How to use Armed-forces in a sentence
The president is charged with the duties (among others) of commanding the armed forces.
This constitution appears to have been modelled on terms a great deal too liberal and enlightened to please Mr Kruger, whose one idea was to have at his command the armed forces of the Free State when he should require them, and who pressed for an offensive and defensive affiance.
Here we may notice that the perpetuation of the republic by means of the armed forces tended to exalt the army at the expense of the civil authorities.
The return of a large part of the armed forces from Italy and Germany, where they had lived on the liberated inhabitants, also threw new burdens on the Republic; and it was clear that French money alone would not suffice to fit out an armada.
From this time forward, Oldenbarneveldt at the head of the civil government and Maurice in command of the armed forces of the republic worked together in the task of rescuing the United Netherlands from Spanish domination (for details see Holland).Advertisement
The king is the head of the executive, the supreme commander of the armed forces of the nation, and shares the legislative power with the parliament.
Between them it was arranged that Jameson should gather a force of Boo men on the Transvaal border; that the Uitlanders should continue their agitation; and that, should no satisfactory concession be obtained from Kruger, a combined movement of armed forces should be made against the government.
He is also commander of the militia or other armed forces of the state, which he can direct to repel in.vasion, or suppress insurrection or riot.
Not till then did the courts of first instance have a uniform and controlling indication that the relation between words alleged to be criminal and the armed forces of the nation must be direct enough to constitute " a clear and present danger."
When Congress, after the fights at Lexington and Concord, resolved that the colonies ought to be put in a position of defence, the first practical step was the unanimous selection (June I 5), on motion of John Adams of Massachusetts, of Washington as commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United Colonies.Advertisement
Dalley, who was acting Premier during the absence through ill-health of Sir Alexander Stuart, made to the British government the offer of a contingent of the armed forces of New South Wales to aid the Imperial troops in the Sudan.
The governor-general is commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the state, and the commissaries are in command of the military forces in their districts.
A national assembly met in February 1804 in the village of Orashats, and elected George Petrovich - more generally known under the name of " Tsrni Gyorgye " or " Karageorge " (q.v.) - both meaning " Black George " - as commander-in-chief of all the nation's armed forces and the leader of the nation (V ozhdnaroda).
In another treaty in 1893, Siam bound herself to maintain no armed forces there other than police, but this arrangement was annulled by the treaty of 1904, by which Battambang was definitely admitted to lie within the French sphere of influence.
But he did not come into prominence until the night of the 30th-31st of May 1793, when he was provisionally appointed commandantgeneral of the armed forces of Paris by the council general of the Commune.Advertisement
On the 13th he was impeached in the Convention; but the motion was not carried, and on the 1st of July he was elected by the Commune permanent commander of the armed forces of Paris.
The plan would compromise the operational effectiveness of the armed forces.
The minimum age of recruitment to the Armed Forces will be 18 or older.
The overall picture is therefore rather bleak for the American armed forces.
In order to avoid bloodshed, the Czech government ordered its armed forces not to resist the invasion.Advertisement
You may join the Armed Forces with your parent's consent You can hold a license to drive an invalid carriage or moped.
Commando troops, as the British commando troops, as the British commando, were a branch of the armed forces.
Not even people serving in the armed forces receive corporal punishment, I know and have served, why should kids?
Yet if reform is to mean anything it must mean a diminution of the armed forces ' role in politics.
The only occupation explicitly excluded from the DDA is the Armed Forces.Advertisement
Yes, the pressure is serious; it is just outside, in Kuwait; it is the armed forces.
There is also a provincial legislature with 45 seats, 9 of which are reserved for the armed forces.
Our glorious armed forces are not concerned about a few malcontents - they are just the fly in my rum.
Information and networking alone are not substitutes for combat maneuver and the massing of armed forces.
As the Nicaraguan conflict spread, Hondurans were left to ponder the merits of the deal the armed forces had brokered.Advertisement
The business unit is a major producer of aircraft self-protection systems and tactical surveillance and intelligence systems for all branches of the armed forces.
Our armed forces are stretched rather thin, and there is a limit to how many of these deployments we can sustain.
I am now privileged to be chairing a truly transatlantic organization, supporting the armed forces of both our countries.
