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.

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McMahon has been nominated to the grade of major general while serving as the director, logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Alexander Garden, an aide-decamp to Major General Nathanael Greene, wrote in his Anecdotes of the American Revolutionary War that Jasper was "a perfect Proteus in his ability to alter his appearance, perpetually entering the camp of the enemy without detection, and invariably returning to his own with soldiers he had seduced or prisoners he had captured." Whether Jasper "perpetually" entered the enemy camp without detection is debatable.
Prosecutor Zeitlin Derek said: "She immediately turned around and swung her fist in the face of the major general, punching him in the face and causing him to fall."
Meanwhile, Major General Bukhari and Major General Saeed met Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
Major General Khalid Zia, Major General Saeed Ahmed Nagra, Major General Amjad Ali Khan Khattak, Major General Azhar Rashid, Major General Ali Amir Awan, Major General Abid Latif Khan, Major General Mohammad Saeed, Major General Akhtar Nawaz, Major General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, Major General Asif Ghafoor, Major General Usman Haq, Major General Tariq Zamir, Rear Admiral Mohammad Shafique, Air Vice Marshal Imran Khalid and Maj Gen Liaquat Ali were also decorated with the award.
According to the statement, the UN secretary-general was grateful to Major General Wang for his exemplary service and contribution to the work of MINURSO.
Major General WIVKM Wimalaratne, RWP, RSP, psc was killed in action at Araly Point, Kayts Island in the Jaffna Peninsula along with Maj Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa and several other officers while on reconnaissance mission for an impending mission.
Kenya Navy's Major General AS Farah was named the Director of Military Intelligence (DMI) replacing Major General Charles Mwai.
Commander of the Qatar Emiri Naval Force Major General Abdullah bin Hassan al-Sulaiti inaugurated the expo on behalf of Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanem.
Brigadier General Moussavi replaced former deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Gholam Ali Rashid.
Ki-moon announced the appointment of Major General Per