Definition of Noncommissioned officer

1. Noun. A military officer appointed from enlisted personnel.




Definition of Noncommissioned officer

1. Noun. A person of authority in the military who has not received a commission (a direct conveyance of authority from the sovereign government); as such they can have charge or control but not command in the most technical use of the word. ¹

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Literary usage of Noncommissioned officer

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1. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"(a) That the accused soldier struck a certain noncommissioned officer with a ... (6) That such noncommissioned officer was at the time in the execution of ..."

2. Guide to U.S. Army Museums by R. Cody Phillips (1997)
"US ARMY MUSEUM OF THE noncommissioned officer Fort Bliss, Texas THE CM I Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Monday-Friday, ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents by United States President, James Daniel Richardson (1897)
"Four months' confinement at hard labor and forfeiture of $10 per month for the same period; for noncommissioned officer, reduction in addition thereto. ..."

4. Army Regulations by Confederate States of America War Dept, United States War Dept (1911)
"Where an officer or noncommissioned officer occupies quarters other than public, the lighting of which is measured by separate meter readings, ..."

5. A Complete Handbook for the Hospital Corps of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1912)
"A noncommissioned officer or other man, upon his assignment to a department of ... When necessary a noncommissioned officer in charge of quarters will be ..."

6. Company Command: The Bottom Line by John G. Meyer, Jr., John G. Meyer (1995)
"3—noncommissioned officer EVALUATION REPORTS (NCO-ERs): Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The NCO- ER is the most important document in an enlisted soldier's ..."

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