In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel. It is equivalent to the naval rank of lieutenant commander in the other uniformed services. Although lieutenant commanders are considered junior officers by their respective services, the rank of major is considered field grade.

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  • In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel. It is equivalent to the naval rank of lieutenant commander in the other uniformed services. Although lieutenant commanders are considered junior officers by their respective services, the rank of major is considered field grade. The pay grade for the rank of major is O-4. The insignia for the rank consists of a golden oak leaf, with slight stylized differences between the Army/Air Force version and the Marine Corps version. Promotion to major is governed by Department of Defense policies derived from the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act of 1980. (en)
  • Major est un grade d'officier militaire dans l'United States Army, l'United States Air Force et l'United States Marine Corps. Il est situé entre le grade de captain et de lieutenant-colonel. (fr)
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  • Major est un grade d'officier militaire dans l'United States Army, l'United States Air Force et l'United States Marine Corps. Il est situé entre le grade de captain et de lieutenant-colonel. (fr)
  • In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel. It is equivalent to the naval rank of lieutenant commander in the other uniformed services. Although lieutenant commanders are considered junior officers by their respective services, the rank of major is considered field grade. (en)
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  • Major (United States) (en)
  • Major (États-Unis) (fr)
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