The term, company officer or Company-grade officer, is used more in the army, air force, or marine corps as the ranks of captain, Lieutenant grades and other Subaltern ranks originated from the officers in command of a company or equivalent (cavalry squadron/Troop and Artillery battery).
In the United States Armed Forces, the term is used by the Navy and the Coast Guard for officers in the ranks of Ensign (O-1), Lieutenant, junior grade (O-2), Lieutenant (O-3) and Lieutenant Commander (O-4).
See also[edit | edit source]
- Officer (armed forces)
- Warrant officer
- Enlisted rank
- Lieutenant grades
References[edit | edit source]
- "Commissioned Officers". Ranks. CanadianSoldiers.com. http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/ranks/officers.htm. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
- "Captain". Ranks. canadiansoldiers.com. http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/ranks/captain.htm. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
- "Lieutenant". Ranks. canadiansoldiers.com. http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/ranks/lieutenant.htm. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
- "company officer". Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc.. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/company+officer. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
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