officer of the day

Definition of officer of the day

: the officer who acting directly under the commanding officer of a military organization or installation is responsible on an assigned day for overseeing the guard, preserving order, protecting property, enforcing inspection regulations, and guarding prisoners

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“Officer of the day.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/officer%20of%20the%20day. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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