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12th Nov '16 11:44:10 PM foxley
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* Brigadier Alysdane Stuart, who headed up W.H.O. (Weird Happenings Organisation) in ''ComicBook/{{Excalibur}}''.
17th Oct '16 2:58:16 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/StarshipTroopers'', Carl Jenkins quickly rose to this position thanks to [[{{Telepathy}} his talents]], contrast to Rico [[YouAreInCommandNow climbing the ranks to Lieutenant]]. In ''Marauder'', Brigadier General Dix Hauser fills this role while trying to sidestep an obstructive GovernmentConspiracy to rescue his girlfriend, Captain Lola Beck.
* In ''Film/StarshipTroopers2HeroOfTheFederation'', General Jack Gordon Shepherd subverts the [[WeHaveReserves totalitarian style]] of the (film universe's) Terran Federation by [[YouShallNotPass staying behind with a select few troopers]] to cover the retreat of the rest of the platoon. Miraculously, he survives this [[spoiler: and turns out to be TheMole, under the control of a PuppeteerParasite.]]



* General Grey in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. Besides President Whitmore, he's the only official who's able to keep a clear head during the crisis, even when the initial counterattack is falling apart. He also endorses David's plan to attack the mothership as it's the only feasible plan they have left.
* Group-Captain Mandrake, from ''Film/DrStrangelove''.
* General Swanwick in ''Film/ManOfSteel'' and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. He's responsible for leading the fight against General Zod's Kryptonian forces in the former, and he advises the President of the United States during the battle against [[spoiler: Doomsday]] in the latter. Though initially antagonistic towards Superman, he comes to trust him by the end of ''Man of Steel'', and eventually helps Lois Lane find evidence proving Lex Luthor guilty of bankrolling terrorists in Africa.


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* In ''Film/StarshipTroopers'', Carl Jenkins quickly rose to this position thanks to [[{{Telepathy}} his talents]], contrast to Rico [[YouAreInCommandNow climbing the ranks to Lieutenant]]. In ''Marauder'', Brigadier General Dix Hauser fills this role while trying to sidestep an obstructive GovernmentConspiracy to rescue his girlfriend, Captain Lola Beck.
* In ''Film/StarshipTroopers2HeroOfTheFederation'', General Jack Gordon Shepherd subverts the [[WeHaveReserves totalitarian style]] of the (film universe's) Terran Federation by [[YouShallNotPass staying behind with a select few troopers]] to cover the retreat of the rest of the platoon. Miraculously, he survives this [[spoiler: and turns out to be TheMole, under the control of a PuppeteerParasite.]]
* General Grey in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. Besides President Whitmore, he's the only official who's able to keep a clear head during the crisis, even when the initial counterattack is falling apart. He also endorses David's plan to attack the mothership as it's the only feasible plan they have left.
* Group-Captain Mandrake, from ''Film/DrStrangelove''.
* General Swanwick in ''Film/ManOfSteel'' and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. He's responsible for leading the fight against General Zod's Kryptonian forces in the former, and he advises the President of the United States during the battle against [[spoiler: Doomsday]] in the latter. Though initially antagonistic towards Superman, he comes to trust him by the end of ''Man of Steel'', and eventually helps Lois Lane find evidence proving Lex Luthor guilty of bankrolling terrorists in Africa.
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17th Oct '16 2:57:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* The Royal Air Force has its equivalent rank of Air Commodore. Air Commodore "Baggy" Bletchley is the Brigadier in RAF blue. In the works of Creator/DerekRobinson, he is a hangover from WW1 biplane fighting who pops up in a series of books to give hearty encouragement, interspersed with contradictory, confused and frequently impractical or impossible orders to his beleagured squadron commanders. In ''Literature/HulloRussiaGoodbyeEngland'' it is revealed he went [[UnusualEuphemism sand-happy]] in North Africa [[note]]In a manner worthy of Graham Chapman's Brigadier, Bletchley apparently took to wearing womens' clothing and calling himself Florence of Arabia"[[/note]] and had to be retired to a [[DeskJockey desk job]] at the Air Ministry in London. [[note]]He is seen rescuing Flight-Lieutenant Silk from certain death over Germany and sending him as a liaison officer to the United States, where he gets to sit out the rest of the war in comfortable safety training American bomber crews in what to expect over Germany.[[/note]]

