A phrase used by the United States Army and United States Marine Corps to describe a member of the service who performs extremely well in terms of garrison performance, and is far above the degree of excellence expected in terms of battle related skills.
"That Sergeant Smith is one hard charging troop!"
Note - Generic name used to protect the innocent. If this is your name, first, congratulations on becoming an NCO. Secondly, there have been roughly two million people with your name and title.
to kick ass
The USMC went hard charging for Bahgdad.