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MAJOR, persons. One who has attained his full age, and has acquired all his civil rights; one who is no longer a minor; an adult.

MAJOR. Military language. The lowest of the staff officers; a degree higher than captain.

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Maj Gen Nauman Ahmed Hashmi, EME, Maj Gen Rizwan Afzal, CMI, Maj Gen Amjad Ali Khan Khattak, AK, Maj Gen Azhar Rashid, AD, Maj Gen Ali Amir Awan, Arty, Maj Gen Abid Latif Khan, FF, Maj Gen Muhammad Saeed, Sind, Maj Gen Akhtar Nawaz, FF, Maj Gen Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, FF, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, Arty, Gen Usman Haq, ASC, Maj Gen Tariq Zamir, Arty, Maj Gen Naeem Naqi, AMC Spec, Maj Gen Tariq Mahmood Satti, AMC Spec, Maj Gen Liaquat Ali, AMC Spec, Maj Gen Iftikhar Ahmed, AMC Spec, Maj Gen Rahat Abbas, AMC GDMO.
Maj Peake's wife, Rebecca, two sons - Thomas, six, and Oliver, four - and other members of his family watched the take-off from a VIP viewing area about a mile (1.7km) from the launch pad.
"We should continue to work on training aspects of the soldiers as better trained soldiers will prove their mettle during the conduct of operations," said Maj Jalal while discussing professional affairs of the unit with me, a day prior to his Shahadat.
Morse said the foundation's mission is to "honor the life of Maj. David Brodeur by working collaboratively with Auburn High School students to provide monetary grants in the areas of academics athletics and extracurricular activities.''
Maj Gen Faykes: If it's the right thing to do, it will outlive those who started it!
COL Lee Price, the Project Manager Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems, is proud of the way MAJ Fiorella and his team have fielded CAISI, "Combat service support people traditionally haven't gotten much in the way of communications when a battle is ongoing because they don't move fast and they have a big footprint," said MAJ Price.
A city police source said that Maj Garcia was stopped after leaving a farewell party in Miami Beach for former assistant police chief.
Why I call Maj Ehsan Shaheed as Hero because we served together for sometime and I knew his personality traits.
"It is clear to me the Maj. Brown was the epitome of a selfless soldier and a true patriot," said Col.
In Bahrain, members of the 831st staff, Maj. Ameed Micko, executive officer, and Capt.
More than 100 Normandy veterans attended a memorial service yesterday to commemorate Maj John Howard, the war hero who led an airborne assault to seize a key bridge on D-Day.