British Army Brigadier

This page explains what a Brigadier is the British Army is.

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.

Brigadier Insignia

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.

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