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  Regimental Sergeant Major - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) is an appointment held by Warrant Officers Class 1 (WO1) in the British Army, Royal Marines and many Commonwealth armies, and by Chief Warrant Officers (CWO) in the Canadian Forces.
The RSM is never addressed as "Sergeant Major"; he is addressed as "Mr (surname)" by officers, and as "Sir" or "Mr (surname), Sir" by his subordinates.
In the USMC a Regimental Sergeant Major is the senior enlisted advisor to the Regimental Commander.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regimental_Sergeant_Major   (423 words)

  
 Sergeant Major - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In particular, the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) (WO1) is the senior NCO of a battalion or regiment, equivalent to a Command Sergeant Major in the United States.
Marine Corps Sergeants Major serve as the senior enlisted Marine in the Corps' units of battalion, squadron or higher echelon, to assist the unit's commander and to handle matters of discipline and morale among the enlisted Marines.
The full title of sergeant major fell out of use until the latter part of the 18th century, when it began to be applied to the senior non-commissioned officer of an infantry battalion or cavalry regiment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sergeant_Major   (1469 words)

  
 Sergeant Major-Forgotten Soldier
Drill Sergeants and Corporals were assigned from the companies for the task of training the new recruit The Major was responsible for training new officers before they went to their companies.
The uniform for the Sergeant Major in the Continental Army is difficult to document.
Sergeant Major Younglove of the Third New Jersey Regiment in 1776 had a gold hat cord and turned back in the silver lace that was intended for his coat (Brigade Dispatch, Autumn 1995), (Revwar listserv).
www.nwta.com /couriers/4-96/sergeant.html   (1393 words)

  
 United States Marine Corps - 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major John L. Estrada enlisted on 5 September 1973 and attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC.
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.marines.mil /sgtmaj/smmc15   (535 words)

  
 Official Website for the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364 Sergeant Major
SERGEANT MAJOR ANDREW J. Sergeant Major Jackson was born on September 1, 1961 in Fort Myers, Florida and enlisted into the Marine Corps in Rochester, New York on September 16, 1981.
In 1985, Sergeant Major Jackson reenlisted as a meritoriously promoted Corporal and during the same year he was transferred to Recruiting Station, Buffalo, New York where he filled the billet of Personnel Clerk.
Sergeant Major Jackson rotated from 3rd Marine Division during November 1997 and reported to Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California as the Administrative Chief.
www.3maw.usmc.mil /MAG39/HMM364/CommandElement/sgtmaj.asp   (604 words)

  
 Panamic Sergeant Major
The Panamic Sergeant Major is normally found in large aggregations in the surge zone around rocky structure in the first 50 feet of the water column.
The Panamic Sergeant Major is one of a group of small, very colorful reef fishes of the Pomacentridae or Damselfish Family.
In Mexico, the Panamic Sergeant Major occurs on the Pacific side of the Baja California peninsula south of Magdalena Bay, on the southeastern side of the Baja, and along the mainland Mexico, and around all oceanic islands.
www.mexfish.com /fish/pnsgtmag/pnsgtmag.htm   (435 words)

  
 The Sergeant Major
To the CO, the sergeant major is the one person close to him, other than his wife, who without fear of retribution by efficiency report runs counter to the commander's known or suspected feelings.
The sergeant major, in turn, realizes that he is the man in the middle and must answer to the commander if his orders are not properly carried out.
The sergeant major is a symbol of leadership.
www.4point2.org /sgtmajor.htm   (1474 words)

  
 HD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major Daniel "Dan" Joseph Daly was once acclaimed by MajGen John A. Lejeune, former Commandant of the Marine Corps, as "the outstanding Marine of all time." MajGen Smedley D. Butler called him "The fightinest Marine I ever knew," and wrote that "it was an object lesson to have served with "him."
Sergeant Major Daly and MajGen Butler are the only Marines who have ever received the Nation's highest military award-the Medal of Honor-twice for separate acts of heroism.
Sergeant Major Daly is perhaps best remembered for a famous battle cry delivered during the desperate fighting in Belleau Wood in June 1918.
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil /HD/Historical/Whos_Who/Daly_DJ.htm   (860 words)

