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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
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Enlisted: Wear the senior badge after award of the seven-skill level and the master badge as a master sergeant or above with five years in the specialty from award of the seven-skill level.