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Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world. [1]

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An army (from Latin arma "arms, weapons" via Old French armée, "armed" (feminine)) or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land.

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Army ranks and insignia of India

The following tables present the ranks of the Indian Army.

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Army ranks and insignia of Pakistan

The Ranks of Pakistan Army are primarily based on British Army Ranks structure, though ranks for other ranks personnel and insignia differ.

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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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A battalion is a military unit.

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A binbashi, alternatively bimbashi, (from Binbaşı, "chief of a thousand", "chiliarch") is a major in the Turkish army, of which term originated in the Ottoman army.

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Captain (armed forces)

The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.

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Commandant is a title often given to the officer in charge of a military (or other uniformed service) training establishment or academy.

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Commandant (rank)

Commandant is a military or police rank.

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Croatian military ranks

The Croatian military ranks are the military insignia used by the Republic of Croatia Armed Forces.

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Drum major

A drum major or field commander is the leader of a marching band, drum and bugle corps, or pipe band, usually positioned at the head of the band or corps.

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Field officer

A field officer, field-grade officer, or senior officer is an army, Marine, or air force commissioned officer senior in rank to a company officer but junior to a general officer.

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Finnish military ranks

Finnish military ranks form a system that incorporates features from Swedish, German, and Russian armed forces.

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Greek military ranks

Modern Greek military ranks are based on Ancient Greek and Byzantine terminology, even though the ranks correspond to those of other Western armies.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel 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.

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List of comparative military ranks

This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations.

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Major (Canada)

Major is a rank of the Canadian Forces.

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Major (Germany)

Major is the lowest staff officer rank in the German Army (Heer), German Air Force (Luftwaffe).

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Major (Sri Lanka)

In The Sri Lanka Army, major is a military rank which is used the Sri Lanka Army.

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Major (Sweden)

Major (Majuri in Finnish) is a military officer's rank in Sweden and Finland, ranking above Kapten and below Överstelöjtnant.

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Major (United Kingdom)

Major (Maj) is a military rank which is used by both the British Army and Royal Marines.

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Major (United States)

In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel.

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Major general

Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.

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A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Military rank

Military ranks are a system of hierarchical relationships in armed forces, police, intelligence agencies or other institutions organized along military lines.

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Military ranks of Serbia

This is a list of military ranks used by the Serbian Armed Forces.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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New Jersey State Police

The New Jersey State Police (NJSP), is the official state police force of the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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New York State Police

The New York State Police (NYSP), is the official state police force of the U.S. state of New York, and employs over 5,000 sworn state troopers.

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Non-commissioned officer

A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not earned a commission.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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A paramilitary is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, but which is not included as part of a state's formal armed forces.

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Pennsylvania State Police

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) is the state police agency of Pennsylvania, responsible for statewide law enforcement.

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Pipe major

The pipe major is the leading musician of a pipe band, whether military or civilian.

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A police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to protect people and property, and to prevent crime and civil disorder.

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Police captain

A captain is a police rank in some countries, such as the United States and France.

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The Schutzstaffel (SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes;; literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe during World War II.

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Sergeant major

Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world.

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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.

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Superintendent (police)

Superintendent (Supt), often shortened to "super", is a rank in British police services and in most English-speaking Commonwealth nations.

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

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major

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