commander

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supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral admiral , full admiral
commander of King David's army Amasa
ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat Bounty , H.M.S. Bounty
commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805) Charles Cornwallis , Cornwallis , First Marquess Cornwallis
United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984) Clark , Mark Clark , Mark Wayne Clark
military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces command post , general headquarters , GHQ
commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain commander
position or office of commander commandership , commandery
electronic warfare undertaken under direct control of an operational commander to locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition electronic warfare-support measures , ESM
ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag flagship
army officer or commander general
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799) George Washington , President Washington , Washington
18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885) Grant , Hiram Ulysses Grant , President Grant , Ulysses Grant , Ulysses S. Grant , Ulysses Simpson Grant
(plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff headquarters
military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command headquarters , HQ , military headquarters
highest leaders in an organization (e.g. the commander-in-chief and senior officers of the military) high command , supreme headquarters
American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792) John Paul Jones , Jones
staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander judge advocate
officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade lieutenant
commissioned officer in the navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander lieutenant commander
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