the senior noncommissioned officer of a company, squadron, etc., responsible for personnel and administration.
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How to use first sergeant in a sentence
"Every office and ship and retail yard could be run by a first-sergeant," Skinner complained.The Go-Getter | Peter B. Kyne
The ex-first sergeant had taken no part in the proceedings—in fact, he knew nothing of them.
If he were not such a gambler and rake he would make a splendid first-sergeant.The Deserter | Charles King