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Old August 26 2009, 10:05 AM   #21
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Re: Why no half ranks?

joncreed wrote: View Post
Ensign = Second Lieutenant
Lt. Junior Grade = First Lieutenant
Lieutenant = Captain
Lieutenant Commander = Major
Commander = Lieutenant Colonel
Captain = Colonel
Rear Admiral Lower Half = Brigadier General
Rear Admiral Upper Half = Major General
Vice Admiral = Lieutenant General
Admiral = General
Fleet Admiral = General of the Army, General of the Air Force ( used only in wartime and no Marine Corp equivalent)
Interesting, that list indicates Kira was double-promoted when she made Colonel. Never knew that, as my knowledge of army ranks stems entirely from Stratego.
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