Military ranks similar to or like Lieutenant colonel (United States)

Field grade officer rank, just above the rank of major and just below the rank of colonel. Wikipedia

  • Colonel (United States)

    Most senior field grade military officer rank, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and just below the rank of brigadier general. Equivalent to the naval rank of captain in the other uniformed services. Wikipedia

  • Major (United States)

    Field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel. Equivalent to the naval rank of lieutenant commander in the other uniformed services. Wikipedia

  • Överstelöjtnant

    Field grade officer rank in the Swedish Armed Forces, just above the rank of major and just below the rank of colonel. Equivalent to the naval rank of commander in the Swedish Navy. Wikipedia

  • Captain (United States O-6)

    Senior-most commissioned officer rank below that of flag officer (i.e., admirals). Colonel in the United States Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Wikipedia

  • Captain (United States O-3)

    Company grade officer rank, with the pay grade of O-3. It ranks above first lieutenant and below major. Wikipedia

  • Överste

    Most senior field grade military officer rank in the Swedish Army and the Swedish Air Force, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and just below the rank of brigadier general. Equivalent to the naval rank of captain in the Swedish Navy. Wikipedia

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    • The first U.S. brevet was given to Jacques Antoine de Franchessin on July 20, 1776, allowing him to hold the rank of lieutenant colonel within the Continental Army.Brevet (military)-Wikipedia
    • Referring to an "O-6", a colonel's pay grade, also may differentiate colonels and lieutenant colonels, who have a pay grade of "O-5".Colonel (United States)-Wikipedia
    • His unit was later ordered to France, but to his chagrin he received orders for the new tank corps, where he was promoted to brevet lieutenant colonel in the National Army.Dwight D. Eisenhower-Wikipedia
    • Hamilton eventually received an invitation he felt he could not refuse: to serve as Washington's aide, with the rank of lieutenant colonel.Alexander Hamilton-Wikipedia
    • Below major units like armies, soldiers were organized mainly into regiments, the main fighting unit with which a soldier would march and be deployed, commanded by a colonel, lieutenant colonel, or possibly a major.Union Army-Wikipedia
    • It may alternatively be a silver oak leaf (equivalent to an army lieutenant colonel) or one or more stars.Commander-Wikipedia

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