brigadier brigadier  /b ˌrɪ ɡə ˈdɪr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a general officer ranking below a major general

Usage(s):

  • Resplendent in a freshly pressed uniform, a stocky, scar-faced man wearing brigadier general's rank marched stiffly through the ruined doorway of the Dominican Republic's.

News

  1. Syria rebels want 'effective' arms after U.S. statement

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebel and political opposition leaders called on Friday for anti-aircraft and other sophisticated weapons after the United States said it would boost military support to President Bashar al-Assad's foes. "(They) need to provide effective military assistance to take the necessary steps to prevent the criminal regime from using chemical weapons," Brigadier-General Selim ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. 7-Day Archives

    Moments after she was promoted to brigadier general, Col. - 10:30 pm It won't be official until July 1. - 10:32 pm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

  3. Midlands Leaders Welcome Ft. Jackson's First Female Commander

    Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- There is a new leader at Fort Jackson. Brigadier General Peggy Combs has taken over as acting commanding general and become the first woman to lead base.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLTX-TV Columbia

Quotes

  1. "The soldiers of Support Company who went into the Bogside did so as the result of an order by Colonel Wilford, which should not have been given and which was contrary to the orders that he had received from Brigadier MacLellan," Saville...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate Source: The Guardian

  2. "Brig.-Gen. Tremblay is an experienced commander who will provide exemplary leadership to the officers and soldiers under his command," Leslie said in a press release. "I made a command decision not to appoint Brigadier-General Menard as the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Andrew Leslie Source: CBC.ca

  3. "Brigadier Cantwell has deployed into a high profile position in ISAF to coordinate military support to a milestone event for the Afghan Government and its people," Mr Fitzgibbon said. "Brigadier Cantwell will also play an important role...
    on May 4, 2009 By: Joel Fitzgibbon Source: ABC Online

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