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a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a 2nd lieutenant and below a captain

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The first lieutenant he cun’d the ship himself, and there was four quarter masters at the wheel, besides the master with six forecastle men in the gun-room at the relieving tackles.
Lieutenant-General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, chief of Dubai Police, said ten officers have been promoted from lieutenant-colonel to colonel, 70 majors to lieutenant-colonels, 46 from captains to majors, 80 first lieutenants to captains and 113 lieutenants to first lieutenants.
According to chief of Dubai Police, Lieutenant-General Dahi Khalfan Tamim have stepped up from lieutenant-colonel to colonel, 70 majors to lieutenant-colonels, 46 from captains to majors, 80 first lieutenants to captains and 113 lieutenants to first lieutenants.
2) SP4 Russ Shor, Editor, "2 First Lieutenants Named for DSC," The Round Up, 18th Military Police Brigade Vietnam newspaper, February 1969, pp.
For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam: First Lieutenant Allen distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous actions on 4 December 1968 while checking security posts at night in the Gia Dinh area of Saigon.
First Lieutenant Allen said, "The grenade was bouncing around too much.
During operations at the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen, Germany, First Lieutenant Hyde served as bridge control officer.
I went there from my first duty station in October 2000 on the First Lieutenants to Korea Program; was immediately sent to a company executive officer (XO) position in the 2d Engineer Battalion, 2d Infantry Division; and can honestly say that I was pleased with my decision and experience.
The First Lieutenants to Korea Program is an unofficial Army program that encourages experienced first lieutenants to serve a tour in Korea as company XOs or in staff positions.
The target recruits for this program are first lieutenants with 18 to 24 months on station at the time they move to Korea and who will not be promoted to captain during their tour.
If you are interested in the First Lieutenants to Korea Program, discuss it with your chain of command.