What does militia mean?

Answer A militia can mean a group of reserve troops in the military, or it can be a collection of civilians who participate in military functions when called upon in emergencies. Another type of militia i... Read More »

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Is the national guard a militia?

A militia is a group of civilians who perform military service during emergencies. The U.S. Army National Guard, comprised of civilians, is a militia that takes orders from the President of the Uni... Read More »

Is militia singular or plural?

The word "militia" is singular and denotes one group of citizens or armed forces. "Militias" is the standard word used to describe more than one militia or group. The word comes from the Latin suff... Read More »

Militia sword with 8 stars on it?

The United States Air Force is by far the most powerful in the World. There are many other formidable air forces, notably those of Israel, France and the United Kingdom, Germany, PR China, India, R... Read More »

How was the militia different from the regular army?

The militia were not (and are not) full time soldiers. In the US, they originated as locally or state organised forces, and continue to serve a state level role, although the Militia Act of 1903 an... Read More »