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.
Morgan Littlefield (Stephen Lang), who is white, has a fling with the wife of an enlisted man under his command.
Craft spent 37 years in the Navy as an enlisted man and later as an officer.
This cover was painted by JO3 John Roach, the only enlisted man officially designated a combat artist by the Navy, depicting deck action during underway replenishment.
The lot of the enlisted man is somewhat improved today but the brass still saves the best for itself.
McKinney (47), once the Army's highest-ranking enlisted man, could have been jailed for up to five years and dishonourably discharged.
The Air Force pursued Saragosa more vigorously than the others, the report says, because he was an officer and because fraternizing with an enlisted man is a serious offense.
CESI) in North Carolina, have a special understanding of military issues: deployment; credit card debt that can be a barrier to promotion; the young enlisted man or woman who buys on credit but doesn't know the basics.
Ligon enlisted in the Air Force in 1966, serving first as an enlisted man and then later earning an officer's commission after he completed his engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

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