Lieutenant colonel is a rank o commissioned officer in the armies an maist marine forces an some air forces o the warld, typically rankin abuin a major an ablo a colonel. The rank o lieutenant colonel is eften shortened tae simply "colonel" in conversation an in unoffeecial correspondence. A lieutenant colonel is typically in charge o a battalion in the airmy.
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- LTC Keith E. Bonn, Army Officer's Guide, 50th Edition, p. 14. Mechanicsville, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005.