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commanding officer

noun as in officer in command


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It would allow the use of tear gas, but only at the direction of the commanding officer at the scene.

Christopher Bronzi, the commanding officer of the 15th Expeditionary Unit.

Before speaking publicly about Reed, Davis notified her commanding officers and the Army’s Office of Public Affairs.

He had a tune that he wanted to share with that commanding officer, the one who directed him to the piano.

Then came a story about beating one of his commanding officers almost to death for the way he had spoken to Chris.

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He would not surrender, however, until he had a direct order from his commanding officer.

Bud was my commanding officer; but, more, he was my inspiration—as he was for all the men who were privileged to serve under him.

Captain XXXX is now the commanding officer of a LAPD police station (West LA division).

As a commanding officer, he is now responsible for over 200 officers.

I lost my position as a Commanding Officer of a Naval Security Forces reserve unit at NAS Fallon because of the LAPD.

One thing is certain, that her sex never was known until her father applied to her commanding officer to seek her.

"I have arranged for two excellent men to act as your strikers," continued the commanding officer.

Entering the head-quarters of the commanding officer one day, I saw a thin, spare colored woman sitting before the fire.

Commanding Officer draws aside tent of waggon and discovers fat and hearty old woman.

Lieutenant Banning, mopping his brow, stepped forward to felicitate his commanding officer.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commanding officer, such as: commandant, commander, co, general, hetman, and old man.

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