[n] a period of time spent in military service
duty tour, hitch, term of enlistment, tour, tour of duty
period, period of time, time period
acceptance, admission, admittance, allurement, baptism, blandishment, booking, cajolement, cajolery, call, call-up, cataloging, chronicling, coaxing, compulsory military service, conning, conscription, continuous tenure, draft, draft call, drafting, engag
\En*list"ment\, n. 1. The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor. 2. The writing by which an enlisted man is bound.