adjutant adjutant  /ˈæ dʒə tənt/


  1. (n) an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
  2. (n) large Indian stork with a military gait


  1. Anthony, who joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps, at 19 became the youngest adjutant in the British army.
  2. He appoints his own adjutant general, often a political pal with a sketchy military background.
  3. Once Catherine had appointed Potemkin her adjutant general, the traditional title in such cases, she was lavish hi her rewards.


  1. Hackensack Legion SAL new officers

    They are (front from left) Jeff Peterson, Commander; Dave Sack, Finance Officer; Scott Buck, First Vice; (back) Ron Benesh, Gambling Manager; Kevin Meixner, Adjutant; and Terry Cook, Second Vice. Also installed but not pictured were Tony Peterson, Sgt. at Arms; Dave Hoopman, Chaplain; and Truste...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Pilot-Independent

  2. Flag Day ceremonies held in Greene County

    Cumberland American Legion Post 400 Commander Bill Ross is presented one of the many flags which have become faded and worn in a tribute of service and love to be fittingly destroyed for retiring by Adjutant Bill Varesko during Flag Day ceremonies.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Greene County Messenger

  3. Brewer declares state of emergency in Yavapai County

    Brewer signed the declaration of emergency Thursday, making $100,000 available from the governor's state emergency fund and authorizing the state adjutant general to mobilize the Arizona National Guard to protect life and property.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS 5 Phoenix

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  1. "That's what really got me, is her saying that," Brownback said in an interview. "So I asked, privately and publicly, the adjutant general, do you have the equipment you need?"
    on May 8, 2007 By: Sam Brownback Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Jessica Wright does a fantastic job as Adjutant General and will do equally well in this new assignment," Governor Rendell said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Ed Rendell Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. "The Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. William L. Freeman Jr., and I are very proud that the 186th Refueling Wing was chosen for this very important mission," said Governor Haley Barbour. "This wing has shown success time after time because of the...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Haley Barbour Source: Air Force Link

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