first sergeant

noun U.S. Army.
the senior noncommissioned officer of a company, squadron, etc., responsible for personnel and administration.

1870–75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Miller can tell it's the first sergeant by how little he is, so little the poncho hangs almost to his ankles.
He slept in his khaki underwear and sometimes received the first sergeant in it-it did not diminish his authority.
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