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  Brigadier - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
In the New Republic, the rank of Brigadier was used within the military-style rank hierarchy of New Republic Intelligence, even though NRI is not known to have contained units designated as Brigades, or indeed to have had any higher hierarchy of general ranks.
Alternatively, it may be that A'baht had transferred from the line military to New Republic Intelligence, and that his rank of Brigadier General was a grade in the NRI command structure—although not necessarily the equivalent of an army Brigadier.
In the UK and other countries where the shorter "Brigadier" rank is used, officers of this rank are not regarded as true general officers, although their substantive rank is equivalent.
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  Stabilisation Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina - COMSFOR
As a field grade officer, Brigadier General Schook was assigned to 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) where he served as S-3 (Operations) for 2d Brigade and as Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 12th Infantry.
Brigadier General Schook's decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, NATO Non-Article V Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Gold Cross of the German Bundeswehr.
Brigadier General Schook was born and raised in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
www.nato.int /sfor/coms-sfor/comsfor/t041013a.htm   (363 words)

  Chapter XIX. Grant, Ulysses S. 1885–86. Personal Memoirs
General Hardee—the author of the tactics I did not study—was at Greenville some twenty-five miles further south, it was said, with five thousand Confederate troops.
General Sterling Price, of the Confederate army, was thought to be threatening the capital, Lexington, Chillicothe and other comparatively large towns in the central part of Missouri.
General Prentiss failed to get orders to his troops to remain at Jackson, and the next morning early they were reported as approaching Cape Girardeau.
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  General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General may be a rank on its own, or can be used as a generic term for "general officers".
Grades of general are also not necessarily equal in all countries (for instance, in some countries Major General is the lowest general officer rank and may well be closer to Brigadier General in countries that have them).
In some European and Commonwealth nations, the equivalent to Brigadier General is Brigadier, which is not considered to be a general officer rank, although it is generally considered to be equivalent to the rank of Brigadier General.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General   (613 words)

 Brigadier General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brigadier General (sometimes known as a one-star general from the United States insignia) is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General.
The rank of Brigadier General is known in South Korea as Chunjang and is a direct equivalent to the United States one star rank, with very similar insignia.
A Brigadier General was at first strictly an infantry officer who commanded a brigade, but the responsibilities of the rank drastically expanded throughout the 19th and 20th century.
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 Encyclopedia: Brigadier general
Strictly speaking a Brigadier in the British Army is the highest field officer rank - hence the dropping of the word "general" from the rank - whereas a Brigadier General is the lowest general officer rank.
In some European and Commonwealth nations, the rank of Brigadier General is shortened to Brigadier, which is not considered to be a general officer rank, although it is generally considered to be equivalent to the rank of Brigadier General.
Brigadiers, although equivalent to Brigadier Generals in other armies, are not considered to be general officers in the British Army.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Brigadier-general   (339 words)

 Brigadier General   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brigadier General, James Dearing, P.A.C.S. Brigadier-general James Dearing, of Virginia, was born in Campbell county, April 25, 1840.
The two general met on the 5th of April at High Bridge on the Appomattox, at the head of their forces, and a duel with pistols ensued.
General Read was instantly killed, but General Dearing lingered for a few days after the surrender of General Lee, when he died in the old city hotel at Lynchburg.
www.civilwarhistory.com /Generals/dearing.htm   (497 words)

 Brigadier General Neal Dow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brigadier General Neal Dow was a brigade commander in General Sherman's command, and his troops took part in the May 27th attack across Slaughter's Field on the Confederate center.
In late June, General Dow was taken prisoner by men from Colonel Logan's cavalry while he convalesced as an uninvited guest at a nearby plantation.
He was commissioned a brigadier general of volunteers on 28 April 1862, and placed in command of the forts at the mouth of the Mississippi, and later of the district of Florida.
pth.thehardyparty.com /cmdrs/gen_dow.htm   (322 words)

 Brigadier general to review US prisons in Afghanistan - The Boston Globe
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The US military named a long-serving brigadier general yesterday to review its secretive Afghan prisons, while officials in Washington disclosed that they were looking into the deaths of two more Afghans.
Brigadier General Charles H. Jacoby, deputy operational commander at the US military's main base at Bagram, north of Kabul, will carry out the "top to bottom" review and deliver a report by mid-June, said a spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Tucker Mansager.
The CIA inspector general is investigating the death of another detainee in eastern Kunar Province in June 2003.
www.boston.com /news/world/articles/2004/05/23/brigadier_general_to_review_us_prisons_in_afghanistan   (374 words)

 Brigadier General Patrick Finnegan's Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 1988-91, Brigadier General Finnegan was assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as Chief of Administrative and Civil Law (1988-89) and Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (1989-91).
Brigadier General Finnegan is a member of the Virginia Bar and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
Brigadier General Finnegan and his wife, Joan, have two daughters, Katie Finnegan Rucker, who graduated from Duke University in 1994, and Jenna Finnegan Bechen, who graduated from law school at Franklin Pierce Law Center in 2000, and three grandchildren, Alyssa and Jack Rucker, and Patrick Bechen.
www.dean.usma.edu /law/pfbio.htm   (551 words)

 Brigadier General Article, BrigadierGeneral Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A brigadier general will generally command a brigade, although the rule does notseem to be strict.
In the Australian ImperialForce during World War I, the rank of Brigadier General was alwaystemporary and held only while the officer was posted to a particular task, typically the command of a brigade.
The rank of Brigadier General in the British Army was abolished in 1922 (for itsinsignia refer to General).
www.anoca.org /rank/army/brigadier_general.html   (285 words)