The consequences of an all-out effort by our armed forces in the nuclear age became literally unthinkable.
A soldier's become the first member of the British armed forces to admit a war crime.Advertisement
The Queen lays a wreath there each year to honor the members of the armed forces who have died fighting for their country.
Geoff Hoon, the US patsy, told the Royal United Services Institute that he intends to restructure the British armed forces.
A soldier 's become the first member of the British armed forces to admit a war crime.
The Arsenal dates from 1670 and has manufactured many different items of warlike stores for the armed forces.
My utmost respect goes to those who serve in the armed forces.Advertisement
Those graduating from police, fire and EMS training, the armed forces and championship sports teams can now have class rings as well.
This program is only available to those who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces.
Arnold Swarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, own eight Hummers, vehicles once used exclusively by the armed forces.
The term "GI Bill" refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit that is available to active duty personnel, veterans, and members of Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families.
People who are members of the armed forces can retire after 20 years of active service.Advertisement
They, like other sunglass brands, were adopted by the Armed Forces (Italian, in this case), and that's where they got their start.
From there, they branched out to other countries' Armed Forces.
There are several styles at Armed Forces Eyewear that look similar to the original military aviators.
This funeral home offers burial space free of charge to [[Images Arlington National Cemetery|veterans]] of the U.S. Armed Forces.
This includes an honor guard composed of a minimum of two members of the Armed Forces.Advertisement
This federal holiday commemorates the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who died during active duty.
With hundreds of thousands of documents relating to military service, the National Archives is the ultimate resource for free information about your ancestors in the armed forces.
Over the years, millions of individuals have served in the armed forces.
Under the Red Cross' first medical director, Charles Drew, the National Blood Donor service was created to collect blood for members of the American armed forces in 1940.
Some examples are an armed forces design and several featuring holiday décor.
Being in the armed forces can mean moving often, including overseas.
If you're a member of the Armed Forces stationed far from home, loneliness can be a real issue.
Those who are in the armed forces are often authorized to contribute a larger amount to the TSP.
Police officers, security personnel, postal workers and those in the armed forces and military can appreciate boots such as Women's Fort Hood Duty Boot, Men's Zipper Paraboot Duty Boot and AlphaForce Duty Boot.
The standard nautical star is a symbol related to the sea service divisions of the United States armed forces.
In times of war or danger, members of the armed forces often banded together in groups and had the symbol permanently placed on their bodies to reinforce the belief that they would return home safely.
With their strong connection to the appearance and meaning of the American flag, nautical stars became a powerful signal of the armed forces loyalty to America and support of their place in the war.
Their timepieces are widely used and are a trusted force in the aeronautical industry and the American Armed Forces.
The competitive benefits of the VGLI program are borne out by the fact that more than 98% of the armed forces service members have opted to purchase this coverage over commercially-available life insurance.
Membership is open to armed forces veterans, active duty personnel, and other military affiliates along with their family members.
Sophie is studying the armed forces in school, so Gene takes her to Camp Pendleton for some first-hand experience.
After he finished school he joined the armed forces where he broke three vertebrae in his back during a parachuting accident in Kenya.
His original career goal was to work in law enforcement, and so he joined the armed forces at the age of 18.
The fact is that those who serve in the US Coast Guard fall under Homeland Security's jurisdiction and it is a functioning branch of the Armed Forces.
Army Navy Superstores 247 page color catalog called the Armed Forces Outfitters.
When it became evident that the US was going to be sending over a million troops to the western front, the armed forces were severely unprepared.
It was very important that the US armed forces be distinguishable from their European allies (mainly through color), but at the same time there was a level of practicality that meant that the uniforms would look very similar.
The USMC Dress Blue uniform is one of the most recognizable uniforms in this division of the Armed Forces.
Some websites wrap all of these choices up into "themes" aimed at what they hope you want - especially for something like "fan" sites for movies, bands, or even the armed forces.
With the former Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and the Special Assistant to the VP, not to mention the biofields, electromagnetic fields, and other beefed security measures, the compound at the top of the mountain was a fortress commanded by the President's own right-hand man.
President Celman underrated the strength of the new opposition, and relied upon his armed forces promptly to suppress any signs of open hostility.