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  Officer - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
An officer is a member of a group typically in the areas of the military, police, or some other form of authority.
Upon graduation from the Academy, the cadet is granted a commission appointing him or her to Starfleet's most junior officer's rank: that of Ensign.
Commissioned officers are distinguished from non-commissioned officers and other crewmembers through the use of a rank structure.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Commissioned_officer   (210 words)

  
 Student Opportunities
Commissioned Corps Officer Student Training and Extern Program (COSTEP)
They are not obligated to serve in the Commissioned Corps after graduation, but may decide to serve an extended active-duty assignment after they complete their professional education.
Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (COSTEP) Application
commcorps.shs.net /student   (621 words)

  
  NOAA Corps
NOAA Commissioned Corps Officers are an integral part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
To learn how to be considered as an officer candidate for this class, visit the NOAA Corps Recruiting page or you can send an e-mail to the NOAA Corps Recruiting Unit.
A publication of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps
www.noaacorps.noaa.gov   (223 words)

  
  ARTICLES OF WAR
Officer or soldier shall use any reproachful or provoking speeches or gestures to another, upon pain, if an officer, of being put in arrest, if a soldier, confined, and of asking pardon of the party offended in the presence of his commanding officer.
No officer or soldier shall send a challenge to another officer or soldier, to fight a duel, or accept a challenge if sent, upon pain, if a commissioned officer, of being cashiered; if a non-commissioned officer or soldier, of suffering corporeal punishment; at the discretion of a court-martial.
Every officer commanding a regiment or corps may appoint for his own regiment or corps, courts martial, to consist of three commissioned officers for the trial and punishment of offenses not capital, and decide upon their sentences.
suvcw.org /education/documents/articles.htm   (3211 words)

  
  Officer (armed forces) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commissioned officers derive authority directly from a sovereign power and, as such, hold a commission charging them with the duties and responsibilities of a specific office or position.
Commissioned officers generally receive training as leadership and management generalists, in addition to training relating to their specific trade or function in the military.
Officers, non-commissioned officers, and junior ranks in almost every country of the world are segregated along the lines of the Prussian system of messing, where eating facilities, accommodation, and social facilities are kept separate to ensure relations between various ranks stay strictly professional.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commissioned_officer   (525 words)

  
 Non-commissioned officer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A non-commissioned officer (sometimes noncommissioned officer), also known as an NCO or noncom, is a non-commissioned member of an armed force who has been given authority by a commissioned officer.
Typically NCOs serve as administrative personnel, as advisors to the officer corps, and as both supervisors of, and advocates for, the lower-ranking enlisted personnel.
Warrant officers are often included in the SNCO category, but actually form a separate class of their own.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Non-commissioned_officer   (393 words)

  
 Non-commissioned officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A non-commissioned officer ("NCO") is an enlisted soldier or sailor who has been delegated leadership or command authority by a commissioned officer.
Dames of the Court of Honor Lineage society founded in 1921 with membership open to women who are of lineal descent from a commissioned officer of one or more of the American wars between the years 1607 through 1865.
The gender-specific terms are policeman for a male police officer and policewoman for a female police officer.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Non-commissioned_officer.html   (404 words)

  
 Commissioned officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Commissioned officers are authorized to use deadly force to carry out the lawful orders of their government, either directly or through orders to enlisted/ personnel.
Commissioned officers usually study military science at a college, university or military academy and intend to make a career in the military.
Officers and enlisted personnel are highly segregated: for example, they typically eat their meals and spend their off-duty time in separate facilities.
www.infothis.com /find/Commissioned_officer   (636 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Journals of the Continental Congress - Articles of War, June 30, 1775
Any officer or soldier, who shall behave himself with contempt or disrespect towards the General or Generals, or Commanders in chief of the Continental Forces, or shall speak false words, tending to his or their hurt or dishonour, shall be punished according to the nature of his offence, by the judgment of a general court-martial.
Any non-commissioned officer, or soldier, who shall desert, or without leave of his commanding officer, absent himself from the troop or company to which he belongs, or from any detachment of the same, shall, upon being convicted thereof, be punished according to the nature of his offense, at the discretion of a general court-martial.
Whatsoever commissioned officer shall be convicted before a general court-martial, of behaving in a scandalous, infamous manner, such as is unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, shall be discharged from the service.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/contcong/06-30-75.htm   (1872 words)

