Commander is a naval rank which is also sometimes used as a military title depending on the individual customs of a given military service. Commander is also used as a rank or title in some organizations outside of the armed forces, particularly in police and law enforcement.
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... Under the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand (a rear admiral, air vice marshal, or major general, depending on rotation) is the Air Component Commander, an Air ... The Air Component Commander directs the RNZAF through the triservice staff of HQ JFNZ ...
... and World War II aircraft carrier task group commander ... On February 24, 2012 Commander Monika W ... Commander Stoker relieved Commander Brian K ...
... of Adolf Hitler According to the Constitution of Weimar, the President was Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces ... Oberster Befehlshaber der Wehrmacht (Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces), which meant then a presidential position over the Wehrmacht in fact led by ... Hitler took the responsibilities of this commander-in-chief for himself, though he kept on using the older formally higher title of Supreme Commander, which was thus ...
... In 1997, Florida's skipper, Commander Michael J ... and acting as a tyrant." Florida's command history for 1997 states...Concerned about Commander Alfonso's leadership style and the low morale displayed by his crew, Rear Admiral Sullivan (Commander ... On 12 August, Commander Gregory M ...
More definitions of "commander":
- (noun): Someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others.
- (noun): A commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain.
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“Every commander is alone.”
—Michael Powell. Captain Lansdorff (Peter Finch)
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