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  Department of Defense Enlisted Rank Insignias
An Army sergeant, an Air Force staff sergeant, and a Marine corporal are considered NCO ranks.
Whether one is, for example, a senior master sergeant or a first sergeant in the Air Force depends on the person's job.
The sergeant major of the Army, the sergeant major of the Marine Corps, the master chief petty officer of the Navy and the chief master sergeant of the Air Force are the spokespersons of the enlisted force at the highest levels of their services.
www.defenselink.mil /specials/insignias/enlisted.html   (451 words)

  
  Faleomavaega (AS00) - Washington, D.C.—Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Sifoa Loa of American Samoa Killed in Iraq
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he has learned last week from reliable sources about the death of Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Sifoa Loa in Iraq.
Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Loa was 32 years of age and had served the United States Army for nine years.
Duke Loa and Mary as well as to the family members and friends of Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Loa on this tragic news,” Faleomavaega concluded.
www.house.gov /list/press/as00_faleomavaega/ssgloakillediniraq.html   (208 words)

  
  Staff sergeant - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Staff sergeant is a military rank, a traditional infantry or army enlisted grade held by a non-commissioned officer.
An air police staff sergeant was accidentally beamed aboard the USS Enterprise during a time travel mission in 1969.
The Air Force staff sergeant rank is equivalent to the US Navy rank of petty officer 2nd class.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Staff_sergeant   (256 words)

  
  WLC
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   (313 words)

  
  Staff Sergeant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Staff Sergeant is a rank of non-commissioned officer used in several countries.
A Marine Staff Sergeant differs from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force in that it is a staff non-commissioned officer rank.
Staff Sergeants are expected to be technically proficient and function as first-line supervisors within a workcenter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Staff_Sergeant   (646 words)

  
 Sergeant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the British and most other Commonwealth armies a Sergeant while a Staff Sergeant is second-in-command of a platoon (30-50 soldiers) or troop (the commander of a platoon typically being a 2nd Lieutenant or Lieutenant).
Colour Sergeant in the Canadian Forces is not a rank of Sergeant, but a Warrant Officer in one of the two Foot Guards regiments (the Governor General's Foot Guards and the Canadian Grenadier Guards).
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   (2297 words)

  
 Rank Insignia - Enlisted
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 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.
The platoon sergeant or sergeant first class generally has 15 to 18 years or more of military experience and is rightfully expected to bring that experience to bear in quick, accurate decisions that are in the best interest of the mission and the soldier.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/intro/enlist.htm   (1437 words)

  
 Staff Sergeant - www.canadiansoldiers.com
Staff Sergeant was a rank in the pre-Unification Army.
The rank insignia of a Staff Sergeant up until May 1915 was in some cases a 4-bar chevron worn with the points up, surmounted by either a rank star or a crown.
By 1939, the rank insignia for a Staff Sergeant was standardized as a 3-bar chevron surmounted by the crown, though Staff Sergeants of the Royal Canadian Artillery and Royal Canadian Engineers added a gun or bomb badge, respectively, between the chevron and the crown.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /mediawiki-1.5.5/index.php?title=Staff_Sergeant   (184 words)

  
 Staff Sergeant - www.canadiansoldiers.com
Staff Sergeant was a rank in the pre-Unification Army.
The rank insignia of a Staff Sergeant up until May 1915 was in some cases a 4-bar chevron worn with the points up, surmounted by either a rank star or a crown.
By 1939, the rank insignia for a Staff Sergeant was standardized as a 3-bar chevron surmounted by the crown, though Staff Sergeants of the Royal Canadian Artillery and Royal Canadian Engineers added a gun or bomb badge, respectively, between the chevron and the crown.
canadiansoldiers.com /mediawiki-1.5.5/index.php?title=Staff_Sergeant   (184 words)

  
 Staff Sergeant Jimmy Massey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
STAFF SERGEANT JIMMY MASSEY: With unknown gunfire, the potential is unlimited, and what I mean by unknown gunfire, whenever you fire a machine gun especially a 50 caliber and any type of lightweight machine gun, you don't know where the bullets are going to go.
That's the job of the staff sergeant and the lieutenant, to make determinations on whether or not we were in the right or we were in the wrong.
The staff sergeant is being used as a patsy.
www.venusproject.com /ecs/Staff_Sergeant_Jimmy.html   (3695 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Army staff sergeant charged with murder   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S. Army staff sergeant was charged with murdering his two commanders last week at a base outside Baghdad, the military said Thursday in what is believed to be the first case of an American soldier in Iraq accused of killing his superiors.
The military initially concluded that the June 7 deaths of Capt. Phillip Esposito, of Suffern, N.Y., and 1st Lt. Louis Allen, of Milford, Pa., were caused by a mortar round.
In April, a sergeant in the Army's 101st Airborne Division was convicted of murder and attempted murder for a grenade and rifle attack that killed two officers and wounded 14 soldiers in Kuwait during the opening days of the 2003 invasion.
usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2005-06-16-iraq-sergeant_x.htm?...   (786 words)

  
 Office of the Governor | Jul-31-06 Corzine Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Joseph ...
           Whereas, Staff Sergeant Chiomento proudly served in the United States Army as the son of a career soldier; and
WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Chiomento was a committed soldier who loved his family, parents, wife, daughters, friends, and community; and
WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Chiomento was, in turn, loved by his wife, his daughters, his parents, and his many friends and neighbors who take great pride in his commitment, professionalism, and achievements; and
www.state.nj.us /governor/news/news/approved/20060731a.html   (430 words)

