adjutant general

noun, plural adjutants general.
U.S. Army.
the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army.
an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory. Unabridged
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adjutant general
n , pl adjutants general
1.  (Brit) army
 a.  a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
 b.  a general's executive officer
2.  (US) army the adjutant of a military unit with general staff

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