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Troops Fly Home From Kuwait To Fort Hood, Texas After U.S. Forces Leave Iraq
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Definition: When describing personnel, the term military applies to those people tasked and trained to perform war fighting capabilities. The term refers to uniformed members of the Armed Forces, and specifically distinguishes troops, known as soldiers, sailers and airmen, from the civilian population and support personnel.

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