“Soldier” in the news

Example collocations

former soldier
professional soldier
soldier and politician
soldier during
soldier who fought

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· New Yorkers Embark on a Summer of Uncertainty  
Memorial Day was established as a national holiday by Congress in 1971 as a way to honor the fallen soldiers of all wars.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. But the Plan Went South.  
The rest of the team — soldiers of fortune from South Africa, Britain, Australia and the United States — arrived from a staging area in Jordan.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Memorial Day 2020: Where did the holiday start and why do Americans celebrate it?  
Across the country, people wear red poppies in tribute to the fallen soldiers and participate in parades.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· For African-Americans in Uniform, It’s Duty, Honor, Country. But Don’t Expect to Lead.  
And yet African-Americans have a history of combat, from the Buffalo Soldiers who served on the Western frontier after the Civil War to the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II to the black soldiers who fought in Vietnam.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· A 96-Year-Old Veteran Was Near Death. Then He Met His Social Worker.  
The soldiers’ disparate paths had collided at that hospital bedside.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· The Cost of Rushing Back to Sports: A Star’s Life  
From there, it is thought, soldiers spread the flu across the country and into the trenches of Europe and then far beyond, fueling one of the worst disasters in human history.  Copy example sentence
Yonhap News
· U.S. amb visits site near inter-Korean border to honor fallen American soldiers in Korean War  
Ambassador Harry Harris has visited a memorial site near the inter-Korean border to honor American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War as he marked Memorial Day in the United States.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Myanmar army accused of new atrocities in attack on Rakhine village  
Soldiers harassed locals and fired indiscriminately, according to the residents.  Copy example sentence
· 'We have to ration our meals': Malaysians share their struggles after COVID-19 left them jobless  
It has been a daunting experience having no income to make mortgage and loan payments, but they are determined to soldier on.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Suriname’s Strongman Shrugs Off Murder Sentence in Re-election Bid  
Fearing a counter-coup, in 1982 Mr. Bouterse ordered his soldiers to round up, torture and execute 15 dissident officers, union leaders, journalists and businessmen.  Copy example sentence