guardsman guardsman  /ˈɡɑrdz ˌmæn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'

Usage(s):

  1. Soon after dawn, a guardsman spotted Wood's body a mile down current from the yacht and 200 yds.
  2. No one even seemed to notice the two elderly formal guardsman in gold velvet britches and cranberry coats who flanked the statue.
  3. Each guardsman must be 6 ft.

News

  1. Army veteran charged in fatal stabbing of South Side man

    A Zion man who was described by his lawyer as an Army veteran and National Guardsman was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail Tuesday for a 2011 fatal stabbing on the Far South Side. Michael Shegog, now 34, was seen in Karrieem Dixon’s car wearing Army fatigues on Dec. 14, 2011 — the last time Dixon’s family saw him, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Amanda Pillsbury said. When police ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. Gov. Jindal Calls Fallen Soldier A Hero

    Monday morning, Governor Bobby Jindal joined the friends and family of Christopher Drake, the Louisiana National Guardsman who was killed in Afghanistan over the Memorial Day weekend, for Drake’s funeral.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC 26 New Orleans

  3. Soldier Getting Ready To Stand Trial For Manhattan Murder

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- The man accused of gunning down a Kansas National Guardsman outside of a party is headed to trial in two weeks. Daniel Parker, 26, appeared in Riley County District Court Monday for a pretrial hearing.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WIBW Topeka

Quotes

  1. "There was something that I saw in them, something that I see in the eyes of every soldier and sailor, airman, Marine and Coast Guardsman that I have had the privilege to meet in this country and around the world," Mr. Obama said. "And that...
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "As the mother of a National Guardsman who is serving in Iraq, this is personal," said Dr. Biden. "I share the concerns, the anxieties, and the pride that come with being a member of a military family, and I have also seen first-hand what a...
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: Reuters

  3. Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth said: "The death of Lance Sergeant Davey Walker came as very sad news to me. Highly respected in equal measure by his men, his fellow NCOs and officers, Lance Sergeant Walker was clearly a first class Scots Guardsman;...
    on Feb 20, 2010 By: Bob Ainsworth Source: stv.tv

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