U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Lieutenant General

Third of the flag officer ranks, indicated by three silver stars on the collar of the uniform. The pay grade is O-9 and is the same in the Army and the Air Force. In the Navy and Coast Guard the rank is vice admiral, and is additionally indicated with a two inch gold band topped with three one-inch gold bands and a gold star in the Navy and gold shield in the Coast Guard on coat cuffs. Mostly gold shoulder boards sport a silver foiled anchor and three silver stars.

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