Definition of first sergeant in English:

first sergeant

Line breaks: first ser|geant

noun

(In the US army) the highest-ranking non-commissioned officer in a company or equivalent unit.
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  • We assembled drill sergeants, company commanders, and first sergeants and executed leader training on each aspect of the warrior challenge.
  • Conditions are further complicated by unit commanders and first sergeants not being full-time and by all having to get caught up during weekend training.
  • All command sergeants major, first sergeants and first line leaders of each command are responsible for the program.

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