Do You Know
National Guard Bureau
WASHINGTON, June 18, 1998 Where does the word "chevron" come from?
It's French for rafter or roof
Which enlisted ranks don't wear chevrons?
Lowest three grades of Navy and Coast Guard seaman, and Army specialists
What is the origin of the sergeant?
Originally a servant to a medieval knight
Why do some organizations have a "sergeant at arms"?
Armed servants kept order in the Middle Ages
"Soldier" is derived from what Latin word?
Soldus, a contraction of solidus, a Roman coin used for paying troops