gunnery sergeant

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a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marines

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Gunnery Sergeant Moore tells me that the current strategy, from his perspective, is unit placement and visibility, which is to say disrupting known insurgent paths and showing the flag to the Iraqi people insurgents intimidate and cajole into cooperating with them, although he allows as how the latter strategy relies on many untestable assumptions.
An example of a true legend is Gunnery Sergeant Carlos N.
I'm a strong Republican, but the Republicans have been the problem; we've been treated like second-class citizens," a retired Vietnam Marine helicopter gunnery sergeant named Don Beaver told me in North Carolina.
I was on the USS Oklahoma as gunnery sergeant in the Marine detachment at the time the ship was sunk.
Late in 2002, the Corps extended the military occupational specialty for enlisted recon Marines (0321) all the way from private (E1) through master gunnery sergeant (E-9).
After his honorable discharge from active duty, Mortman immediately re-enlisted with the Marine Reserves, achieving the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.
Marine Detachment Commander Gunnery Sergeant Jeffery Guevarra for allowing him the opportunity to share those brief stories.
Matthew Modine and the rest of the cast playing army recruits were not allowed to meet R Lee Ermey, who played tough Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, right, before filming.
Today, in a ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 122, will be named John Basilone in honor of the United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II.
vvThe most dramatic race of the day was the novice hurdle at Gowran when odds-on favourite American Tom only won after both Gunnery Sergeant and Neverushacon departed two out.
Ermey is best known for his TV and Movie career which has spanned over three decades, including his break-out role as the tough Drill Instructor Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket.
Jones officially promoted him to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant in 2002, making him the first retiree to receive this honor.
This pack will have voiceovers from the Drill Instructor from austere Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrik's "Full Metal Jacket", R.
David was a Master Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, serving his country in two tours of duty in the Vietnam War retiring in 1992 after thirty-one years of service.
Marine detachment commander Gunnery Sergeant Christopher Taylor beat all competitors with a time of 35 minutes, ahead of runners from the regional security office (RSO).