Army officials gave a name and face Friday to the soldier alleged to have killed 16 Afghans on Sunday.
At one point, Marlantes asserts that sex was not going to do it for him, nor will it for any soldier today.
I spat on an Arab boy in Hebron while a teenage Israeli soldier watched and did nothing.
The military is a covenant between a soldier and his commander.
The soldier's courage and sacrifice is full of glory, expressing devotion to country, to cause, to comrades in arms.
On the Spanish side one lieutenant and one soldier were killed.
"Then you may bid farewell to your bed, soldier," said Hordle John.
Under Prussia one must either be a soldier or a slave, the democrats of Munich say.
I am proud of you, Sidney; you came through it like a soldier.
Such trifles were too dainty for the soldier's life—but he wore them next his heart.
c.1300, souder, from Old French soudier, soldier "one who serves in the army for pay," from Medieval Latin soldarius "a soldier" (cf. Spanish soldado, Italian soldato and French soldat "soldier," which is borrowed from Italian), literally "one having pay," from Late Latin soldum, extended sense of accusative of Latin solidus, name of a Roman gold coin (see solidus). The -l- has been regular in English since mid-14c., in imitation of Latin. Willie and Joe always say sojer in the Bill Mauldin cartoons, and this seems to mirror 16c.-17c. spellings sojar, soger, sojour.
"to serve as a soldier," 1640s, from soldier (n.). Related: Soldiered; soldiering. To soldier on "persist doggedly" is attested from 1954.