enlisted man


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enlisted man

n.
A male member of the armed forces who ranks below a commissioned officer or warrant officer.

enlisted man

n
(Military) US a serviceman who holds neither a commission nor a warrant and is not under training for officer rank as a cadet or midshipman

enlist′ed man`


n.
a member of the U.S. armed services ranking below a noncommissioned officer or a petty officer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forcesenlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forces
rank and file, rank - the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
armorer, armourer, artificer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
charge of quarters - an enlisted man who handles his unit's administrative matters after hours
enlisted person - a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
buck private, common soldier, private - an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines; "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
Translations

enlisted man

pl <enlisted men>
n (US) → gemeiner Soldat
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Section Seven, that any officer or enlisted man'--remember Section One, gentlemen, you are all enlisted men--"that any enlisted man of the militia who shall refuse or neglect to present himself to such mustering officer upon being called forth as herein prescribed, shall be subject to trial by court martial, and shall be punished as such court martial shall direct.
The report says he ordered the enlisted man commanding one of the boats to speed away.
This resentment also came to encompass the noncommissioned officers who, while still enlisted, were held in higher esteem than the common enlisted man during the Korean War.
I am always impressed to learn that officers live in relative opulence, while the enlisted man suffered abuse, poverty and neglect.
In 1954 I entered the US Air Force as an enlisted man and, after training, was sent to Germany.
On seeing an enlisted man riding and an officer walking, another officer ordered the soldier to dismount.
Baker has been in the Air Force for close to 28 years, starting his career as an enlisted man.
Morgan Littlefield (Stephen Lang), who is white, has a fling with the wife of an enlisted man under his command.
The woman, who is the wife of a naval enlisted man, won a lower court decision forcing the military to pay for her abortion.
Later, he found himself as one of two flight engineers and the only enlisted man in the crew on the first transatlantic flight.
Ken, an enlisted man in his early 20s, left with his battalion that day, but he had said goodbye to his boyfriend, Paul, the night before, many miles off base.

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