, these include riadovoi [private], efreitor [private first class], serzhant [sergeant], leitenant, and kapitan, among others). According to their service status and military rank some servicemen, in relation to others, may be superior or subordinate, senior or junior. Every Soviet serviceman takes a military oath of loyalty to his people, the Soviet Motherland, and the Soviet government.

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Over the course of Soldier Ride Oklahoma City, WWP servicemen and servicewomen will cycle more than 40 miles through the stunning Boathouse District and around Lake Draper.
However, Lemmon misses an opportunity to delve into deeper issues surrounding the military's involvement in Afghanistan and its own treatment of servicewomen.
Debbie was impressed by the teamwork and the camaraderie exhibited by all of the servicemen and servicewomen they met.
All officers are required to coordinate with the servicewomen to ensure they are complying with the standards, he said.
Living Springs at Lourdes, a hospital-based behavioral health program serving active duty servicewomen, is just a short ride away from Lourdes Medical Center in Burlington County.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical dysplasia may also be higher among young, active duty servicewomen.
The Women in Military Service for America Memorial marked its 15th anniversary of honoring women veterans, and hundreds poured in from around the country to help celebrate the dedication of this beautiful memorial to our servicewomen.
This [retirement system] will guarantee the servicemen and servicewomen career development and greater security," Gen.
The spokesman added: "It is not military policy to allow servicewomen to deploy on operations if they are pregnant.
An MoD spokesman said: "It is not military policy to allow servicewomen to deploy on operations if they are pregnant.
Commanders were told: "It has been identified that pregnant servicewomen sometimes feel isolated, unsupported and daunted by maternity policies and regulations.
A PARADE and church service will mark the granting of the Freedom of St Helens on past and present servicemen and servicewomen.

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