chief master sergeant

noun

: a noncommissioned officer in the air force ranking above a senior master sergeant

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Justice Department attorneys agreed this week to a settlement that restores Mr. Rynearson’s access to the chief master sergeant’s Facebook page. Terence J. Pell, WSJ, 4 Aug. 2022 Zier, who had been selected for promotion to chief master sergeant, a rank achieved by just 1 percent of the enlisted force in any service, has not been promoted. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Jan. 2022 Jarad Denton is a master sergeant and public affairs advisor to the chief master sergeant of the U.S. Air Force. Edward Segal, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 Until he was charged, his Air Force career had been on the rise, and he had been selected to become a chief master sergeant — a level achieved by just 1 percent of the enlisted force in any service. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 22 Mar. 2021 Philip Hudson, command chief master sergeant of Seventh Air Force. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, 2 Feb. 2021 He had been selected to chief master sergeant, a rank that only 1 percent of the enlisted force makes in any service, but had not been promoted. Sig Christenson, ExpressNews.com, 19 Aug. 2020 Bass currently serves as the command chief master sergeant for the Second Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. Haley Victory Smith, Washington Examiner, 19 June 2020 Chris Lantagne, the joint base’s command chief master sergeant, and others on her staff. Sig Christenson, ExpressNews.com, 26 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chief master sergeant was in 1959

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“Chief master sergeant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chief%20master%20sergeant. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

chief master sergeant

noun
: a noncommissioned officer of the highest rank in the air force
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