An adjutant is a trooper in the Imperial Guard assigned to act as a non-ranking second to an officer. In this capacity the adjutant acts as a conduit for the officer's orders, as well as dealing with any additional assigned responsibilities, from paperwork to laundry to even standing-in for the officer at briefings.
- Brin Milo, adjutant to Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt
- Ferik Jurgen, adjutant to Commissar Ciaphas Cain
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