The Typical Staff Officer…

“The typical staff officer is the man past middle life, spare, unwrinkled, intelligent, cold, passive, non-committal; with eyes like a cod-fish, polite in contact but at the same time unresponsive, cool, calm and as damnably composed as a concrete post or a plaster-of-Paris cast; a human petrifaction with a heart of feldspar and without charm… Read More


New Page: An Overview of the (Military) Staff Officer

A new webpage has just been uploaded ‘An Overview of the (Military) Staff Officer’ which can be found here. A downloadable PDF version can be found here. What does the article contain? What is a staff officer? Command officer versus staff officer. How to become a staff officer. Staff officer grades. Staff assistants. The role… Read More