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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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sergeant first class

n (US) → Oberfeldwebel(in) m(f)
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CAPTAIN Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth, left), Chief Warrant Officer Cal Spencer (Michael Shannon), Sergeants First Class Sam Diller (Michael Pena) and Ben Milo (Trevante Rhodes), and senior medic Bill Bennett (Kenny Sheard) volunteer to spearhead a retaliatory strike against the Taliban in the wake of the attack on the Twin Towers.
To fulfill that obligation, we need to expose sergeants first class and senior staff sergeants serving in sergeant first class positions to these areas:
The 90-hour course (80 hours resident training and 10 hours online) is open to staff sergeants and sergeants first class from all Army components in the 88M, motor transport operator, MOS, Soldiers who graduate receive the additional skill identifier (ASI) of M9.