Field Marshal

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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 Field Marshal (O11) is the commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Army that commands an Army Group or has duties of similar importance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Each Army Group in the Imperial Army will be commanded by a Field Marshal. Several staff posts at Subsector and Sector level or higher are also held by Officers with this rank.

The equivalent rank number in the Imperial Navy is Grand Admiral, although the responsibilities of Grand Admiral are generally more senior to those afforded a Field Marshal.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A "Marshal" was the officer for administering the army. Eventually, more than one "General" (each commanding an Army) was present in the field at one time, and the coordinating officer in overall charge was titled the "Field Marshal". The Imperial Army inherited this rank from the Rule of Man period.

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