An officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above colonel and below major general.
- ‘He was a brigadier general, and he had been sent by Eighth Army Headquarters.’
- ‘He was promoted to brigadier general in February 1865.’
- ‘A wing, normally commanded by a brigadier general, is the Air Force's prime warfighting instrument.’
- ‘Now a brigadier general, Roosevelt performed with distinction, first in North Africa, then in Sicily.’
- ‘As the lone brigadier general present, I was the last to respond.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.