machine gunner

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tr.v. ma·chine-gunned, ma·chine-gun·ning, ma·chine-guns
To fire at or kill with a machine gun.
Fast and staccato: a machine-gun style of speaking.

machine gunner n.
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Noun1.machine gunner - a serviceman in the artillerymachine gunner - a serviceman in the artillery  
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
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The rifle spoke and a German machine gunner collapsed behind his weapon.
"An experienced and talented side drummer and machine gunner, he was a true warrior and served with distinction in Afghanistan, Germany and Cyprus.
A light machine gunner in 9 Platoon, C Company, of 2nd Battalion, The Rifles, Joe was killed in action by an improvised explosive device in Sangin on July 10, last year.
Ross was serving as an M2, .50-caliber machine gunner in 1st Platoon, C Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment in support of operations against insurgents in Adhamiyah.
The MDO is to aid the machine gunner in target detection, recognition, and identification, thereby increasing the combat effectiveness and lethality of the user.
Former machine gunner Alf Tubb, from Swansea, yesterday unveiled a granite headstone in his friend's memory at a ceremony at Edinburgh's Comely Bank Cemetery.
Rabbi Hillel Silverman has served three congregations thus far and his autobiography THE TIME OF MY LIFE: SIXTY FULFILLING YEARS AS A CONGREGATIONAL RABBI charts his experiences, sharing events and describing his life as a machine gunner in the Haganah in Israel in 1948, among other vivid experiences.
Gerald served his country in the United States Army during WWII as a Heavy Machine Gunner in Normandy and France.
"The machine gunner is already trained to use that optics, so he doesn't have to learn anything new," Dean said.
For most of his adult life, West's father, half blinded by his heroic service as a machine gunner in World War I, sorts through the psychological implications of that horrific experience.
At that point, the driver of my vehicle, the dismount, and finally the MK 19-grenade machine gunner, all engaged the vehicle as well.
As a young machine gunner himself, he served with the 5th Marine Regiment during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.