territorial reserve

Definitions of territorial reserve
  1. noun
    a territorial military unit
    synonyms: territorial
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    National Guard, home reserve
    United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
    Territorial Army
    British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
    ANG, Air National Guard
    a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
    ARNG, Army National Guard
    a civilian reserve component of the United States Army comprised of guardsmen who serve during overseas peacekeeping missions and during local emergencies
    type of:
    guard
    a military unit serving to protect some place or person
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