sergeant first class


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sergeant first class

n. pl. sergeants first class
1. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above staff sergeant and below master sergeant.
2. One who holds this rank.
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ser′geant first′ class′



n.
a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army ranking above a staff sergeant.
[1945–50, Amer.]
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Noun1.sergeant first class - a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeantsergeant first class - a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant
orderly sergeant - the first sergeant of a company; duties formerly included the conveyance of orders
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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Translations

sergeant first class

n (US) → Oberfeldwebel(in) m(f)
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The proposed design puts the sergeant first class in charge of an element that is roughly the same size as the elements their peers in other companies lead.
(27) After his promotion to Sergeant First Class, Richardson applied for an appointment as a warrant officer and is now in helicopter pilot training at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
One of the lethal contraptions caused the death of 34 year-old Sergeant First Class Randy Johnson, of 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, when it hit the armoured vehicle he was travelling in on September 27, 2007.
Army, where he served his country as a sergeant first class during the Korean War Era from 1948 to 1953.
When new team leader Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner) joins the team, his risk-taking methods put him at odds with the others, who think he is reckless.
He joined the Territorial Army as a Sergeant First Class and worked his way up to a regimental sergeant major rank.
"It's very typical of Sergeant First Class George to assist those in need on or off duty without hesitation."--2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs, 2ID
At West Point in New York state, Sergeant First Class Michael McClendon was charged last week with four counts, including indecent acts, dereliction of duty and cruelty, the Army said.
I am honored to be introduced by anyone today but I'm particularly honored to be introduced by Sergeant First Class Wirth.
Previously, Reinke (formerly Sergeant First Class Reinke) served 12 years in the United States Army Reserves as a 11B3X (11B is infantry; the x-ray identifier means he was drill sergeant qualified).
July 19--S Sergeant Wright is being charged with the death of his wife, Sergeant First Class Brandon Floyd of Delta Force, shoots his wife Andrea and then kills himself.
And one of the latest converts is US Marine Sergeant First Class James Newman from Washington DC.