noun, plural adjutants general.
- the Adjutant General,the chief administrative officer of the Army.
- an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
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It is the adjutant-general Dom Miguel desires to see, and I am adjutant-general no longer.
This message was for the adjutant-general and he no longer filled the office.
Stuart's adjutant-general was found concealed in the house and captured.Three Years in the Federal Cavalry
The first named was McClellan's adjutant-general, the latter was Grant's.War from the Inside
Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
I say, O'Malley, have you forwarded the returns to the adjutant-general's office?Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
noun plural adjutants general
- a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
- a general's executive officer