Lieutenant general (United States)
|NATO rank code||OF-8|
|Next higher rank||General|
|Next lower rank||Major general|
A lieutenant general ranks above a major general and below a general. The pay grade of lieutenant general is O-9. It is equivalent to the rank of vice admiral in the other United States uniformed services which use naval ranks. It is abbreviated as LTG in the Army, LtGen in the Marine Corps, and Lt Gen in the Air Force and Space Force.