How do we know for sure? Because the quasi-official Wookieepedia now has tabs for DisCanon and Legends for Original Trilogy movie events.
Here’s a list of commanders from genuine Star Wars:
Here’s a list of commanders from DisCanon:
Why is someone in the senatorial leadership who spent most of her time on ambassadorial missions promoted to general over two soldiers who have spent most of their time in conflict? Because vaginas outrank penii in DisCanon. Also because “general” and “colonel” sound military-ish to writers who know nothing about the military.
Thanks to O.G. Star Wars for the tip.
Originally published here.