What is a non-commissioned officer?

Asked By: bowlingcap - 8/26/2006
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There are several levels of rank within the military. The most commonly known are ENLISTED and OFFICER. There are sub divisions within each of those major groups... More
Answered By: StaffSergeant C - 8/26/2006
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Answered By: SFDHSBudget - 8/26/2006
Sergeant E-5,SSG E-6, SFC E-7, MSGT E-8(1st SGT), SGT MAJ E-9 US Army.
Answered By: rockandroll58-79 - 8/26/2006
A rank between E-5 and E-9, and sometimes E-4 if the person is a corporal and not a Specialist! They are Sgts to Sgt Majors in the Army The O grades are officer grades, from 0-1 2nd Lt to 0-10, a 4 star General! I don't believe warrant officers are true officers. More like somewhere in between!
Answered By: cantcu - 8/26/2006
a non-commissioned officer in law enforcement is for example a jailor that might work for a Sheriff's office or a city jail.
Answered By: - 8/26/2006
A non-commissioned officer (NCO), is a person of the enlisted rank Corporal or higher who has experience in the military and has undergone leadership training. They provide the "street smarts" to military leadership, while the officers provide the "book smarts".
Answered By: tabun1015 - 8/26/2006
warrant officers are officers - not NCO's. But regular officers outrank warrant officers.
Answered By: shrty.0525 - 8/26/2006
officer but doesnot get any comisions
Answered By: zana707 - 8/26/2006
A non-commissioned officer is as the title states an officer that has not received a commission. Commissions are issued by congress in the USA and Her Majesty,the Queen in the commonwealth. NCO's may be appointed by the OC in the field as the need arises. Their rank is therefore available to competent enlisted men and... More
Answered By: loreric - 8/26/2006
They are the people that run the Army while the Officers take all the credit for it.
Answered By: TOPKICK - 8/26/2006
Answered By: Chief - 8/26/2006
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