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Definition of Adjutant

Adjutant
Adjutant Ad"ju*tant, n. [L. adjutans, p. pr. of adjutare to help. See Aid.] 1. A helper; an assistant. 2. (Mil.) A regimental staff officer, who assists the colonel, or commanding officer of a garrison or regiment, in the details of regimental and garrison duty. Adjutant general (a) (Mil.), the principal staff officer of an army, through whom the commanding general receives communications and issues military orders. In the U. S. army he is brigadier general. (b) (Among the Jesuits), one of a select number of fathers, who resided with the general of the order, each of whom had a province or country assigned to his care. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A species of very large stork (Ciconia argala), a native of India; -- called also the gigantic crane, and by the native name argala. It is noted for its serpent-destroying habits.

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- Adjutant is a military appointment given to an officer who ****ists the commanding officer with unit administration, mostly the management of human resources...
- An adjutant general is a military chief administrative officer. In Revolutionary France, the adjudant-général was a senior staff officer, effectively an...
- The greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) is a member of the stork family, Ciconiidae. Its genus includes the lesser adjutant of Asia and the marabou...
- The lesser adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. Like other members of its genus, it has a bare neck...
- throughout his political career. He maintained a group of aides-de-camp and adjutants, including Martin Bormann's younger brother Albert in the National Socialist...
- state in the United States has a senior military officer, as the state adjutant general, who is the de facto commander of a state's military forces, including...
- The Adjutant General's Corps is a corps in the British Army responsible for many of its general administrative services. As of 2002, the AGC had a staff...
- The adjutant general of Texas (TAG) is the commander and chief executive officer of the Texas Military Department, the executive department of the Texas...
- The Adjutant General of M****achusetts is the highest-ranking military official in the Commonwealth of M****achusetts and is subordinate to the Governor...
- typically the foremost personal aide. This is not to be confused with an adjutant, who is the senior administrator of a military unit. The badge of office...
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