What Is A Lt Colonel In The British Army?
A Lt Colonel is a Commissioned Officer within the British Army and is a rank higher than Major.
The rank of Lt Colonel is used within the British Army and Royal Marines and is not used by the Royal Air Force or Royal Navy.
A Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army is usually a two-year appointment and is typically responsible for up to 650 soldiers, containing four or five sub-units – known as the Commanding Officer.
They are responsible for the overall operational effectiveness of their unit in terms of military capability, welfare and general discipline.
The Insignia For A Lt Colonel
The rank slide of a Lt Colonel consists of a crown and one pip.
Frequently Asked Questions: Lt Colonel
What NATO Code Is A Lt Colonel?
A Lt Colonel has a NATO rank code of OF-4.
Do You Salute A Lt Colonel?
Yes, a Lt Colonel is a Commissioned Officer and Other Ranks should salute the person in that position.
How Much Does A Lt Colonel Earn?
The salary of a Lt Colonel changes each year (around April time) but the starting wage right now is £75k per year.
Author: Dean Michael