Second Lieutenant (IM)

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Imperial Marine Ranks
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Commissioned Officers
O9 » Marshal-Commandant of the Corps
O8 » Brigadier-General (Marshal)
O7 » Brigadier
O6 » Coronel
O5 » Lieutenant Coronel
O4 » Force Commander
O3 » Captain (Force Captain)
O2 » First Lieutenant (Force Lieutenant)
O1 » Second Lieutenant (Force Ensign)
O0 » Cadet / Midshipman
Enlisted Ranks
E9 » Sergeant Major (Fleet Sergeant)
E8 » Master Sergeant (Ship / First Sergeant)
E7 » Leading Sergeant (Section Sergeant)
E6 » Staff Sergeant (Gunnery Sergeant)
E5 » Sergeant
E4 » Lance Sergeant
E3 » Corporal
E2 » Lance Corporal
E1 » Marine/Private (Private 1st Class)
E0 » Marine Recruit / Apprentice

The rank of Second Lieutenant (O1) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Marines that is held by officers that are being given on-the-job training in the practicalities of the role of Officer.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The rank of Second Lieutenant (O1) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Marines that is held by officers that are being given on-the-job training in the practicalities of the role of Officer.

Second Lieutenant may also be known as:

  • Force Ensign: because of the historic role of carrying the unit's flag (and defending it to the death)
  • Shavetail: {Generally disparaging} because of the historic habit of shaving the tails of newly broken-in pack animals called Mules.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The term Lieutenant is indicative of this rank being derived from the role of being the deputy commander of a Company under a Captain.

A Second Lieutenant is aspirant to that exalted position, and is considered to still be under on-the-job training.

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