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Encyclopedia > Lieutenant, Junior Grade
LTJG insignia.
LTJG insignia.

Lieutenant, Junior Grade (LTJG), is a rank in the United States Navy and Coast Guard. As a commissioned officer, an LTJG leads non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel. This rank is sometimes known as "Lieutenant, Junior God" due to a unpleasant personality change which frequently occurs when an Ensign achieves this rank. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... ... Military rank, or simply rank, is a system of grading seniority and command within military organizations. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations around the globe. ... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a military branch of the United States involved in maritime law, mariner assistance and search and rescue, among other duties of any coast guard. ... An officer is a member of a military service who holds a position of responsibility. ... A non-commissioned officer (sometimes noncommissioned officer), also known as an NCO or noncom, is a non-commissioned member of an armed force who has been given authority by a commissioned officer. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Military service. ... Ensign of the Imperial Japanese Navy. ...


The time for promotion to LTJG is a minimum of two years after commissioning in the Navy or eighteen months in the Coast Guard.


The equivalent rank in the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force is First Lieutenant. In the Royal Navy and the navies of many Commonwealth countries, the equivalent rank is Sub-Lieutenant. US Army Seal The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... United States Marine Corps seal The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military. ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerospace branch of the United States armed forces. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the British armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ... The Commonwealth of Nations, usually known as The Commonwealth, is an association of 53 independent sovereign states, almost all of which are former territories of the British Empire. ... A Lieutenant, Junior Grade, is a division officer in the United States Navy. ...

U.S. commissioned officer ranks Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... In military organizations, a commissioned officer is a member of the service who derives authority directly from a sovereign power, and as such holds a commission from that power. ...

  Student Officer O-1 O-2 O-3 O-4 O-5 O-6 O-7 O-8 O-9 O-10 O-11 (wartime only) Special Grade
United States Navy: MIDN/OC ENS LTJG LT LCDR CDR CAPT RDML RADM VADM ADM FADM Admiral of
the Navy
United States Marine Corps: Midn 2ndLt 1stLt Capt Maj LtCol Col BGen MajGen LtGen Gen (no equivalent) (no equivalent)
United States Army: Cdt 2LT 1LT CPT MAJ LTC COL BG MG LTG GEN General of
the Army
General of the Armies
United States Air Force: Cadet 2nd Lt 1st Lt Capt Maj Lt Col Col Brig Gen Maj Gen Lt Gen Gen General of
the Air Force
(no equivalent)
United States Coast Guard: CDT ENS LTJG LT LCDR CDR CAPT RDML RADM VADM ADM (no equivalent) (no equivalent)

The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations around the globe. ... For the fishes called midshipman, see Midshipman fish In the navies of English-speaking countries, a midshipman is a subordinate officer, or a commissioned officer of the lowest rank. ... USN Officer Candidate insignia Officer Candidate is a rank in some militaries of the world that is an appointed position while a person is in training to become an officer. ... Insignia of a United States Navy Ensign In the military of various countries, ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer. ... A Lieutenant is a military, paramilitary or police officer. ... In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... Insignia of a United States Navy Commander Commander is a military rank used in many navies but not generally in armies or air forces. ... Captain is both a nautical term and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... Admiral is a senior naval rank of the United States Navy which is also commonly known as a Four Star Admiral. It is the equivalent of a General in the United States Army and outranked by a Fleet Admiral. ... A Fleet Admiral in the United States Navy is an Admiral considered the equivalent of the United States Armys General of the Army. ... In the United States Navy, Admiral of the Navy is traditionally considered the equivalent of a six-star Admiral. ... United States Marine Corps seal The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military. ... For the fishes called midshipman, see Midshipman fish In the navies of English-speaking countries, a midshipman is a subordinate officer, or a commissioned officer of the lowest rank. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Captain is both a nautical term and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... Insignia of a Major in the United States Military Major is a rank used in the United States Army, United States Air Force, and United States Marine Corps, and is the equivalent of a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard. ... Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is presently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... Please see Colonel for other countries which use this rank Insignia of a United States Colonel Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces, designated as an O-6, or the sixth lowest officer rank. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... US Lieutenant General insignia In three branches of the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, a Lieutenant General is also called a three-star general, named for the three stars worn on the uniform. ... US General insignia General is the most senior rank currently used in the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... US Army Seal The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Officer Cadet is a rank held by military cadets during their training to become commissioned officers. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Captain is both a nautical term and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... Insignia of a Major in the United States Military Major is a rank used in the United States Army, United States Air Force, and United States Marine Corps, and is the equivalent of a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard. ... Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is presently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... Please see Colonel for other countries which use this rank Insignia of a United States Colonel Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces, designated as an O-6, or the sixth lowest officer rank. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... US Lieutenant General insignia In three branches of the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, a Lieutenant General is also called a three-star general, named for the three stars worn on the uniform. ... US General insignia General is the most senior rank currently used in the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... General of the Army is historically the second most senior rank in the United States Army, equivalent to a Field Marshal in other militaries. ... In the United States Army military hierarchy, General of the Armies is traditionally considered a rank superior to a five-star general, also known as General of the Army (note the difference between the two ranks). ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerospace branch of the United States armed forces. ... This article refers to the general definition of cadet. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Captain is both a nautical term and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... Insignia of a Major in the United States Military Major is a rank used in the United States Army, United States Air Force, and United States Marine Corps, and is the equivalent of a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard. ... Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is presently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... Please see Colonel for other countries which use this rank Insignia of a United States Colonel Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces, designated as an O-6, or the sixth lowest officer rank. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... US Lieutenant General insignia In three branches of the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, a Lieutenant General is also called a three-star general, named for the three stars worn on the uniform. ... US General insignia General is the most senior rank currently used in the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a military branch of the United States involved in maritime law, mariner assistance and search and rescue, among other duties of any coast guard. ... This article refers to the general definition of cadet. ... Insignia of a United States Navy Ensign In the military of various countries, ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer. ... A Lieutenant is a military, paramilitary or police officer. ... In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... Insignia of a United States Navy Commander Commander is a military rank used in many navies but not generally in armies or air forces. ... Captain is both a nautical term and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... Admiral is a senior naval rank of the United States Navy which is also commonly known as a Four Star Admiral. It is the equivalent of a General in the United States Army and outranked by a Fleet Admiral. ...

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Lieutenant Junior Grade (Star Trek) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (508 words)
Lieutenant Junior Grade is a commissioned rank of the Starfleet in the fictional universe of Star Trek.
Lieutenant Junior Grade was originally one of the rarest ranks of Star Trek as it was not until the time frame of Star Trek: The Next Generation that a substantial number of characters held the position.
In the episode, the insignia for Lieutenant Junior Grade was established as a broken "hash mark" rank braid.
Lieutenant, junior grade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (155 words)
Lieutenant, Junior Grade (LTJG), is a rank in the United States Navy and Coast Guard.
This rank is sometimes known as "Lieutenant, Junior God" due to a unpleasant personality change which frequently occurs when an Ensign achieves this rank.
The time for promotion to LTJG is a minimum of two years after commissioning in the Navy or eighteen months in the Coast Guard.
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