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21st Oct '17 11:38:19 AM maxwellsilver
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[-[[caption-width-right:350:[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks,]] [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti high-explosive rounds for yetis,]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent and silver rounds for werewolves.]] [[CrazyPrepared (And we even got gold-tipped bullets for]] [[{{Cyborg}} you-know-what.)]]]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:350:[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Armor-piercing [-[[caption-width-right:350:Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks,]] [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Daleks, high-explosive rounds for yetis,]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent yetis, and silver rounds for werewolves.]] [[CrazyPrepared werewolves. (And we even got gold-tipped bullets for]] [[{{Cyborg}} for you-know-what.)]]]]-]
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21st Oct '17 11:37:10 AM maxwellsilver
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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. [[ARareSentence Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.]]"''

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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. [[ARareSentence Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.]]"''"''
21st Jul '17 12:33:06 PM RoxasOrDie
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[-[[caption-width-right:350:[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks,]] [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti high-explosive rounds for yetis,]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent and silver rounds for werewolves.]] [[CrazyPrepared (And we even got gold-tipped bullets]] [[{{Cyborg}} for you-know-what.)]]]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:350:[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks,]] [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti high-explosive rounds for yetis,]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent and silver rounds for werewolves.]] [[CrazyPrepared (And we even got gold-tipped bullets]] bullets for]] [[{{Cyborg}} for you-know-what.)]]]]-]
21st Jul '17 12:32:11 PM RoxasOrDie
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[-[[caption-width-right:350:Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks, high-explosive rounds for yetis, and silver rounds for werewolves. (And we even got gold-tipped bullets for you-know-what.)]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:350:Armor-piercing [-[[caption-width-right:350:[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks, Daleks,]] [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti high-explosive rounds for yetis, yetis,]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent and silver rounds for werewolves. werewolves.]] [[CrazyPrepared (And we even got gold-tipped bullets bullets]] [[{{Cyborg}} for you-know-what.)]]-]
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13th Jun '17 9:32:52 PM nombretomado
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* Most of the main cast of ''{{Operator}}'' are both military (owing to the alternate-[[WorldWarOne WWI setting]]) and their reactions to the supernatural element range from accepting it to acting as if it's nothing out of the ordinary at all.

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* Most of the main cast of ''{{Operator}}'' are both military (owing to the alternate-[[WorldWarOne alternate-[[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI WWI setting]]) and their reactions to the supernatural element range from accepting it to acting as if it's nothing out of the ordinary at all.
1st Jun '17 7:37:16 PM nombretomado
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* In the '' Literature/WheelOfTime'' series, most senior military commanders are portrayed in this light, especially Gareth Bryne and Davram Bashere. The only real exceptions are the Whitecloak Lords Captain.

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* In the '' Literature/WheelOfTime'' ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series, most senior military commanders are portrayed in this light, especially Gareth Bryne and Davram Bashere. The only real exceptions are the Whitecloak Lords Captain.
11th May '17 4:46:19 PM Archimedes
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* Almost all of the military staff on the side of good in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' fall into this, but one of the prominent examples is [[MamaBear Olivier]] [[FourStarBadass Armstrong]].

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* Almost all of the military staff on the side of good in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' fall into this, but one of the prominent examples is [[MamaBear [[IronLady Olivier]] [[FourStarBadass Armstrong]].
25th Apr '17 3:31:38 PM Malady
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* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'': Commander Abraham Tower.



* ''VideoGame/AceCombatAssaultHorizon'': Pierre La Pointe, a French General in command of the entire Task Force 108.



* At the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy in the ''WebOriginal/WhateleyUniverse'', there's a huge security staff, headed up by ex-military officer Security Chief Franklin Delarose. At Whateley Academy, near Dunwich New Hampshire, the security officers have to be prepared to handle troublesome teenaged superpowered students, not to mention the occasional monster or invasion. So he's a lot more GenreSavvy than the usual Brigadier.

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* At the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy in the ''WebOriginal/WhateleyUniverse'', ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'', there's a huge security staff, headed up by ex-military officer Security Chief Franklin Delarose. At Whateley Academy, near Dunwich New Hampshire, the security officers have to be prepared to handle troublesome teenaged superpowered students, not to mention the occasional monster or invasion. So he's a lot more GenreSavvy than the usual Brigadier.
25th Mar '17 12:55:33 PM AthenaBlue
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-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. [[spoiler:I'm his daughter.]]" ''[MassOhCrap moment for alien menace]''

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-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. [[spoiler:I'm his daughter.]]" ''[MassOhCrap moment for alien menace]''



* Parodied in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''; Graham Chapman's recurring character of the Brigadier, a stereotypically uptight senior British army officer, pops up to end sketches and advance the action by walking briskly in and barking "Silly! We'll have none of that silliness around here!" or "Sergeant-Major, get a bit of ''discipline'' into these men!" In one episode, he steps out from behind a desk to reveal he is in full British Army uniform only from the waist up - but in a ballerina's tutu and tights from the waist down.

