ⓘ Lieutenant colonel (United States)

Lieutenant colonel (United States)

ⓘ Lieutenant colonel (United States)

In the United States Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Air Force, lieutenant colonel is a field-grade military officer rank, just above the rank of major and just below the rank of colonel. It is equivalent to the naval rank of commander in the other uniformed services.

The salary level in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel-o-5. In the U.S. Armed forces, insignia For the rank silver oak leaf, with slight stylized differences between the army and the air force and the Navy and marine corps.

Promotion to Lieutenant Colonel is determined by the Ministry of defence policies derived from the defense officer personnel management act DOPMA 1980, for officers in the Active component, and its companion reserve officer personnel management act ROPMA, for officers in the reserve component, for example, reserve and National guard. DOPMA guidelines suggest that 70 percent of the majors to be promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, having served at least three years in their present rank and after 15-17 years, the total order of services.

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