He is a graduate of the Kakul academy and was also its commandant at one point in his career.
A flustered Coast Guard commandant, Paul Yost, told Congress that Exxon was doing “the most that can be done.”
We believe that we may be close to such an impasse, and we want to present the commandant with options.
1680s, from French commandant "the one commanding" originally "commanding," present participle of commander (Old French comander) "to order, enjoin;" see command (v.). Similar formation in Spanish and Italian comandante.