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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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He was presented with his badge at the station on Tuesday night, surrounded by current crewmen and other team members.
A reunion for former crewmen of the 44th Air Refueling Squadron will be held Sept.
Turkish crewmen are expected to return to Turkey by a plane of the Turkish Airlines later in the day.
In other cases, crewmen failed to correctly handle steadying lines, or they didn't do repairs or PMS on the davits as required.
Our present day crew will pay tribute to the veteran crewmen by starting one of COD's engines," said Dr.
Rescuers were pinning their hopes on the possibility that the five missing crewmen could have survived in an air pocket in the hull but conceded it would be a "miracle" if they were alive.
Doctor Christine Bradshaw is to be given the charity's bronze medal for gallantry after treating three crewmen on a tanker in storm conditions in the Pent-land Firth, off the Scottish coast.
TWO crewmen were killed and another seriously injured when a huge wave engulfed their ship in the Pentland Firth yesterday.
TWO tanker crewmen were killed and another seriously injured when a huge wave swept over their ship yesterday.
But they gathered Wednesday at Arlington National Ceremony to honor their uncle's service and offer what recollections they could as Cameron and his eight crewmen -- whose remains were recently discovered in Papua New Guinea and identified -- finally returned home.
Two of the four crewmen on a gravel freighter were rescued Monday morning by the Japan Coast Guard after the ship's skipper warned of an imminent capsizing in an inland sea in southwestern Japan.
The bodies of three crewmen were recovered after an exhaustive search and efforts are still continuing to find the fourth crewman who's also feared dead.