A unit that is part of some military service(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "military force" in a sentence
"Abdullah Azzam was opposed to the idea of a separate Arab military force because he envisioned Arabs seeded throughout all of the Afghan militias functioning as morale boosters who could simultaneously teach the Afghans about true Islam, aid them with education and medicine, and bring news of the Afghan jihad to wealthy donors in the Middle East."
"One was an attempt to undermine Shultzs effort to search for a diplomatic breakthrough in Central America by ordering a show of military force off the coast in Nicaragua."
"Indeed, the National Security Directive authorizing the use of military force was silent on the matter."