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  Lieutenant - LoveToKnow 1911
Originally the lieutenant was a soldier who aided, and in case of need replaced, the captain, who, until the latter half of the 17th century, was not necessarily a seaman in any navy.
A "captain lieutenant" in the British army was formerly the senior subaltern who virtually commanded the colonel's company or troop, and ranked as junior captain, or "puny captain," as he was called by Cromwell's soldiers.
The lord lieutenant of a county, in England and Wales and in Ireland, is the principal officer of a county.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Lieutenant   (1079 words)

  
 Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins
Born and reared in Duncan, Oklahoma, Jari Askins was sworn in as Oklahoma’s 15th Lieutenant Governor in 2007, giving her the rare distinction of being involved in public service in all three branches of government.
Lieutenant Governor Askins received her BA in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and earned a Juris Doctorate from the OU College of Law.
The Lieutenant Governor is an advocate for children and for greater efficiency in government.
www.state.ok.us /~ltgov   (505 words)

  
  'Bad Lieutenant'
When The Lieutenant pulls over a pair of young teenage girls who've taken out Daddy's car without permission and negotiates a sleazy exchange of sexual favors for his silence, we may want to dismiss the picture entirely as a disgusting exercise in sewer diving.
This religious dimension is introduced when The Lieutenant begins an investigation into the rape of a nun in a Spanish Harlem church by two crackheads who, after brutalizing the woman, desecrate her church.
The Lieutenant, who calls himself a Catholic and then, several scenes later, snorts coke off a picture of his child at communion, is raging against God and, at the same time, administering to himself a cruel punishment for his own transgressions.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/badlieutenantnc17hinson_a0a7e1.htm   (695 words)

  
 LIEUTENANT - Online Information article about LIEUTENANT
administration of the provinces was in the hands of gouverneurs, to whom the lieutenants du roi became subordinates.
deputy lieutenant (denoted frequently by the addition of the letters D.L. after a person's name) is a deputy of a lord lieutenant of a county.
If the lieutenant were absent from the United Kingdom, or through illness or other cause were unable to act, the sovereign might authorize any three deputy lieutenants to act as lieutenant (s.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LEO_LOB/LIEUTENANT.html   (1575 words)

  
 Lieutenant - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A blue-marked Phase I clone lieutenant commanded platoons of 36 clone troopers of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Lieutenant was a rank widely used in military, paramilitary or police organizations, normally borne by low-ranking commissioned officers.
In space fleets, lieutenants were found in command of small vessels, as senior officers aboard medium-sized vessels and as junior and mid-ranking command personnel on large capital ships.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Lieutenant   (248 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Lieutenant Governor
Given that the lieutenant governor is in the unique position of being a member of both the executive and legislative branches, one who does not have a compatible working relationship with a governor would be well placed to impede a governor's legislative agenda.
Unlike the governor, who is limited to two consecutive terms of office, the lieutenant governor has no limit on the number of times he or she may serve.
In 1946 Melvin Thompson was elected the state's first lieutenant governor, but as a result of the three governors controversy, he never actually served in office.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-830   (965 words)

  
 Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell
In case of the temporary absence of the governor from office, the lieutenant governor shall serve as acting governor.
The compensation of the governor and the lieutenant governor shall be prescribed by law and shall not be diminished during their term of office, unless by general law applying to all salaried officers of the State.
When a board or commission is at the head of a principal department or a regulatory or quasi-judicial agency, its members shall be appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by a majority of the members of the legislature in joint session, and may be removed as provided by law.
ltgov.state.ak.us /constitution.php?section=3   (1349 words)

  
 Lieutenant commander - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lieutenant Commander is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
A traditional naval rank, lieutenant commander is the grade between lieutenant and commander grades.
Unlike other ranks such as lieutenant colonel or lieutenant general, a lieutenant commander is not a lesser version of Commander, but rather is a more senior grade of Lieutenant (other navies use different terms, like Russia uses 'Captain Lieutenant', so does Germany).
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Lieutenant_commander   (373 words)

  
 CAST: LIEUTENANT GREEN
The lieutenant Green character was based on Cy Grant, and the idea that Green has a love of Calypso music is obviously derived from the fact that Cy Grant was a real Calypso singer himself in the BBC TV series, “Tonight”.
Lieutenant Green is the Colonel’s right-hand-man and trusted confidante, and through him all of the Colonel’s orders for the Spectrum organisation and Cloudbase in particular are passed on.
Although Lieutenant Green very rarely gets the chance to leave the confines of Cloudbase during mission status, the Lieutenant has given his position at Cloudbase’s communications console over to others on a few occasions (such as when he visited Earth’s Moon with Captains Scarlet and Blue).
www.spectrum-headquarters.com /lieutenant_green.html   (613 words)

