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warrant officer

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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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There were many highly qualified candidates up for consideration, but I believe Ricky is the right man at the right time for the job, said Haston, and I look forward to the future impact he will make on all our Soldiers, not just warrant officers.
The training in our Warrant Officer Basic and Warrant Officer Advanced Courses and Phase 3 of Warrant Officer Intermediate Level Education is cutting-edge education, and it continues to provide junior and senior warrant officers with the tools needed in companies, battalions, brigades, divisions, corps, and Army service component commands.
We are excited to have Joel here; and in the near future, he will travel to various installations and units, addressing our warrant officers and capturing important issues that need attention so that we can help.
TUNIS, (TAP) - The Prime Ministry condemned the mine explosion in Mount Chmbi that killed, Friday, two Warrant Officers of the national army and injured four other soldiers.
Warrant Officers David Bowman and David Baird were given Mayor's Awards from Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon during a special ceremony at Middlesbrough Town Hall.
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Some 33 Senior Warrant Officers were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, 41 to senior Warrant Officer and 67 to Warrant officer.
Given the dramatic changes we are facing, I decided to dedicate this issue of Army Communicator to our warrant officers.

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