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staff college Line breaks: staff col|lege

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Definition of staff college in English:


A college at which military officers are trained for staff duties.
Example sentences
  • Kitchener reorganized this army and established a staff college to recruit and train more Indian officers.
  • On the other hand, a generation of officers - too junior to have attended staff college or war college by 1941 - returned from the war as colonels or captains, and in some cases brigadier generals or rear admirals.
  • An international staff college to train peacekeeping commanders was one solution, reform of the existing machinery another and a permanent UN force a third.
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