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
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Are upwards of 300 million Americans really being governed by a theocracy of a dozen commanders in Boston?
Eric Johnson Johnson is the commander overseeing the First Division, which encompasses downtown.
Co-founder and organizer of the annual Operation Flapjacks breakfast that honors veterans, Thweatt is commander of American Legion Post 332 in Ramona.
According to the National Guard Yabut was the commander of Headquarters Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, Virginia National Guard.
His final flight assignment at NASA was backup commander of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975.
My paternal grandfather was a tank commander in Germany during World War II.
Units were filled by ghost soldiers whose pay was being pocketed by their commanders.
The ceremony was capped with their commander leading a rousing round of the navy cheer 'Hooyah!' that became a trademark of their never-say-die effort to extricate the boys.
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COMMANDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commander for English Language Learners
: a person who is in charge of a group of people
: an officer of high rank in the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, or the British Royal Navy
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