What Is A Brigadier In The British Army?
A Brigadier is a Commissioned Officer within the British Army and is a rank higher than Colonel.
The rank of Brigadier is used within the British Army and Royal Marines and is not used by the Royal Air Force or Royal Navy.
A Brigadier is typically responsible for commanding a Brigade or being within a “Director Of Staff” position.
The Insignia For A Brigadier
The rank slide for a Brigadier consists of a crown and three pips.
The position of Brigadier didn’t exist properly until around 1928 and is on the same level as a Brigadier-General (which no longer exists).
Frequently Asked Questions: Brigadier
Is A Brigadier A Field Officer?
Yes. Brigadier is the highest field officer rank one can hold.
What NATO Code Is A Brigadier?
A Brigadier has a NATO rank code of OF-6.
Do You Salute A Brigadier?
A Brigadier is a Commissioned Officer and Other Ranks should salute the person in that position.
How Much Does A Brigadier Earn?
The salary of a Brigadier changes each year (around April time) but the starting wage right now is £109k per year.
Author: Dean Michael