U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary


Commandant of the Marine Corps. The senior officer in the Marine Corps although under the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Unified Command systems of organization it is possible to have a Marine whose billet outranks the Commandant (Gen. Peter Pace, Deputy Chairman of the Join Chiefs of Staff, is in a position that out ranks the Commandant). Also, in the Navy, Command Master Chief Petty Officer.

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