Subsector Marshal (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 Subsector Marshal (sometimes called The Brigadier-General) (O8) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Marines that commands all the Marines in the Numbered Fleet for a Subsector or has duties of similar importance in the staff of the Marshal-Commandant of the Corps at the Capital.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The rank of Subsector Marshal (sometimes called The Brigadier-General) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Marines that commands all the Marines in the Numbered Fleet for a Subsector or has duties of similar importance in the staff of the Marshal-Commandant of the Corps at the Capital.

The role of Subsector Marshal is political and administrative and is thus of greater status than it may appear given it's equivalent Imperial Army rank. The appointment to this rank attracts the title of Baron[1].

The rank of Marshal has appeared and disappeared several times over the centuries. The Marshal oversees a group of four or more subsectors (a Quadrant). Marshals are found only in areas where the threat of war is high, carrying with it the corresponding need to quickly move regiments to cover hot spots. As of 1105, there are no marshals serving in the Imperial Marines.[2]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The word "brigadier" derives from the same root as the word "brigade" but the precise origin of "brigade" is obscure. However, the title is meaning The general officer who commands a brigade.


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