provost marshal

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pro·vost marshal

The head of a unit of military police.
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provost marshal

(Military) the officer in charge of military police and thus responsible for military discipline in a large camp, area, or city
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pro′vost mar`shal

(ˈproʊ voʊ)
1. an officer in the army charged with maintaining order and with other police functions within a command.
2. an officer in the navy charged with the safekeeping of a prisoner pending trial by court-martial.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.provost marshal - the supervisor of the military police
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 policeman, MP - a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
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provost marshal

nKommandeur(in) m(f)der Militärpolizei
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And, if Saxon's father had helped raise the Bear Flag rebellion at Sonoma, it was at Sonoma that Clara's father had mustered in for the War of the Rebellion and ridden as far east with his troop as Salt Lake City, of which place he had been provost marshal when the Mormon trouble flared up.
* Delivering a clear and concise capability briefing to the supported command in synchronization with the provost marshal office.
The Army's Deputy Provost Marshal, Colonel Dudley Giles visited the grave at Landican, Wirral, as part of a personal pilgrimage to cycle to the graves and special places of remembrance of the 22 members of the RMP who have died on operations during his Army service.
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The 21-year-old from Washington was remembered during a cycle pilgrimage to his graveside by the Army's Deputy Provost Marshal, Colonel Dudley Giles.
Among the re-enactors was Mel Grant, a retired school teacher who serves as provost marshal for the 12th Georgia.
The amendments will further enhance the independence of military judges; enhance the flexibility of the court martial system by establishing a reserve military judges panel; expand the pool of CF members eligible to serve on a court martial panel; provide for additional sentencing options; improve the efficiency of the grievance and military police complaints processes; and establish the position of the CF Provost Marshal in legislation and specify the marshal's responsibilities.
The current modular division contains four protection cells that operate from the tactical command post--the protection/ provost marshal, protection/engineer operations, protection/ air defense, and protection/CBRN cells.
He told Lord Justice Scott Baker, Mr Justice Silber and Mr Justice Sweeney: "I am immediately writing to all permanent heads of Government departments drawing their attention to this case, reminding them of the rigorous nature and extent of our duties of disclosure and of the profound importance of those duties." The Provost Marshal of the Royal Military Police Brigadier Eddie Forster-Knight expressed deep regret and offered the court his "unreserved apology" for "human errors and inadequate process".
Rodney Johnson, the provost marshal general of the Army, said the service will add an additional 30 special investigators to be assigned at 22 of the Army's largest installations to assist Criminal Investigation Command agents in investigating sexual assault crimes.
Louis attorney, Union officer, and provost marshal general.
(Hint: the words from which the sounds are extracted are all military.) Answer; using the O sound in provost marshal, the LEF sound in lieutenant (British version), and the UR sound in colonel, the correct pronunciation is "no left turn".