drill instructor

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drill instructor

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A noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military drill and discipline.
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Noun1.drill instructor - a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and disciplinedrill instructor - a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline
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"
enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer - a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel
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The sailors trained at the Royal Navy's headquarters in Portsmouth, with the help of drill instructors from the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.
According to the report, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service investigated 20 Marine drill instructors, officers and staff members amid allegations of hazing, assault and discriminating against Muslim recruits dating to 2015.
Born in Taylor, Michigan, a town of about 60,000 people in the Eastern part of the state, the Muslim Siddiqui was ridiculed by drill instructors as a "terrorist," according to a military investigation into the young man's death.
Every light in the squad bay was on, and all the drill instructors were running through the building upsetting bunks with men in them.
Tenders are invited for Purchase Of Miscellanious Administrative Items For Drill Instructors Of Ota, Gaya
September 15, 1914: The government took out a large advert in the Examiner appealing for former soldiers to step forward to help the war effort, chiefly to act as drill instructors.
When they arrived early Monday morning they were separated from their parents and tossed into a room filled with loud drill instructors barking orders and causing confusion, and they were expected to sort it all out.
He also commended all drill instructors for their efforts which ensured the success of this course.
Thus, the drill instructors work tenaciously from dawn till dusk with the highest level of motivation, exemplary standards of turnout/discipline and hearty investment of time and expertise.
Your dad taught you about firearms before you were a teenager, and some hard-nosed drill instructors would have reinforced the lessons.
The police contingent was subjected to several weeks of gruelling drill and long marches by ex-Guards' drill instructors who had re-mustered, after the war, into the RAF.
McKeon, who was charged with "culpable negligence," had a much stronger defense once evidence at trial showed that he had not acted in violation of an order, and that, in fact, nighttime marches into the swamp were common practice among drill instructors.