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 Commander-in-Chief - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commander-in-Chief is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state.
In the British Army, the office of General in Chief Command, later renamed Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, was instituted after the Restoration in 1660.
In peacetime, the Armed Forces are led by the Chief of the Armed Forces who has the rank of "Corps commander" (Korpskommandant or Commandant de corps, ranking OF-8 in NATO equivalence).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commander-in-Chief   (2209 words)

  
 Commander in Chief (television) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commander in Chief is a television drama focusing on the presidential administration and family of Mackenzie Allen (portrayed by Geena Davis), the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the role after the previous chief executive, Teddy Bridges (played by Will Lyman), dies in office from a sudden ruptured cerebral aneurysm.
The universe of Commander in Chief shares a great deal of recent history with our own: in the first episode, Vice Presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney are mentioned, suggesting that the show's universe diverges from our own at least sometime after 2001.
As on the political drama The West Wing, the world of Commander in Chief includes both real countries (such as Nigeria, North Korea and Iraq), as well as fictitious ones (such as the South American country of San Pasquale).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commander-in-Chief_(TV_series)   (1615 words)

  
 Commander In Chief, Tuesdays 10/9c on ABC
Commander In Chief also delivers a very desirable "upscale," high income audience, the highest audience concentration of any new program among Adults 18-49 in homes with $100K+ annual income (Index of 135).
Commander In Chief airs Tuesdays from 9:00 -10:00 p.m., ET, on the ABC Television Network.
Delivering the most-watched Tuesday drama debut on any network in the last five years, Commander In Chief has remained a strong performer for ABC in one of the most competitive time periods on television.
abc.go.com /primetime/commanderinchief/summaries/overview.html   (534 words)

  
 Commander-in-Chief - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the British Army, the office of General in Chief Command, later renamed Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, was instituted after the Restoration in 1660.
Commander-in-Chief (in NATO -lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced "sink") is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state.
Between 1672 and 1904, the title Commander-in-Chief was officially used for the general in charge of the Army, after which the title Chief of the General Staff was adopted.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commander-in-Chief   (534 words)

  
 Abraham Lincoln: Commander in Chief
The commander in chief's anxiety about Grant was alleviated by Dana's report, which echoed his later feelings that the general was "an uncommon fellow--the most modest, the most disinterested, and the most honest man I ever knew."
Despite his lack of military experience, Abraham Lincoln was forced to become an active commander in chief.
Lincoln would be forced to deal with numerous commanders who failed to understand that the main objective of the Union military machine should be defeating the Confederate armies, not merely occupying enemy territory.
www.thehistorynet.com /acw/blcommanderabelincoln   (1799 words)

  
 Geena Davis Sweeps Up the Oval Office
Unfortunately, "Commander in Chief," the new ABC drama series premiering at 9 tonight on Channel 7, never gets much beyond its gimmicky premise, and that results in a good deal of wasted time.
The fact is, "Commander in Chief" starts out a little too bland but still tantalizing, and Davis is the tantalizer all sublime.
Chief among them is the case of a young woman in Nigeria who, by local custom, is to be buried up to her neck in sand and stoned to death for the crime of having sex and giving birth before marriage.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/26/AR2005092601810.html   (1019 words)

  
 George Washington: The Commander In Chief
He had to be commander, chief engineer, chief of intelligence, soldier, judge, statesman, quartermaster, commissary head, sanitary head, and not only take orders from Congress but also to advise Congress on legislative matters.
As the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army the services and achievements of George Washington are unique in the world's history.
The soldiers felt perfect confidence in the wise leadership of the Commander in Chief, and his splendid courage, foresight, and marvelous ability to endure won the final liberty of the long-suffering Colonies.
www.ushistory.org /valleyforge/washington/george2.html   (4138 words)

  
 Smell the History - ABC's Commander in Chief is cheesy good fun. By Dana Stevens
Smell the History - ABC's Commander in Chief is cheesy good fun.
Much domestic comedy is wrung from the emasculation of Mac's husband Rod Calloway (Kyle Secor), who served as her chief of staff in her Veep days but has now been demoted to "first lady" status (there's not even any discussion of how to adjust the nomenclature for a male occupant of the office).
They'd have been in Israel in a week." As Allen's idealistic chief of staff exults to her slightly more skeptical speechwriter, "A female president.
www.slate.com /id/2126991   (736 words)

