airman airman  /ˈɛr mən/


  • (n) someone who operates an aircraft



  1. In many spots, the ranking airman on the job may well be subordinate to a ground officer.
  2. The load factor is an airman's dream: 70%.
  3. Air-minded individuals might pick Italo Balbo, leader of Italy's mass flight to the World's Fair, as the year's outstanding airman.


  1. With the Service: Sarver graduates from basic training with Air Force

    Air Force Airman Dylan Sarver graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

  2. Garza graduates from basic military training

    SAN ANTONIO -- Air Force Airman Justin D. Garza graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Pearland Journal

  3. Military briefs, Tuesday, June 25

    Air Force Airman Dyllan R. Weddle graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Baytown Sun


  1. "One thing I learned is that when a soldier, airman or a Marine is away, the more we can take care of the family, the better they're going to be able to do their job because there's nothing worse than being deployed and having family problems,"...
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: Lindsey Graham Source: FOXNews

  2. "There was something that I saw in them, something that I see in the eyes of every soldier and sailor, airman, Marine and Coast Guardsman that I have had the privilege to meet in this country and around the world," Mr. Obama said. "And that...
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  3. "Every single loss of a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine is keenly felt by military commanders, families and friends both in theatre and at home," Smith said.
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Gregory Smith Source: CNN International

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /