A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War


Philip Caputo

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NCO Term Analysis

Noncommissioned Officer.
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NCO Term Timeline in A Rumor of War

The timeline below shows where the term NCO appears in A Rumor of War. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Three
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...come from the radio tests. At 8:00 P.M., Peterson summons his platoon leaders and staff NCOs to the company office for a briefing. He hands out copies of a map and... (full context)
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...look like men. Still, the battalion cannot return fire, unless ordered to by a staff NCO or an officer. The mosquitos that swarm the area temporarily pose a bigger problem. (full context)