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Master Sergeant

 

a senior military rank among noncommissioned officers (before 1940, junior command staff) in the armed forces of the USSR. The rank of master sergeant was established in 1935. The corresponding rank in the Soviet Navy is the chief ship petty officer; the navy also has the ranks of chief petty officer and petty officers first and second class.

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Effective April 3,2016, change of reporting official EPRs for senior master sergeants will no longer be accomplished.
It was the last the master sergeants saw of the man, but they learned from his employer the driver is already back on the road.
Sam Parish, the eighth chief master sergeant of the Air Force, noted that "professional military education is the single greatest step taken for enlisted men and women in the short history of our Air Force.
Senior noncommissioned officers include the top three ranks of the enlisted force: master sergeant, senior master sergeant, and chief master sergeant.
Buckner Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command
I am discouraged that we are seeing shortages in our First Sergeant manning, and that more master sergeants are not taking advantage of this remarkable leadership opportunity.
In many ways, he's not any different from chief master sergeants at bases around the world.
the road to becoming the 14th chief master sergeant of the Air Force wasn't always clear.
We're going to figure that out, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Murray and the Surgeon General Lieutenant General Peach Taylor and I are going to figure out the right way to do that.
Sensing my confusion, the chief continued, "It's important for young airmen to know that a chief master sergeant is paying attention to and caring for their wellbeing.
Carol Smits exchanged her chief stripes for the new command chief master sergeant chevron.
When the Air Force made both of them senior master sergeants, the race became an official event.