 TaskForcePhoenix.com - Brigadier General Biography
Brigadier General Livingston graduated from the Palmetto Military Academy in 1980 as the Honor Graduate.
Brigadier General Livingston graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hampden-Sydney College, VA with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in May 1978.
Brigadier General Livingston’s first assignment was as a Platoon Leader in Company A, 4-118th Infantry Battalion in Winnsboro, South Carolina.
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 WIC Biography - Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap
Beginning her nursing career in the Army in 1942 as a 2nd Lieutenant, Lillian Dunlap retired in 1975 as a Brigadier General.
In 1971, General Dunlap was selected as Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General.
She was the second woman to serve as a Brigadier General in the Army Nurse Corps.
www.wic.org /bio/ldunlap.htm   (297 words)

 Brigadier General Micah Jenkins - Sons of Confederate Veterans
His military genius was valuable in the first organization of troops in 1861, and he was elected colonel of the Fifth regiment, with which he went to Virginia, in the brigade of Gen. D.
In the latter part of 1861 he was in command of that brigade, and had grown greatly in favor with his division commander, General Longstreet.
General Longstreet has written of him: "He was one of the most estimable characters of the army.
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General Stanley's wife was the daughter of Colonel Joseph Wright, who was for many years Commander of the Carlisle Barracks Medical School and served as Surgeon in the Department Or the West during the Civil War.
Her mother is the daughter of Brigadier General Eli D. Hoyle, Class Or 1875 whose wife was the daughter of Rene Edward de Russy, Class Or 1812, the sixth Superintendent of the U. Military Academy.
General Brooks personally pushed the 2nd Armored Division into being the first allied division on Belgian soil and was the first Allied Division Commander to enter that country by assault.
www.11tharmoreddivision.com /history/Generals_History.html   (7703 words)

 Brigadier General Milledge L. Bonham - Sons of Confederate Veterans - Camp #48
As a major general of state volunteers, from February 1861, Bonham was placed in charge of Morris Island in Charleston Harbor on 15 April 1861, two days after the fall of Fort Sumter.
The grandfather of General Bonham was Major Absalom Bonham, a native of Maryland and a soldier of the Revolutionary War.
General Bonham, after graduation at the South Carolina college, had his first military experience as a volunteer in the company of Captain James Jones, in the Seminole war, and was promoted to brigade major, a position corresponding to adjutant-general of brigade.
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 Naval traditions: Names of ranks
Brigadier Generals were to wear gold epaulettes with one silver star on each.
General Washington might have chosen the stars because the generals and admirals of the French forces serving in that war wore stars.
General Washington was the first to wear three stars when he became the nation's first Lieutenant General in 1798.
www.history.navy.mil /trivia/triv4-5m.htm   (1250 words)

 Life of Brigadier General John McCausland
Earlier Wise had been appointed brigadier general and authorized to raise a command, later known as "Wise's Legion." Wise was popular with the people of northwest Virginia and was expected to increase volunteering.
Brigadier General Heth said he was working against the Confederate army because of disappointment and was trying to break it down in southwestern Virginia by his opposition to the conscript law.
General Philip Sheridan was in charge of the "Army of the Shenandoah." His orders from General Grant were to drive Early to the Virginia Central Railroad and to lay waste the Valley so that it could not be used as a highway to the North.182
www.wvculture.org /history/journal_wvh/wvh4-1.html   (16291 words)

 Brigadier General Thomas S. Jesup - Quartermaster General 1818-1860
General Jesup was born in Berkeley County, Virginia, on December 16, 1788, the son of a distinguished Revolutionary officer.
He was appointed Quartermaster General at the age of 30, and soon after taking office he promulgated a set of regulations for the Quartermaster Corps which showed a clear grasp of the problems of military supply.
Toward the close of the Mexican War General Scott, who despite his success in the campaign for and occupancy of Mexico City, was himself under fire from many quarters, sent a long letter to the Secretary of War complaining about the lack of quartermaster supplies and the inefficiency of Quartermasters.
www.qmfound.com /BG_Thomas_Jesup.htm   (592 words)

 Brigadier General William A. Hunter US Air Force Military Biographies - Find Articles
Brigadier General William A. Hunter is the Supreme Allied Commander Europe representative to the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff.
General Hunter was on the first Yawata mission, the first U.S. strike against the Japanese mainland after the famed Doolittle raid.
General Hunter was assigned to Headquarters U.S. European Command as chief of special weapons branch, logistics division, and served in this assignment until Aug. 1, 1966.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0RBE/is_2004_Annual/ai_n8566800   (715 words)

 Defenceindia : Indian Army Ranks : Brigadier
Brigadier is the most senior field rank and is therefore basically a senior Colonel, very much as a Commodore is to a Captain in the navy.
These ranks are in order of seniority: Brigadier General (4 star, equivalent to an Army Lieutenant General and a Navy Admiral), Brigadier Mayor (3-star, equivalent to a Division General and a Vice Admiral), and Brigadier (2-star, equivalent to a Brigade General and a Rear Admiral).
Brigadeiro is equivalent to Contra-Almirante (Rear Admiral) and General de Brigada (Brigadier-General), Major-Brigadeiro to Vice-Almirante (Vice-Admiral) and General de Divisão (Major-General), and Tenente-Brigadeiro to Almirante-de-Esquadra (Admiral) and General de Exército (Lieutenant-General).
www.defenceindia.com /defenceind/brigadier.html   (431 words)

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