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field grade

noun
1.
military rank applying to mid-level army officers, as majors, lieutenant colonels, and colonels.
Compare company grade.
Origin of field grade
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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  • Below the army general there are three general grade, three field grade, and four company grade officer ranks.

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