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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