adjutant general

adjutant general
adjutant general
n.
pl. adjutants general
1. an officer in an army who is chief administrative assistant of the commanding officer of a corps or division
2. [A- G-]
a) U.S. Army the chief administrative officer, having the rank of major general, in charge of the department that handles personnel records
b) the administrative officer of the National Guard in each state

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Adjutant general — Adjutant Ad ju*tant, n. [L. adjutans, p. pr. of adjutare to help. See {Aid}.] 1. A helper; an assistant. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) A regimental staff officer, who assists the colonel, or commanding officer of a garrison or regiment, in the details …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjutant general — An Adjutant General is a military chief administrative officer. Contents 1 Imperial Russia 2 United Kingdom 3 United States 4 Netherlands …   Wikipedia

  • adjutant general — pl. adjutants general. 1. U.S. Army. a. the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army. b. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General s Corps. 2. a high, often the highest, officer …   Universalium

  • adjutant general — ad′jutant gen′eral n. pl. adjutants general mil a) the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the U.S. Army b) an adjutant of a unit having a general staff …   From formal English to slang

  • adjutant-general — adjutant genˈeral noun (pl adjutants genˈeral) 1. The head of a department of the general staff 2. The executive officer of a general • • • Main Entry: ↑adjutant …   Useful english dictionary

  • adjutant-general — general who assists the commanding officer of a division …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Adjutant General of Oklahoma — Oklahoma This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Oklahoma …   Wikipedia

  • Adjutant-General to the Forces — The Adjutant General to the Forces, commonly just referred to as the Adjutant General (AG), is one of the most senior officers in the British Army. He is in charge of administration, personnel and organisational matters. The Adjutant General… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjutant General's Corps — British Army Arms and Services Combat Arms Royal Armoured Corps Infantry Guards Division Scottish Division …   Wikipedia

  • adjutant general — noun a general s adjutant; chief administrative officer • Hypernyms: ↑adjutant, ↑aide, ↑aide de camp …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”