commandant commandant  /ˌkɑ mən ˈdɑnt/


  • (n) an officer in command of a military unit



  1. In your backyard: Battle on Lake Erie

    Two centuries have passed since Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry led American vessels to victory against the British in the Battle of Lake Erie.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Marietta Times

  2. WWII veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal for service in Montford Point Marines

    The two veterans, Staff Sgt. Robert “Bob” Spencer, 94, and Cpl. Flate Staples, 88, were presented with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor, by Al Pearson, commandant of western zone of Michigan for the Marine Corp League.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Muskegon Chronicle

  3. Rep. Paul Cook Hosts Congressional Marine Corps Breakfast

    Congressman Cook greets General James Amos, Commandant of the US Marine Corps. WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today hosted a Congressional Marines Group Breakfast with guest speaker General James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Highland Community News


  1. "As commandant, I am gravely concerned about the serious allegations concerning actions of some Marines at Haditha and Hamandiyah. I can assure you that the Marine Corps takes them seriously," Hagee said. "As commandant, I am the one...
    on Jun 7, 2006 By: Michael Hagee Source: Independent Online

  2. "It wasn't supposed to be this way," says Stewart. "Microsoft was supposed to be the evil one! But you guys are busting down doors in Palo Alto while Commandant Gates is ridding the world of mosquitoes!"
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Jon Stewart Source: MacNN

  3. "I met with the commandant. I said, 'If you don't give him a Purple Heart, I'll give him one of mine.' And they gave him a Purple Heart," said Murtha, who has two.
    on Nov 17, 2005 By: John Murtha Source: FOXNews

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