selective service

selective service
A form of compulsory military service. 36 Am J1st Mil § 22. See selective draft; Selective Service Act.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Selective Service — Das Selective Service System ist eine Behörde in den Vereinigten Staaten, bei der alle männlichen US Amerikaner im Alter zwischen 18 und 25 verzeichnet sind. Sie gibt Auskunft über die potenziellen Soldaten, die für den Verteidigungsfall… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • selective service — ☆ selective service n. compulsory military service according to age, physical fitness, and other qualifications …   English World dictionary

  • Selective Service — noun an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Selective Service System, ↑SSS • Hypernyms: ↑independent agency * * * seˌlective ˈservice 7 [selective service] …   Useful english dictionary

  • selective service — noun compulsory military service • Syn: ↑conscription, ↑muster, ↑draft • Derivationally related forms: ↑draft (for: ↑draft), ↑muster ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • selective service — N UNCOUNT In the United States, selective service is a system of selecting and ordering young men to serve in the armed forces for a limited period of time …   English dictionary

  • Selective Service System — Das Selective Service System ist eine Behörde in den Vereinigten Staaten, bei der alle männlichen US Amerikaner im Alter zwischen 18 und 25 verzeichnet sind. Sie gibt Auskunft über die potenziellen Soldaten, die für den Verteidigungsfall… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Selective Service Act — may refer to:*Selective Service Act of 1917, or Selective Draft Act, (40 Stat. 76) which was passed by the Congress of the United States on May 18, 1917*Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, (54 Stat. 885) which was passed by the Congress… …   Wikipedia

  • Selective Service System — n. An agency of the executive branch of the U.S. government that administers the draft, requiring all males between the ages of 18 and 26 to register and inducting them into the armed services when necessary. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx… …   Law dictionary

  • Selective Service System — Agency overview Formed May 18, 1917 September 16, 1940 Headquarters Arlington County, Virginia, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Selective Service Act of 1917 — The Selective Service Act or Selective Draft Act (P.L. 65 12, 40 Stat. 76) was passed by the Congress of the United States on May 18, 1917. It was drafted by Brigadier General Hugh Johnson after the United States entered The Great War. It… …   Wikipedia

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