Who is a “veteran” in the UK ? Veterans are defined as anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty's Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations. View attachment 623812
Indeed. Quite a common word in warfare terminology. Unless we’re reading the tabloids.
In which case “green tank” will be sufficient to describe a drained battery for a right angle torch with a broken lens and PTSD.