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Gunnery sergeant (GySgt) is the seventh enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, just above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant, and is a staff non-commissioned officer (SNCO). [1]

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Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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Assault Amphibious Vehicle

The Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV)—official designation AAV-P7/A1 (formerly known as Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel-7 abbr. LVTP-7)—is a fully tracked amphibious landing vehicle manufactured by U.S. Combat Systems (previously by United Defense, a former division of FMC Corporation).

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Billet

A billet is a living quarters to which a soldier is assigned to sleep.

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Carlos Hathcock

Carlos Norman Hathcock II (May 20, 1942February 22, 1999) was a United States Marine Corps (USMC) sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills.

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Chevron (insignia)

A chevron (also spelled cheveron, especially in older documents) is a V-shaped mark, often inverted.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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Executive officer

An executive officer (XO) is generally a person responsible for running an organization, although the exact nature of the role varies depending on the organization.

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First sergeant

First sergeant is typically a senior non-commissioned officer rank, used in many countries.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Jack Coughlin (author)

Jack Coughlin (born January 12, 1966) is a retired United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and the author of the autobiography Shooter.

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Jimmie E. Howard

Jimmie Earl Howard (July 27, 1929 – November 12, 1993) was a Marine Corps staff sergeant when he led an eighteen-man reconnaissance patrol in a fierce battle against a battalion of Viet Cong in June 1966.

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John Basilone

John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps gunnery sergeant who was killed in action during World War II.

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List of comparative military ranks

This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations.

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M1 Garand

The M1 GarandOfficially designated as U.S. rifle, caliber.30, M1, later simply called Rifle, Caliber.30, M1, also called US Rifle, Cal.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Nick Popaditch

Nicholas Allen Popaditch (born July 2, 1967) is a medically retired United States Marine Corps gunnery sergeant who gained fame as the "Cigar Marine", recipient of the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

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Non-commissioned officer

A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not earned a commission.

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Pay grade

A pay grade is a unit in systems of monetary compensation for employment.

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Platoon sergeant

In many militaries, a platoon sergeant is the senior enlisted member of a platoon, who advises and supports the platoon's commanding officer in leading the unit.

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R. Lee Ermey

Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, and former military drill instructor.

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Robert H. McCard

Gunnery Sergeant Robert Howard McCard (November 25, 1918 – June 16, 1944), a United States Marine, received the Medal of Honor (posthumously) for his actions during the Battle of Saipan during World War II.

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Technical sergeant

Technical sergeant is the name of one current and two former enlisted ranks in the United States military.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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United States Marine Corps rank insignia

Marine ranks in ascending order, with tables indicating abbreviations in the style used by the United States Marine Corps, pay grades, and rank insignia.

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University of Nebraska Press

The University of Nebraska Press, also known as UNP, was founded in 1941 and is an academic publisher of scholarly and general-interest books.

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William G. Walsh

Gunnery Sergeant William Gary Walsh (April 7, 1922 – February 27, 1945) was a United States Marine who heroically sacrificed his life to save the lives of his fellow Marines during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunnery_sergeant

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