Army Lieutenant Colonel – A Fallen Warrior’s Last Stand

Army lieutenant colonel is above a major and below a colonel and is often shortened as “colonel”. A lieutenant colonel is commonly in charge of a battalion in the army and is equivalent to the rank of a commander in other uniformed services. The pay grade of an army lieutenant colonel is O–5 and usually commands a battalion sized unit of 300 to 1,200 soldiers with his second-in-command, the Major and Read More...
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Brigadier General – The Rifleman of the American Revolution

Brigadier general is a one-star general officer and is a senior rank in the armed forces. It has a pay grade of O-7. It is a rank that is above a colonel and below a major general and is equivalent to the rank of a rear admiral in other uniformed services. Getting promoted to an O-7 or permanent brigadier general position means an eligible officer must be screened by a promotional board which consists of general of Read More...
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Army Warrant Officer Duties – Courage and Conscience of a True Hero

Army warrant officer duties vary depending on their ranks. A warrant officer has the pay grade of W–1 to CW–5 and are is above the most senior enlisted ranks and also officer cadets and candidates but below the grade of an O–1. They are highly–skilled, single–track specialty officers that are authorized by Congress. Each branch of the Uniformed Services chooses, manages and uses warrant officers in differ Read More...
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Army Major General – The Punished High – Ranking Officer

An army major general has a pay grade of O–8 and is the third top position in the US Army. It ranks above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general. It is sometimes called a two–star general or a major general and wears the insignia bearing the two stars. The army major general serves as commander of divisions consisting of 10,000 to 16,000 soldiers and is responsible in major tactical operations as we Read More...
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Army Lieutenant General – The Retirement

An Army Lieutenant General is the second – highest in position in the United States Army and has a pay grade of O–9. Normally, this rank is not achieved before 20 years of being in service. Army lieutenant generals are in command of units consisting of 20,000 to 40,000 soldiers called corps which provides the foundation for multinational operations. Lieutenant generals are also assigned to serve as high–level Read More...
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