senior chief petty officer

noun

Definition of senior chief petty officer

: an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a chief petty officer and below a master chief petty officer

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Recent Examples on the Web Owens, a senior chief petty officer, was killed in action on Jan. 29, 2017, on a mission in Yemen. Emmett Hall, sun-sentinel.com, 18 Nov. 2021 Owens, a senior chief petty officer, had a tremendous 18-year career with hundreds of combat missions before paying the ultimate price when he was killed in action on Jan. 29, 2017, on a successful mission in Yemen. Emmett Hall, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Oct. 2021 Last year, he was medically retired from the Navy as a senior chief petty officer. John Wilkens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2021 Shannon Kent, a 36-year-old senior chief petty officer with the Navy, was killed in January 2019 in a suicide bombing in Syria. Arkansas Online, 6 Sep. 2020 Her father, during his 23-year Navy career, rose to the rank of senior chief petty officer, an almost unheard of accomplishment for an African American, retiring by the late ’70s. David Buice, Dallas News, 4 Aug. 2020 White retired from the Navy as a senior chief petty officer in 2004, his mother said. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, 26 Nov. 2019 The Navy vet served his country for 26 years before retiring last October as a senior chief petty officer. Fox News, 2 Nov. 2019 Cory, a senior chief petty officer, is gearing up for his eighth deployment. Julie Gallant, Ramona Sentinel, 21 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of senior chief petty officer

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of senior chief petty officer was circa 1960

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“Senior chief petty officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senior%20chief%20petty%20officer. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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senior chief petty officer

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: a petty officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above a chief petty officer

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