- This article deals with the rank used in the MACOs , Marines and various ground forces. For the Starfleet rank, see captain. See also commanding officer.
Captain a military rank used in MACOs and Federation Marines, immediately superior to first lieutenant and subordinate to major. They are often regarded as company officers for serving in the element of companies. Captains typically commands a company of approximately 100 to 300 marines.
- MACO captains did not appear in Star Trek: Enterprise to avoid audience confusion over rank names.
The Romulan Ground Forces used the rank it was above lieutenant and below major. They usually commanded al'gess'vals. (The Dominion War Sourcebook: The Fires of Armageddon) The rank was known as lhaell in Rihannsu; even more importantly among the Tal Shiar. (RIS Bouteina)
HoH was the Klingon term for an infantry captain. A battalion of 500 warriors was commanded by a HoH. (The Dominion War Sourcebook: The Fires of Armageddon)