gunnery gunnery  /ˈɡə nə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) guns collectively

Usage(s):

  1. Steady behavior and crack gunnery in combat had done the job.
  2. In the prewar Navy, where the work was sometimes slack, shore leaves plentiful, he ran a taut command from sunrise to sundown, often ordered gunnery practice on weekends.
  3. As a bright young lieutenant in the Siamese army, he was rewarded with a four-year scholarship to study gunnery at Fontainebleau.

News

  1. MARINE CORPS NEWS

    Article By Sgt. Priscilla Sneden Mom. Marine. Survivor. Gunnery Sgt. Barbra Brown joined the Marine Corps in 1994. She sp... Article By Marine Corps News Hometown: Pittston, Penn. Commissioned in the Corps: May 1998 MOS: 7518 F-35 Pilot Why did ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: U.S. Marine Corps

  2. IN THE NEWS

    Article By Sgt. Priscilla Sneden Mom. Marine. Survivor. Gunnery Sgt. Barbra Brown joined the Marine Corps in 1994. She sp... Article By Marine Corps News Hometown: Pittston, Penn. Commissioned in the Corps: May 1998 MOS: 7518 F-35 Pilot Why did ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: U.S. Marine Corps

  3. Art a new way to heal for Marines and sailors

    Gunnery Sgt. Jeremiah Warnick holds a painting he calls ‘Find Beauty In Pain’ while he talks with Gayla Elliott, an art therapist for Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Kinston Free Press

Quotes

  1. "We're not talking about wind farms in the middle of the Nevada Test Site or the Nellis (Air Force) gunnery range or the Fallon Naval Air Station," Reid said, adding that some of the proposed wind farms would be many miles away from any military...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Forbes

  2. "During the liberation of Iraq, Master Gunnery Sergeant Denogean was seriously injured. When asked if he had any requests, he made two: a promotion for the corporal who helped rescue him and the chance to become an American citizen," Bush said....
    on May 15, 2006 By: President Bush Source: US Department of Defense (press release)

  3. "It has come to my attention you have halted the planned reopening of the Warren Grove Gunnery Range due to some concerns you have about the procedures developed to ensure the safe operation of the range," LoBiondo said in the letter. "I am...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Frank LoBiondo Source: Press of Atlantic City

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