first sergeant


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first sergeant

n.
The senior noncommissioned officer of a US Army or Marine Corps unit, who is equivalent in rank to a master sergeant and performs administrative duties.

first′ ser′geant


n.
1. (in the U.S. Army)
a. a noncommissioned officer ranked above a master sergeant.
b. the senior noncommissioned officer of a company, squadron, etc.
2. a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps ranked above gunnery sergeant.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.first sergeant - a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeantfirst sergeant - a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant
orderly sergeant - the first sergeant of a company; duties formerly included the conveyance of orders
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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The first sergeant of Lieutenant Dudley's company stepped to the front and began to name the men in alphabetical order.
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The commander and first sergeant can really find out what is going on with that Airman, or his score, and solve the problem.
First sergeant Alberto Arian Barilla said: "I don't think these girls were forced to do this because you need to pass several controls.
By the time they'd regained their feet, the First Sergeant had shoved his way to the front of the crowd.