Brigadier general is a military officer's rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations. As a traditional grade, brigadier general (sometimes shortened to brigadier) is the most junior flag officer rank of a fighting organization, by definition it is the officer in charge of a brigade. In comparison to naval ranking systems, this rank is equivalent to the naval commodore (or rear admiral lower half) ranks.
'ech was the Klingon term for a brigadier general. A brigade of 2,500 warriors was commanded by a 'ech. (The Dominion War Sourcebook: The Fires of Armageddon)
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