airman first class


Definition of airman first class

: an enlisted person in the air force ranking above an airman and below a sergeant

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Recent Examples on the Web After reading a media report about the San Antonio Food Bank issuing an urgent plea for volunteers, airman first class Chris Helms jumped at the opportunity to help out. Tom Orsborn,, "San Antonio Food Bank sees ‘major uptick’ in volunteers after putting out urgent need for help," 10 July 2020

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First Known Use of airman first class

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Airman first class.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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: an enlisted person in the air force ranking just below that of sergeant

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