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 Lieutenant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word lieutenant derives from French; the lieu meaning "place" as in a position; and tenant meaning "holding" as in "holding a position"; thus a "lieutenant" is somebody who holds a position in the absence of his superior.
Sometimes the rank of Third Lieutenant is used, typically as a cadet or temporary rank indicating that the holder is a commissioned officer in the chain of command—barely.
In French history, "lieutenant du roi" was a title borne by the officer sent with military powers to represent the king in certain provinces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lieutenant   (931 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-Colonel in British English) is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine corps and air forces of the world, typically ranking above a Major and below a Colonel.
The following articles deal with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (or its equivalent) as it is employed in various countries:
The rank of Lieutenant Colonel is often verbally shortened to simply "Colonel".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lieutenant_Colonel   (102 words)

  
 Portraits and Profiles Chief Engineer - 1775 to Present
Promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Royal Corps of Engineers, Duportail was secretly sent to America in March 1777 to serve in Washington's Army under an agreement between Benjamin Franklin and the government of King Louis XVI of France.
After rising to lieutenant colonel in the Corps of Engineers in 1810, he was appointed colonel, 3d Artillery, in 1812 and brigadier general in 1814.
He was brevetted lieutenant colonel for gallant conduct in the Battle of Plattsburg.
www.hq.usace.army.mil /history/coe.htm   (2876 words)

  
 Colorado State Patrol
Lieutenant Colonel King is a second-generation native, born in January of 1947, in Limon Colorado.
Lieutenant Colonel Padilla was promoted to the rank of Patrol Major in June of 2000 as the commander of District Six in Golden.
Lieutenant Colonel Padilla is a graduate of the FBI's National Academy in Quantico, Virginia and Northwestern University Traffic Institute's School of Police Staff and Command.
www.csp.state.co.us /lieutenantcolonels.cfm   (1029 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel Randy L. Glaeser
Lieutenant Colonel Randy L. Glaeser assumed command of the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on July 9, 2004.
Lieutenant Colonel Glaeser is a native of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves hunting and fishing.
Lieutenant Colonel Glaeser graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1986 with a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering.
www.nww.usace.army.mil /html/welcome/glaeser_bio.htm   (292 words)

  
 William Francis Buckley, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
Lieutenant Colonel William F. Buckley was born in Medford, Massachusetts on May 30, 1928.
Among Colonel Buckley's Army awards are the Silver Star, Soldier's Medal, Bronze Star with "V", two Purple Hearts, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.
Colonel Buckley served with the 1st Cavalry Division as a company commander during the Korean War.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /wbuckley.htm   (1170 words)

  
 Lt. Col. Charles B. Randall
He subsequently received a commission as Lieutenant Colonel dated June 5, 1863, rank march 1, 1863, under which he was mustered June 8, 1863 at Acquia Creek, Va. and immediately assumed command of the regiment.
Lieutenant Colonel Randall entered the service of the United States as 2nd Lieutenant of Company A, 12th New York Infantry, and was afterwards promoted to Captain in that command at the age of 29.
Colonel Randall joined the regiment a second time and assumed command of the regiment at Washington, D.C., September 29, 1863, while it was en route to join the Army of the Cumberland near Chattanooga.
www.149th-nysv.org /Roster/Field/randall_charles_b.htm   (271 words)

