- a member of the armed forces whose activities do not include actual combat, as a chaplain or medic
- any civilian in wartime
- not involving combat
- of noncombatants
- A member of the armed forces, such as a chaplain or surgeon, whose duties lie outside combat.
- A civilian in wartime, especially one in a war zone.
- A non-fighting member of the armed forces
- A civilian in time of conflict