Only the brave efforts of American Marines and gis prevented the complete collapse of the state.
Their small world—previously limited to the Shepparton-Cummeragunja area—expands as they meet African-American gis in Vietnam.
As many, every six months, as all the gis killed in combat in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq combined.
Abbreviation of Geographic Information System
Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)
A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)
To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)