  
 Command Staff
Lieutenant Colonel Steele's most recent assignment was as Commandant of the U.S. Army Element, School of Music.
Colonel Hamilton was previously assigned to The U.S. Army Field Band in July 1990 as Director of the Soldiers' Chorus.
Lieutenant Colonel Steele is a graduate of the Adjutant General's Basic and Advanced Officer Courses, the Master Fitness Trainer Course and the Combined Arms and Services Staff School.
www.army.mil /fieldband/pages/home/command_staff.html   (1493 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel Susan P
Lieutenant Colonel Dix transferred to the Quartermaster Corps and served as the Executive Officer of HHD, 224 Forward Support Battalion prior to and during Operations Desert Shield/Storm.
Lieutenant Colonel Richard B. Dix was born in Atlanta, and raised in Decatur, Ga.
In 1989 Lieutenant Colonel Dix served as the Executive Officer of A Co HQ Command.
www.21tsc.army.mil /29_SG/XO.htm   (420 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel John H. Burnham, 16th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry
Lieutenant Colonel Burnham took the steamer "Fawn" at Norfolk, and while passing Coinjock, on the Albemarle and Chesapeake canal, they were fired into by guerrillas, who lay concealed near the shore.
Lieutenant Colonel Frank W. Cheney was wounded at Antietam and due to his wounds, resigned December 24, 1862.
Colonel Burnham was a born soldier, and possessed the qualities of a successful leader and manager of men in the field.
members.aol.com /SHolmes54/burnham.html   (4390 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel William J. Polk
Lieutenant Colonel William J. Polk was born July 9, 1758, the son of General Thomas and Susanna Spratt Polk, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
Lieutenant Colonel William J. Polk died at Raleigh, NC, on January 4, 1834.
William Polk was educated at Queen's College, Charlotte, NC., which he left, at the age of 17 in April, 1775, to accept a commission as Second Lieutenant in Captain Ezekiel Polk's Company of the Third South Carolina Mounted Infantry, under Col. William Thompson.
www.jamesmannartfarm.com /libbellpolk.html   (491 words)

  
 Biography-Gen. Sir J.F.M. Browne, KCB, RE
Captain Browne succeeded Colonel Tylden as Director of Engineering of the Right Attack, and in the execution of the duties of that appointment, during the 5th Bombardment of Sebastopol, was severely wounded by a rifle ball on the 24th of August, which broke his left arm, passed through his shoulder and injured his jaw.
Lieutenant Colonel Tylden died in mid-June 1855 of wounds received during an assault on the Redan.
According to the Corps History the troops attacking the Quarries were commanded by Colonel Shirley of the 88th Regiment of Foot.
members.dca.net /fbl/pbrownejfm.html   (1821 words)

  
 HIGHWAY PATROL PROMOTES TWO TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Lieutenant Colonel Holden, age 50, became a Trooper on September 8, 1969.
Lieutenant Colonel Blackman, 50, joined the North Carolina State Highway Patrol on March 1, 1968.
Secretary Moore, Deputy Secretary David E. Kelly and Highway Patrol commander Colonel Everett W. Horton took part in the swearing-in ceremony held today for Lieutenant Colonel Richard W. Holden and Lieutenant Colonel Coy D. Blackman at the Highway Patrol Training Center in Raleigh.
www.nccrimecontrol.org /newsrels/twohpltc.htm   (585 words)

  
 LIEUTENANT COLONEL CARMEN D. RAGONESE, ARMY AIR CORPS
LIEUTENANT COLONEL CARMEN D. Lieutenant Colonel Carmen D. Ragonese first entered the University of New Hampshire in 1942, and shortly thereafter, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL CARMEN D. The University of New Hampshire Army and Air Force
Colonel Ragonese retired from the Air Force in 1973, and he was immediately selected as the Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of New Hampshire.
www.unh.edu /army/AlumniPage/ragonese.html   (450 words)

  
 s512.htm
LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN C. Whose name appears upon the Monument at Newberry, as one of the fallen soldiers of that county, was a son of Honorable Eldred Simkins, and was born at Edgefield Court House on the 11th day of March, 1827.
Simpkins, Lieutenant Colonel John C. Most of the records I have found have his name spelled SIMPKINS, as does the Roll of Honor and Broken Fortunes.
In his official relation, Colonel Simkins was strict, but just.
www.researchonline.net /sccw/bios/s512.htm   (600 words)

  
 Lieutenant Colonel Bialozor
Lieutenant Colonel Bialozor was initially commissioned in the Corps of Engineers in 1984 as an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and spent his remaining two years in college serving as a platoon leader in the 659th Engineers.
Lieutenant Colonel William L. Bialozor enlisted in the Army in 1982 as a Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and joined the 659th Engineer Company, USAR, in Spokane, Washington.
Lieutenant Colonel Bialozor holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
www.sru.edu /print/7099.asp   (452 words)

