Reserves

  • (noun): Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army.
    Synonyms: militia

Some articles on reserves:

Standing Army
... It differs from army reserves, who are enrolled for the long term, but activated only during wars or natural disasters, and temporary armies, which are raised from the civilian population only during a ... In England, this led to the Bill of Rights 1689, which reserves authority over a standing army to Parliament, not the King, and more nuanced in the ... Constitution (Article 1, Section 8) which reserves by virtue of "power of the purse" similar authority to Congress, instead of to the President ...
Sonatrach - Algerian Hydrocarbon Sector
... The country ranks fourteenth in petroleum reserves, containing 11.8 billion barrels (1.88×109 m3) of proven oil reserves with estimates suggesting that the actual amount ... reported that in 2005, Algeria had 160 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven natural gas reserves, the eighth largest in the world ...
Gwynedd League - Member Clubs 2012-13
... Bangor City Reserves Bangor University Beaumaris Town Bethel Bontnewydd Bro Goronwy Holyhead Hotspur Reserves Holyhead Town Reserves Llanerchymedd ...
Werner Mummert - Awards
... Cross on 17 August 1942 as Major of the Reserves and commander of Aufklärungs-Abteilung 256 429th Oak Leaves on 20 March 1944 as Oberstleutnant of the Reserves and commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 103 107th ...
List Of National Parks In Africa
... Some nations also have considerable areas designated as private parks, game reserves, forest reserves, marine reserves, national reserves and natural parks ...

Famous quotes containing the word reserves:

    While you are nurturing your newborn, you need someone to nurture you, whether it is with healthful drinks while you’re nursing, or with words of recognition and encouragement as you talk about your feelings. In this state of continual giving to your infant—whether it is nourishment or care or love—you are easily drained, and you need to be replenished from sources outside yourself so that you will have reserves to draw from.
    Sally Placksin (20th century)

    ...I want to see a film, they send the Israeli army reserves to escort me! What kind of life is this?
    Golda Meir (1898–1978)