  
 Station Sergeant Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In April 1992, Gunnery Sergeant Summerville was transferred and assigned as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor (AMOI) at Virginia Tech.
and was assigned as the Squadron Sergeant Major for HMM 166.
In November 2001, Sergeant Major Summerville was transferred to MCAS, New River, in Jacksonville, NC for duty as the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron Sergeant Major.
www.newriver.usmc.mil /SergeantMajor.htm   (644 words)

  
 CJS - Bio Sergeant Major William Joseph Gainey
Sergeant Major William J. Gainey is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a newly created position established to advise the Chairman on matters of professional development of enlisted personnel for a joint environment.
Sergeant Major Gainey enlisted in the Army under the Delayed Entry Program in 1974 and entered basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky on 17 June 1975.
Sergeant Major Gainey is married to the former Cindy Chunn and they have a son and daughter.
www.jcs.mil /bios/bio_gainey.html   (276 words)

  
 SDNHM - Abudefduf troschelii (Panamanian Sergeant Major)
The sergeant major has a compressed ovoid body, and a single continuous dorsal fin.
The attentive care shown by this species is in sharp contrast with the reproductive strategy of the creolefish, which produce large quantities of eggs and then leave them to their fate.
The sergeant major feeds during the day on surface and midwater plankton; it also grazes on bottom-living invertebrates and algae attached to the rocks.
www.oceanoasis.org /fieldguide/abud-tro.html   (290 words)

  
 Battalion Sergeant Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major Swann was born 11 December 1960 in Sanford, North Carolina.
In 1996, Gunnery Sergeant Swann was transferred to the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Wisconsin to serve as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor where he prepared college students to become Marine Corps Officers.
First Sergeant Swann was transferred to 2d Battalion, 10th Marines and assumed the duties of Company First Sergeant for Battery G. In December 2003, he was selected for promotion to Sergeant Major and transferred to his current assignment as the Battalion Sergeant Major, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines.
www.lejeune.usmc.mil /2dmardiv/22/sgtmaj.htm   (516 words)

  
 Sergeant Major Kenneth O. Preston - Sergeant Major Army
Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston was sworn in as the 13th Sergeant Major of the Army on January 15, 2004.
The Sergeant Major of the Army serves as the Army Chief of Staff's personal adviser on all enlisted-related matters, particularly in areas affecting Soldier training and quality of life.
The SMA devotes the majority of his time to traveling throughout the Army observing training, and talking to Soldiers and their families.
www.army.mil /leaders/leaders/sma   (215 words)

  
 COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR ROBERT W. DELANEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
ROBERT W. Command Sergeant Major (CA) Robert W. Delaney was selected as the Command Sergeant Major for the California State Military Reserve on 7 December 2004.
In May 1988 CSM (CA) Delaney was selected as the Command Sergeant Major of the 4th Battalion, 160th Infantry, 40th Infantry Division, (Mech), and promoted to Command Sergeant Major in December 1988.
He was also one of the four Command Sergeants Major selected to go the Ukraine and brief their General Staff and their Military Academy on the “Role of the Noncommissioned Officer”.
www.calguard.ca.gov /casmr/bioDelaneyR.htm   (737 words)

  
 SgtMaj. Gadsden Assumes Duties as HQBN, Post Sergeant Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major Eduardo Gadsden assumed duties as battalion and base sergeant major during a post-and-relief ceremony, Thursday, December 21, 2000.
Sergeant Major Eduardo Gadsden enlisted in the Marine Corps on 11 October 1977 from his hometown of Bronx, N.Y. Upon completion of recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, S.C., Private First Class Gadsden attended Personnel Administration School and was assigned the MOS 0131.
Sergeant Major Gadsden's personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal with one gold star in Lieu of second award, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal.
www.dcmilitary.com /marines/hendersonhall/6_02/local_news/4253-1.html   (554 words)

  
 Student project report - Ichthyology - ZOO334C - Sergeant Major
The Sergeant Major (Abudefduf saxatilis, family Pomacentridae) is a coral reef fish that is found in many reefs in the Atlantic Ocean.
The sergeant major has 5 vertical stripes that narrow towards belly, with a dark spot at the base of the pectoral fin.
There are two other types of sergeant majors, which may or may not be the same species that are found in or around almost all coral reefs.
www.sbs.utexas.edu /bio354l/Projects/1998/Amy_George/Abudefduf_saxatilis.html   (1179 words)

