field officer

noun

Definition of field officer 

: a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps of the rank of colonel, lieutenant colonel, or major — compare company officer, general officer

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Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris And Karoun Demirjian, BostonGlobe.com, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 18 May 2018 Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris And Karoun Demirjian, BostonGlobe.com, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 18 May 2018 Glazier knows the community well, having worked in Thomasville Heights as a young field officer in the mid-1990s. Christian Boone, ajc, "Vigil shootout leaves Thomasville Heights feeling under siege," 14 June 2018 Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris And Karoun Demirjian, BostonGlobe.com, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 18 May 2018 Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris And Karoun Demirjian, BostonGlobe.com, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 18 May 2018 Every year, Work Camp partners with Arlington code compliance field officers to identify homes that have been issued a notice of violation by the city. Charlene Santiago, star-telegram, "Thanks to these teens, Arlington residents in need are getting free home makeovers," 13 June 2018 Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris And Karoun Demirjian, BostonGlobe.com, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 18 May 2018 Haspel took a posting as field officer in Ethiopia, an unglamorous assignment, but one that taught her how to run operations against agents for the Soviet Union, then a benefactor of the Ethiopian government. Shane Harris, Washington Post, "Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program," 17 May 2018

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