military rank applying to mid-level army officers, as majors, lieutenant colonels, and colonels.
- Compare company grade.
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How to use field grade in a sentence
The chronic shortage of black field grade officers in the 332d was the immediate cause of the change in Air Force policy.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 | Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
By February 1948 the 332d had only thirteen of its forty-eight authorized field grade officers on duty.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 | Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
Below the army general there are three general grade, three field grade, and four company grade officer ranks.Area Handbook for Bulgaria | Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole