Lieutenand cornel is a rank o commissioned officer in the armies an maist marine forces an some air forces o the warld, typically rankin abuin a major an ablo a cornel. The rank o lieutenand cornel is eften shortened tae simply "cornel" in conversation an in unoffeecial correspondence. A lieutenand cornel is typically in charge o a battalion in the airmy.
- LTC Keith E. Bonn, Army Officer's Guide, 50th Edition, p. 14. Mechanicsville, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005.