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commissioned officer

Definition/Scope: A soldier holding a commission from the President, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, or Secretary of the Air Force conferring the authority to act on behalf of the United States within his or her duty position.

Used For:

military officer

Broader Terms:

officer personnel

Narrower Terms:

Air Force officer
Army officer
Coast Guard officer
Commander (Navy)
First Lieutenant
Fleet Admiral
General of the Air Force
Lieutenant (Navy)
Lieutenant Colonel
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant General
Major General
Marine Corps officer
Naval officer
Second Lieutenant

Related Terms:

active federal service

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