noun (plural adjutants general)
- 1(In the British army) a high-ranking administrative officer.More example sentences
- A briefing paper from November 1972, written for the Adjutant General of the Army explained how the system worked.
- Col Gordon Somerville receives the OBE for his service as the officer principal, military secretariat at the headquarters of the Adjutant General at Upavon.
- The Army's Adjutant General, Lt Gen Freddie Viggers, inspected the young soldiers from all over Britain and took the salute as they graduated from the college.
- 1.1(In the US army) the chief administrative officer.More example sentences
- The Adjutant General replied that by the strictures of the 1918 act of Congress, no award could be made after three years had elapsed since the performance of the deed.
- Once again in Washington, Patton wrote a report to the Adjutant General and stressed the advantages of Clery's system over the methods used in the U.S. Army.
- For reasons now unclear, the bill was withdrawn and action on the proposal ceased on January 3, 1928; however, the Adjutant General of the Army was instructed to file all materials for potential future use.
More definitions of adjutant generalDefinition of adjutant general in:
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