  
 This is the Lieutenancy of Kent
The Lieutenancy of Kent - The Vice Lord Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants
Deputy Lieutenants come from all walks of life and all parts of the County and are honoured for their contribution to the Nation and/or the County.
The Lord Lieutenant leads this influential network of Deputy Lieutenants and provides the organisation for their individual networks to interlock for the benefit of Kent's varied communities.
www.lord-lieutenant-kent.info /vice_lord_lieutenant.html   (479 words)

  
 Lieutenant - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Lieutenant is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional naval rank, lieutenant is the grade between ensign and lieutenant commander.
Starfleet lieutenants are expected to be effective small-section leaders and technical experts, developing their leadership skills in preparation for promotion to the commander tier.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Lieutenant   (340 words)

  
 Alaska Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell's Home Page
The United States Army confirmed on Wednesday that Staff Sergeant Carletta S. Davis, 34, of Anchorage, and Sergeant Derek T. Stenroos, 24, of North Pole, were killed in the same attack when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq.
In other news: Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell and Senator Gene Therriault met with the faculty of Copper Center School.
Lieutenant Governor Parnell commended them as being "a real light of hope for the children and the parents they serve."
www.gov.state.ak.us /ltgov   (344 words)

  
 Texas Lieutenant Governor :: David Dewhurst
The Lieutenant Governor in Texas is unique in that he is part of both the Executive and Legislative branches.
As in most states, the Lieutenant Governor in Texas assumes the powers and duties of the Governor when the Governor is unable to serve or is absent from the state.
By statute, the Lieutenant Governor is a member of several Legislative branch boards and committees: the Legislative Budget Board, the Legislative Council, the Legislative Audit Committee and the Legislative Education Board.
www.ltgov.state.tx.us /Duties   (566 words)

  
 Jack Columbus Rittichier, Lieutenant, United States Coast Guard
Lieutenant Jack C. Rittichier, a highly decorated Coast Guard helicopter pilot who died in Vietnam in 1968 while trying to save a downed Marine Corps pilot, was buried with full military honors on October 6, 2003, at Arlington National Cemetery.
Lieutenant Jack Rittichier was born August 17, 1933, within the 8th Coast Guard District boundaries in Akron, Ohio.
Despite intense accurate hostile fire, which had severely damaged another helicopter, Lieutenant Rittichier, with undaunted determination, indomitable courage and professional skill, established a hover and persisted in the rescue attempt until his aircraft was downed by hostile fire.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /jcrittichier.htm   (6075 words)

  
 Lieutenant Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lieutenant Governor is the representative of Her Majesty The Queen of Canada in the Province of British Columbia, and as such, takes precedence over everyone in the province except the Sovereign.
The Lieutenant Governor personifies the Crown, which is both the apex and the unifying link in the constitutional and political structure of the province — executive, legislative, and judicial.
The Lieutenant Governor, although not elected to speak for the majority in our democratic Parliamentary system, cannot wield political power in practice, yet it must be realized that the Lieutenant Governor is the source of the power of the government of the day.
www.ltgov.bc.ca /office/role.htm   (379 words)

  
 Lieutenant Governors of Texas - Texas State Library
James W. Flanagan was elected lieutenant governor in 1869, but in 1870, the Legislature appointed him to the U.S. Senate.
Donald Campbell served as acting president of the senate until his death in November of 1871, when he was succeeded by James Flanagan's son, Webster Flanagan.
On December 28, 2000 Bill Ratliff was chosen by the Senate to serve as lieutenant governor.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /ref/abouttx/ltgov.html   (319 words)

  
 Office of the Lieutenant Governor : FAQs and News
The Lieutenant Governor is The Queen's representative in Alberta and CEO of the province.
The Lieutenant Governor is appointed by the Governor General, on the advice of the Prime Minister of Canada, for a period of not less than five years.
Changes to any Office of the Lieutenant Governor may not be made without the unanimous approval of all provincial Legislative Assemblies, the Senate, and the House of Commons.
www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca /index_2.cfm?choice=FAQ   (994 words)

