Major

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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.wikipedia
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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.
The other tribunes are called tribuni angusticlavii and are equivalent to staff officers in both senses of the term: of ranks major, lieutenant colonel, colonel, and with administrative duties.

Officer (armed forces)

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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.
The IDF often sponsors the studies for its officers in the rank major, while aircrew and naval officers obtain academic degrees as a part of their training programmes.

Commandant (rank)

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In some militaries, notably France and Ireland, the rank of major is referred to as commandant, while in others it is known as captain-major.
In the French, Spanish, Irish and Monegasque armed forces it is a rank equivalent to major.

Lieutenant colonel

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When used unhyphenated, in conjunction with no other indicators, major is one rank senior to that of an army captain, and one rank subordinate or below the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Lieutenant colonel (pronounced Lef-ten-ent Kernel (UK & Commonwealth) or Loo-ten-ent Kernel (US)) is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.

Field officer

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It is considered the most junior of the field officer ranks.
In most armies this corresponds to the ranks of major, lieutenant colonel and colonel, or their equivalents.

Battalion

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Majors are typically assigned as specialised executive or operations officers for battalion-sized units of 300 to 1,200 soldiers.
Each company is commanded by a major, the officer commanding (OC), with a captain or senior lieutenant as second-in-command (2IC).

Sergeant major

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When used in hyphenated or combined fashion, the term can also imply seniority at other levels of rank, including general-major or major general, denoting a low-level general officer, and sergeant major, denoting the most senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) of a military unit.
Over time, the term sergeant was dropped from both titles, giving rise to the modern ranks of major and major general.

Captain (armed forces)

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When used unhyphenated, in conjunction with no other indicators, major is one rank senior to that of an army captain, and one rank subordinate or below the rank of lieutenant colonel.
In NATO countries, the rank of captain is described by the code OF-2 and is one rank above an OF-1 (lieutenant or first lieutenant) and one below an OF-3 (major or commandant).

New Jersey State Police

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The rank of major is also used in some police forces and other paramilitary rank structures, such as the Pennsylvania State Police, New York State Police, New Jersey State Police, and several others.

Pennsylvania State Police

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The rank of major is also used in some police forces and other paramilitary rank structures, such as the Pennsylvania State Police, New York State Police, New Jersey State Police, and several others.

Army

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When used unhyphenated, in conjunction with no other indicators, major is one rank senior to that of an army captain, and one rank subordinate or below the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Commander

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The rank is equivalent to an inspector or commander in other large police departments or to the UK rank of superintendent.
In the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry commander is a rank equivalent to major.

Sturmbannführer

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Sturmbannführer (, "assault unit leader") was a Nazi Party paramilitary rank equivalent to major that was used in several Nazi organizations, such as the SA, SS, and the NSFK.

New York State Police

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The rank of major is also used in some police forces and other paramilitary rank structures, such as the Pennsylvania State Police, New York State Police, New Jersey State Police, and several others.

Tagmatarchis

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Tagmatarchis, in more archaic context transliterated as Tagmatarches (Ταγματάρχης, abbreviated as Τχης), anglicized as Tagmatarch, is used in the Greek language to mean "Major".

Binbashi

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Since the restructuring of the modern Turkish Army in 1934, Binbaşı means major; but in the Ottoman Army (and in the pre-1934 Turkish Army, during the early years of the Turkish Republic) the more correct equivalent of the Western rank "major" was Kolağası (senior captain), which ranked above Yüzbaşı (captain) and below Binbaşı.

Military

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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

Major general

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When used in hyphenated or combined fashion, the term can also imply seniority at other levels of rank, including general-major or major general, denoting a low-level general officer, and sergeant major, denoting the most senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) of a military unit.

Non-commissioned officer

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When used in hyphenated or combined fashion, the term can also imply seniority at other levels of rank, including general-major or major general, denoting a low-level general officer, and sergeant major, denoting the most senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) of a military unit.

Pipe major

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The term major can also be used with a hyphen to denote the leader of a military band such as in pipe-major or drum-major.