drill instructor


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drill instructor

n.
A noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military drill and discipline.
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Noun1.drill instructor - a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and disciplinedrill instructor - a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer - a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel
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The family of Raheel Siddiqui disputes the Marines and a medical examiners ruling about the suicide and says that he was driven to his death by his drill instructor last year at Paris Island when he fell 40 feet onto a concrete stairwell.
Born in Taylor, Michigan, a town of about 60,000 people in the Eastern part of the state, the Muslim Siddiqui was ridiculed by drill instructors as a "terrorist," according to a military investigation into the young man's death.
Following her tour as a Drill Instructor, Amy returned to a Marine Air Wing and her regular duties as an Aviation Data Analyst and Combat Marksmanship Instructor.
The drill instructor began to sing cadence, and the platoon answered back:
Tom received orders to Perris Island, SC for drill instructor duty and Jen was informed by the EFMP coordinator that there were sufficient services for Riley and River.
You arrived in Vietnam in 1968 and were a drill instructor for two years.
This pack will have voiceovers from the Drill Instructor from austere Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrik's "Full Metal Jacket", R.
THIS chilling arsenal of weapons was seized from a former army drill instructor who headed a multi-million pound drug cartel.
At dawn the door flew wide open, the drill instructor silhouetted there
The biggest thing my drill instructor instilled in me was that I don't know what my limits are, and every day is a challenge to find my limits and exceed them.
That's because of a "teaching moment" in boot camp in 1964, wherein a Marine drill instructor oh-so-politely explained to those of us in Platoon 371 the difference between a "gun" and a "rifle.
In the summer of 1956, a drill instructor in the Marine Corps led his platoon on a nighttime march into the swamps of Parris Island, South Carolina, resulting in the deaths of six recruits in his charge.