technical sergeant


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

Examples of technical sergeant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father was a technical sergeant in the Air Force and worked as an aircraft mechanic, a career that led the family to the Nordic country. Ariane Lange, Sacramento Bee, 15 Apr. 2024 Wilmer Puello-Mota, 28, a former security forces technical sergeant with the Massachusetts Air National Guard, allegedly fled the country following charges of possession of child pornography. Landon Mion, Fox News, 6 Apr. 2024 After considering his response, Kendall decided to demote him to technical sergeant and grant his request to retire. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Mar. 2022 The families include a mother who is a major in the Army, a father who is an active-duty Navy ensign, a father who is a senior chief petty officer in the Navy and a father who is an active-duty technical sergeant in the Air Force, according to the lawsuit. CBS News, 31 Aug. 2022 Mustered out at war’s end in the fall of 1945 with the rank of technical sergeant, Mr. Hutcherson departed with additional decorations that included the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three clusters. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 10 Feb. 2023 Jaime Elizabeth Hash, a trans woman and a technical sergeant in the Air Force, was recently appointed to the Air Force’s working group that analyzes barriers faced by LGBTQ+ service members. Jordan Gonsalves, Time, 1 Dec. 2022 Jeremy Zier to technical sergeant and granted his request to retire in lieu of an administrative discharge. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Mar. 2022 Ferguson, who is now a technical sergeant, had no sympathy for Zier’s predicament. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of technical sergeant was in 1920

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“Technical sergeant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

technical sergeant

: an enlisted person in the air force with a rank just below a master sergeant
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