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Colonel

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Colonel military intelligence field officer

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32E Career Field Manager Message - Colonel Zuhlsdorf

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Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Carter, Intelligence Officer (Marine Stories)

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Understanding Mission Command

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Colonel charged with child sex abuse appears in court at Camp Lejeune

Colonel is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks. However, in some small military forces, such as those of Monaco or the Vatican, colonel is the highest rank. It is also used in some police forces and paramilitary organizations.
  • History and origins 

  • Colonel and equivalent ranks by country 

  • Colonel as highest-ranking officer 

  • Other uses of colonel ranks