Military uniform is the standardised dress worn by members of the armed forces and paramilitaries of various nations. Military dress and military styles have gone through great changes over the centuries from colourful and elaborate to extremely utilitarian. Military uniforms in the form of standardised and distinctive dress, intended for identification and display, are typically a sign of organised military forces equipped by a central authority.
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... When Savda involuntarily arrived at the Çorlu military base in late November 2004, he immediately refused to join his assigned military unit ... On 26 November 2004 Savda was arrested at the Çorlu Military Prosecutor’s Office where he declared once again that he would not “serve in the military as it contradicted his conscience and ... and that by refusing to be silent about militarism I am refusing to be a part of it.” The Military Court found Savda guilty of “insisting on disobeying” his ...
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... Highland pipe bands, whether civilian or military ... infantry regiments were amalgamated in 2006, retain white spats as part of their uniform ... Other full dress uniforms which still include spats are those of the Finnish Army, Swedish Army, Portuguese Republican National Guard, the Carabiniers of Monaco, the Egyptian ...
Famous quotes containing the words uniform and/or military:
“Thus for each blunt-faced ignorant one
The great grey rigid uniform combined
Safety with virtue of the sun.
Thus concepts linked like chainmail in the mind.”
—Thom Gunn (b. 1929)
“Im not a military man, Captain. War holds no romance for me. The side effects are repulsive.”
—Richard Bluel, and Henry Hathaway. Major Hugh Tarkington (Clinton Greyn)