Definition of airman
1 : a civilian or military pilot, aviator, or aviation technician
2 : an enlisted person in the air force: such asa : an enlisted person of one of the three ranks below sergeantb : an enlisted person ranking above an airman basic and below an airman first class
Examples of airman in a Sentence
her father was an airman who was shot down in Vietnam
Recent Examples of airman from the Web
U.S. airmen pray before a mission at Forward Operating Base Falcon in Iraq, 2008 (Photo: Petty Officer Second Class Todd Frantom) To understand America’s story, turn to Grace under Fire, a selection of American letters of faith in times of war.
She was adopted by a U.S. airman and grew up in Wisconsin.
Earlier this month, the US Air Force deployed B-52 bombers and 800 airmen to the United Kingdom in support of joint exercises with NATO allies and partners that are taking place across Europe.
Task & Purpose, citing an Air Force source, reported Winner served as an airman first class with the 94th Intelligence Squadron at Fort Meade, Maryland, until earlier this year.
In all, more than 20,000 U.S. infantrymen, paratroopers, Marines, airmen and sailors were deployed, according to the Pentagon.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
That's down to less than one-half of a percent today, guaranteeing more Americans aren't personally acquainted with a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine.
That’s down to less than one-half of a percent today, guaranteeing more Americans aren’t personally acquainted with a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine.
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Definition of airman for English Language Learners
: a member of the air force with a rank below that of sergeant
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