Examples of commander in a Sentence
a surrender of the fort by the commander without a single shot having been fired
the intrepid commander of the HMS Surprise
Recent Examples of commander from the Web
And while the sight of soldiers goose-stepping down Pennsylvania Avenue might imbue our commander-in-chief with an autocratic aura, our laws already provide him with autocratic powers.
The bomber was of Libyan descent and had recently traveled to Libya to meet with an Islamic State commander.
Among those who got their training at Moscow was James Trail, an Eagle native who became a brigadier general and commander of the Idaho Air National Guard.
The structure of the JWV includes a national commander, a National Executive Committee, departments, district or county councils and posts.
Now in her last year of high school in Maryland, Jennifer is the commander of her school’s air cadets and has been offered a place by six colleges.
During the Revolutionary War, a British military commander referred to the area as a nest of hornets, and the name stuck through the years.
Eisenhower’s deliberate vagueness, his obvious desire to introduce doubt into the minds of his enemies, carried extra weight given his reputation as a wartime commander and his willingness to throw the dice of chance during the invasion of Normandy.
As Southcom commander, Kelly didn’t easily adjust to working alongside U.S. diplomats, especially women.
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