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  Sergeant Audie Murphy Club
In 1993, CSM Cayton was voted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club by the membership and then became the Forces Command Sergeant Major.
In front of the eagle are the U.S. Army staff sergeant stripes.
The medalion is suspended by a broad powder-blue ribbon representing the traditional color of the infantry.
www.audiemurphy.com /samc.htm   (415 words)

  Sergeant - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Sergeants served as squad leaders, or as assistants to commissioned officers commanding larger units and formations.
Sergeants formed the backbone of the Imperial Army.
The rank sergeant was also a part of the Sith army in the New Sith Wars.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Sergeant   (136 words)

  U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > People > Officers & Staff > Sergeant At Arms
Sergeants at Arms lead the senators when they go anywhere as a body, including to the House Chamber for the State of the Union Address and joint meetings of Congress, and to the presidential inaugural platform for inaugurations.
Soon after the retitling, the Senate gave the Sergeant at Arms authority to “summon and command the absent Members” to appear in the Chamber to establish a quorum—the language was later modified to “...
In the nineteenth century, the Sergeant at Arms became the Senate’s wagon master and keeper of the Senate stables, so when the Senate purchased its first automobile in 1913 —used by the Vice President— the Sergeant at Arms assumed responsibility for automobile leasing and maintenance, traffic control, and parking around the Capitol.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/sergeant_at_arms.htm   (2337 words)

  U.S. Marine Corps - 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
In October, 1984, Gunnery Sergeant Estrada returned to MCAS Beaufort, SC for duty with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Airframes Division.
From March 1995 to May 1998, Sergeant Major Estrada served as Sergeant Major for 2d Battalion, 1st Marines, BLT 2/1, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, CA; and deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC) to the Western Pacific and the Arabian Gulf.
In May, 1998, Sergeant Major Estrada assumed the duties as Sergeant Major for Recruiting Station Sacramento, CA in the 12th Marine Corps District, Western Recruiting Region.
www.usmc.mil /sgtmaj/smmc14.nsf   (545 words)

 Sergeant’s – Quality Pet Products for Better Animal Health   (Site not responding. Last check: )
History: Sergeant's was founded in 1868 by a pharmacist, Polk Miller, who formulated various health care products, such as skin and coat remedies, in his pharmacy, first for his own dogs and then for others.
Sergeant's played the key role in the invention of flea collars and introduced them to the market in 1962.
Sergeant's medicines and dog food are chosen for the sled dogs used by the Commander Richard Byrd expedition to the South Pole.
www.sergeants.com /about/pet_products.asp   (741 words)

  MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS - SOMALIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Master Sergeant Gordon learned that ground forces were not immediately available to secure the second crash site, he and another sniper unhesitatingly volunteered to be inserted to protect the four critically wounded personnel, despite being well aware of the growing number of enemy personnel closing in on the site.
Sergeant First Class Shughart and his team leader unhesitatingly volunteered to be inserted to protect the four critically wounded personnel, despite being well aware of the growing number of enemy personnel closing in on the site.
Sergeant First Class Shughart's extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest standards of military service and reflect great credit upon him, his unit and the United States Army.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/mohsom.htm   (738 words)

  Sergeant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world.
Sergeant (Sgt) (Sáirsint in Gaelic) is the second rank of non-commissioned officer within the Irish Army.
The main infantry role of a Sergeant is as Second in Command of a platoon or commander of a Fire Support Section of a weapons platoon, such as an anti-tank or mortar platoon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sergeant   (1964 words)

 First Sergeant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The rank of First Sergeant carries more responsibility than the rank of Master Sergeant, and the rank may be either given to the soldier upon promotion to the paygrade of E-8 or they may be "laterally promoted" (promoted in rank but not paygrade) from Master Sergeant at a later date.
In their annual performance evaluations, called "fitness reports," eligible Gunnery Sergeants indicate whether they wish to be considered for promotion to Master Sergeant or First Sergeant, and thus whether they enter the promotional track for Master Gunnery Sergeant or Sergeant Major.
Often referred to as the 'first shirt', or 'shirt', the first sergeant is responsible for the morale, welfare, and conduct of all the enlisted members in a squadron and is the chief advisor to the squadron commander concerning the enlisted force.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First_Sergeant   (462 words)

