senior airman

noun

Definition of senior airman

: an enlisted man in the air force who ranks above an airman first class but who has not been made staff sergeant

Examples of senior airman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Murphy, who had escaped injury during a five-year deployment as a senior airman with the U.S. Air Force, was struck in his car at 70 mph by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel, leaving him with a horrible back injury. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "Nonprofit teaches farming to vets, helps to reintegrate them into civilian life," 2 Oct. 2018 Emily Carby, a senior airman at Colorado’s Buckley Air Force Base, is all for eating more chicken. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "Petition calls on Chick-fil-A to bring chain restaurants to U.S. military bases," 9 Aug. 2018 Winner attained the rank of senior airmen, E4, and was last stationed at Ft. Terace Garnier, Fox News, "Reality Winner sentenced to more than 5 years over classified report leak," 23 Aug. 2018 Dunham just got out of the U.S. Air Force in June after serving for seven years, having reached the rank of senior airman. Bettina Hansen, The Seattle Times, "Veterans share their experiences at Seattle open-mic event," 13 Nov. 2018 Murphy, who had escaped injury during a five-year deployment as a senior airman with the U.S. Air Force, was struck in his car at 70 mph by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel, leaving him with a horrible back injury. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "Nonprofit teaches farming to vets, helps to reintegrate them into civilian life," 2 Oct. 2018 Murphy, who had escaped injury during a five-year deployment as a senior airman with the U.S. Air Force, was struck in his car at 70 mph by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel, leaving him with a horrible back injury. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "Farming nonprofit helps vets with PTSD reintegrate into civilian life," 4 July 2018 She and her fiance, Michael Davis — both of them senior airmen with the Air National Guard — were deployed indefinitely to assist with the rescue. Washington Post, "Guard couple ditch white wedding for fatigues as Irma nears," 10 Sep. 2017 Lauren Durham, 24, and Michael Davis, 26, are both senior airmen of the National Guard. Southern Living, "National Guard Couple Cancel Florida Beach Wedding to Help Hurricane Irma Victims," 11 Sep. 2017

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circa 1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Senior airman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senior%20airman. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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senior airman

noun

Kids Definition of senior airman

: an enlisted person in the air force who ranks above airman first class but who has not been made sergeant

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