2nd Lieutenant Rank Army
ARMY ACU RANK INSIGNIA 2nd LIEUTENANT
2" x 2" square rank patch. USA made. Velcro® back fastener. Sold in pack 3.
Sold in pairs.
One gold-colored bar of the same type as for a first lieutenant 1" by 3/8". Typically, the entry level commissioned officer rank. Second lieutenants normally spend six months of their time in a training status, preparing for the first assignment in their specialty. Lieutenant comes from the French word lieu (place) tenant (holding) an officer who acts in the place of another, the lieutenant's duty is often to be his superior officer's deputy. By use it has come to mean the officer who is a subordinate of a captain. This most junior officer rank was created in the British Navy in the 16th century to provide an officer ready and able to take command should the captain be absent or unable to command.
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