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airman

[′er·mən]
(mining engineering)
A worker who constructs brattices.
(ordnance)
An enlisted man in the military air force.

airman

i. A loose term for air force personnel below an officer's rank.
ii. An Air Force rank below that of an NCO (non-commissioned officer) and equivalent to the army's other ranks.
iii. A tradesman certified by appropriate authority to work on aircraft.
iv. A generic term for one who flies; an aviator; an aircrew member, a pilot, or a navigator.
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Our Development and Training Flight has increased our retention rates and, more importantly, has helped our Citizen Airmen connect with other Airmen in their wings and start their Air Force Reserve careers on the right foot.
Each year we join the Air Force in recognizing the achievements of great airmen.
At the same time, I was proud to observe the determination and powerful capability of our JET and IA Airmen firsthand.
To be eligible for the award, airmen must have provided direct support for at least 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days between February 26, and October 31, 2011.
Commanders and Supervisors, look your Airmen in the eye.
You've been a great partner, a great commander of PACAF, a highly respected warrior, and a great model for Airmen.
When the Tuskegee Airmen received The Congressional Gold Medal from President George W.
The course is 28 academic days held over five and a half weeks, and airmen earn 223 credits for the course.
First, we'll have a more restrictive career job reservation program for first-term airmen this year.
The greater ``warrior focus'' includes improving the attention given to airmen about to deploy overseas and their families.
According to ABH 1 (AW) Marlowe Durmiendo, Young's attaining her goal of being a flight deck director has encouraged other female airmen in the division to work for the same goal.
What saddened me even further is that the elderly Serbian civilian and his family could very well have been instrumental in saving the lives of over 500 American airmen who were shot down over Yugoslavia during World War II and rescued by the forces of Draza Mihailovich, as excellently reported in THE NEW AMERICAN by Fr.