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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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The board selected the 12 Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
Air Chief Mujahid Anwar said existing airmen training model needed revamping to make it at par with PAF Academy Asghar Khan, which was a premier training institution of officers' cadre.
The new institution would train airmen of various trades and expertise in technical and non-technical disciplines under one umbrella, he said and reiterated his resolve for making it a reputed institution which would also offer quality training to the airmen from other friendly air forces.
The air chief said the PAF had always focused on imparting quality training to the airmen, who were considered to be the backbone of PAF human resource.
That's where the majority of our Citizen Airmen serve.
AETC recognizes that Airmen must have a wide range of learning experiences at school, online, and in the community.
"Supervisors and commanders really need to get involved with their Airmen and get to know them personally so they can identify when things are not going well," Foster said.
We have the AOC, which allows us to do that centralized command, but we count on our Airmen, our Airmen that are forward deployed to do that decentralized execution.
At the same time, I was proud to observe the determination and powerful capability of our JET and IA Airmen firsthand.
The Air Force could not say how many airmen are eligible for the award.
You know, I have always said, and I will say it again later, what a privilege it is to serve with you, but I am more grateful than ever to our Nation for giving us great Airmen. This has just been a real treat tonight.