The Modern Day Soldier is a type of character role in any story, fictional or non-fictional. The character-type is any male or female who is a member of the modern day armed services. This could also include simply a character who is a member of any military branch of service, specifically a modern day army. This also refers to Marines. The modern day soldier can be a main or supporting character in a story. The character is often between the age range from young adult to mature. Rarely elderly characters are associated as modern day soldiers unless referring to characters who are senior officers or retired veterans of the military.