technical sergeant


Definition of technical sergeant

: a noncommissioned officer in the air force ranking above a staff sergeant and below a master sergeant

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Recent Examples on the Web When Dan Bryant, a technical sergeant, returned from the Middle East, Kimberly Bryant didn’t even know he had been injured. NBC News, "What this military spouse learned about resilience after her husband came home with a traumatic brain injury," 9 Nov. 2020 Feezel, a technical sergeant for the 23rd tank battalion of the 12th Armored Division, drove a Sherman tank during the war. al, "World War II hero who drove tank through gate of Dachau concentration camp dies at 95," 16 Oct. 2020 The denial of such burial benefits has happened on occasion, once after an Air Force technical sergeant, Steven Bellino, killed his squadron commander in 2016 on Joint Base San Antonio Lackland. Sig Christenson,, "Police identify family of 6 found dead in San Antonio home," 8 June 2020 His father retired from the Air Force as a technical sergeant. New York Times, "Avy Villaraza, Darnell Thompson," 1 Mar. 2020 Charles Coolidge, 98, was cited for bravery in France while an Army technical sergeant. Richard Goldstein, New York Times, "Francis Currey, Who at 19 Was a Hero in Battle, Dies at 94," 9 Oct. 2019 Jason Hamrick, the father of three, was also a technical sergeant and a recruiter for the US Air Force, according to Kylee Thomas, public affairs spokesperson for Dyess. Sheila Vilvens,, "Court documents: Wife talked about killing husband with her boyfriend. Now both are charged," 8 July 2019 In 2008, Curtis was assigned as a technical sergeant at Kadena Air Force Base. Matt Goldfarb, CBS News, "Investigation of airman's brutal murder in Japan uncovers deception, fraud and witchcraft," 19 June 2019 This house is run by members of the Air Force — including house manager, technical sergeant Dorothy Whitfield. Lauren Blanchard, Fox News, "Organization lends helping hand to Gold Star families in their time of need," 7 July 2018

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Technical sergeant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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: a noncommissioned officer in the air force ranking above a staff sergeant

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