Definition of Aid station
1. Noun. (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the wounded.
Generic synonyms: First-aid Station
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aid Station
Literary usage of Aid station
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual for the Medical Department of the United States Navy by United States, Bureau of medicine and surgery, United States Navy. Medical Dept (1917)
"The wounded who are unable to wnlk will be carried from the aid station to the dressing station (or direct to the field hospital). 1865. ..."
2. History of the 89th Division, U. S. A.: From Its Organization in 1917 by George H. English, War Society of the 89th Division (1920)
"Giving up the attempt to connect with the 350th, Captain Fisher deter- mined to advance unaided and at II) PM, sent forward Company "F" First aid station of ..."
3. Details of Military Medical Administration by Joseph Herbert Ford (1918)
"The location of the aid station will depend entirely upon local conditions. ... The material for the aid station is brought up on the pack mule. First Aid. ..."
4. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"With dismounted troops the aid station, not more than one for each regiment ... In locating the aid station it is of the highest importance that advantage ..."
5. Human Bullets: A Soldier's Story of Port Arthur by Tadayoshi Sakurai (1907)
"... tl THE FIRST aid station SINCE the opening of hostilities on the heights to the northeast of ..."