Although not the lowest level of rank where command is exercised, this level is the first at which enlisted soldiers are referred to as Sergeant, and of all the grades of the NCO, this one, very possibly, has the greatest impact on the lower ranking soldiers.
Like the next grade, the staff Sergeant, the Sergeant is responsible for the individual training, personal appearance and the cleanliness of their soldiers.
Professionally competent leaders inherently command respect for their authority and the Sergeant must be unquestionably competent in order to carry out the mission correctly, accomplish each task and care for assigned soldiers.
www.jrtc-polk.army.mil /ncoa/sergeant.htm   (336 words)

 History of the Drill Sergeant
This was the beginning of the Drill Sergeant and was the first Drill Sergeant used to train recruits in the entire history of the recruit training programs throughout the Army.
The current drill sergeant hat evolved from the 1883 campaign hat to the present day modified Montana Peak, which was adopted for wear by the army in 1911 and abandoned in 1942.
The drill sergeants chosen to train Soldiers for combat wear the campaign hat as a testament of their demonstrated professionalism and proven leadership.
www.wood.army.mil /mncoa/dss/history.htm   (704 words)

The last SERGEANT battalion in the U.S. Army was phased out in May 1977.
January 55 JPL, as prime research and development contractor, began the development of the SERGEANT under a supplement to the existing research and development contract of 30 November 53.
September 64 Between January 62 and September 64, all seven Army SERGEANT battalions and support units were equipped, trained, and deployed: one to the Strategic Army Corps; five to Europe; and one to Korea.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/systems/sergeant.html   (735 words)

 Sergeant at Arms Office
The assistant sergeants, postmaster, and assistant postmaster are elected by the House members to serve with the chief sergeant as officers of the House.
A major role for the chief sergeant is to provide a safe environment for members (and staff) at all times, particularly during session in the House chamber or during committee meetings.
The chief sergeant is responsible for decorum and protocol, and may be requested by the speaker to locate and escort members to the chamber during a roll call vote.
www.house.leg.state.mn.us /sergeant/sergeant.htm   (669 words)

 Sergeant's Raunchy Comedy Puts Police Career at Risk - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bergrin said that Sergeant Feder's performances did not qualify as moonlighting because he was not paid for them and, even if he had been, police supervisors were notified about his work onstage.
As for the primary charge — that Sergeant Feder violated the department's moral turpitude clause — his supporters say that obscenity is in the eye of the beholder.
But Jamie Masada, who owns the Manhattan comedy club where Sergeant Feder gave the performance that landed him in trouble, said that the public was clearly sophisticated enough to recognize when comedians are trying to wield offensiveness as an art form.
www.nytimes.com /2006/02/14/nyregion/14comic.html?ex=1297573200&en=af30c25ed5053c20&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (982 words)

 The New York Times > National > Trial Opens for Sergeant Accused of Killing 2 Officers
The sergeant, Hasan Akbar, was given a diagnosis of mental illness at age 14, his lawyer said in the opening arguments of his court-martial.
Sergeant Akbar is charged with two counts of premeditated murder and three counts of premeditated attempted murder.
Sergeant Akbar's lawyers have addressed what they call his mental instability before, but on Monday they said he had first been questioned by a psychiatrist at 14, when his family was evaluated after reports that Mr.
www.nytimes.com /2005/04/12/national/12akbar.html?ex=1270958400&en=40957b0f1c4e74f2&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt   (983 words)

 G. Sergeant Antiques - for fine antiques.
Gary Sergeant is one of the foremost authorities on fine art and fine antiques.
Or, Ask Gary a question of your own.
ABOUT G. Copyright © 2005 G. Sergeant Antiques.
www.gsergeant.com   (49 words)

