technical sergeant


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technical sergeant

n.
1. A noncommissioned rank in the US Air Force that is above staff sergeant and below master sergeant.
2. One who holds this rank.
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technical sergeant

n
(Military) a noncommissioned officer in the US Marine Corps or Air Force ranking immediately subordinate to a master sergeant
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tech′nical ser′geant



n.
a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force ranking above a staff sergeant. Abbr.: tech. sgt.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.technical sergeant - a noncommissioned officer ranking below a master sergeant in the air force or marines
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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Shortly after greeting a commissary worker, who's old enough to be Johnson's grandfather, a technical sergeant comes up to Johnson.
US Air Force (USAF) Captains Christopher Stover and Sean Ruane and Technical Sergeant Dale Mathews were killed, along with their female colleague Staff Sergeant Afton Ponce when the Pave Hawk helicopter they were flying a training mission in came down suddenly on marshland on the North Norfolk Coast earlier this month.
Four out of our six eligible staff sergeants were selected for promotion to technical sergeant, a whopping 66 percent (compared to 18 percent of FMers in the Air Force).
He was awarded several decorations and citations for commendable service in the Pacific Theater Campaign as a Technical Sergeant. After his honorable discharge from the military, he launched a ten-year career as an instructor in chemistry, biology and botany at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Army in 1943 and was deployed to England, France and Belgium as a technical sergeant in a supply company.
Lackland Air Force Base Spokesman Brent Boller said on Friday that technical Sergeant Jaime Rodriguez, 34, was reduced in rank to airman basic which is the lowest rank in the Air Force, press tv reported.
His rise in ranks appear to be linked with his zooming boxing career, starting as a sergeant in April 2006, he became technical sergeant after eight months and master sergeant after 10 months.
Arthur Bogusz, a technical sergeant born and raised in Hamtramck, experienced the dangers of flying at such low altitudes during at least one of his 35 missions.
During that time, I continued to advance and was selected for promotion to Staff Sergeant (E-5) and later to Technical Sergeant (E-6).
| Technical sergeant, 390th Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion (Self-Propelled) | Army | Europe
Also killed was John Brown, an Air Force technical sergeant from Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

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