noncommissioned noncommissioned

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of military officers) appointed from enlisted personnel

Usage(s):

  1. Encouraging people not to choose to become noncommissioned officers would hurt the military and our country very badly.
  2. Encouraging people to choose to not become noncommissioned officers would hurt the military and our country very badly.
  3. No Prime Minister or President is even seen; we're watching the trench fighting of the foot soldiers and noncommissioned officers.

News

  1. 2 face hazing charges at Beaufort Air Station

    The Marine Corps says that two staff noncommissioned officers have been charged in a hazing incident at the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The State

  2. Two MCAS Beaufort NCOs charged in hazing investigation

    Capt. Jordan Cochran said the two noncommissioned officers were charged with failure to obey an order or regulation after an investigation by the base's Criminal Investigative Division into hazing allegations, which surfaced in December.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  3. 2 MCAS Beaufort noncommissioned officers charged in hazing investigation

    Two staff noncommissioned officers have been charged with violating policies on hazing at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, a base public affairs officer said Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Beaufort Gazette

Quotes

  1. "Most worrying to me is that by hurting retention, we will reduce the numbers of men and women who we train to become the backbone of all the services, the noncommissioned officer," McCain said in his statement.
    on May 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: USA Today

  2. Predictability was a more important factor "than the impact of the additional three months on the tour," Geren said. "It's a judgment call, but it's based on the feedback from the input from soldiers, from (noncommissioned officers) right up...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Pete Geren Source: Forbes

  3. "We're taking this year and making it the Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, so we can recognize their courage, their commitment, their competence, and their contribution to this war," Casey said.
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: George Casey Source: Military.com

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