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Military Time Format
This WiKi entry is based on a recent question asked at MSDN forum Custom String Format
In order to create a time string using military format in T-SQL we can use two T-SQL functions DatePart and DateName and also a well known technique of padding value to left using RIGHT function.
- declare @d datetime = getdate()
- --ddHHmmMMMyy.toUpper (military format).
- --That is two digit day, two digit hour, two digit minute, three letter month, two digit year, and month is uppercase.
- select Right('00' + cast(DATEPART(day,@d) as varchar(2)),2) +
- Right('00' + cast(DATEPART(hour,@d) as varchar(2)),2) +
- Right('00' + cast(DATEPART(minute,@d) as varchar(2)),2) +
- upper(left(DATENAME(month,@d),3)) + RIGHT(cast(DATEPART(year,@d) as varchar(4)),2)
Contributed by: --Naomi 21:41, 14 April 2010 (GMT)