command sergeant major


Definition of command sergeant major

: a noncommissioned officer in the army ranking above a first sergeant

Examples of command sergeant major in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Julie Guerra, the senior enlisted soldier in the Army G-2, intelligence, who previously was the command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Cyber School. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "New China report underscores Pentagon narrative of great power competition with Beijing," 2 Sep. 2020 Robert Teagle, currently assigned as the 3rd Special Forces Group command sergeant major, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, has been selected to replace Command Sgt. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "Esper warns of tough decisions in Pentagon budget due out next month," 28 Jan. 2020 Barrett’s husband is a retired lieutenant colonel; Paula is married to a retired command sergeant major, with two daughters in the Army Reserve., "Franklin natives are first sisters to become US Army generals - The Boston Globe," 18 Nov. 2019 White, now a command sergeant major in the Army’s Defense Information School, declined requests for comment. Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, "The Case of Al Franken," 22 July 2019 But by the time Wood arrived, that abuse had ended and the command sergeant major was looking for trustworthy men. Carol Rosenberg, miamiherald, "A freed Guantánamo prisoner and his ex-guard meet again in remarkable Ramadan reunion," 11 June 2018 John Perry, a retired Army command sergeant major from Huntsville who works on numerous veterans causes, organized the group of volunteers who lobbied for the wall to make one of its 30 annual stops in Huntsville. Shelly Haskins,, "Vietnam 'Wall That Heals' replica coming to Huntsville," 22 Mar. 2018 Roby faces Republican primary challenges from state Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise and Tommy Amason of Prattville, an Army Reserves command sergeant major who served two combat tours in Iraq. Mike Cason,, "Democratic candidate enters race in Alabama's 2nd congressional district," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of command sergeant major

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Command sergeant major.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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: a noncommissioned officer in the army ranking above a first sergeant

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