U.S. Air Force. an enlisted person of one of the three lowest ranks (airman basic, airman, airman first class ).Abbreviation: Amn
a member of a military aircrew.
(in other countries) an enlisted person in the air force.
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How to use airman in a sentence
Even if the commander believes an airman has made a sincere request, it may be denied if it is believed the unvaccinated airman could harm unit cohesion or make it too difficult to work close together, Stefanek said.Air Force is first to face troops’ rejection of vaccine mandate as thousands avoid shots | Alex Horton | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
The vast majority of active-duty airmen, more than 96 percent, are at least partially vaccinated, according to data from the Air Force.Air Force is first to face troops’ rejection of vaccine mandate as thousands avoid shots | Alex Horton | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
Roberts, who is executive producer and narrator of the project, says this is a particularly relevant time to revisit the story of the airmen.Robin Roberts Honors The Legacy Of Her Father And The Tuskegee Airmen In New Documentary | Brande Victorian | February 9, 2021 | Essence.com
The former airman was riding in a pickup truck with two other alleged Boogaloo Bois when the vehicle was stopped by Austin police, according to an intelligence report generated by the Austin Regional Intelligence Center, a multi-agency fusion center.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government. | by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE | February 1, 2021 | ProPublica
Home Plate—as this group of airmen referred to Area 51—began to search.A CIA spyplane crashed outside Area 51 a half-century ago. This explorer found it. | Sarah Scoles | January 5, 2021 | Popular-Science
We talk about four pillars of an airman in comprehensive airmen fitness.
But her mood soured, she says, when another airman made an inappropriate sexual comment.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story | Jacob Siegel | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Together, they began pressuring her leaders to do right by the young airman.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story | Jacob Siegel | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That was when “instinct kicked in,” said Chief Master Sergeant James Ross, a friend and fellow airman from the 152nd Airlift Wing.Nevada Teacher Mike Landsberry Survived War. He Was Killed in Class. | Jacob Siegel | October 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A staff sergeant and loadmaster in charge of U.S. Air Force bombs and munitions, Loverde was a model airman.Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Anniversary: Move Changed National Landscape | Patrick Murphy | September 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is not always the airman, in these days of camouflage, who brings word of ammunition trains or of new batteries.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
He knew they had seen him disappearing and, airman like, they would remain awhile to bask in the sunlight and "dry off."Tam O' The Scoots | Edgar Wallace
Especially, when, two nights following Ruths coming to the hospital, a German airman dropped several bombs near the institution.Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross | Alice B. Emerson
Over the Channel the winds were almost always very severe, and they represented the greatest danger the airman had to face.The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
So the happy day finally arrived when he was permitted to enlist as a student airman.The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
British Dictionary definitions for airman
an aviator, esp a man who serves in his country's air force
- airwoman, fem n
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