How to Calculate Military Time?


In calculating for military time, one of the things you need to understand is that they do not use AM or PM in describing time. They don't start over using the same numbers to tell the difference between AM and PM. The military uses hundreds to describe the time in a numerical order. Such as 12 AM, they say zero hundred hours. 12 PM, they say twelve hundred hours. 1 PM they say, thirteen hundred hours and 11 PM, they say twenty three hundred hours. See website below for more details.
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How to Calculate Military Time
Unlike the 12-hour clock, the 24-hour clock aligns each hour to the total number of hours in the day. Doing so does not require the use of "ante meridiem" ("before noon") and "post meridiem" ("after noon"), which we refer to as "a.m." and "p.m." Although... More »
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Military time is based on a 24 hour clock instead of two 12 hour cycles. AM hours in military are the same. For PM hours just add 12 to the current PM time, ie 2:00 PM would be 14:00.
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