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Throughout the war period, service members had to leave their occupations and families, travel to one of 32 training camps scattered across the country and face the prospect of deploying overseas, perhaps never to return.The key to combating conspiracy theories about coronavirus vaccines|Cameron Givens|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Those numbers come from a new report out of California that shines a light on the shocking risk to covid-19 by occupation.
He subsequently joined the British civil service — later joking that he “thought it would be a nice quiet occupation” — and served in India and Malaysia before he was posted in Canada.James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists, dies at 99 of covid-19|Emily Langer|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Some states’ vaccine distribution plans are based entirely on age, occupation and other factors such as race or residential setting.All overweight D.C. residents will get priority for the coronavirus vaccine. Experts are skeptical.|Julie Zauzmer|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The resulting occupation of the Capitol was horrifying enough, but if MAGA paramilitaries had reached Congress before it was safely evacuated the day could easily have turned out incalculably worse.The Right’s Message to Silicon Valley: 'Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee'|David French|January 16, 2021|Time
He was born in a barn to penniless parents who were part of a people under occupation.
They have endured intifadas and an often cruel military occupation.
In reality, the Iraqi borders had been arbitrarily drawn and disregarded 2,000 years of tribal, sectarian, and nomadic occupation.
Tatar control—part occupation and part suzerainty over impotent, tribute-paying Russian principalities—lasted more than 200 years.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His writings usually identify an enemy, such as the U.S. government, minorities, or the chimeric Zionist Occupation Government.
At an early hour next morning the train of wagons got into motion, and the hunters went out to their usual occupation.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
But, fortunately, they had scant time for repining, and there is nothing like active occupation to banish useless brooding.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Everywhere there was a sense of recent occupation, an impression of sadness and gloom.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Let the wags laugh on; but a far pleasanter occupation is to sleep until breakfast-time, or near it.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
The proportion of the population engaged in gainful occupation at the present time is significant.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey