Many times we see uniforms with bars, stars, and bugles and we wonder what it means? Those who are ex-military usually get it but what about the rest of us?
What it should mean to all of us it that you do not have to respect the individual wearing the rank, but regardless of the individual, the rank demands a certain degree of respect. For most, the sooner we recognize this, the easier it is for the organization to function.
Just a thought