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staff officer

noun, Military
a commissioned officer who is a member of a staff.
Origin of staff officer
1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for staff officer
  • Click on the name to send an email to the staff officer.
  • The presiding appeals staff officer will conduct the informal conference if one is held.
  • Whether the role of the coordinator is that of a line officer or a staff officer, some common responsibilities can be identified.
  • Commanders of large formations can't possibly police every comment by every soldier and staff officer.
  • The staff officer must sit upon the ground with the rest of us.
British Dictionary definitions for staff officer

staff officer

a commissioned officer serving on the staff of a commander, service, or central headquarters
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