company-grade officer

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com·pa·ny-grade officer

A commissioned officer having the rank of second lieutenant, first lieutenant, or captain in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps. Also called company officer.
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Instilling this understanding among our Soldiers and junior NCOs is one of the vital roles the company-grade officer plays in the execution of strategic landpower.
From the perspective of a young company-grade officer looking up the chain of command, leadership has delivered conflicting messages'' on integrity and test performance, the report said.
The additional resources included the assignment of a field-grade officer with program management and contracting experience as the overall transition lead; three company-grade officers with quality assurance and program management experience serving as FOB transition leads; and a company-grade officer as transition operations officer to coordinate transition events and activities, assemble and analyze reports and data, and orchestrate meetings and coordination with the PC and IPC.
No later than 18 months after their promotion, company-grade officers must go to junior-officer schools to take a six-week course.
This always has been recognized to one degree or another as a critical requirement for young, inexperienced company-grade officers.
Ample evidence reveals that company-grade officers perceive that they are not getting enough interaction with their superiors.
Company-grade officers must learn the art of training management.
Much like company-grade officers did in Iraq and Afghanistan, the company commander of the future must be mentally agile enough to thrive within the parameters of mission command.
Once they go on active duty, the focus shifts to the company-grade officers and what it's going to take for them to become field-grade officers or career airmen officers.
In 2005 AFSPC conducted an educational-needs assessment for CSP officers via interviews of senior space leaders and a follow-up survey of company-grade officers.
Sublist 2: For company-grade officers, junior warrant officers and company-cadre NCOs