commissioned military officer

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Noun1.commissioned military officer - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
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"
captain - an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
colonel - a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
commissioned officer - a military officer holding a commission
field officer, field-grade officer, FO - an officer holding the rank of major or lieutenant colonel or colonel
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
lieutenant - a commissioned military officer
major - a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
marshal, marshall - (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
subaltern - a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
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Watada, 28, was the first commissioned military officer to refuse to fight in Iraq, claiming that the war is illegal.
The decision to try Mohammed and his allies by a military commission means that active duty commissioned military officers will take the place of civilian jurors in deciding whether the five are guilty as charged.
This book is the story of those black American men and women, who by their own merit, gain, and hard work, and with support from many other Americans along the way, became commissioned military officers.

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