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How to use commandant in a sentence
Stuart Scheller expressed “contempt” that the defense secretary, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and commandant of the Marine Corps executed the president’s directive to withdraw from Afghanistan.The Kabul evacuation illuminated a dangerous strain of thought in the military about civilian control | James Hohmann | September 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Bridging the gap between the two, Yeager went on to train 19 astronauts while he was commandant of the Air Force’s Aerospace Research Pilot School from 1962 to 1966.Chuck Yeager has died at 97, but the legacy of his record-breaking flight lives on | Rob Verger | December 8, 2020 | Popular-Science
“In the camp no-one knows themselves,” muses the monstrous commandant.
We believe that we may be close to such an impasse, and we want to present the commandant with options.Gagging the Corps: A Marine Commandant’s War on Newsprint | David Abrams | February 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He is a graduate of the Kakul academy and was also its commandant at one point in his career.The New Head of Pakistan’s Army Holds the Country’s Most Important Job | Bruce Riedel | November 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was previously deputy commandant for combat development and integration.Why Was Firefighter-Marine Reserve Maj. Jason Brezler Betrayed? | Michael Daly | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He also wrote to the commandant Coast Guards, identifying obvious vulnerabilities.
The commandant was to take over the offices, staff, and functions of the late Civil Governor.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
October 15, 1612, he was formally appointed commandant in New France.
As his reward the Minister of War promoted him colonel and commandant of the second regiment of horse artillery.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Randolph himself was very sorely bested, but he succeeded in killing the commandant; whereupon the garrison gave in.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
The projection of land fixed upon for the site of a town, was named after the commandant (Captain Barlow).
British Dictionary definitions for commandant
an officer commanding a place, group, or establishment
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