US Army rank: Regulation size nickel plated metal finish: Officer: Lieutenant Colonel (O-5).
Lieutenant Colonel, abbreviated LTC, is the second field officer grade commissioned officer rank. Lieutenant Colonels serve as a Battalion Commander of a battalion consisting of 300 to 1,000 soldiers. Lieutenant Colonel ranks above Major and below Colonel.
The insignia is a silver oak leaf, similar to the Air Force's Lieutenant Colonel.
Sold in pairs.