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LIEUTENANT. This word has now a narrower meaning than it formerly had; its true meaning is a deputy, a substitute, from the French lieu, (place or post) and tenant (holder). Among civil officers we have lieutenant governors, who in certain cases perform the duties of governors; (vide, the names of the several states,) lieutenants of police, &c. Among military men, lieutenant general was formerly the title of a commanding general, but now it signifies the degree above major general. Lieutenant colonel, is the officer between the colonel and the major. Lieutenant simply signifies the officer next below a captain. In the navy, a lieutenant is the second officer next in command to the captain of a ship.

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Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, has hastily implemented these laws, responding to His Highness the Amir's desire, putting all the resources in his hands for enforcement and establishing the necessary administration for the special squad, said Lieut.
KUWAIT, Nov 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Tuesday received the new army chief of staff, Lieut.
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The honorees included the former Air Force commander, Air Marshal Khamees Al-Farhan, the ex-assistant chief of the general chairmanship of staff, Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Huwayel, and the former land forces commander, Lieut.
While we express deep appreciation for Your Highness' hosting of us to be honored with your meeting, we remain quite determined to obey your orders and guidelines, which will with efforts of the natives of the dear homeland bolster the march of cooperation, strengthen the state of law, in face of chaos for unjustified objectives," Lieut.
With photos) KUWAIT, June 3 (KUNA) -- The country's National Guards Undersecretary Lieut.