enlisted man


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enlisted man

n.
A male member of the armed forces who ranks below a commissioned officer or warrant officer.
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enlisted man

n
(Military) US a serviceman who holds neither a commission nor a warrant and is not under training for officer rank as a cadet or midshipman
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enlist′ed man`


n.
a member of the U.S. armed services ranking below a noncommissioned officer or a petty officer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forcesenlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forces
rank and file, rank - the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
armorer, armourer, artificer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
charge of quarters - an enlisted man who handles his unit's administrative matters after hours
enlisted person - a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
buck private, common soldier, private - an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines; "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
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Translations

enlisted man

pl <enlisted men>
n (US) → gemeiner Soldat
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"'Section Seven, that any officer or enlisted man'--remember Section One, gentlemen, you are all enlisted men--"that any enlisted man of the militia who shall refuse or neglect to present himself to such mustering officer upon being called forth as herein prescribed, shall be subject to trial by court martial, and shall be punished as such court martial shall direct.'
The report says he ordered the enlisted man commanding one of the boats to speed away.
This resentment also came to encompass the noncommissioned officers who, while still enlisted, were held in higher esteem than the common enlisted man during the Korean War.
Brief alphabetical entries outline the military career of every enlisted man of the 7th Cavalry on the regimental roll in June 1876, giving birth and death dates and places and information on enlistment, physical appearance, and duties, as well as pension details.
"After I retired from the Army following 37 years as an enlisted man, cadet and officer, I never imagined I would find a career at CUES that would be filled with as much satisfaction and emotional highs," Johnson said.
Bush, its engraved face had three individuals: a fighter pilot, a bomber officer crewmember, and an enlisted man between them.
Burtis joined the Army immediately upon graduation, serving as an enlisted man for six years and as a warrant officer for 21 years, before retiring in 1962; he worked in recruitment and personnel, among other assignments.
He began his distinguished and illustrious 34-year Navy career as an enlisted man in February 1977.
Rhoads, who shoveled coal on railroad steam engines before enlisting in the Navy, was a flight engineer and the only enlisted man on the crew of the NC-4, which made the first transatlantic flight in May 1919.

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