platoon sergeant

noun

Definition of platoon sergeant

: a noncommissioned officer normally with the rank of sergeant first class in the U.S. Army and with the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps
Note: Platoon sergeant was formally its own rank in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines.

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1890

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platoon sergeant

noun

Definition of platoon sergeant for Students

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

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