chief petty officer definition

  • noun:
    • An enlisted rank when you look at the U.S. Navy this is certainly above petty officer first class and below senior primary petty officer.
    • a person who holds this ranking.
    • An warrant officer belonging to one of the two classes of chief petty officer: main petty officer high grade and chief petty officer second class.
    • A non-commissioned officer in Royal Navy, ranking above petty officer and below warrant officer course 2.
    • A non-commissioned officer in america Navy and usa Coast Guard, ranking above petty officer top class and below senior primary petty officer.
    • one using the senior noncommissioned naval rank

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