Definition of enlisted
: of, relating to, or constituting the part of a military or naval force below commissioned or warrant officers
Recent Examples of enlisted from the Web
In 2016, Kang spend six weeks at a military training course for senior enlisted leaders at Fort Rucker.
Navy Adm. John Richardson, the Navy's top officer, and Master Chief Petty Officer Steven S. Giordano, its top enlisted sailor, were there to receive them, according to Navy officials.
Below the bridge is the combat information center, a watch team of six to 10 officers and enlisted specialists responsible for the weapons system.
For more than a decade Francis targeted Navy officers and enlisted men, plying them with cash, booze, fancy dinners, gifts, travel, entertainment and prostitutes in ports across Asia.
Nick Knight was a 27-year-old Navy enlisted member.
There are the thigh-high black leather boots worn by enlisted women to protect their legs from mosquitos before they were allowed to wear pants.
Few artifacts better depict the treatment of enlisted women than uniforms from the 1,043 women who served as pilots during WWII.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps, known as the NOAA Corps, is one of just two uniformed services with no enlisted or warrant officers.
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First Known Use of enlisted
ENLISTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enlisted for English Language Learners
: serving in the armed forces in a rank below the rank of officers
ENLISTED Defined for Kids
Definition of enlisted for Students
: serving in the armed forces in a rank below a commissioned officer or warrant officer
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