  
 San Juan Gossip Mills Outlet: Commander-in-Chief
And third, even if the president is the commander in chief, that position is a constitutional fiction derived from historical tradition for the purpose of emphasizing that the military is not a separate co-equal branch of government but is placed under that branch that wields the sword.
This means that in theory, while she may head the armed forces, in practice, she has no actual command of soldiers.
But in their jurisdiction, the term generally implied the president’s theoretical responsibility “for tactical command of training military forces and conducting hostilities” (Tribe, American Constitutional Law, 3rd Edition, volume 1, p.
lacierda.blogspot.com /2005/09/commander-in-chief.html   (859 words)

  
 www.cni.navy.mil
Commander, Navy Installations (CNI) Command was established in October 2003 as an Echelon II command under the Chief of Naval Operations and is responsible for Navy-wide shore installation management.
The standup of Commander, Navy Installations Command is the latest effort in the continuation of fleet and regional shore installation management organizational alignment that began in 1997 with the reduction of installation management claimants from 18 to 8.
The intent of Commander, Navy Installations Command is to establish a single shore installation management organization that focuses on installation effectiveness and improve the shore installation management community’s ability to support the fleet.
www.cni.navy.mil   (213 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Arts & Entertainment: Davis is in command, but show is impeachable
Mac's vice-presidential chief of staff happens to be her husband (Kyle Secor), and he's none too happy about being relegated to First Husband.
Mac's vice presidency is explained in a flashback that shows the president recruiting her as a ticket-balancing running mate because his approval rating is low, but the practical problem of having no party support is omitted.
The kids — two teenagers and a younger girl named Amy — are not quite integrated into the script, though we're given to anticipate some friction between Mac and her older daughter, who's a conservative.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/artsentertainment/2002516555_kay26.html   (972 words)

  
 A Brief History Of Fleet Forces Command
In a message to Naval Commanders in Chief, the Chief of Naval Operations directed a change of title to that of "Commander." Accordingly, on 24 October 2002 the title of Commander in Chief was discontinued and the title of Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet was established.
From 1 February 1991 to 17 February 2000, the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet was the naval component commander for the unified Commander in Chief, U.S. Southern Command, assuming responsibility for all U.S. Navy operational and training matters in the USSOUTHCOM area of responsibility.
The first Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet was Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, who assumed command on 1 January 1906 aboard his flagship the battleship USS MAINE (BB 10).
www.cffc.navy.mil /history.htm   (972 words)

  
 TANGO FLEET: CHAPTER 3
Commanding Officers who are not Senior Officers may use the same name as their RPG character for Command Council discussions.
The Commandant should ensure that some of the instructors have the necessary skills and experience to fill the Commandant's role on a temporary or permanent basis if the need arises.
The term command role applies to the position of Commanding Officer and/or Executive Officer on a simulation.
www.tangofleet.org /general/policies/chapter3.htm   (972 words)

  
 Viewers Vote "Commander in Chief" - Sep 28, 2005 - E! Online News
Tuesday's premiere of Commander in Chief, starring Geena Davis as the titular White House honcho, scored the night's highest poll numbers, averaging 16.4 million viewers in the 9 p.m.
While Commander in Chief outpointed everyone in terms of sheer number of viewers, Fox's House, which finished second with 13.4 million viewers, triumphed in the key 18-49 demo.
ABC spinmeisters say those numbers make Commander in Chief the most watched drama series debut on a Tuesday night in five years.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,17469,00.html?fdnews   (401 words)

  
 DND/CF : Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada
Her Excellency is the Chancellor and a Commander of the Order of Military Merit that recognizes exceptional service and performance by members of the Canadian Forces.
www.forces.gc.ca /site/Governor_General/index_e.asp   (147 words)

  
 Accidental President With a Feminist Twist - New York Times
And she almost does resign, until the right-wing speaker of the House, Nathan Templeton (Donald Sutherland), who is next in line to become commander in chief, says something to her about women that is so offensive that she decides she will take the oath of office after all.
But "Commander in Chief" is well written and playful with its premise even as it conjures a post-Hillary world where female politicians are pure at heart or at least have learned from Senator Clinton's early mistakes.
"Commander in Chief" is a political fantasy, a feminist twist on "The West Wing," which this season pits a Hispanic Democratic nominee against a Republican challenger.
www.nytimes.com /2005/09/27/arts/television/27stan.html?ex=1285473600&en=dc5acdac23ffcd40&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (1046 words)

  
 African Music Encyclopedia: Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey was born in Idogo, the Western region of Nigeria in 1942.
In 1966, Obey's chief juju rival, King Sunny Ade came on the scene, and they still maintain a friendly rivalry today.
His musical talent was recognized early on when he was asked to lead the band at his Methodist Primary School.
africanmusic.org /artists/obey.html   (158 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Commanders may authorize the wear of commercially purchased, solid-in-color, gray or black spandex shorts (or the equivalent) to be worn under the gray shorts.
Commanders will ensure smoking preferences are considered when assigning rooms in troop billets.
It is the soldier’s and commander’s responsibilities to ensure all paperwork is complete, and all leaders need to subject each plan to a common sense test.
www.1ad.army.mil /IronStandards/standards.htm   (7270 words)

