master gunnery sergeant

noun

Definition of master gunnery sergeant

: a noncommissioned officer in the marine corps ranking above a master sergeant

Examples of master gunnery sergeant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inori Killion, 17, a master gunnery sergeant in the North San Diego Young Marines, was admitted into the Young Marines Advanced Leadership School and trained with 30 members of the youth organization from around the country. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Vista teen wins Iron Maiden Award," 25 Sep. 2020 The group’s events chairman, Mike Lewis, a retired Marine master gunnery sergeant, was in charge of finding the replacement. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Antique wagon rebuilt at Camp Pendleton landmark," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of master gunnery sergeant

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Master gunnery sergeant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master%20gunnery%20sergeant. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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