brigadier general

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brigadier general

n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above colonel and below major general.
2. One who holds this rank.

brigadier general

n, pl brigadier generals
1. (Military) an officer of the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who holds a rank junior to a major general but senior to a colonel, usually commanding a brigade
2. (Military) the former name for a brigadier1

brig′adier gen′eral



n., pl. brigadier generals.
an officer in the U.S. Army of the rank between colonel and major general.
[1680–90]
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Noun1.brigadier general - a general officer ranking below a major generalbrigadier general - a general officer ranking below a major general
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
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Like many equities and the broader market in general, BGEN enjoyed a six-week rally that began at the site of its early-October nadir.
military attache LCol Creg Paulk, MGen Blaise Cathead, Devin Dreeshen, Ben Stevenson, Netherlands military attache LCol Christa Opper-Beumer (the only female player), Chris Pulfer, Andrew Mayeda (Bloomberg News), Blake Strachan, Adam Peace, BGen Sylvain Sirois, Australian High Commission defence liaison Wing Commander Russell Page, MGen Jay Milne, BGen Alex Patch, MGen Chuck Lamarre, Doug Thomas, Lee Bedhiaume (Postmedia News), Scott Taylor (Esprit de Corps), Cmdre Scott Bishop, German military attache LCol Ralf Heimrich.
Standing at rear (left to right): BGen Mark Matheson, BGen Derek Joyce, BGen Roberto Mazzolin, BGen Rick Pitre, MGen Stu Beare, MGen Robert Bertrand, MGen Blais Cathcart, BGen Alexander Patch, BGen A1 Meinzinger, BGen Chuck Lamarre, Adam Peace, Chris Pulfer, Rob Olszak, Scott Taylor, Devin Dreeshen, Cmdr Gilles Couturier, Lee Berthiaume, Mark Hammond and Simon Jacques.
After the main course, guests witnessed the presentation of the Vimy Award to BGen Macnamara, who had a well-rounded career in both academia and the military, making him a qualified recipient of the Vimy Award.
Tickers featured: ALXN, AMGN, BGEN, CRXA, DNA, GILD, IDPH, INTC, MRK, NVS, OSIP, PDLI, RSTA, SQNM, VPHM.
BGen Bernier: I don't see a big difference between serving in the armed forces, whether it be in a combat arm, in any element of the armed forces, or in the medical profession, because all of them are there to protect the health and the lives of others.
Tickers featured: AXP, BAX, BGEN, BSX, GDT, HRB, JNJ, JNY, MDT, MLHR, TEK.
Brigadier-General Guy Hamel took over command of Joint Task Force North (JTFN) from BGen.
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It is with some amusement that I read about the exploits of our army's Command Inspector - BGen Jim Cox.
At the same time, near-term stochastic reading predict BGEN is in a great position for a rise higher.