private first class


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private first class

n. pl. privates first class
1. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above private and below corporal or in the US Marine Corps that is above private and below lance corporal.
2. One who holds this rank.

pri′vate first′ class′


n.
a soldier ranking above a private and below a corporal or specialist fourth class in the U.S. Army, and above a private and below a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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The attacks also claimed the life of Private First Class Ali Saeed al-Zahrani from frontier corps in the monarchy's Southwestern Asir region.
However, the ability of the team members from the 463d Military Police Company to quickly recognize and use each other's attributes proved to be the difference, as Sergeant Brenner's strength, Specialist Bido's endurance, and Private First Class Rogers' speed combined to set themselves apart from the rest of the field.
The Army private first class was in Baghdad in 2010 when he was arrested and charged with leaking files, including videos of a 2007 attack by an American Apache helicopter gunship in Baghdad that killed a dozen people, including two Reuters news staff.
The 23-year-old Private First Class, who was not named, was shot in the shoulder shortly after midnight, Yonhap news agency said.
Army judge on Thursday accepted the guilty plea of Private First Class Bradley Manning, the central figure in a controversy involving whistle-blower website WikiLeaks and classified U.
If you -- or your expense account -- are feeling flush, there are also eight spacious and private first class suites in front of business class.
Private First Class Bradley Manning has been in military custody since May 26, 2010, for his role in leaking thousands of government and military documents and cables to WikiLeaks, reports (http://rt.
First class passengers will experience Emirates' ergonomically-designed private first class suites, featuring privacy screens for maximum exclusivity and massage-enabled seats which convert into flat beds, while business class customers can enjoy angled lie-flat beds.
Additionally, First Class passengers will experience Emirates' ergonomically-designed private First Class suites, featuring privacy screens for maximum exclusivity and massage-enabled seats which convert into flat beds.
Her father, Army Ranger Private First Class Michael Ruddess, was killed in a training accident in 1986 when she was 8 months old.
Before his arrest, Manning was demoted from Specialist to Private First Class for assaulting another soldier.

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