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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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In reality, though, every airwoman understood that an unplanned pregnancy, deliberate indiscretion or marriage would mean the death of her military career.
One former airwoman remembers how she picked up a small private plane that was flying a distress signal.
She counted American airwoman Amelia Earhart among her friends.
At the far end of the bunker, a young airwoman had her head in her hands repeating to herself quietly: "I just don't want to be here.
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Stockton-born RAF technician Kristoffer Tott, 22, was due to wed his fiancAe, US airwoman Blair Anderson, also 22, from Perry, Georgia, at Saltburn's Rushpool Hall on Saturday.
Kristoffer, 22, should have wed US airwoman Blair, of Houston, Texas, at Rushpool Hall, Saltburn, Cleveland, in front of scores of family and friends.
RAF technician Kristoffer Tott, 22, whose family live in Stockton, was due to wed his fiancAe, US airwoman Blair Anderson, also 22, from Houston, at Saltburn's Rushpool Hall today.

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