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Synonyms for commander

Synonyms for commander

someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

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a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain

an officer in the airforce

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Thus, police press officers must clear all prepared statements not only with the on-scene commander but with the negotiation team, as well.
Correspondingly, unified commander Norman Schwarzkopf had the unique freedom in the field to use the services, not "equitably," but sensibly.
McManamon is being assigned as deputy commander for Warfare Systems Engineering, SEA-06, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.
Other key highlights presented by the SDDC commander included realigning groups to Regional Combatant Commands for more effective support, reorganizing the groups and battalions to give them a deployable, expeditionary capability while maintaining routine commercial operations at the ports, a Director of Military Forces-Surface to provide the same strategic to operational distribution C2 as does the existing DIRMOBFOR-Air, and creating an Ammunition Terminal Group to manage ammunition shipments worldwide.
By contrast, commanders view their roles as hands-on positions and often assume direct operational control during difficult situations.
According to Surface Warfare leadership, the plan will increase flexibility in the surface warfare officer (SWO) career path in order to send more SWOs to Junior and Senior War Colleges, qualify SWOs sooner as joint specialty officers (JSO), send more SWOs to multiple joint tours, ensure command leadership stability on ships and staffs, and increase the proficiency and experience of major warfare commanders.
The command structure of an Integrated Command System was in place with an on-scene commander, incident commander and operational level commander.
Rural drug teams should include one full-time investigator to serve as team commander, as well as patrol officers, who act as part-time investigators.
Among the naval officers, who would be conferred Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) included Commander Muhammad Sarfraz Khan, PN TI(M), Commander Farrukh Nadeem, PN TI(M), Commander Muhammad Junaid, PN TI(M), Commander Dr Muhammad Saeed Khalid, PN TI(M), Commander Noaman Imam, PN TI(M), Commander Mujtaba Saeed, PN TI(M), Commander Ijaz Ahmed, PN TI(M) Lt Commander Liaquat Ullah Khan, PN TI(M), Lt Commander Shahid Aslam Mirza, PN TI(M), Lt Commander Asif Maqsood, PN TI(M).
Announcing he will seek the office of Disabled American Veterans National Commander at the upcoming National Convention in Chicago, National Senior Vice Commander Bradley Barton said, "The DAV continues to be the finest veterans service organization in the world as a result of its members' immeasurable compassion, tenacious advocacy and unparalleled service work on behalf of disabled veterans and their families.
We've also created seven field support brigades; they're not exactly resourced like normal brigades, but they do have a Department of the Army centrally selected brigade commander, a small staff, and battalion commanders.
Mike Balser, commander, 833rd Transportation Battalion, Seattle, Wash.
O'Brian's books follow the adventures and friendship between a heroic, resourceful, man's-man naval commander, Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe), and the ship's surgeon, Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany), a thoughtful Irishman whose own singular sense of duty and priorities sometimes set him apart from his captain and fellow shipmates.
During his thirty-four years of service in United States Army, he held numerous staff and command positions and rose to the rank of 4-star general and NATO Supreme Allied Commander.
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