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crew

Nautical a group of people assigned to a particular job or type of work

Crew

 

a group of soldiers directly involved in operating a field gun, mortar, machine gun, radio set, or certain other types of combat equipment.

The crew is headed by a gun (mortar or machine gun) commander. The soldiers making up the crew are called by number, and each one performs definite duties. Usually number one is the gunner, number two is the loader, and number three is the carrier. The number of crew members depends on the weapon system.

crew

The personnel who maintain and operate aircraft. The different types of crew are aircrew, ground crew (aircraft servicing personnel), and cabin crew.
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The PIA crew while speaking to a private news channel said that the customs authorities carried out a thorough search going through each and every thing, adding they have no clue as to why such treatment was meted out to them.
Incident: Crew forgot to lower landing gear before landing
Additionally, the crew controller has a particularly challenging job creating and managing crew schedules, as they must constantly assimilate disparate information from many sources.
2014 has been a busy year for the Cabin Crew Training team and it reflects the exponential growth of Emirates.
VM Crewing monitors all vital documentation to ensure that all crew members are eligible to travel and work, while providing early warning to ensure that problems do not arise during or immediately prior to travelling or while on-board.
The men's Veteran D crew came third out of 38 crews racing in their category, and a mere 16 seconds behind the class winners, making them the fastest non-composite British crew in Vet D, and one of the club's best ever results for veteran men in this event.
The National Crew Person Award is presented each year to recognize an outstanding crew person who is diligent, reliable, organized and responsible and always puts safety first.
95% of women surveyed during the CREW Convention in Atlanta, either agreed or strongly agreed that women now have more opportunities in the real estate industry.
Truck crew gunnery trains the crew to take the knowledge and skills learned during preliminary gunnery and apply it to the basic gunnery tables exercising the crew and the weapon systems in both fully operational and degraded modes.
We continued circling the ship, noting that the crew was standing on a narrow walkway in close proximity to two industrial cranes.
On hearing of the plight of the shipwrecked men, the master of the "Tora-maru" kept away for the bay inn which they were reported to have landed, arriving there on the morning of July 5th, and seeing a number of men on the beach he ordered three boats to be lowered and manned by a crew of four each.
The crew settles down but a few decide they must inform the authorities and set forth on a course to do that by confiding in a priest they met in a seafarers establishment in the port at Houston.