Definition of lieutenant junior grade in English:

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lieutenant junior grade


A commissioned officer in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above ensign and below lieutenant.
Example sentences
  • We had an extensive debrief afterward - all the more grueling for our lieutenant junior grade because the event was eventually cancelled for weather.
  • My crew consisted of a lieutenant starting his last year at the command as aircraft commander, a lieutenant junior grade on his first mission commander hop, another department head, and our CAG chaplain.
  • Now I was thinking to myself that CAG and the skipper were biting their nails as the only lieutenant junior grade in the two Hornet squadrons was flailing around the gulf.

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Syllabification: lieu·ten·ant jun·ior grade

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