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a general officer ranking below a major general

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The brigadier and two pioneers fell dead; the rest of the troop took to flight.
And the four friends rushed out of the fort, gained the field of battle, picked up the four muskets of the privates and the half-pike of the brigadier, and convinced that the fugitives would not stop till they reached the city, turned again toward the bastion, bearing with them the trophies of their victory.
RAWALPINDI -- Promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General was held at General Headquarters on Thursday, Inter services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
As many as twenty seven Brigadiers including eight from Army medical Corps promoted to the rank of Major General.
The defence ministry had ordered probe after the brigadiers name had come to light and referred the case to CBI.
Four brigadiers at Dubai Police have also been promoted to the rank of major general.
Summary: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a resolution, promoting three brigadiers of the Dubai Police to the rank of major-general.
Moreover, he said that according to the Army Act 283, 284, brigadiers are kept in an A-class cell and his client should be allotted the same.
75) for 2012 was issued on Wednesday appointing some brigadiers at Interior Ministry as following: Brigadier / Ali Naser Laqsha'a as a Deputy of Interior Minister, and to be promoted to the rank of Major General.
Four brigadiers from Dubai Police have also been promoted by Shaikh Mohammed to the rank of major general.
ISLAMABAD -- Army Promotion Board from Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in its meeting held here on Friday promoted 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals.
RAWALPINDI, August 11, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Promotion board of Pakistan army on Wednesday promoted 19 brigadiers to the rank of major generals.
Sources told those who have been promoted as Brigadier will be transferred to new posts as 29 brigadiers have been promoted as major general and their vacant posts will be filled by the newly promoted brigadiers.
RAWALPINDI -- The selection board for the promotion of brigadier to the rank of major general on Friday approved promotion of 19 brigadiers of different arms and services of Pakistan Army.
Several posts of Brigadiers are vacant due to promotion of twenty-nine Brigadiers to the posts of Major General in recent days.