Explanation and criteria for Decorations and Service Awards for Legionnaires of St. Michael
Lord Knight Prime Commander The Lord Knight Prime Commander the third highest ranking Flag Officer, equivalent in the Marine Corp to a 2-star General, who may serve as deputy in a Curial Secretariat, deputy to a Lord Knight Paladin, command a Division, or serve in any other high ranking administrative or operational duty assigned to him. This is highest open rank in LSM. The higher Flag ranks are linked to specific limited positions and restricted to men, preferably consecrated brothers. Lord Knight Prime Commanders, and all ranks below, may be held by men or woman, religious or lay.