A clone battalion commander was a high-ranking clone trooper commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. The position denoted leadership of a battalion-level formation, a unit of the Grand Army during the Clone Wars. In the GAR, a battalion consisted of 576 clone troopers subdivided into four companies, and a battalion commander was supported by a major. The battalion commander and major were supported by four clone trooper captains, each of whom led a company.

CRC-09/571 served as battalion commander in the Battle of Geonosis and Battle of Teyr. He was later promoted to the rank of regimental commander.

Behind the scenesEdit

The clone battalion commander CRC-09/571 appears in the 2003 novel Shatterpoint. The rank is also mentioned in Del Rey's 2012 reference book, The Essential Guide to Warfare