drill instructor


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drill instructor

n.
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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No more drilling and aching bones, for the drill instructor's lost his voice.
Army Drill Instructor to make sure you get up on time.
Reports state that Marine officials will reveal the name and hometown of the recruit after the first 24 hours. The details of the drill instructor who provided CPR to the recruit till responders arrived is also unspecified. 
The family of Raheel Siddiqui disputes the Marines and a medical examiners ruling about the suicide and says that he was driven to his death by his drill instructor last year at Paris Island when he fell 40 feet onto a concrete stairwell.
Following her tour as a Drill Instructor, Amy returned to a Marine Air Wing and her regular duties as an Aviation Data Analyst and Combat Marksmanship Instructor.
His military resume includes two Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medals, a Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, a Global War on Terror Service Medal and Battalion Drill Instructor of the Year honors.
Above: Marine trainees practice hand-to-hand combat there in 1942, under the gaze of a drill instructor (in pith helmet).
Phil served at Sellafield and Dounreay during his time at CNC, as well as carrying out the role of drill instructor at the CNC Training School for a number of years, putting new recruits through their paces.
But the stand-out star was shouty drill instructor Chantell Cox as she battled to teach the unable seamen how to march.
yearold Air Force drill instructor was killed after being hit and run by a speeding brand new Audi SUV during the Republic Day rehearsal parade in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, the police said.
To make sure the recruits understood, the senior drill instructor told the platoon, "Take a look around you, men.
Tom was just beginning three years as a Drill Instructor, which would keep him away from his family for weeks at a time.