  
 Articles of War
Any non-commissioned officer or soldier who shall use any profane oath or execration, shall incur the penalties expressed in the foregoing article; and a commissioned officer shall forfeit and pay, for each and every such offense, one dollar, to be applied as in the preceding article.
Every officer who shall be convicted before a general court-marshal of having signed a false certificate relating to the absence of either officer or private soldier, or relative to his or their pay, shall be cashiered.
Any officer or soldier who shall, without urgent necessity, or without the leave of his superior officer, quit his guard, platoon, or division, shall be punished, according to the nature of his offense, by the sentence of a court-martial.
www.rootsweb.com /%7Eilcivilw/articles.htm   (3074 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Journals of the Continental Congress - Articles of War; September 20, 1776
Whatsoever non-commissioned officer or soldier shall use any prophane oath or execration, shall incur the penalties expressed in the foregoing article; and if a commissioned officer be thus guilty of prophane cursing or swearing, he shall forfeit and pay, for each and every such offense, two-thirds of a dollar.
Any officer or soldier who shall behave himself with contempt or disrespect towards the general, or other commander in chief of the forces of the United States, or shall speak words tending to his hurt or dishonor, shall be punished according to the nature of his offense, by the judgment of a court-martial.
Every non-commissioned officer and soldier shall retire to his quarters or tent at the beating of the retreat; in default of which he shall be punished, according to the nature of his offense, by the commanding officer.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/contcong/09-20-76.htm   (3094 words)

  
 Articles of War - CS Version
Every officer who shall be convicted before a general court-martial or having signed a false certificate relating to the absence of either officer or private soldier or relative to his or their pay, shall be cashiered.
Any commissioned officer who shall be found drunk on his guard, party, or other duty, shall be cashiered; any non-commissioned officer or soldier so offending shall suffer such corporeal punishment as shall be inflicted by the sentence of a court-martial.
Any commissioned officer who shall be found sleeping on his post, or shall leave it before he shall be regularly relieved, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as shall be inflicted by the sentence of a court-martial.
members.aol.com /cog10thtx2/art1.htm   (1675 words)

  
 GoArmy.com > About the Army > Service Options > Enlisted Soldiers & Officers > Officer
Commissioned Officers are the leaders of the Army.
Commissioned Officers lead from the front and adjust to environments that are always changing.
To be a Commissioned Officer is to be respected as a Soldier, an inspiring leader and a servant of the nation.
www.goarmy.com /about/officer.jsp   (518 words)

  
 Department of Defense Rank Insignias - Officers Rank
Officer ranks in the United States military consist of commissioned officers and warrant officers.
Warrant officers hold warrants from their service secretary and are specialists and experts in certain military technologies or capabilities.
They derive their authority from the same source as commissioned officers but remain specialists, in contrast to commissioned officers, who are generalists.
www.defenselink.mil /specials/insignias/officers.html   (222 words)

  
 Uniform Code of Military Justice
(c) A commissioned officer, a warrant officer, or a civilian subject to this chapter or to trial thereunder may be ordered into arrest or confinement only by a commanding officer to whose authority he is subject, by an order, oral or written, delivered in person or by another commissioned officer.
Under similar regulations, rules may be prescribed with respect to the suspension of punishments authorized by regulations of the Secretary concerned, a commanding officer exercising general court-martial jurisdiction or an officer of general or flag rank in command may delegate his powers under this article to a principal assistant.
The provisions of this chapter conferring jurisdiction upon courts- martial do not deprive military commissions, provost courts, or other military tribunals of concurrent jurisdiction with respect to offenders or offenses that by statute or by the law of war may be tried by military commissions, provost courts, or other military tribunals.
www.constitution.org /mil/ucmj19970615.htm   (13865 words)

  
 CDC-OCCP-Career Development of the USPHS Officer
Officers that belong to categories in which licensure and/or certification is a part of their appointment standards, job performance responsibilities, and/or pay requirements are required to maintain those credentials.
Officers are encouraged to develop familiarity with the professional expectations required to progress toward career goals within or outside their current professional setting, by applying personal initiative to become familiar with programs that are of interest and by interacting with individuals who can provide programmatic insight.
That said, for commissioned officers, retirement planning is the advanced planning necessary for completing a career with the PHS and the full understanding of what benefits, pay, and allowances will be available for the officer and his/her dependents upon retirement.
www.cdc.gov /od/occp/officership/career/discussion.htm   (6316 words)

  
 commissioned officer. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
An officer of a country’s armed services whose rank is confirmed by a government document (a commission).
In many countries, including the United States, commissioned officers in the navy are those of the rank of ensign and above, and in the army and air force those of the rank of lieutenant and above.
Commissioned officers are contrasted with enlisted men and women, such as privates, corporals, and sergeants, or ordinary seamen and petty officers.
www.bartleby.com /59/13/commissioned.html   (170 words)

