Definition of master chief petty officer in English:

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master chief petty officer

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noun

A noncommissioned officer in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above senior chief petty officer and below warrant officer.
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  • ‘It must be terrifically damp, dark and cold,’ said Steve, a retired US Navy master chief petty officer who served on three submarines from 1973-93.
  • This is, and always has been, one of the most important roles we fulfill as chief, senior chief and master chief petty officers.
  • The Navy's 3,400 master chief petty officers will become the first Sailors to be detailed using Web-based technology beginning in September.
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