desk officer

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Noun1.desk officer - a military officer who is not assigned to active dutydesk officer - a military officer who is not assigned to active duty
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
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Also speaking, the CBN's Desk Officer, FCT Development Finance Office, Mr Shankyula Moses explained that the scheme was a departure from past intervention schemes where cash was given directly to beneficiaries who sometimes used the money for a different purpose.
According to Solomon Osakana, a district refugee desk officer in the office of the prime minister, at least 71 refugees from South Sudan registered to return to the war-torn East African nation in December.
The partnership specifically calls for LGUs to designate a focal person or Migrant Desk Officer who shall coordinate with OWWA in the provisions of programs and services of the agency; appropriate assistance to the OFWs and their families, and make referral to OWWA of possible clients or of eligible beneficiaries to OWWA programs and services.
Bail bond for the two charges was set at P200,000, SPO1 Olney Grapa, duty desk officer of the Pamplona Municipal Police Station, said in a phone interview.
In the past, he served as Head of Middle East and North Africa Department at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign affairs and also as Desk Officer for Iraq and Gulf countries.
According to the prevailing police rules, an applicant requires submitting his application to the front desk officer and FIR is registered in the light of an inquiry to be carried out by the respective police officer.
Upon submission, the draft rule is forwarded to a desk officer (often a career civil servant with an economics background) within OIRA.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Manpreet Singh Anand, DRL Office Director for South and Central Asia, Carmela Conroy and Senior Desk Officer for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, McKenzie Millar were also present.
Philipp Ackermann, the new regional director for the Near and Middle East and the Maghreb at the German Foreign Office, and the Desk Officer for Israel and Near East Division, Ramesh de Silva.
Gurdip Sangha, Desk Officer Libya for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), told reporters "a substantial body of information was gathered, leading to a finding that gross violations of international human right's law, serious violations of international humanitarian law, and serious abuses of human rights have been committed in Libya, many of which may amount to war crimes or other crimes under international law.
Elmer Jamias, Eastern Police District has ordered the relief of SPO2 Manuel Layson , Desk Officer of Marikina for conduct unbecoming of an officer for allegedly mauling DZRH reporter Edmar Estabillo.
Egan held a degree in clinical psychology and retired from the Lee County Sheriff's Department as a desk officer.