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* Parodied in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''; Graham Chapman's recurring character of the Brigadier, a stereotypically uptight senior British army officer, pops up to end sketches and advance the action by walking briskly in and barking "Silly! We'll have none of that silliness around here!" or "Sergeant-Major, get a bit of ''discipline'' into these men!" In one episode, he steps out from behind a desk to reveal he is in full British Army uniform only from the waist up - -- but in a ballerina's tutu and tights from the waist down. down.
* Commodore Ross from ''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond''. His rank is even the naval equivalent of Brigadier.



* Commodore Ross from ''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond''. His rank is even the naval equivalent of Brigadier.
25th Mar '17 12:53:06 PM AthenaBlue
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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. ([[ARareSentence Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.]])"''
-->-- '''Gen. Hammond''', ''Series/StargateSG1'' (""Moebius, Part 2")

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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. ([[ARareSentence [[ARareSentence Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.]])"''
]]"''
-->-- '''Gen. Hammond''', ''Series/StargateSG1'' (""Moebius, ("Moebius, Part 2")



** Colonel Mace in the 2008 Sontaran two-parter: the TropeNamer is mentioned, and now has a knighthood (this must disappoint Nicholas Courtney greatly - he expected the Brig to have a peerage by now).
** Kate Stewart, the new Head of Scientific Research at UNIT as of "The Power of Three", is very much this, as she has been pivotal in reshaping UNIT as a military organization led by scientists. [[spoiler: Her father, Alistair, taught her that "science leads", [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming something he said he learned "from an old friend"]]. When she joined UNIT, she dropped the name Lethbridge so she would rise in the ranks on her own merits without any favoritism.]]
-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. [[spoiler:I'm his daughter.]]" MassOhCrap moment for alien menace.
** In ''The Sea Devils'', Captain John Hart.
** Father Octavian in "The Time of Angels"/"Flesh and Stone".

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** Colonel Mace in the 2008 [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E4TheSontaranStratagem "The Sontaran two-parter: Stratagem"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E5ThePoisonSky "The Poison Sky"]]: the TropeNamer is mentioned, and now has a knighthood (this must disappoint Nicholas Courtney greatly - he expected the Brig to have a peerage by now).
** Kate Stewart, the new Head of Scientific Research at UNIT as of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E4ThePowerOfThree "The Power of Three", Three"]], is very much this, as she has been pivotal in reshaping UNIT as a military organization led by scientists. [[spoiler: Her father, Alistair, taught her that "science leads", [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming something he said he learned "from an old friend"]]. When she joined UNIT, she dropped the name Lethbridge so she would rise in the ranks on her own merits without any favoritism.]]
-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. [[spoiler:I'm his daughter.]]" MassOhCrap ''[MassOhCrap moment for alien menace.
menace]''
** In ''The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS9E3TheSeaDevils "The Sea Devils'', Devils"]], Captain John Hart.
** [[ChurchMilitant Father Octavian Octavian]] in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E4TheTimeOfAngels "The Time of Angels"/"Flesh Angels"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E5FleshAndStone "Flesh and Stone".Stone"]].
* Parodied in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''; Graham Chapman's recurring character of the Brigadier, a stereotypically uptight senior British army officer, pops up to end sketches and advance the action by walking briskly in and barking "Silly! We'll have none of that silliness around here!" or "Sergeant-Major, get a bit of ''discipline'' into these men!" In one episode, he steps out from behind a desk to reveal he is in full British Army uniform only from the waist up - but in a ballerina's tutu and tights from the waist down.



* Parodied in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''; Graham Chapman's recurring character of the Brigadier, a stereotypically uptight senior British army officer, pops up to end sketches and advance the action by walking briskly in and barking "Silly! We'll have none of that silliness around here!" or "Sergeant-Major, get a bit of ''discipline'' into these men!" In one episode, he steps out from behind a desk to reveal he is in full British Army uniform only from the waist up - but in a ballerina's tutu and tights from the waist down.



* At the SuperHeroSchool Whateley Academy in the WhateleyUniverse, there's a huge security staff, headed up by ex-military officer Security Chief Franklin Delarose. At Whateley Academy, near Dunwich New Hampshire, the security officers have to be prepared to handle troublesome teenaged superpowered students, not to mention the occasional monster or invasion. So he's a lot more GenreSavvy than the usual Brigadier.



* At the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy in the ''WebOriginal/WhateleyUniverse'', there's a huge security staff, headed up by ex-military officer Security Chief Franklin Delarose. At Whateley Academy, near Dunwich New Hampshire, the security officers have to be prepared to handle troublesome teenaged superpowered students, not to mention the occasional monster or invasion. So he's a lot more GenreSavvy than the usual Brigadier.



* Although she doesn't show up very often, ''WesternAnimation/{{Bravestarr}}'' has Commander Kane.



* Although she doesn't show up very often, ''WesternAnimation/{{Bravestarr}}'' has Commander Kane.
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