all staff officers assigned to headquarters of a division or higher unit who are not members of the general staff or personal staff.
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How to use special staff in a sentence
It afterwards became a separate branch of railway business, and was entrusted to a special staff.Lives of the Engineers | Samuel Smiles
That a special staff officer should be appointed to organize the proposed mounted corps.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon | Jos Maria Gordon
Besides this, the National Phonograph Company maintains a special staff for carrying on the business with foreign countries.Edison, His Life and Inventions | Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
The men who succeed at special staff work are those who stick to the principle enunciated.Letters from an Old Railway Official | Charles DeLano Hine
The temptation of the special staff men, call them inspectors or efficiency engineers, if you please, is to become meddlers.Letters from an Old Railway Official | Charles DeLano Hine