The Commanding Officer (typically abbreviated CO) is the Senior Officer of a unit or Command. They're rank depends on the size / function of the unit they command. They may also be known as Commander (Cmd), Officer Commanding (OC), Officer in Command (OIC), and various others. For Off World Teams they may also be know as Team Leader (TL).
Stargate Program Examples:
- Off World Team Leader - Typically ranked Captain to Colonel.
- Off World Base - Typically ranked Major to Colonel.
- Ship - Typically Lieutenant Colonel to Brigadier General.
- Expedition - Typically Lieutenant Colonel to Brigadier General.
- MAJCOM - Typically Major General to Lieutenant General.
- Homeworld Command - Typically General.