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brigadier

b ri guh dir

  • n  a general officer ranking below a major general

  • 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.
  • The brigadier had been a man who played polo, spoke English with an Oxford accent and administered the Maharajah of Jodhpur's estates and palaces; but Sugan, married to him for 27 .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • 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
    June 13, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - WLTX-TV Columbia
Quotes

  • Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate in The Guardian
    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...
  • Andrew Leslie in CBC.ca
    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...
  • Joel Fitzgibbon in ABC Online
    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...

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