technical sergeant

noun

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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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 Conner, who was given a battlefield promotion from technical sergeant to 2nd lieutenant, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in January 1945 in France. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin veteran helps World War II hero get Medal of Honor," 14 June 2018 John Chapman, an Air Force technical sergeant, was wounded in the assault and later died. Greg Norman, Fox News, "Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for leading assault on snowy Afghanistan mountaintop," 8 May 2018 The investigation focused on two days — July 5 and 6, 2017 — which Beeler took as military leave for duty as a technical sergeant with the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Jesse Leavenworth, Courant Community, "Manchester Cop Resigned Under Pressure," 21 Mar. 2018 An Air Force technical sergeant who posted a video of her racist ranting on social media Sunday has been suspended from her leadership role, officials said. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "Air Force sergeant posted video of her rant about black subordinates. Now she's suspended.," 31 Jan. 2018

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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technical sergeant

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

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