“Now I see a rainbow of hope from a place of darkness,” sergeant Major Robert Haemmerle told the crowd.
Browne tells the story of a sergeant Leigh Ann Hester and squad leader Timothy Nein who came under attack in Iraq.
I served as a sergeant in an elite sniper unit of the paratroops.
sergeant Major Mike Booley, 46, said that a string of promises were broken over his career.
The sergeant at arms for the Senate has said that threats of violence against senators went from 29 in 2009 to 49 in 2010.
His advancement had been rapid, from private to sergeant, and from sergeant to a commission.
He was accompanied by Smajo Ferović, a Moslem sergeant of komitadjis.
As the men so contentedly remained in the dangerous position, it may be inferred that they were as wise as the sergeant.
When we got to the guardroom the sergeant said it was a serious job, and he must send her to prison.
Meanwhile Overton, with the aid of his sergeant, was drawing up an official report, and making general examination.
c.1200, "servant," from Old French sergent, serjant "(domestic) servant, valet; court official; soldier," from Medieval Latin servientum (nominative serviens) "servant, vassal, soldier" (in Late Latin "public official"), from Latin servientem "serving," present participle of servire "to serve" (see serve (v.)); cognate with Spanish sirviente, Italian servente; a twin of servant, and 16c. writers sometimes use the two words interchangeably.
Specific sense of "military servant" is attested from late 13c.; that of "officer whose duty is to enforce judgments of a tribunal or legislative body" is from c.1300 (sergeant at arms is attested from late 14c.). Meaning "non-commissioned military officer" first recorded 1540s. Originally a much more important rank than presently. As a police rank, in Great Britain from 1839.
Middle English alternative spelling serjeant (from Old French) was retained in Britain in special use as title of a superior order of barristers (c.1300, from legal Latin serviens ad legem, "one who serves (the king) in matters of law"), from which Common Law judges were chosen; also used of certain other officers of the royal household. sergeant-major is from 1570s. The sergeant-fish (1871) so-called for lateral markings resembling a sergeant's stripes. Related: Sergeancy.
city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c.150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning "Yew-Tree Estate," but Eburos may also be a personal name. Yorkshire pudding is recorded from 1747; Yorkshire terrier first attested 1872; short form Yorkie is from 1950.