|Higher Rank:||Wing Commander|
|Lower Rank:||Flight Leader|
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The Squadron Leader is in charge of all things related to his squadron's fighters, generally a responsibility of up to 24 starfighters. As well, the squadron leader is responsible for all the personnel assigned to the squadron on the ship/facility, and ensuring that maintenance work is carried on the craft by Engineering.
Reports to the Wing Commander. If the Squadron Leader is the senior starfighter pilot assigned to the starship, starbase or facility they report to the Commanding Officer or Executive Officer and is a member of the Senior Staff.