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  1. lieutenant commander(noun)

    a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander


  1. lieutenant commander(Noun)

    A naval officer whose rank is higher than a lieutenant and below that of a commander.


  1. Lieutenant Commander

    Lieutenant commander is a mid-ranking officer rank in the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps, with the pay grade of O-4 and NATO rank code OF-3. Lieutenant commanders rank above lieutenants and below commanders. The rank is also used in the United States Maritime Service and the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps, and is equivalent to a major in the other uniformed services. Promotion to lieutenant commander in the US Navy is governed by Department of Defense policies derived from the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act of 1980. DOPMA guidelines suggest 80% of lieutenants should be promoted to lieutenant commander after serving a minimum of three years at their present rank and after attaining nine to eleven years of cumulative commissioned service. While Lieutenant Commander is the Navy's first commissioned officer to be selected by board, they are still considered to be Junior Officers due to their origin as "Lieutenant, Commanding." This can be seen by the fact that Lieutenant Commanders do not wear the oak-leaf gold embellishment on their combination covers. This is in contrast to other branches, where Majors wear the appropriate covers of field-grade officers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lieutenant commander in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lieutenant commander in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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