raw recruit


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raw recruit

a new, inexperienced, or fresh recruit, such as someone just entering the army, navy, police, etc. These boys are nothing but raw recruits. They've never seen a gun up close!
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My first trip was when I, a raw recruit straight from square-bashing at Hereford in the Royal Air Force, received a letter telling me to proceed to RAF Llandow for training as a radio operator.
Ocean's Eleven is an actors movie and the A-list ensemble cast comes up trumps, with Clooney as debonair as ever, Damon suitably edgy as the raw recruit and Pitt upping the comedy ante.
Army chiefs are furious because the film, which did well at US box offices, shows Demi battling vicious sexism as a raw recruit.
To get in shape for her part as a gun-toting, hard-as-nails soldier in GI Jane, the actress put herself through a gruelling training schedule worthy of any raw recruit.
Some secondary performances, such as Jennifer Rubin's as a black market tough cookie and Andy Lauer's ("Caroline in the City") as a raw recruit have their warmer moments.
Matthew Modine plays a raw recruit and we follow him through horrific training sequences and then into the war zone itself.
The book is the first in a planned trilogy and follows the military career of Marcus Sulpicius Vepitta, a raw recruit in the XIIII Gemina Legion.
Raw recruit Ian, who was sent with McGregor to an American Army boot camp to toughen up, loved meeting his famous co-stars on set.
Despite being the raw recruit, he's entrusted with free-kicks and corners.
We follow raw recruit Joker (Matthew Modine), through horrific training sequences and then into the war zone.
The one thing I don't want to do is spoil Robbie's enthusiasm and his desire to play for the club'' Birmingham manager Steve Bruce insists he knows what he is getting by signing Savage, having known him as a raw recruit at Manchester United.
A raw recruit is sent to fight in the Vietnam War, but has to deal with not only enemy forces, but also a lethal feud between his platoon's two sergeants.
THANK you for sending me a copy of your book War: Through The Eyes Of A Raw Recruit.
He was sent to Bury St Edmunds to complete his six-week basic training, where he was shown how to shoot straight, march straight and all the other things a raw recruit had to learn.
Thomas said: "Jamie came to us as a raw recruit four years ago but he is now a well established and talented player after helping the club win the Dr Martens Western Division title back in 2001.