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Colonel is O6 in the USAF, USA, and USMC. In the Navy, 06 is Captain.
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no Lt. Colonel is higher Air Force Ranks: 2nd Lt, 1st Lt, Capt, Major, Lt Col, Col, Brig. Gen., Lt. Gen., Maj. Gen., General, then General of the air force ( which i…s like a 5 star general and normally only during time of war there will be one Dear Mr. William Galloway, With due respect to you, Mr. Galloway, I think Lt. General is one rank higher than Maj. General. In the order that you have mentioned the ranks in your posting, it appears that it is the other way. As far as my knowledge is concerned, a major general carries two stars while a lieutenant general carries three, a full pledge general, four. A brigadier general one. You are right on five-star general. As you surely know, among five-star generals were Gen. Omar Bradley, Gen. Douglas MacArthur and Pres. Dwight Eisenhower, to name just three.
The Chinese (Red Chinese) Air Force is considered the 3rd largest in the world; the Navy however, though they are working toward it, is not yet considered to be a Blue W…ater (global ocean) Navy, only one of territorial defense. As such, it is not ranked on a global scale.
Originally, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard rank of Commodore was the equivalent to the U.S. Army rank of Brigadier General. This was discontinued in 1899 and reintroduced …during World War II. It was again discontinued and then reintroduced in the 1980s. Due to confusion of the title with senior Captains who commanded submarine squadrons, air wings and others who held the temporary "title" of Commodore, it was again discontinued. To avoid the confusion, the two services renamed the one-star rank Rear Admiral (lower half) or RDML. The two-star equivalent to the U.S. Army rank of Major General in the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard is Rear Admiral (upper half) or RADM.
Canadian Forces ranks and insignia ; see relevant link .
In the US and British armed forces, a Naval Commander is equivalent in rank to an Army Lt. Colonel and a Naval Captain is equivalent in rank to an Army Colonel. Please see t…he related links.
All equivalent in rank/grade: Lt Col (O-5) in Army Lt Col (O-5) in Air Force Lt Col (O-5) in Marines Commander (O-5) in Navy
Lieutenant Colonel, also for Marine Corp and Air Force. The equivalent ranks are: Army / Marines / Air Force - Lt. Colonel (Silver Oak Leaf) Navy / Coast Guard - Command…er (Silver Oak Leaf) Both pay grades are O-5.
Pay rank of O-6.
The equivalent is a Captain in the Navy.
In US Air Force
varies by year group, but normally only 6% ever make Colonel.
The corresponding naval ranks are normally fleet admiral, grand admiral or admiral of the fleet.
The Royal Air Force rank of Air Marshal is equivalent to Vice-Admiral (Royal Navy) and Lieutenant-General (British Army and Royal Marines).