colonel colonel  /ˈkɜr nəl/


  • (n) a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general


  1. Driving Becky's New Car to Little Colonel

    New life for a middle aged woman stumbles into a car dealership during Becky's New Car, which Little Colonel Playhouse will present this week. New life for a middle-aged woman stumbles into a car dealership during Becky's New Car, which Little Colonel Playhouse will present beginning Thursday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source:

  2. Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Buxton

    Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Buxton, 95, of Fort Collins, Colo. passed away June 8, 2013. Mr. Buxton was born in Denver, Colo. on May 26, 1918. He graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1937 and Colorado State University (then Colorado A & M College) in 1942. He served as an officer in the U. S. Army Field Artillery during World War II. He remained in the U.S. Army active reserves and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

  3. Colonel Crawford makes state softball title game

    Colonel Crawford softball coach Chuck Huggins summed up his team's 8-1 victory over Parkway in Friday's Division IV state semifinal game in one breath: 'We did it again.'
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

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  1. "I was both angry and I was repulsed by the reception of a convicted bomber guilty of a huge terrorist crime received on his return to Libya," Brown told reporters. "When I met (Libyan leader) Colonel (Moamer) Kadhafi over the summer I made...
    on Aug 19, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: AFP

  2. "The soldiers of Support Company who went into the Bogside did so as the result of an order by Colonel Wilford, which should not have been given and which was contrary to the orders that he had received from Brigadier MacLellan," Saville...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate Source: The Guardian

  3. "It's all about how many people you put in the front end of the pipe," Austin said in an interview from Baghdad. "It's very difficult for anybody to get to be a colonel or general in any branch of the service if you don't have enough young...
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Lloyd J Austin III Source: USA Today

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