  
 Commander in Chief by Charley Reese
George Bush, our present commander in chief who has never seen combat, believes that combat-veteran John Kerry is unfit to be commander in chief.
Meanwhile, our incompetent commander in chief opposed the creation of the Homeland Security Department, opposed the creation of the 9/11 Commission, refused to testify under formal conditions and failed to hold a single human being responsible for anything.
So, he takes us to war, but how well did this commander in chief perform?
www.lewrockwell.com /reese/reese129.html   (774 words)

  
 "Commander in Chief" (2005)
Although it is similar to both movies and television shows in the past, I find that commander in chief takes a somewhat different approach.
Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Commander in Chief" (2005)
The way in which the scenes are portrayed make the viewer feel they are right in the middle of the action.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0429455   (418 words)

  
 Commander In Chief (ABC) - Reviews from Metacritic
While not quite the out-of-the-gate obvious hit that “The West Wing” was, ["Commander In Chief"] has enough going for it that it may soon become America’s favorite soap opera about a president of the United States.
The writing on "Commander in Chief" often is so distressingly thin and pale, this West Wing drama will suffer in comparison to the robust early years of, well, NBC's "The West Wing."
Some viewers will be put off by the many unbelievable aspects of ''Commander in Chief," and not least of all by Geena Davis.
www.metacritic.com /tv/shows/commanderinchief   (833 words)

  
 Commander in Chief
"Commander in Chief" stars Geena Davis as MacKenzie Allen, a university chancellor and a former independent member of Congress, who had been picked for the vice presidency mainly to enhance the chances of the head of the ticket, Teddy Roosevelt Bridges (guest star Will Lyman).
Nonetheless, it's hard to escape into the world of "Commander in Chief" knowing how glib it is concerning the complicated universe it is supposed to represent.
Allen's husband, Rod Calloway (Kyle Secor), wants to continue being her chief of staff even as he's getting trained in the art of being the first husband.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001181232   (629 words)

  
 Louis Wittig on Commander in Chief on National Review Online
Commander in Chief peeks in on the liberal id playing with its dolls at the very instant it’s holding a G.I. Joe above its head, and in a guileless voice saying to itself, “I’m powerful.
And as Commander limps through its 38th minute, she brings the Nigerian ambassador to a Joint Chiefs’ meeting and proceeds to illustrate how the Marines will storm his country if the woman isn’t released immediately.
Louis Wittig on Commander in Chief on National Review Online
www.nationalreview.com /comment/wittig200509270809.asp   (1084 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - It's clearly a campaign for commander in chief
While President Bush's strategists once thought the debate over who would be a better commander in chief would guarantee his re-election, that no longer seems so certain.
Matthew Dowd, Bush's chief campaign strategist, says the perception of Bush as a strong leader — particularly in safeguarding the nation's security — is his strongest selling point.
Now, she says, those issues are overshadowing such concerns as education and health care that were at the center of recent campaigns.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/nation/president/2004-07-21-commander-cover_x.htm   (1850 words)

  
 The White House Project
Commander In Chief, starring Geena Davis as President, has the potential to turn the fiction of a woman president into reality by shaping ideas about women as leaders.
Commander In Chief, the first prime time television show about a woman president, premiered on ABC to rave reviews from viewers across
You’ll learn more about Commander In Chief, find out how to throw a “White House Party” (a viewing party for you and your friends), and learn steps you can take to become a leader
www.thewhitehouseproject.org /v2/programs/perception/CIC   (188 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Commander In Chief
Commander In Chief - Intro January 26th, 2006 Commander in chief är en ny politisk dramaserie med stora inslag av familjedrama.
Commander In Chief has been pulled from the schedule with no word on when it might get put back.
Posts tagged Commander In Chief per day for the last 30 days.
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 Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal: Commander-in-Chief
The Washington Monthly: NORTHCOM AND KATRINA....Last time I checked, naval officers aren't in the habit of criticizing their commander in chief no matter how many punches they have to absorb in the process.
Commander Sean Kelly should have read the preceeding post, "If Your Father Loses His Job..." before opening his mouth on anything.
Apparently Lt. Commander Sean Kelly has found a horse's head in his bunk.
delong.typepad.com /sdj/2005/09/commanderinchie.html   (1993 words)

  
 Commander in Chief TV Show - Commander in Chief Television Show - TV.com
Commander in Chief is a political drama surrounding the nation's first female president.
Commander in Chief TV Show - Commander in Chief Television Show - TV.com
Law & Order, the longest running crime series and the second longest-running drama series in the history of American broadcast television, started it's 16th season on NBC in the fall of 2005.
www.tv.com /commander-in-chief/show/30463/summary.html   (491 words)

  
 Commander-in-Chief - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the British Army, the office of General in Chief Command, later renamed Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, was instituted after the Restoration in 1660.
A Commander-in-Chief is the commander of a nation's military forces or significant element of those forces.
The Letters Patent of King George VI transferred all the duties of Head of State of Canada to the Governor General in 1947 and the new Commission of Appointment referred to the Office of Governor General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commander-in-Chief   (2289 words)

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