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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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NCONCO /ˌen siː ˈəʊ $ -ˈoʊ/ noun [countable]  PM (non-commissioned officer) an officer of low rank in the British army
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NCOHe chose to stay in the army as an NCO.I was there in a time of the war when we still got on very well with our officers and NCOs.That means all officers and warrant officers as well as NCOs and enlisted.But it was appall-ing to me to see the lack of career NCOs out in the front lines.Now, not only do you have a green lieutenant, but you also have green NCOs.We had one real live NCO during my first tour, a black sergeant with seventeen years in the Army.It seemed that we had more NCOs dodging duty back in Cu Chi than we did in the front lines.I found out from other NCOs how to get the popular beer.
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