What is military volunteer?

  • (noun): (military) a person who freely enlists for service.
    Synonyms: volunteer, voluntary

Military Volunteer

A military volunteer is a person who enlists in military service by free will, and is not a mercenary or a foreign legionnaire. Volunteers often enlist to fight in the armed forces of a foreign country. Military volunteers are essential for the operation of volunteer militaries.

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Military Volunteer
... A military volunteer is a person who enlists in military service by free will, and is not a mercenary or a foreign legionnaire ... Volunteers often enlist to fight in the armed forces of a foreign country ... Military volunteers are essential for the operation of volunteer militaries ...

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