Examples of commandant in a Sentence
the commandant of a naval district
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Greene, later the Marine Corps commandant, wanted Marines in space by 1968.
But when the commandant’s job opened in 2015, the Marines had spent nearly two decades in a state of constant deployment.
In the absence of access to the outside world, their only diversions were snatches of conversation with the more sympathetic of their guards, but even these had been severely curtailed by the new commandant, Yakov Yurovsky, at the beginning of July.
Like many Marine commandants before him, Gen. Neller makes no apologies for being bookish.
Thompson was among three U.S. House members who asked the Coast Guard commandant this month for detailed information on harassment allegations and climate issues at the academy.
Overseeing the messy execution was Yakov Yurovsky, a Bolshevik commandant.
The committee is co-chaired by Johnny Boker, second vice commander of American Legion Post 47 in Havre de Grace, and Craig Reeling, adjutant and past commandant of the Marine Corps League, Department of Maryland.
Retrofitted into a century-old post office building, McAdoo’s is named for William G. McAdoo, who served as U.S. Treasury secretary and post office commandant when the building was dedicated in 1915, according to the historical marker.
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: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers in the military
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