assume command

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The outcome of it was that I finally lost my patience, and told him that from then on he would do what I thought best--that I proposed to assume command of the party, and that they might all consider themselves under my orders, as much so as though we were still aboard the Coldwater and in Pan-American waters.
I am truly honored to assume command of DISA NORTHCOM and look forward to leading a great team in providing DISAs portfolio of services to support the North American Aerospace Defense Command and USNORTHCOM missions, he said.
Rear Admiral Phil Sawyer, the deputy commander of the Pacific Fleet, will assume command immediately, he added.
ISLAMABAD -- Soon after receiving the No-Objection Certificate (NOC), former chief of army staff general (r) Raheel Sharif on Friday left for Saudi Arabia to assume command of the Islamic military alliance, dubbed the 'Muslim Nato.
Air Marshal Sohail Aman will assume command on Thursday after Air Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt's tenure expires.
In a letter last month to the mayor of Boston, 13 Boston deputy fire chiefs said they had no confidence in Abraira, and that he failed to assume command responsibility or show any leadership at the scene of the deadly bombings.
John Fletcher, archdeacon of the Anglican Military Ordinariate of the Canadian Forces, has been appointed chaplain general and will assume command of the chaplain branch in Ottawa this fall.
46sec and is fancied to assume command before the fifth turn.
Joyner is slated to command CVW-14, which is currently assigned to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and is likely to join the unit first as deputy CAG in September 2011 and then assume command 12 to 18 months later, according to Navy spokesman Lt.
Summary: Belgium will assume command of the UN's Maritime Task Force (MTF) in Lebanon beginning March 1, the Belgian Embassy's military attach told The Daily Star Wednesday.
CRICKET: A century from captain Ricky Ponting, his first in India, helped Australia assume command on the first day of the First Test in Bangalore.
It is a great honor to assume command of such a fine group of airmen as a new chapter in the 432nd is opened," he said.