Definition of commandant
Examples of commandant in a Sentence
the commandant of a naval district
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Until the commandant integrates recruit training, the foundation for sexism in the Corps will continue to be laid at Parris Island, with negative consequences for male and female Marines, and our nation.
Gen. Robert B. Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, and other senior Marine officials have expressed outrage at the behavior, while at the same time facing criticism for not doing more previously to address abusive behavior.
The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard issued a stark warning on Wednesday that Russia was leagues ahead of Washington in the Arctic.
Gen. Robert B. Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, has said that hazing and abuse of recruits will not be tolerated.
U.S. Coast Guard commandant, Adm. Paul Zukunft, said Wednesday that the Coast Guard has not received extra funds to cover Trump’s protection during his frequent trips to Mar-a-Lago, The Post reported.
The commandant of the Marine Corps told senators Tuesday the culture of the Marines contributed to a nude photo and cyber-harassment scandal that has reverberated throughout the service and which top brass hasn’t fully addressed.
In contrite and at times introspective testimony, the Marine Corps commandant, Gen. Robert B. Neller, said the online harassment was a symptom of a broader cultural problem that threatens to undermine the foundation of the fighting force.
Robert Scales, a retired Army major general and former commandant of the Army War College, said the unfolding Mosul campaign is a course in Military Operations 101 that American and Iraqi armies have followed for years.
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Definition of commandant for English Language Learners
: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers in the military
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Definition of commandant for Students
: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers
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