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staff college

noun
1.
a training centre for executive military personnel
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  • There wasn't the regiment or even a staff college to fall back upon.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • After that, a serious preparation for entering the staff college was to follow.

    The Duel A. I. Kuprin
  • At the staff college officers obtain a course of instruction and study to fit them for service on the staff of the army.

  • When I was recovering from a wound in my leg, I attended for two weeks our staff college.

    Average Americans Theodore Roosevelt
  • But his work at the staff college had brought him into notice, a man conveniently died, and Winn appeared at the right moment.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • He proved himself an officer of the highest efficiency, and has been selected by the Canadian Corps to attend the staff college.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • I always love the boys; but I think some of the staff college men are awfully stuck up.

  • If he can only gain admission to the staff college I swear to procure him a brilliant career.

    The Duel A. I. Kuprin
  • He was promoted Captain in 1892 and passed through the staff college with honours.

  • A certain eminent colonel, professor at the staff college, was being freely named in the papers for the Mokembe mission.

    Lady Rose's Daughter Mrs. Humphry Ward

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