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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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Cmdr Jennings also said part of their investigation will look at whether there were sprinklers in the building.
Lt Cmdr Peter Marshall at 767 Squadron with his wife Carolyn and their children (from left) Richard (aged 4), Melanie (6), Christopher (11), Kathryn (14 months), Kirstie (10), Sally (8), Carl (9) and Ginny (3) in 1969.
Cmdr Moore was one of the first two female officers to command a Royal Navy warship, HMS Dasher, in 1998.
Cmdr Hatfield was a regular speaker at the school and he also hosted many visits at his home, Lynch House, to view the Sun with his 'spectrohelio-grapho-scope' as he called it, to record solar radio emissions with his array of radio telescopes and, at dusk, to observe the Moon through the reflector in his 'Beehive' observatory.
NavyTimes said Cmdr Funtanilla was brought before an "admiral's mast" because misjudgments associated with the incident called into question his ability to effectively and safely lead his command.
Commanding a ship has been a lifelong dream for Cmdr. Savageaux, who graduated from Grafton High School in 1987 and entered Worcester Polytechnic Institute and its ROTC program, graduating in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
"Everyone's very proud of what they do here," Cmdr Clough added.
Bachmann stated that Cmdr. Gibbons gained valuable experience as the Pacific Fleet installations manager for PEO Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) in San Diego.
The 2006 Federal Engineer of the Year was Cmdr. John Cardarelli II, P.E.
On parade Able Cadet Rebecca Holt speaks with Cmdr Dai Kent at the Huddersfield Sea Cadets' annual inspection and award ceremony
The first is on page 12, with credit to Cmdr. Randall Ramian.
Cmdr Axon, in his 40s, is under investigation over allegations of bullying and intimidation on the ship, which was in Gibraltar when he was ordered to leave.
Cmdr. Richard Durrett, Anglican chaplain at CFB Gagetown, near Fredericton, noted that the forces were "in a wait and see mode.
Bogdan assumed the same day the post formerly held by Cmdr. Scott Waddle, who was relieved of his command following the collision between the 6,080-ton Greeneville and the 499-ton Ehime Maru, the Navy said.