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Synonyms for adjutant

a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

Synonyms for adjutant

an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

large Indian stork with a military gait

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That food was eaten thirty seasons ago," said the Adjutant quietly.
No one is all happy from his beak to his tail," said the Adjutant sympathetically.
He turned stiffly, and shuffled to the top of the sand-bar, while the Jackal drew back with the Adjutant to the shelter of a tree stranded on the end nearest the railway bridge.
The Adjutant, being a first-class scavenger, is allowed to go where he pleases, and so this one never flinched.
It is no more than a gun," said the Adjutant, though his very tail-feathers quivered.
Curiously enough, the Jackal and the Adjutant made the very same remark not three minutes after the men had left.
Every C&A member is either a current or past Department Commander or Adjutant who brings their expertise and skills together to serve veterans.
The state Senate unanimously confirmed General Wright, who had been a deputy adjutant general for the Guard since 2000.
Past National Commander and Department of Florida Adjutant Al Linden expressed strong confidence in Burgess, citing his business acumen and deep knowledge of the organization.
The Adjutant General's Office, established by the Act of April 11, 1793, is the headquarters of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
The Columbia Trust allows us to share who we are and what we have," Adjutant Burgess said.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Keynote speaker MG Paul Monroe, the Adjutant General of the California National Guard, military presentations, benediction, presentation of colors and the California Army National Guard Band.
DAV Auxiliary National Commander Donna Adams tells the DAV Commanders and Adjutants Association meeting at the Mid-Winter Conference that the organization's partnership with DAV shares the obligations and responsibilities in serving veterans.
Without them our nation would fail in its obligation to fulfill the promises to the men and women who served," Adjutant Wilson said.