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Posted: 2/21/2006 8:12:03 PM EDT
Why are Marine warrant officers called gunners?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 8:15:48 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MonkTx:
Why are Marine warrant officers called gunners?

A Chief Warrant Officer, CWO2-CWO5, serving in the MOS 0306 "Infantry Weapons Officer" is designated as a special rank: "Marine Gunner". A Marine Gunner replaces the Chief Warrant Officer insignia on the LEFT collar with a bursting bomb insignia. Other Warrant Officers are sometimes informally also referred to as "Gunner" but this usage is not correct.


Link Posted: 2/21/2006 8:15:50 PM EDT
Its actually used incorectly. The only true "gunners" are cwo-5 with a bursting bomb sybolizing ordancence. Well its something like that.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 8:16:23 PM EDT
Damm beat me by 2 seconds
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 8:18:42 PM EDT
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