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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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And the nation watched on telly as he was finally given a crewcut by champion shearer Peter Casserley.
Game for a laugh Lauchlan has tried every kind of hairdo under the sun recently - from bleached blond to Afro to crewcut.
Gary, 23, who has had a crewcut, said he was "hurt" by the way he was treated by Martin Bashir.
One of the robbers is white, aged 21 or 22, and 5ft 3in with crewcut hair.
But this time he had gone for a virtual - but not quite total - crewcut.
And last night, 77 per cent had backed the teenager to get a Beckham crewcut.
Indeed, the only thing short about the stars of the movie as they arrived in Leicester Square, London, was Seann William Scott's new crewcut hair.
A man with a bristling crewcut and an easy smile, Krei signed on with the Army National Guard 22 years ago, as a graduating Oakridge High School senior.
Mark then shaved Pete's head, leaving him with a crewcut, as the band finished their set.
That left a massive scar visible through his crewcut on the left side of his head, and an indentation by his left temple where muscle was removed.
When he disappeared, he had a brown goatee beard and his hair was in a crewcut style.