buck sergeant

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a sergeant of the lowest rank in the military

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Each one of us had the rank of private, corporal, or buck sergeant.
As young buck sergeant assigned to Pease Air Force Base, N.
racial spectrum, illustrated many times in many ways but never more clearly than by the buck sergeant who inquired, "Is it true, Leo, a Jew is just a nigger turned inside out?
He was a buck sergeant and she was only a private first class, plus, the brass didn't believe Leon was African-American and interracial marriage was not allowed.
Stoddard arrived in Vietnam in 1968 a green, 22-year-old buck sergeant and after almost three full tours of combat duty, he left a battle-hardened veteran.