Oh, but for all practical purposes it does.
That is, unless you are willing to go militant about your country, you aren't being patriotic for real. Or so will be argued by the militant patriots, who generally have the more commanding voice on this matter. The meek just don't get a break at this inheriting the Earth thing...
Yes, of course, the militant patriots define militarism as patriotism. That's what they do.
Doesn't make them -- or you -- right.