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casualty

casualty  

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N.any person who is lost to the organization by having been declared “dead,” “missing,” “ill,” “injured,” or “duty status-whereabouts unknown.”
chaplain

chaplain  

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ˈchæplǝnn. a member of the clergy attached to a private chapel, institution, ship, branch of the armed forces, etc.chaplaincy ˈchæplǝnsē n.ˈchæplǝnn. a member of the clergy ...
Hospitals

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
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History, Military History
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Whereas the date and location of the first naval hospital are in dispute, it can be agreed that all great

hospitals, military

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

Military hospitals, like their civilian counterparts, are institutions comprising organized medical and nursing staff. They provide a range of services,

military Engineering

military Engineering  

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The branch of civil engineering encompassing the construction and maintenance of field fortifications and of buildings, roads, airfields, railroads, ports, and other facilities for military use. ...
military Medicine

military Medicine  

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Australian military history is inextricably linked with the history of military and naval medicine and health. European colonisation in Australia was made possible by the conquest of scurvy, for ...
military nurses

military nurses  

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(see also medicine, military). The connection between nursing and the military is a long-established one. In earlier centuries, extra-familial nursing provision was most commonly provided by ...
VAD

VAD  

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(Voluntary Aid Detachment),British nursing organization which functioned in both world wars.
veterans

veterans  

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N.1 a person who has had long experience in a particular field, especially military service: a veteran of two world wars.2 an ex-serviceman or -servicewoman.

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