  
 24th MEU Sergeant Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major Donnie R. Barrett was born in Anderson, South Carolina.
In October 2001, Sergeant Major Barrett was appointed as the Sergeant Major of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Sergeant Major Barrett's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two Gold Stars in lieu of third award and the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Cluster in lieu of second award.
www.usmc.mil /meus/24thmeu.nsf/sgtmaj   (484 words)

  
 Cornell W. Gilmore, Command Sergeant Major, United States Army
Her husband of 21 years, Command Sergeant Major Cornell Gilmore, was one of six soldiers killed when the Black Hawk helicopter they were flying in was struck by enemy fire and crashed near Tikrit on November 7, 2003.
She was killed along with Command Sergeant Major Cornell W. Gilmore, the corps' top enlisted man, while visiting some of the 400 JAG Corps soldiers stationed in Iraq.
Army Command Sergeant Major Cornell W. Gilmore, who grew up in Maryland and lived in Virginia, and was devoted to the Army and to his church, was killed in action in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon announced.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /cwgilmore.htm   (3333 words)

  
 Sgt Hook - This We’ll Defend
First Sergeant McNeely went on to explain that just inside the pearly gates atop the hill behind him, on the right, they would find Fiddler’s Green where a sponsor awaited each one of them to help get them settled and show them around the base camp.
Command Sergeant Major Jesse Martin was the 1st Battalion, 76th Infantry Regiment CSM.
“Sergeant Major, I know this is kinda tough to swallow and you probably have a lot of questions, but let me just say, you’re here for a reason, we’re here for a reason, and it’s a good reason,” Julian McNeely offered, looking directly into the old Soldier’s grey-blue eyes.
www.sgthook.com   (5242 words)

  
 Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major, Abudefduf bengalensis
A Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major at a depth of 1m, Shiprock, Port Hacking, New South Wales, January 2002.
The Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major is white with six or seven fl bands on the body.
The Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major is often seen as solitary individuals or in small groups feeding on algae, gastropods and small crabs.
www.amonline.net.au /fishes/fishfacts/fish/abengal.htm   (155 words)

  
 MCAS Futenma Sergeant Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sergeant Major Veater was born 4 December 1955 and was raised in State College, Pennsylvania and Robbinsville, North Carolina.
Upon his return to CONUS, First Sergeant Veater was assigned to Inspector-Instructor duty with India Battery, Third Battalion, Fourteenth Marines in Reading, Pennsylvania where he served as the Battery First Sergeant and the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the 3D Battalion.
Sergeant Major Veater is married and has six children.
www.futenma.usmc.mil /SgtMaj/main.htm   (428 words)

  
 Rules of Card Games: Sergeant Major
Some closely related games, generally known as 8-5-3, are played in India and the near east; also the game 9-5-2, played in Canada, is very similar.
Sergeant Major is a trick taking game for 3 players, using a standard 52 card pack.
Shawn's Sergeant Major page, formerly at http://www.erols.com/shawncoons/sarge.htm but now disappeared, described a variation played with only 51 cards (the 2 of clubs is removed).
www.pagat.com /whist/sergeant.html   (1204 words)

  
 Sergeant Audie Murphy Club
Leading the effort was Lieutenant General Crosbie Saint, then the III Corps commander; his Command Sergeant Major George L. Horvath; III Corps Awards Clerk Jean Crisp, who is now Test and Experimentation Command (TEXCOM) awards clerk, and Don Moore, a Killeen artist who assisted with designing the logo and club awards.
In 1993, CSM Cayton was voted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club by the membership and then became the Forces Command Sergeant Major.
In 1994 at a Sergeant Major of the Army conference, the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club spread Army-wide, to all commands with installations retaining the selection process for their own NCOs.
www.audiemurphy.com /samc.htm   (416 words)

  
 Military District of Washington - HomePage
Jeffrey L. Greer became command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington in August 2002 and is the first NCO to hold the same post in the newly formed Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region.
An Airborne Ranger, Greer graduated from the Command Sergeants Major Course at the Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, in January 1993 and served as instructor for the Academy's First Sergeant Course.
Subsequently, 1995-1996, he was CSM for the Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga. He followed these with assignments in Europe, as the CSM for the 1st Battalion 508th Infantry (Airborne Battalion Combat Team) in Vicenza, Italy, and as CSM for the Southern European Task Force Infantry Brigade.
www.mdw.army.mil /content/anmviewer.asp?a=1104&z=65   (326 words)

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