  
 Defence Internet | Defence News | Warrant Officer Class 2 Lee Hopkins, Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott, Corporal Ben ...
Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott, 34, spent her early career in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, proving herself early on when she was one of the first women to qualify as an aircraft technician in the army.
Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott was born and grew up in Ipswich.
"Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott lived for her job and was passionate about her work and all that she did.
www.mod.uk /DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/WarrantOfficerClass2LeeHopkinsStaffSergeantSharronElliottCorporalBenNowakAndMarineJasonHyltonKilledI.htm   (3134 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)

  
 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.
senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/sergeant_at_arms.htm   (2327 words)

  
 1882759 Staff Sergeant Kenneth Thomas Chard, Royal Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the time that Staff Sergeant Chard was in Assam, operations for the reconquest of Burma were under way (between March of 1944 and August of 1945).
Although he was not in a front line Sapper unit directly engaged with the enemy, Staff Sergeant Chard’s unit undertook vital work on the lines of communication in India and Burma, work that ultimately assisted in the defeat of the Japanese in that theatre of the war.
Staff Sergeant Chard was discharged from the Army at Halifax, West Yorkshire on the 12
members.aol.com /reubique/1882759.htm   (2303 words)

  
 U.S. Marine Corps - 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
Sergeant Major Estrada assumed his current post as the 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps on 26 June 2003.
www.usmc.mil /sgtmaj/smmc14.nsf   (545 words)

  
 Staff Sergeant; a history and some examples.
The badge of rank of a Staff Sergeant (S/Sgt) (SSGT) in the Army is a set of 3 chevrons surmounted by a crown.
Originally the rank of Staff Sergeant referred to a Sergeant on the Staff, that is, someone in the full time administration section of the Army when most of the Army was part time volunteers or militia.
In Australia the Army rank of Staff Sergeant is, in the Infantry, usually the rank of the CQMS, the Company Quarter Master Sergeant.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-badges/staff-sgt.htm   (263 words)

  
 Richard Rens - Staff Sergeant - Muskego Police Department
Staff Sergeant Richard Rens has been involved in law enforcement since January of 1985.
Staff Sergeant Rens obtained his B.S. degree from Mount Senario College in August of 1998.
Staff Sergeant Rens has been a member of the department’s SWAT team since 1994 and is trained as a sniper.
www.ci.muskego.wi.us /mpdp/ppl-rrens.htm   (151 words)

  
 The Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers . . .
Staff Sergeant Michael Watts and several members of the Tactical Response Force had been in Wyoming to represent the agency during a six-week competition and Tactical Entry School training session.
Staff Sergeant Watts was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.
Staff Sergeant Watts had served with the United States Air Force Security Police for 5 years and was assigned to the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron.
www.odmp.org /officer.php?oid=18503   (182 words)

  
 Marine Corps Times - Command, not instructors, blamed in staff sergeant’s drowning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
OCEANSIDE, Calif. — The investigating officer assigned to examine allegations against two staff noncommissioned officers at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego is recommending dismissal of the charges in last summer’s drowning of a staff sergeant.
“In my opinion, Staff Sergeant Gonzales’ death resulted from institutional failure,” he wrote, adding that there was “a complete failure to adequately supervise the conduct of the ‘work-up’ course.
Blaming the two staff NCOs, Starita wrote, “fails to address the much larger problem that ultimately led to” Gonzales’ death, which he said was “a failure of the command to develop and then supervise the implementation of a formal SOP and safety protocol.”
www.marinetimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-1746740.php   (562 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This grade of rank closely parallels that of the sergeant in duties and responsibilities.
The major difference between the staff sergeant and the sergeant is not, as often mistakenly believed,
sergeant is responsible for their continued successful development as well as that of other soldiers in the
www.pitt.edu /~djl42/staffsergeant.html   (289 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)

  
 Staff Sergeant Edward A. Carter, Medal of Honor Recipient
After recovering from his wounds in less than a month, he was restored to his staff sergeant rank and finished the war training troops.
Sergeant Carter was laid to rest at the National Cemetery within the Veterans Hospital grounds in West Los Angeles near where he died.
January 10, 1997, Sergeant Carter was exhumed from the national cemetery and honored the next day in Los Angeles.
www.militarymuseum.org /Carter.html   (1730 words)

  
 kutv.com - Staff Sergeant Charged With Murder   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(CBS) BAGHDAD A U.S. Army staff sergeant was charged with murdering his two commanding officers last week at a base outside Baghdad, the military said Thursday in what is believed to be the first case of an American soldier in Iraq accused of killing his superiors.
Staff Sgt. Alberto B. Martinez, 37, a supply specialist with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 42nd Infantry Division, New York Army National Guard, was charged Wednesday in connection with the June 7 deaths of the two officers at Forward Operating Base Danger, near Tikrit—Saddam Hussein’s hometown 80 miles north of Baghdad.
In April, a sergeant in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division was convicted of murder and attempted murder for a grenade and rifle attack that killed two officers and wounded 14 soldiers in Kuwait during the opening days of the Iraq invasion in 2003.
kutv.com /topstories/topstories_story_167190547.html   (708 words)

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