A member of the US armed forces ranking above warrant officer and below the lowest-ranking commissioned officer.
- This applies to staff sergeants and above, chief warrant officers two and above and first lieutenants and above to colonels.
- If they want to become a sergeant first class, a chief warrant officer, or a field grade officer, for example, they are going to have to plan on some extra days, attend meetings and planning conferences, and take on additional schooling.
- I distinctly remember a video of a chief warrant officer asking a lieutenant: ‘Do you think we can make it between those trees?’
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Syllabification: chief war·rant of·fi·cer
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