  
 69ncinfc.htm
Colonel Thomas A. Smith, Colonel of the Thirty-sixth Virginia, was also along, and after the killing of Colonel Brown, brigade commander, at Piedmont 5 June, Colonel Smith continued to command us while in the Valley.
Colonel Carter, of the First Tennessee Cavalry, was a brave and knightly Southron, cool, clear-headed and fearless — "Sans peur et sans reproche." The same may be said of General Vaughn.
Colonel Thomas and Lieutenant Conley had three hundred more whites and 200 more Indians, all the Indians making the welkin ring with their war whoop.
www.jcncgs.com /civilwar/69ncinfc.htm   (9950 words)

  
 Officer Rank Insignia
The regulation of 1912 for Lieutenant Colonel stated: "Oak leaf, point up, in the middle of loop, stem of leaf five-eighths inch from sleeve end of the loop." For Majors, it stated that the oak leaf was to be worn in the same manner as the oak leaf for Lieutenant Colonels.
As a result, the leaf for Lieutenant Colonel became silver and for Major it was gold for wear on the shoulder straps.
For Majors, it was stipulated that the insignia would be the same design as the Lieutenant Colonel except the leaves would be silver where the border was gold and the insignia would be gold if the border was silver.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /rank/ltcmaj.htm   (313 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Middle East Fixing the problem of Falluja
Colonel Brandl said he would be quite happy if his marines could just walk into Falluja, but they were ready for a fight.
The colonel, a charismatic young officer who is on his second tour in Iraq, will command one of the battalions "at the tip of the spear" in the assault.
The threats include roadside bombs, suicide bombers, booby traps, bombs thrown from roof-tops, mosques used as sniper positions, and a small group of Islamist fighters who believe they are about to seek martyrdom in a holy war.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/3989639.stm   (840 words)

  
 Matt Louis Urban, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
Lieutenant Colonel (then Captain) Matt Urban, l 12-22-2414, United States Army, who distinguished himself by a series of bold, heroic actions, exemplified by singularly outstanding combat leadership, personal bravery, and tenacious devotion to duty, during the period 14 June to 3 September 1944 while assigned to the 2d Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.
The lieutenant and a sergeant were immediately killed by the heavy enemy fire when they tried to mount the tank.
He located a lieutenant in charge of the support tanks and directed a plan of attack to eliminate the enemy strong-point.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /murban.htm   (1695 words)

  
 WPI Department of Military Science - People, Places and Terms Mentioned in Staff Rides
Lieutenant Colonel Smith was the commanding officer for the British preliminary column on 19 April 1775.
Pitcairn was commander of the final assualt on Colonel Prescott's redoubt at the Battle of Bunker's Hill, 17 June, 1775, with the battle cry "Now for the glory of the marines!" Pitcairn was subsequently killed by a bullet that crushed his chest, and carried off the field by his son.
British Lieutenant Sutherland was supernumerary in the command of the British forces at the Old North Bridge in Concord on 19 April 1775.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/glossary.html   (8995 words)

  
 Lieutenant General William Francis Drummond Jervois
Lieutenant, 7 April 1804; Lieutenant, 8 August 1804, Captain, 14 July 1808; Major, 19 December 1813; Lieutenant Colonel, 22 September 1814; Colonel, 10 January 1837; Major General, 9 November 1846; Lieutenant General, 20 June 1854.
While his scheme for the defences of London was in the making, Lieutenant Colonel Jervois was undertaking other duties associated with fortifications.
Again in the role of advisor on fortifications, Colonel Jervois was sent to India where he spent the years 1871 and 1872.
members.aol.com /reubique/jervois.htm   (2224 words)

