Examples of commandant in a Sentence
the commandant of a naval district
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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.
But slowly, women made up a large contingent of commandants, especially in suicide squads.
Wednesday's Coast Guard announcement came after Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan threatened to derail the nomination of Vice Adm. Karl Schultz to be commandant of the Coast Guard.
General Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that some of his commanders have said there are no problems at all.
Jensen praised the current commandant, Gen. Robert B. Neller, for coming out forcefully against online harassment and misogyny after the Marines United scandal.
Raha Wala, national security advocacy director at Human Rights First, told CNN on Monday that retired Gen. Charles Krulak, former commandant of the Marine Corps, led the effort around the letter.
The Citadel has chosen the assistant commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps as its next president.
Women make up just 8% of the Marine Corps, but Gen. Glenn Walters, the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, has said that number is set to rise, ABC News reports.
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: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers in the military
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