Brigadier General (IA)

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Imperial Army Ground Forces Command ranks
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Commissioned Officers
O11a » Field Marshal
O10 » General (Colonel-General)
O9 » Lieutenant General
O8 » Major General
O7 » Brigadier General
O6 » Colonel
O5 » Lieutenant Colonel
O4 » Major
O3 » Captain
O2 » First Lieutenant
O1 » Second Lieutenant
O0 » Officer Cadet
Enlisted Ranks
E9 » Sergeant Major
E8 » Master Sergeant (First Sergeant)
E7 » Leading Sergeant
E6 » Staff Sergeant
E5 » Sergeant
E4 » Lance Sergeant
E3 » Corporal
E2 » Lance Corporal
E1 » Private (Private 1st Class)
E0 » Recruit (Private Recruit)

The rank of Brigadier General (or just Brigadier) (O7) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Army that commands a Brigade or has duties of similar importance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Each Brigade in the Imperial Army, Imperial Marines and many Mercenary and those few Huscarle units of this size will be commanded by a Brigadier General. Several staff posts at Division level or higher are also held by Officers with this rank.

The equivalent rank in the Imperial Navy is Commodore. The equivalent rank in the Imperial Marines is Brigadier General.

The appointment to this rank attracts the title of Knight[1].

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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