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adjutant general

noun

, plural adjutants general.
  1. U.S. Army.
    1. the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army.
    2. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  2. a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory.


adjutant general

noun

  1. army
    1. a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
    2. a general's executive officer
  2. army the adjutant of a military unit with general staff


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As a supporter of Bute he was appointed adjutant-general and governor of Stirling, posts worth £4,000 a year.

Adjutant General Kagi presented to each officer his commission.

The Adjutant-General, in his familiar and almost daily letters to his wife, does not even allude to it.

When it did reach me it was merely in the form of a circular signed by Adjutant-General Townsend, and had no force of law.

In forming his staff Colonel Brockenbrough selected me to be his acting assistant adjutant-general.

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