The VFW sponsored her journey and vets of all ages, community leaders and journalists turned out in every state.
It's no wonder then that Iraq vets like myself still feel under the shadow of World War II.
They introduced the vets in their group who represented all the services and wars since World War II.
I just came from a ceremony that celebrated pre-vets day down at Arizona Public Service—20 percent of their employees are vets.
She presented the findings at the vets association's national meeting in San Diego this week.
But the latter was confident he was mistaken in his men—that some of the old "vets" had got his pig.
Our friends, the vets, gathered them all in as a rich harvest.
Certain of the London dealers insist upon examinations being made by their own "vets," and "there's a method in their madness."
A group of "vets" were discussing what they would do when they got home from the war.
And they sent to the Curragh and to every place for vets, but not one could do anything at all.
1862, shortened form of veterinarian.
1848, shortened form of veteran.
"to submit (an animal) to veterinary care," 1891, from veterinarian. The colloquial sense of "subject to careful examination" (as of an animal by a veterinarian, especially of a horse before a race) is first attested 1904, in Kipling. Related: Vetted; vetting.
: the vet producer of scouting plays
A veteran, esp a former member of the armed forces: I'm a combat vet (1869+)
Veterinary: the vet school
A veterinarian (1862+)
To examine closely; scrutinize critically: Random House plans a review of its procedures for ''vetting'' or checking a book prior to publication/ The hosts are a carefully vetted collection of bubble brains (1904+)
[verb sense fr the close examination of an animal by a veterinarian]