  
 Oliver North and Me
Oliver L. North, a Marine lieutenant colonel assigned to the National Security Council staff beginning in 1981 until he was fired on November 25, 1986, was the White House official most directly involved in secretly aiding the contras, selling arms to Iran, and diverting Iran arms sales proceeds to the contras.
Then Senatorial-Candidate Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and I when he came to speak at the University of Delaware in October 1993.
It was an earnest but unremarkable speech, punctuated by frequent references to conservative rallying points which ignited in the audience a clapping, whooping, up on their feet stomping frenzy.
www.links.net /vita/speak/ollie   (378 words)

  
 George Armstrong Custer - Little Bighorn Battlefield NM
A lieutenant colonel at the time, Custer and his 200 men were wipped out by a superior force of Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne Indians.
Appointed Lieutenant Colonel, 7th Cavalry, to rank from July 28, 1866, the date the regiment was organized.
Brevetted Colonel to rank from September 19, 1864, for gallant and meritorious services at the Battle of Winchester.
www.nps.gov /libi/custer.html   (640 words)

  
 lieutenant. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
In military parlance lieutenant appears by itself as well as in compounds such as first lieutenant and second lieutenant, which muddy the water a bit, but the original notion of the word in military usage was that the officer it referred to ranked below the next one up and could replace him if need be.
This usage has survived, for example, in our term lieutenant governor, the deputy of the governor and the one who replaces the governor if need be.
A lieutenant in the U.S. Army could thus step into the shoes of a captain.
www.bartleby.com /61/73/L0157300.html   (277 words)

  
 Lieutenant General H. G. Bennett
The original commander of this unit, Lieutenant Colonel J. Semmens was considered too delicate for frontline service, and was replaced by Lieutenant Colonel W.
White was replaced by Lieutenant General V. Sturdee, the commander of the 8th Division, who felt that Bennett was qualified as his replacement, and that his antipathy towards regular officers had died down.
With his aide, Lieutenant G. Walker and a staff officer, Major C. Moses, and some planters serving with the volunteer forces in Malaya, Bennett commandeered a sampan at gunpoint and slipped away from Singapore at 1am.
www.adfa.oz.au /~rmallett/Generals/bennett.html   (2051 words)

  
 Medal of Honor - LTCOL RAYMOND G. DAVIS
Always in the thick of the fighting, Lieutenant Colonel Davis led his battalion over three successive ridges in the deep snow in continuous attacks against the enemy and, constantly inspiring and encouraging his men throughout the night, brought his unit to a point within 1500 yards of the surrounded rifle company by daybreak.
By his superb leadership, outstanding courage and brilliant tactical ability, Lieutenant Colonel Davis was directly instrumental in saving the beleaguered rifle company from complete annihilation and enabled the two Marine regiments to escape possible destruction.
His valiant devotion to duty and unyielding fighting spirit in the face of almost insurmountable odds enhance and sustain the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
www.usmc.mil /moh.nsf/000003c919889c0385255f980058f5b6/000003c919889c0385255fa2007524c1?OpenDocument   (314 words)

  
 RMBF - Lieutenant Colonel John Pegram, C.S.A.
RMBF - Lieutenant Colonel John Pegram, C.S.A. Lieutenant Colonel John Pegram, C.S.A. Major General (Lieutenant-Colonel at the time of Rich Mountain) John Pegram was born in Virginia on January 24, 1832.
Promoted to first lieutenant of the Second Dragoons, he became adjutant of that regiment, and resumed his frontier service until 1858, when he was given leave of absence for two years for a tour of Europe.
He was appointed a cadet from Virginia in the United States military academy, and was graduated in 1854, with promotion to brevet second lieutenant of dragoons.
www.richmountain.org /pegram.htm   (598 words)

  
 Biography, Lieutenant Colonel Dale A. Poletynski
Lieutenant Colonel Poletynski was promoted to Captain in February 1983, to Major in February 1987 and Lieutenant Colonel in February 1991.
Lieutenant Colonel Poletynski has been a full-time Technician since 1970 and presently is the full-time Base Communications Manager.
Since graduating from the Academy of Military Science in 1980, Lieutenant Colonel Poletynski completed Squadron Officer School in 1982, and Air Command and Staff College in 1989.
www.mdang.ang.af.mil /sptg/commflt/poletynski_bio.htm   (292 words)

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