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NONCOMNon-Commissioned Officer (US military)
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in fact, the petite noncom who is trained to use a battery of military arms -- including the M-16 A2 rifle, the AT4 anti-tank weapon, the Claymore anti-personnel mine and the M2O3 grenade launcher -- doesn't mind breaking a fingernail every now and then.
Step 1, only extent of computer use of low cognitive demand (EXTUSE) was entered; in Step 2, both EXTUSE and nature of the non-computing component of the job (NON-COM) were entered; in Step 3, EXTUSE, NONCOM and their interaction (INTER) were entered.
I ended up as Patton's intelligence noncom noncommissioned officer.
Every military camp in the world welcomed the wood, took it apart and put it to use - as tent decks, dry pathways across mud, mess hall tables and even a little privacy for a handy noncom.
From her father, a noncom in the East Indies and then a local Dutch railway conductor, Ferron's mother derived a partiality toward uniforms, going through several liaisons with men in uniform, even a taxi owner
I believe that divesting this noncom business is the ideal way to advance our overall strategy of focusing our resources on growing our core business.
It is all here," the German noncom said, tapping his personal digital assistant.
Shirley Temple, somehow only seemed to get good roles in Wayne movies, and turns in his finest performance here as a rebellious Marine who starts out hating his noncom leader, then winds up realizing how the sergeant made a man out of him.
Then each noncom grabbed one of my father's elbows, lifted him ten inches or more off the ground (1, after all, am a short man, and my father was an even shorter one), and carried him into the building.
A noncom pulled out a pair of binoculars, peered at the mystery shape for a few minutes and then said with heavy sarcasm coating his voice, "Hey, you bunch of scared sh--heads, it's only a goddamn island
Then the burly noncom helping him shook his hand and said, ``I'll be waiting for you when you come back.