  
 US People--Edwards, Walter A., Lieutenant Commander, USN.
In 1923-1924, Lieutenant Commander Edwards was stationed at the Bureau of Navigation.
Lieutenant Commander Walter Atlee Edwards, her Commanding Officer, is seated in the second row, directly behind the center man holding the life ring.
Lieutenant Commander Edwards, commanding the U.S.S. Bainbridge, placed his vessel alongside the bow of the transport and, in spite of several violent explosions which occurred on the burning vessel, maintained his ship in that position until all who were alive were taken on board.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pers-us/uspers-e/wa-edwds.htm   (1149 words)

  
 Website for Young Marines Rank History
Since he took the place of a senior officer the Lieutenant ranked next to that person and was his deputy.
There may have been Lieutenants aboard British warships as early as the Twelfth Century when the ships carried groups of soldiers to do whatever fighting was necessary.
On land, there had been Lieutenants in the British and other armies for several centuries so it was logical to have the rank on duty in 1775 with our Army.
www.chadduck.com /ymarines/trivia2/triv4-5d.htm   (607 words)

  
 Le Petit Lieutenant - Rotten Tomatoes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Le Petit Lieutenant spends too much time laying the groundwork for a story that could be told more succinctly, but Beauvois works hard to establish office chemistry and orient Lespert to his new surroundings.
Le Petit Lieutenant, keeps such a lazy pace, with so many scenes that fail to move the story forward, that it should be cited for failing to meet the minimum speed for a crime drama.
Le Petit Lieutenant is a flinty, almost hardhearted work about characters who have lost almost everything in pursuit of some undefinable abstraction, like honor or their country or doing the right thing.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/petit_lieutenant   (1106 words)

  
 Office of the Lieutenant Governor : Hosting
It is customary for the senior member of the hosting organization and his/her spouse to meet the Lieutenant Governor upon his arrival, preferably when the Lieutenant Governor's vehicle arrives at the venue.
The host's spouse and remainder of the head table or official party makes its entrance prior to the Lieutenant Governor and remain standing until the Vice-Regal Party, led by the ADC and immediately followed by the Lieutenant Governor, enter and move to their position.
The Lieutenant Governor is served first and in the case of a buffet shall be the first in line immediately followed by the host.
www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca /index_2.cfm?choice=protocol&subchoice=Hosting   (1199 words)

  
 BAD LIEUTENANT. A Hollywood Jesus Movie Review
The film is based on a song written by director Abel Ferrara called "The Bad Lieutenant" that, in turn, is based on an incident in which a nun was raped in Spanish Harlem in 1982.
Harvey Keitel's character in The Bad Lieutenant may be one of the most grotesque characters ever seen on screen-he's a compulsive gambler, drug addict, absent father and husband, and he's a dirty cop too.
Left on his own in the church, the Lieutenant realizes that if the nun can forgive the young men who ravaged her, then God must be able to forgive him too.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /bad_lieutenant.htm   (2407 words)

  
 Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper, U
In 1881 Lieutenant Flipper's commanding officer accused him of "embezzling funds and of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman." As a result of these charges, he was court-martialed.
Throughout the balance of his life, Henry Flipper maintained that he was innocent of the charges that resulted in his court-martial and dismissal from the Army and made numerous attempts to have his conviction reversed.
The Board, after stating that it did not have the authority to overturn his court-martial convictions, concluded the conviction and punishment were "unduly harsh and unjust" and recommended that Lieutenant Flipper’s dismissal commuted to a good conduct discharge.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/topics/afam/flipper.htm   (572 words)

  
 Bienvenue sur le site du Lieutenant-gouverneur du Québec
The Lieutenant Governor is the highest ranking chief administrative official and is the authorized representative of authority in Québec.
The Lieutenant Governor is therefore, in terms of protocol, the highest ranking dignitary.
Although the Office of Lieutenant Governor is one of prestige, its holder nonetheless exercises powers essential to both the theoretical and practical functioning of the constitutional monarchy and parliamentary government that constitute the foundation of our democratic system.
www.lieutenant-gouverneur.qc.ca /eng/role.html   (325 words)

  
 Lt. Governor Bill Bolling
Lieutenant Governor Bolling encouraged firearms owners in Virginia to practice safe firearms handling and storage practices and help reduce the number of injuries and deaths related to the accidental discharge of firearms.
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling and the Virginia Department of Health have released the first comprehensive data report on asthma ever published in Virginia.
Lieutenant Governor Bolling also announced his participation in the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association asthma awareness campaign - “Helping Virginians Breath Easier.” Virginia is one of fifteen states involved in the campaign.
www.ltgov.virginia.gov   (352 words)

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