warrant officer

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warrant officer

n.
A military officer, usually a skilled technician or a helicopter pilot, intermediate in rank between a noncommissioned officer and a commissioned officer, having authority by virtue of a warrant.

warrant officer

n
(Military) an officer in certain armed services who holds a rank between those of commissioned and noncommissioned officers. In the British army, the rank has two classes. See regimental sergeant major, company sergeant major

war′rant of`ficer


n.
1. (in the U.S. armed forces) an officer of one of four grades ranking above enlisted personnel and below commissioned officers.
2. a similar officer in other countries.
[1685–95]
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Noun1.warrant officer - holds rank by virtue of a warrant
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
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SUCCESS: Georgi McMinn, right, is congratulated on her promotion to Cadet Warrant Officer by Highland Wing Commander Christine Copsey
Cadet Warrant Officer Paolo David receives the Per Ardua Cup from Wing Commander Stuart Iles, on behalf of 163 Squadron
"Matthew has most certainly demonstrated his total commitment to one of the most important aims of the Air Cadet organisation throughout his cadet career, namely, to foster and develop the qualities of leadership and citizenship and I am delighted to see him promoted to the rank of cadet warrant officer.
Cadet Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Harrison Latham, from 510 Lions Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, in St.
Warrant Officer David Baird joined the squadron in 1971 and completed his cadet service as a cadet warrant officer at the age of 22.
RAF Sergeant David Corr, Cadet Warrant Officer Michael Green and RAF veteran Michael Walker are all signed up to the 2010 Poppy Appeal, which helps members of all three armed services.
As well as support from the general public, the Mayor of Wirral Cllr Alan Jennings was joined by the Lord Lieutenant and other senior serving officers in receiving the parade, commanded by Cadet Warrant Officer Andrew Davies, of Calday Grange Cadet Force.
ENFYS Griffith, a Cadet Warrant Officer with Caernarfon's Air Cadet Squadron has been awarded the coveted Stan Charlton Cup at RAF Valley.
Like Leon and Hayley, Greg is a former air cadet with 59 (Huddersfield) Sqn where he attained the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer and had the honour of being appointed the Lord Lieutenant's Cadet.
Cadet warrant officer Tamara Hayman, from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, was awarded the diamond-encrusted Dacre Brooch, presented to the best female cadet in the country every year.
Of particular note was the presentation of the Btec in Public Services diploma to Cadet Warrant Officer Elloise Messam, who had achieved the diploma at Distinction Star level.
The junior women's team of cadet Warrant Officer Earle, Corporal Reed, Corporal Marshall and Corporal McGrady won their relay.