not commissioned, applied especially to military officers, as sergeants and corporals, ranking below warrant officer.
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How to use noncommissioned in a sentence
Seated around me are my soldier peers, all division staff officers and noncommissioned officers.
“Soldiers are soldiers,” she said, reflecting her own position as the highest-ranking female noncommissioned officer in the Army.
Their target was a dance for Army noncommissioned officers and their wives at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
Post of noncommissioned staff officers and orderlies other than for ceremonies.
noncommissioned officer commanding platoon or company, carrying of piece and taking of post.
Post of dismounted noncommissioned staff officers for ceremonies.
File closers: Such officers and noncommissioned officers of a company as are posted in rear of the line.
Guide: An officer, noncommissioned officer, or private upon whom the command or elements thereof regulates its march.