M.H Jayatissa GR Lieutenant Colonel N Mahawithana SLASC Promoted to Colonel (Regular Force) : Lieutenant Colonel T.
N Fonseka USP SLAMC Lieutenant Colonel W.T Karunaratne RSP USP SLA Lieutenant Colonel G.
C.A Wickramasinghe USP USACGSC SLE Lieutenant Colonel D.
Changes in position vacancy promotion to lieutenant colonel
will start with the April/June 2008 board.
Currently, majors going before the FY02 lieutenant colonel promotion board can review their files online.
Engineer lieutenant colonel commands are 24 months.
In the Air Force, the basic unit is the squadron, commanded by a lieutenant colonel. But with only 244 squadrons to command, the Air Force boasts 12,425 lieutenant colonels (maybe each of the 333 generals should control a squadron).
The inflation of lieutenant colonels and colonels has been particularly extreme: from an officer-to-enlisted-man ratio of 1 to 208 at the end of World War II to 1 to 38 today.
8 to balance the excess of officers in the colonel and lieutenant colonel
All of this sounds remarkably like the lieutenant colonels' report on El Salvador.
To their credit, people like Hackworth and the four lieutenant colonels recognize that guerilla wars must be waged as much in the political and economic sphere as on the battlefield.
Visit thePentagon today and you will find the halls jammed with majors, lieutenant colonels
, and colonels spending the majority of their time as grossly overpaid filing clerks.