Astra Militarum Icon

Icon of the Astra Militarum

Lord General, also commonly known as Lord Castellan, Lord Marshal, and Captain-General, is the highest rank possible to achieve on the General Staff of the Astra Militarum. This rank of general officer actually has many different titles depending on the cultural context of the holder. This general officer usually commands an entire army group under the overall campaign or Imperial Crusade command of a Lord General Militant, but in fact the responsibilities of this rank can vary dramatically, depending upon the needs of the overall theatre commander.

Notable Lords GeneralEdit

Astra Militarum Hierarchy
General Officers Lord Commander MilitantWarmaster (Lord Solar) • Lord CommanderLord General MilitantLord GeneralGeneral
Officers ColonelMajorCaptainLieutenant
Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted SergeantCorporalTrooper (Guardsman)
Specialists InquisitorCommissarPriestTech-PriestEnginseerSanctioned PsykerPrimaris PsykerWyrdvane Psyker


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