In Metal Gear Solid 4, our erstwhile special-ops hero, Solid Snake, is now a grizzled veteran facing legions of bipedal robots - and doubtlessly, he also is up against a cadre of superpowered bad guys and the usual save-the-world situation.
Or perhaps your drum major is a baton twirler who has distinguished herself among the cadre and has now moved to show off her skills at the front of the line.
Still, there's something to be said for the benefits of free weights -- it's hard to cheat during a classic squat -- and it quite obviously works, as evidenced by Arnold and his cadre in the days of yore.
A relative newcomer to the jewelry industry's cadre of designer engagement rings, Ritani is nonetheless one of the most distinctive designers in high diamond fashion today.
The personnel consists of a cadre, reserve and about 17,000 conscripts.
Fred, with the help of his cadre of lady friends, was the one person who had the best shot of producing further information on the family and its history.
They rolled past South Fork, and 20 miles later, Del Norte, where the lead cadre of bikers hummed their way toward Monte Vista, 14 miles further, and then the final 17 miles to Alamosa.
I collected our cadre at the LeBlanc's house for discussion.
The town of Ouray, while only a century and a quarter old, was rich in history and Fred O'Connor, together with a cadre of widows with similar interests, spent many hours reading Ouray's old newspapers and written accounts.
There were 30 battalions of infantry and 4 battalions cadres with an effective strength of 730 officers and 14,898 men; 14 regiments of cavalry and 4 regimental cadres with 493 officers and 6058 men; 2 regiments and 3 cadres of field artillery; one regiment and one cadre each of horse and mountain artillery, 4 sections of garrison artillery, and one mitrailleuse company, in all 147 officers and 1647 men; and the remainder divided among other services.