U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Lieutenant General Rank


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The following describes the U.S. Army Lieutenant General rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Lieutenant General.

Army Lieutenant General Rank

Army Lieutenant General Rank

Army Lieutenant General rank consists of three silver stars. Lieutenant General is ninth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Major General and before General.

An Army Lieutenant General abbreviated LTG, is addressed as “General” by subordinate officers, and Non-Commissioned Officers NCOs such as Army Sergeants and Army Privates. A Lieutenant General is commonly assigned as an Army Corps level commander. The phrase “Three-Star General” is often used when referring to an officer of this rank but not when addressing them.

An Army Lieutenant General has a pay grade of O-9 with a starting salary of $14,056.80 per month as of 2015. The salary range is $14,056.80 – $17,436.90 mo.


Rank:Lieutenant GeneralAbbr:LTG
Grade:O-9Formal:“General”
Salary:$14,056.80 – $17,436.90 mo.Other:“Three-Star General”
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