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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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After his friend failed to respond, Airman Gunterman asked his friend for his phone number.
If we let that happen, our air superiority is at risk, and air superiority is the reason we have not had an Airman, Soldier, Sailor or Marine attacked from an opposing enemy from the air since April of 1953 in Korea.
The new forms include an individual readiness index identifying whether or not an Airman is deployable.
Airman Broadwell is soft-spoken, only cracking the occasional joke with his fellow maintainers, saving his best material for his AFSOC brothers.
Before that Airman who's so fun to party with finally drives home drunk one too many times and hurts someone or him or herself.
Every Airman is an ambassador to all we meet and serve--this is vital to our Air Force life.
Getting through the challenges ahead will require the efforts of every Airman. I want you to know your Air Force leadership is making decisions with each of you and your families in mind.
This doesn't sound like a common experience for most comptroller Airmen, but this is one of the moments that, according to Airman Walker, sticks out during his first deployment.
KIRKUK AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- Senior Airman Randy Plantenberg adds chlorine to a distribution valve that will mix it into water storage bladders.
The family support piece is missing, said Eliza Nesmith, the chief of Airman and Family Readiness.
General Moseley is a great American and great Airman and the priorities he's laid out are right on the mark.
While the aircrew of B-52 aircraft 60-058 was shutting down engines, Airman Beckett noticed wisps of smoke emanating from the right forward landing gear.