gunnery sergeant

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gunnery sergeant

n.
1. A noncommissioned rank in the US Marine Corps that is above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant.
2. One who holds this rank.

gun′nery ser`geant


n.
a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps ranking above a staff sergeant.
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Noun1.gunnery sergeant - a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marinesgunnery sergeant - a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marines
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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