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Lieutenant Colonel

 

(podpolkovnik), a military officer’s rank in the armed forces of the USSR and in some other states. It was introduced in the USSR on Sept. 1, 1939. The corresponding rank in the USSR Navy is captain second rank. The rank of lieutenant colonel appeared in the Russian Army in the 17th century. The rank also exists in the armies of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (Oberst-leutnant) and in France, Great Britain, and the USA.

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Lt Col Silvertop's family home was at Ministeracres, near Slaley in Northumberland, which is now a Christian retreat centre.
No evidence The Supreme Court, in April 2015, delivered a verdict saying there was no evidence on record to book either Lt Col Purohit or Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur under MCOCA.
Internationally, we have provided aid after the 2008 earthquake in Afghanistan, and to Indonesia following tremors they experienced in 2006, 2007 and 2009," Lt Col Al Ansari said.
The coroner asked Maj Speed what he knew about a memo Lt Col Thorneloe sent to the Ministry of Defence raising concerns about lack of helicopters in Afghanistan.
The service heard tributes from former defence secretary Des Browne and Lt Col Thorneloe's father, Major John Thorneloe.
The couple had a private meeting with Lt Col Thorneloe's family.
The Prime Minister, speaking on a visit to the Christie Hos-pitain Manchester, said: "I think the whole country will be mourning today the deaths of Lt Col Rupert Thorneloe and Trooper Joshua Hammond.
Following the presentation, Roost President Lt Col Doug Sachs presented General Koziol with the traditional pewter Old Crow Speaker's Mug.
Instead Lt Col Workman's carer discovered his body next morning collapsed at his home in the village of Furneaux Pelham, Herts.
Lt Col Pope was signing the book on behalf of the regiment, which was given freedom of the borough earlier this year.
Lt Col Currie saw all of his BATTLE Lt Col Currie officers killed or wounded and ordered Allied artillery to keep firing even though rounds were landing 15 yards from his own tank.
The COAS while expressing condolences to the bereaved family said, Lt Col Zafar Abbas Ghazi was a brave Pakistan Army officer who sacrificed both his hands and legs while serving at the worlds' highest battlefront Siachen, said an ISPR press release issued here on Thursday.