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personnel
used in Killing Kennedy

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Definition
the people expected to obey orders in an organization — such as employees of a firm or soldiers in the military
  • The young American president was attempting a deft diplomatic maneuver, hoping to confront a very real threat by not allowing U.S. military personnel actually to take part.
    p. 50.7
  • All navy and marine personnel are about to have their duty tours extended indefinitely.
    p. 119.8
  • General Mai Huu Xuan of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) leads a convoy consisting of an armored personnel carrier and two jeeps into the church courtyard.
    p. 230.6
  • Soldiers then tie the hands of the president and his brother behind their backs, and the two are placed inside an armored personnel carrier—ostensibly for their own protection.
    p. 230.8
  • Airport personnel leave their desks inside the terminal and jostle into position near the chain-link fence separating the runway from the parking lot.
    p. 257.5
  • It is Dave Powers, not hospital personnel, who finally sets aside his tears and lifts Connally out by the legs and onto a gurney.
    p. 273.9

There are no more uses of "personnel" in Killing Kennedy.

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