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lieutenant general

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

lieutenant general

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank in certain armies, air forces, and marine corps, immediately junior to a general

lieuten′ant gen′eral


n.
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major general.
[1480–90]
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Noun1.lieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full generallieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full general
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
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LtGen Broadmeadow began by putting the combatant commands into context, explaining that they each took a regional view of the world.
Based upon his experience and prior relationship with LtGen Mattis, Col Ewers was appointed to assist in the investigation of the Haditha incident on behalf of I MEF.
The Magic 2 will be the FAB's primary air-to-air missile for the time being, but LtGen Bueno said that he believes that integration of the newer medium-range Mica missile, also produced by MBDA, is highly likely in the near future.
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I'm back from my deployment to Iraq as the first Comptroller of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA) under LtGen (R) Jay Garner, and then the Office of Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) under Ambassador Paul Bremer.
Records of Gavin Long, LtGen Lavarack to Long, 14 February 1945.
When the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation announced it was seeking donations to construct exhibits in the National Museum of the Marine Corps to honor those Marines who served since the end of the Vietnam War, Tim Day stepped up to help make sure their stories are told," said LtGen Robert R.
The AFP Deputy Chief of Staff LtGen Salvador Melchor B Mison Jr received Prince Faizuddin on behalf of the Chief of Staff, General Ricardo R Visaya.
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Former director general of InterServices Intelligence (ISI) LtGen (retd) Asad Durrani has said that Pakistan had 'most likely' revealed the position of former Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden to the US, a report published on the Al Jazeera website said.
It was in this meeting that LTGEN Guerrero mentioned that they have the precisionguided munition/bomb and even mentioned that they recently used it in Basilan.
Speaking to the participants of the ceremony, Federal Minister for SAFRON, LtGen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch said that Pakistan suffered a lot after millions of refugees migrated to the country from Afghanistan.