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* The Royal Air Force has its equivalent rank of Air Commodore. Air Commodore "Baggy" Bletchley is the Brigadier in RAF blue. In the works of Creator/DerekRobinson, he is a hangover from WW1 UsefulNotes/WW1 biplane fighting who pops up in a series of books to give hearty encouragement, interspersed with contradictory, confused and frequently impractical or impossible orders to his beleagured squadron commanders. In ''Literature/HulloRussiaGoodbyeEngland'' it is revealed he went [[UnusualEuphemism sand-happy]] in North Africa [[note]]In a manner worthy of Graham Chapman's Brigadier, Bletchley apparently took to wearing womens' clothing and calling himself Florence of Arabia"[[/note]] and had to be retired to a [[DeskJockey desk job]] at the Air Ministry in London. [[note]]He is seen rescuing Flight-Lieutenant Silk from certain death over Germany and sending him as a liaison officer to the United States, where he gets to sit out the rest of the war in comfortable safety training American bomber crews in what to expect over Germany.[[/note]]



* Commodore Ross from ''SpaceAboveAndBeyond''. His rank is even the naval equivalent of Brigadier.

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* Commodore Ross from ''SpaceAboveAndBeyond''.''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond''. His rank is even the naval equivalent of Brigadier.
2nd Sep '16 1:31:19 PM 017Bluefield
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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. (Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.)"''

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->''"This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to be used to travel through time. (Never ([[ARareSentence Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.)"'']])"''
3rd Jul '16 1:24:23 PM LtFedora
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* General Grey in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. AKA the "They're preparing to fire their primary weapon!" guy.

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* General Grey in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. AKA Besides President Whitmore, he's the "They're preparing only official who's able to fire their primary weapon!" guy.keep a clear head during the crisis, even when the initial counterattack is falling apart. He also endorses David's plan to attack the mothership as it's the only feasible plan they have left.
9th Apr '16 7:42:33 PM 20person
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-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. I'm his daughter." MassOhCrap moment for alien menace.

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-->"Look in your records and you'll find a man named Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. I'm [[spoiler:I'm his daughter." ]]" MassOhCrap moment for alien menace.
29th Mar '16 12:12:35 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* General Swanwick in ''Film/ManOfSteel'' and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. He's responsible for leading the fight against General Zod's Kryptonian forces in the former, and he advises the President of the United States during the battle against [[spoiler: Doomsday]] in the latter. Though initially antagonistic towards Superman, he comes to trust him by the end of ''Man of Steel'', and eventually helps Lois Lane find evidence proving Lex Luthor guilty of bankrolling terrorists in Africa.
24th Mar '16 9:33:09 AM MJTR
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* Commander Jack Vandham of ''VideoGame/XenobladeChroniclesX is a strong leader of his forces and, despite his rough exterior, is usually open minded to peaceful solutions to NLA's interactions with Xenoform life. {{Lampshaded}} in Chapter 8, when he attempts to use the title of "Brigadier" to intimidate the incoming Ganglion forces and party members Elma and Lin aren't really sure if the title means anything.
12th Feb '16 12:57:46 AM eroock
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-->--'''Gen. Hammond''', ''Series/StargateSG1'' (""Moebius, Part 2")

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-->--'''Gen.-->-- '''Gen. Hammond''', ''Series/StargateSG1'' (""Moebius, Part 2")
29th Jan '16 6:56:56 AM hamonrye
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->''"I'm sorry, Doctor, but I must insist. [[TheMenFirst My place is with the men out there]], trying to do something about that... whatever it is out there, not standing about here, messing around, looking for some damn fool flute!"''
-->-- '''Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart''', ''Series/DoctorWho''

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\n->''"I'm sorry, Doctor, but I must insist. [[TheMenFirst My place [-[[caption-width-right:350:Armor-piercing rounds for Daleks, high-explosive rounds for yetis, and silver rounds for werewolves. (And we even got gold-tipped bullets for you-know-what.)]]-]

->''"This mission
is with recon only. Do not engage the men out there]], trying enemy. I'm allowing the use of this ship because of the obvious tactical advantage it provides you. Under no circumstances is it to do something about that... whatever it is out there, not standing about here, messing around, looking for some damn fool flute!"''
-->-- '''Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart''', ''Series/DoctorWho''
be used to travel through time. (Never in my life did I imagine ever giving that order.)"''
-->--'''Gen. Hammond''', ''Series/StargateSG1'' (""Moebius, Part 2")
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