military rank

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Noun1.military rank - rank in a military organizationmilitary rank - rank in a military organization  
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"
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
flag rank - the rank of a flag officer
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Military rank under the crown of Great Britain was attained with much longer probation, and by much more toilsome services, sixty years ago than at the present time.
The adopted law introduces inconsistency in the regulation on the management of the system of protection of national security and sets a precedent for the extension of the post for the respective military rank to continue the post.
He added the law will also eliminate the confusion from the public in addressing police officers who are used to calling them by their military rank equivalent.
As Aare Gani Adams is marching on in his calling as the man honoured with Yoruba's highest military rank, my admonitions to him are; to continue to make his country proud as a cultural promoter, pathfinder extraordinaire, and ambassador of note, to forge on defending the territorial integrity of Yoruba race, to continue to advocate for the rights of the people of Nigeria under his proponent agenda for total restructuring of the entity called Nigeria.
class="MsoNormalEarlier today, Mr Kenyatta swore Fatuma Ahmed in as Major-General of the Kenya Defence Forces, making her first woman in Kenya to achieve the military rank. class="MsoNormalShe was also promoted to Assistant Chief of Defence Forces for personnel and logistics.
Pervomaisky district court in Bishkek found him guilty of power abuse, fined 5 million soms and deprived of his the military rank of the major general.
-- IranianAmericanYouth (@IAY4Iran) January 1, 2018 The officer took a picture of the handwritten document dated December 31 next to his military rank insignia and the official service vest, after the regime rejected the demands of the Iranian people.
They also receive a military rank that's determined according to the number of years they've served in jail.
Bassan Aslaan al-Najam nom de guerre Abu Darid, who was also recognized of a high military rank in the Free Syrian Army, was killed in the Syrian artillery fire in Northern Hama.
Add E to a "military rank" to get "having a physical body."
Laurent Giovachini, 53 years old, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and ENSTA engineering schools and holds the French military rank of ingenieur general de l'armement (engineer general in the military corps of engineers).
Amman, Dec.23 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, on Monday ordered the housing loans meant for non-commissioned officers and the military rank and file to be increased to JD10,000 from JD7,500.

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