platoon sergeant


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platoon sergeant

n.
The senior noncommissioned officer in an army platoon or comparable unit.
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For HHC, the S2 shop, Platoon Sergeant, Squad Leaders and First Sergeant deserve the bulk of credit for executing this mission at such a high level of success.
The current assault platoon has 18 total positions: the platoon leader, the platoon sergeant, the section leader, two squad leaders, four gunners, four riflemen, and four assistant gunners who also serve as the vehicle drivers, and one driver for the command HMMWV.
Between assignments as drill sergeants, AIT platoon sergeants, instructors, and training developers, our ability to give NCOs a wide range of experience is virtually unlimited.
He said he was determined to succeed "not least in order to impress his elder brother, who is a platoon sergeant in the Battalion".
I looked up and my platoon sergeant was yelling for me to come in his direction.
He left in 1989 and re-joined the 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Volunteers, becoming the Platoon Sergeant and was steadily promoted up the ranks to his current rank of WO2, whereupon he took over the running of the Recruit Training Team.
Yobani Tejada, platoon sergeant for 3rd Platoon, received a radio call from Knerr stating that his team was engaged by enemy fire on the mountain ridge.
The platoon sergeant is stationed at Durai Junction, outside Gereshk, where British soldiers have been pushing into Taliban heartlands.
From being a squad leader, section sergeant, platoon sergeant, first sergeant, sergeant major and command sergeant major, CSM Ramos always promoted professionalism throughout his Army career.
Assistant platoon sergeant would probably be a more appropriate title for the job.
He was my platoon sergeant and was strict because he had to be but he treated me with amazing kindness as he knew I was a young recruit when I joined him.