Definitions for "General Staff"
military officers assigned to assist a senior officer in planning military policy
a group of professional military Military (from Latin militarius, miles "soldier") as an adjective describes anything related to soldiers and warfare, more specifically to do with land forces, the sea forces equivalent being 'naval'
A group of incident management personnel organized according to function and reporting to the Incident Commander. The General Staff normally consists of the Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, and Finance/Administration Section Chief.