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A noncommissioned officer.
- ‘The junior non-coms kept telling the troops that.’
- ‘Their commanding officer perseveres forward, but finds himself betrayed by a non-com concerned with self-salvation alone.’
- ‘Sawyer is a non-com serving with an artillery battalion stationed in Karlsrhue Germany.’
- ‘I was, for a short period of time, acting as a non-com in the training program for recruits during World War II.’
- ‘Then, our officers and non-coms bellow the order to halt.’
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