 Phil Silvers Show, The
In his relentless pursuit of personal gain and physical comfort, Bilko attempts to manipulate those around him through the selective use of flattery, false naïveté, pulling rank, and a canny ability to identify and stimulate desires, weaknesses and emotions in others.
Faced with innocent victims, the Sergeant's conscience kicks in and he expends every mental resource to resolve the problem.
Following Sergeant Bilko, Hiken and Silvers collaborated on several hour-long musical specials for CBS at the end of the 1950s.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/P/htmlP/philsilvers/philsilvers.htm   (1104 words)

 Drill Sergeant Identification Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Commandant of the Drill Sergeant course may award the badge upon successful completion of the Drill Sergeant course and assignment as a drill sergeant to a training command.
The badge may be revoked if the recipient is removed from the position of a drill sergeant for cause, regardless of the amount of time the individual has served in the position in a satisfactory manner.
The subdued embroidered badge may only be worn on utility uniforms and field jackets with the badge centered on the right breast pocket between the bottom of the pocket flap and the bottom of the pocket or in a similar location on uniforms without pockets.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /badges/DrillSergeantIdentificationBadge.htm   (469 words)

 President George W. Bush on Sergeant First Class Paul Ray & Medal of Honor on National Review Online
Sergeant First Class Paul Ray Smith, of Florida, gave his life for these ideals in a deadly battle outside Baghdad.
Sergeant Smith was leading about three dozen men who were using a courtyard next to a watchtower to build a temporary jail for captured enemy prisoners.
Sergeant Smith continued to fire and took a — until he took a fatal round to the head.
www.nationalreview.com /document/document200504070809.asp   (1206 words)

 The Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers . . .
Sergeant James Arnaud and PFC Elizabeth Magruder were shot and killed while attempting to serve a psychiatric petition on an individual in a home on Lynmont Drive in Adelphi at 2130 hours.
The murders of Sergeant Arnaud and PFC Magruder were the first line of duty deaths for the department in its 306-year history.
Sergeant Arnaud had been employed with the Prince George's County Sheriff's Department for 13 years, and was posthumously promoted to Sergeant.
www.odmp.org /officer.php?oid=16375   (235 words)

 John Basilone, Gunnery Sergeant, United States Marine Corps
Gunnery Sergeant "Manila John" Basilone was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Purple Heart, the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor.
On October 24-25, 1942, Sergeant Basilone was in charge of two sections of heavy machine guns defending a narrow pass to Henderson Airfield on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
Sergeant Basilone was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross and Purple Heart, making him the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive all three medals.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /johnbasi.htm   (2075 words)

 STAFF SERGEANT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The staff Sergeant is responsible for their continued successful development as well as that of other soldiers in the section, squad or team.
The staff Sergeant’s professional competence is measured by how well the staff Sergeant develops, maintains and uses the full range of human potential of his soldiers.
The staff Sergeant’s success, more than any other grade of the NCO rank, leads the path to the Army’s success, and the footprints you will see behind those of our greatest military leaders are probably those of a staff Sergeant, where he stood confident, proud and eager to assist.
www.jrtc-polk.army.mil /ncoa/staff_sergeant.htm   (316 words)

 Scott D. Sather, Sergeant, United States Air Force
The first specks of scarlet at the graveside of Staff Sergeant Scott D. Sather were isolated, nearly lost in the mass of civilians in dark mourning clothes.
Staff Sergeant Scott Sather, 29, of the U.S. Air Force, was shot to death on April 8 in southern Baghdad.
Sergeant Sather was assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /sdsather.htm   (1812 words)

 Sergeant Carney's Flag
Suddenly a rifle bullet dropped Sergeant Wall and the flag began to fall to the ground.
Sergeant William Carney threw his rifle aside and grasped the colors before they touched the ground.
Several months later Sergeant William Carney, propped up on a cane from the injuries to his right leg, posed for a picture holding the flag he had risked so much for that day at Fort Wagner.
www.homeofheroes.com /hallofheroes/1st_floor/flag/1bfa_hist5carney.html   (1528 words)

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