Major general

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MAJOR GENERAL. A military officer, commanding a division or number of regiments; the next in rank below a lieutenant general.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In terms of the Ground Forces, one-star generals command divisions, while two-star generals command army groups.
And two-star General Felix shepherded us, an unruly herd.
Tsai promoted eight officers to the rank of two-star general, lieutenant general and admiral, with a further 23 elevated to the rank of one-star general, major general and vice admiral, according to an MND statement.
In High Command: British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Christopher Elliott, a former two-star general in the British Army, seeks to explain how the British armed forces and the defense community could have failed so badly.
Joseph McNeil, a graduate of (North Carolina) A&T, who is also an American civil rights hero best known as a member of the Greensboro Four; four-star Air Force generals like Bernard Randolph (Xavier), Chappie James (Tuskegee), Lester Lyles, now chairman of the board of USAA (Howard) and Fig Newton (Tennessee State); three-star generals like Julius Becton (Prairie View) and James Hall (Morehouse); and our military's first black female two-star general, Marcelite Harris (Spelman).
Fattman noted that a two-star general talked during the funeral about the greatness of the country, and those who are willing to lay down their lives for it.
Mark Milley is based on a review by a two-star general conducted after Bergdahl's release by insurgents who captured him not long after he walked off his post and held him for nearly five years.
The competition included four races, two of them are of two-star general international category for a distance of 120 km, with the participation of 20 horses.
"Anyone know a two-star general who owes them a favor?"
This was because the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) did not require any judge advocate involvement at SPCMs until 1969, which meant that an Army one-or two-star general assuming duties as a GCM convening authority for the first time in the early 1970s, having been a battalion and brigade commander in the 1960s, had handled virtually all military justice matters without the assistance of an Army lawyer.
It turned out that the Americans mistook my modest insignia for that of a two-star general. For a copy of the insignia patterns call Patrick Bryden at G1 Heritage, phone 613-415-7707.
He was promoted as a two-star General - Major General on April 2009.