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Origin of staff sergeant
Words nearby staff sergeant
Example sentences from the Web for staff sergeant
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
You get these high-profile people that go into prison, and the staff abuse their authority.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Stay in formation,” a sergeant from the ceremonial unit said over a public address system to the cops along the street.
Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With each division, in addition to the divisional staff, there were officers detached from the headquarters staff.
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
By the end of the campaign of 1796 he had proved that he was as great a chief of the staff as Bonaparte was a great commander.
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
So it was all arranged, and Lawrence went to see his uncle and tell him of his new position on Blair's staff.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for staff sergeant
- (in the Army) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above sergeant and below sergeant first class
- (in the Air Force) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above airman first class and below technical sergeant
- (in the Marine Corps) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above sergeant and below gunnery sergeant