Originally this would often have been a military appointment, but is now more likely to be a civilian post.
The leaders also devoted sometime today to the question of who should occupy the pivotal top civilian post in Kosovo, without taking a decision.
The peace treaty of 1763 inaugurated the development of a civilian post.
He worked in several civilian posts, and married a Dutch baroness.
They also created a civilian post of public safety commissioner to oversee the Police Department.
I was hoping for a career in the mili-tary, some civilian post.
At the outbreak of hostilities in the colonies he was offered by the rebels the pick of all civilian and military posts.
In 1955, when he was appointed general manager of the commission, a civilian post, he retired from the military.
He started as a correction officer and served finally as chief of the department until his elevation to the civilian post of commissioner.
He returned to the Navy's top civilian post in late 2003.