  
 Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
B. Notwithstanding Commission Section 433.05 of this title relating to Registration Deadline a licensee shall obtain the fingerprints of an applicant for a registration or security officer commission prior to assigning the applicant to duty.
A. At least 15% of a licensee’s commissioned security officers at the main office and branch offices must submit to a commercially available means of drug screening, or be examined by a licensed physician each quarter and be declared in writing to show no trace of drug dependency or illegal drug use.
A private security officer who has been issued a security officer commission by the Commission shall carry it while on duty and going to and from the place of assignment and shall present it upon request by a peace officer or to an investigator employed by the Commission.
www.tcps.state.tx.us /cso.aspx   (3196 words)

  
 Army Warrant Officer Definitions - Warrant Officers Heritage Foundation
CW2s are commissioned officers with the requisite authority pursuant to assignment level and position as given by the President of the U.S..
CW3s are commissioned officers with the requisite authority pursuant to assignment level and position as given by the President of the U.S..
CW4s are commissioned officers with the requisite authority pursuant to assignment level and position as given by the President of the U.S..
www.penfed.org /usawoa/WOHERITAGE/ArmyWOdefined.htm   (1281 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Airman Basic
Good conduct variation Petty Officer Third Class insignia Petty Officer Third Class is the fourth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman and below Petty Officer Second Class, and is the lowest form of non-commissioned officer, equivalent to a Corporal in...
Chief Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies.
A Command Master Chief Petty Officer is the senior enlisted person in a United States Navy command structure.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Airman-Basic   (2185 words)

  
 NIH/OHR - Commissioned Officer Awards - Criteria for Awards
Awards must be based on actions and activities that have not been the basis for a prior Commissioned Corps award, except what has been previously honored may serve as part of the basis for a more senior subsequent ward that is based on significantly more actions and accomplishments over a longer period of time.
Commendation Medal (CM): The CM is awarded to an officer who has demonstrated a level of proficiency and dedication distinctly greater than that expected of an average commissioned officer.
The award is made to commissioned officers who have demonstrated a significant level of performance well above that normally expected, but at a somewhat lesser level than is required for the OUC.
www1.od.nih.gov /ohrm/corps/Awards/COCRIT.HTM   (741 words)

  
 Officer - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
An officer is a member of a group typically in the areas of the military, police, or some other form of authority.
In the Federation Starfleet, an officer or commissioned officer is an individual who has attended, and graduated from the four-year cadet program of Starfleet Academy.
Commissioned officers are distinguished from non-commissioned officers and other crewmembers through the use of a rank structure.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Officer   (207 words)

  
 Commissioned Officer Training School - Associated Content
Commissioned officers typically enter at higher ranks because of previous educationa and professional experience.
Officer Training School is divided in to Basic Officer Training (BOT) and Commissioned Officer Training (COT).
Commissioned Officer Training School is responsible for instilling character, knowledge, and motivation essential to serve in the United States Air Force into the officers.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/76300/commissioned_officer_training_school.html   (481 words)

  
 Non-commissioned officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A non-commissioned officer (sometimes noncommissioned officer), or NCO, is an enlisted member of an armed force who has been delegated leadership or command authority by a commissioned officer.
Provides newly commissioned or appointed officers with professional knowledge and leadership education to prepare them for duty as a company grade officer in the Operating Forces, with particular emphasis on the duties, responsibilities and warfighting skills required of a rifle platoon commander.
Lineage society founded in 1921 with membership open to women who are of lineal descent from a commissioned officer of one or more of the American wars between the years 1607 through 1865.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Non-commissioned_officer   (1555 words)

  
 Identify the Historical Progression and Significiant Contributions of the Non-commissioned Officer Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Identify the role of the noncommissioned officer during the War of 1812.
Identify the role of the noncommissioned officer during World War I. The impact of the French and British military on the American NCO Corps.
The emergence of the color sergeant, who replaced the commissioned ensign (officer) in carrying the flag, enhanced the role of the NCO in combat.
www.atsc.army.mil /itsd/comcor/sm1001s.htm   (1705 words)

  
 Grades, Titles, and Billets in the Commissioned Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Officers eligible for promotion to the O-3 (and to the O-4 in the Medical category) are eligible for an administrative promotion rather than a competitive promotion.
As an officer is promoted to a higher grade, the duties of the officer should be commensurate with the higher grade.
It is the responsibility of the officer's immediate supervisor to assure that the officer is in an appropriate billet which is consistent with program organizational guidelines, as well as meeting the career progression needs and objectives of the officer.
www.usphs.gov /html/grades.html   (533 words)

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