He used to visit college campuses and, when challenged, ask how many people in the hall favored a volunteer army.
It's really the men and women who volunteer and so proudly serve.
Martin was black, the volunteer was of white-Hispanic background.
But what about those Arabs who serve in the IDF, specifically, the Druze who are conscripted and the Bedouin who volunteer?
Women suicide bombers seem to volunteer for personal reasons.
"I never did; but I think I can do it," replied the volunteer.
In 1792, he enlisted as a volunteer; and in a year he was general of brigade.
He decided to volunteer without telling her before hand that he meant to do so.
Hers is the only army into which no man can be forced, and in which every man is a volunteer.
"I was not aware that there was a volunteer system in England," said the aid, whom we now understood was Colonel Hensen.
c.1600, "one who offers himself for military service," from Middle French voluntaire, noun use of adj. meaning "voluntary," from Latin voluntarius "voluntary, of one's free will" (see voluntary). Non-military sense is first recorded 1630s. The verb is first recorded 1755, from the noun. Tennessee has been the Volunteer State since the Mexican War, when a call for 2,800 volunteers brought out 30,000 men.