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Military Ranks of Pakistan: Brigadier General, Air Chief Marshal, Second Lieutenant, Air Vice-Marshal, Air Marshal, Wing Commander

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781155223209
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Brigadier General, Air Chief Marshal, Second Lieutenant, Air Vice-Marshal, Air Marshal, WingMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Brigadier General, Air Chief Marshal, Second Lieutenant, Air Vice-Marshal, Air Marshal, Wing Commander, Air Commodore, Captain, Squadron Leader, Sepoy, Flight Lieutenant, Group Captain, Engineer-in-Chief, Judge Advocate General Branch, Pilot Officer, Flying Officer, Junior Commissioned Officer, Lieutenant General, Subedar, Colonel, Army Ranks of Pakistan, Havildar, Subedar-Major, Jemadar, Sowar, Jawan, Fleet Chief Petty Officer, Risaldar-Major, Naik, Thum, Lance Naik, Corporal Technician, Senior Technician, Assistant Warrant Officer. Excerpt: Brigadier General is a senior rank in the armed forces. It is the lowest ranking general officer in some countries, usually sitting between the ranks of Colonel and Major General. When appointed to a field command, a brigadier general is typically in command of a brigade consisting of around 3,000 troops (three battalions). In some countries a brigadier general is informally designated as a one star general. In some countries, this rank is given the name of Brigadier, which is often considered to not be a General Officer rank, but is usually equivalent to Brigadier General in the armies of nations that use the rank. The rank can be traced back to the militaries of Europe where a brigadier general, or simply a brigadier, would command a brigade in the field. An alternative rank of Brigade General was first used in the French revolutionary armies. In the first quarter of the 20th century, British and Commonwealth armies used the rank of Brigadier General as a temporary appointment, or as an honorary appointment on retirement- in the 1920s this practice changed to the use of Brigadier, which is not classed as a general officer. Brazil and a few countries uses Major General as the equivalent of Brigadier General. Some of these countries then generally use a rank of Colonel Genera...