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Brigadier

 

(1) A military officer’s rank between colonel and major general in Russia from 1722 to 1799; in France during 1667-1788 an officer’s rank for commanders of infantry and cavalry brigades and later, the rank of a junior noncommissioned officer in the cavalry; in Germany the title (according to function) of artillery brigade commanders until 1874.

(2) Leader of a production brigade.

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AFTER the cancellation of VVIP helicopter contract, another defence procurement plan for the Army aviation is on the verge of being scrapped after the CBI registered a case against a brigadier for wrongdoings in trials.
Lt Gen Dahi said five officers were promoted to the rank of brigadier, 26 promoted from lieutenant colonel to colonel, 31 from major to lieutenant colonel, 13 from captain to major, in addition to other police officers and the staff.
The officers are Director of the General Department of Criminal Investigation (CID) Brigadier Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Director of the General Department of Electronic Services Brigadier Mohammed Saeed Bakhit and Director of the Office of Leadership Organisation Brigadier Mohammed Sd Al Sharif.
Following Brigadiers were promoted Major General against vacancies being created due to retirement of Lieutenant Generals/Major Generals during year 2012/2013.
RAWALPINDI -- Counsel for Brigadier Ali Khan has requested for A-Class prison for his client in view of his health condition.
The desertion of Brigadier Manaf Tlas, a senior commander in the elite Republican Guard, has dealt a humiliating personal blow to Assad and represents a major scalp for the opposition.
He said five other officers were promoted to the rank of brigadier, 26 from lieutenant colonel to colonel, 31 from major to lieutenant colonel, 13 from captain to major, in addition to promotions for other police officers and staff.
According to well-placed sources, the brigadiers, who have been promoted, included Umar Farook Burki, AC, Shafiq, AC, Musharrat Nawaz, Arty, Naseer Ali Khan, Arty, M.
RAWALPINDI, March 10, 2010 (Frontier Star): The meeting of the Army Promotion Board was held here on Wednesday with Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani in the chair promoted of 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major General.
The meeting, military sources said, would approve promoting Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals.
ISLAMABAD, February 09, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The NUML (National Institute of Modern Languages) administration has inducted two retired Brigadiers in the investigative commission formed to probe the recent controversy.
Brigadier Ali Khan's lawyer Inamul Rahiem said that he sent a letter to Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, in which he requested to kept his client in an A class prison and asked to provide him with details of his case proceedings, reported a private TV channel.