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Common Military Ranks
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This table shows the heirarchy of widely recognised military rank titles. Not all variants ranks imbetween are included. If "broadly" equivalent ranks do not appear alongside each other, they are indicated by matching numerical notation.

A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). The term dates from the Middle Ages, where privates were known as "private soldiers" (a term used well into the 20th century) who were either hired, conscripted, or feudalized into service by a nobleman forming an army. The usage of Private as a military rank dates from the 18th century, when the army of Napoleon Bonaparte first established the permanent rank of Soldat. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... The Commonwealth of Nations (CN), usually known as the Commonwealth, is a voluntary association of 53 independent sovereign states, the majority of which are former colonies of the United Kingdom. ... Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers. ... Commodore has several meanings: Commodore International is a computer company Commodore 64 and Amiga were home computers Commodore (rank) is a naval rank Commodore (yacht club) is the senior officer of a yacht club The Holden Commodore is a type of car The Opel Commodore is a type of car... Please see Captain for other uses of the term Captain is a military rank used in nearly every army and navy of the world. ... Insignia of a United States Navy Commander Commander is a military rank used in many navies but not generally in armies or air forces. ... Lieutenant is a military, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank. ... Ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer in the militaries of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy. ... A Warrant Officer (WO) is a member of a military organization holding one of a specific group of ranks. ... A Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... Leading Rating (or Leading Rate) is the most senior of the junior rates in the British Royal Navy. ... For other uses, see Seaman (disambiguation). ... A General is an officer of high military rank. ... Brigadier is a rank which is used in different ways by different countries. ... Colonel (IPA: or ) is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ... Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... Please see Captain for other uses of the term Captain is a military rank used in nearly every army and navy of the world. ... Lieutenant is a military, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank. ... A Warrant Officer (WO) is a member of a military organization holding one of a specific group of ranks. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Airman is a term used to refer to any enlisted personnel in the United States Air Force or Other Ranks in the Royal Air Force (in which airwoman is also seen). ... Marshal (also sometimes spelled marshall in American English, but not in British English) is a word used in several official titles of various branches of society. ... An Air Commodoress sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Commodore is the fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the deactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... A Group Captains sleeve/shoulder insignia A Group Captains command flag Group Captain is a senior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... Wing Commander (rank) is a rank in the Royal Air Force, equivalent to a Lieutenant Colonel in most Armies, the Royal Marines and the United States Marine Corps. ... A Squadron Leaders sleeve/shoulder insignia Squadron Leader is a commissioned rank in some air forces. ... A Flight Lieutenants sleeve/shoulder insignia Flight Lieutenant (abbreviated as Flt Lt and pronounced as flight lef-tenant, see Lieutenant) is a junior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries. ... A Warrant Officer (WO) is a member of a military organization holding one of a specific group of ranks. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Aircraftman (AC) (or Aircraftwoman (ACW)) is the lowest rank in the Royal Air Force, ranking below Leading Aircraftman and having a NATO rank code of OR-1. ... Modern soldiers. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Armies have military rank systems that are often used by other military services such as air forces or marines. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... Roland pledges his fealty to Charlemagne; from a manuscript of a chanson de geste. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Napoleon I Bonaparte, Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Mediator of the Swiss Confederation and Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution, the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from...

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Australia

In the Australian Army, a soldier of Private rank wears no insignia [1]. The Australian Army is Australias military land force. ...


Canada

Private (Trained) shoulder board Canadian Forces.

In the Canadian Forces there are three levels of Private: Private (Recruit), Private (Basic), and Private (Trained). All persons holding the rank of Private are referred to as such and the qualifier shown in brackets is used on employment records only. A Private is considered an "apprentice" in their trade, and there are no pay raises between the various levels of private except for time in rank raise. The Canadian Army and Air Force have an identical rank structure. Image File history File links Trained Private Source: NA File links The following pages link to this file: Template:Ranks and Insignia of NATO Armies/OR/Canada Ranks and insignia of NATO Armies Enlisted ... The Canadian Forces (French: Forces Canadiennes), abbreviated as CF (French: FC) are the combined armed forces of Canada. ... Canadian Forces Land Force Command (LFC) is responsible for army operations within the Canadian Forces. ... CF-18 Hornet CC-115 Buffalo CT-114 Tutor Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM) is the air force element of the Canadian Forces. ...

  • Private (Recruit) (Pte(R)) - Self explanatory.
  • Private (Basic) (Pte(B)) - After finishing recruit training, a member becomes a Private (Basic). This rank is held through trades training and beyond.
  • Private (Trained) (Pte(T)) - A Private (Basic) becomes a Private (Trained) after completion of their trades qualification training. A Private (Trained) is the only Private to wear rank insignia, a single chevron.

An Army Private may also be known by other titles, depending on unit and/or branch: Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

In terms of authority and responsibilities, the rank of Corporal is often seen as more or less equivalent to a Private in the post-Unification armed forces, and the term "Corporal/Private" is often used. Corporals no longer require leadership training for promotion to that rank, and the grade now represents a Private with additional trades training and time in rank but no leadership responsibilities (though he may in practice be given minor leadership tasks). Craftsman is an artisan who practices a handicraft or trade; a style of architecture and furniture arising from the Arts and Crafts movement; a military rank within the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, equivalent to a private; and ... The badge of the EME Branch. ... Fusilier was originally the name of a soldier armed with a light flintlock musket called the fusil. ... Fusilier was originally the name of a soldier armed with a light flintlock musket called the fusil. ... This rank is used instead of private (qualified) who is a member of the Governor Generals Foot Guards or the Canadian Grenadier Guards. ... Foot guards is a term used to describe elite infantry regiments. ... Gunner refers to anyone whose main job is to operate a gun. ... The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery is the artillery personnel branch of the Canadian Forces (CF). ... Rifleman - allied soldier from World War II. Rifleman is a private soldier in a rifle unit of infantry. ... A rifle is a firearm with a stock and a barrel that has a spiral groove or grooves (rifling) cut into its interior. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with combat engineering. ... Canadian Military Engineers // Canadian Military Engineers History Creation Following the Boer War the Canadian Government realized that more the defence of Canada required more than just a single infantry battalion and a few artillery batteries as part of the permament defence force. ... Categories: Military occupations | Military stubs ... The Communications and Electronics (C&E) Branch is a personnel branch of the Canadian Forces (CF). ... A trooper (abbreviated Tpr. ... The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC) is the armoured branch of service of the Canadian Forces Land Force Command (Canadian Army), including regular force and militia regiments. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ...


The Canadian Navy's equivalents are: Flag ship HMCS Algonquin, HMCS , and HMCS Protecteur. ...

Before Unification of the Armed Forces, a private wore no insignia regardless of level of training, but could be appointed Lance Corporal, wearing one chevron. A Corporal at that time was the equivalent of today's Master Corporal in that he required leadership training for promotion and was considered sufficiently trained and experienced to command a section of infantry (or equivalent in other branches). Ordinary Seaman is the lowest normal grade of sailor. ... In the Royal Navy in the middle of the 18th century, the term Able Seaman referred to a seaman with at least two years experience at sea. ... Lance Corporal (LCpl or L/Cpl) is a military rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


Germany

The German equivalent of private is Schütze. The rank of Schütze has existed as a military rank since at least the 18th century and the term has been used since the Middle Ages. As in the British Army, different names for this lowest rank are in use in the German Army, for example Pionier (engineer), Kanonier (gunner) or Fallschirmjäger (paratrooper). German Private Boards This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Modern day Schütze insignia Schütze is a rank of the Armed Forces of Germany which predates the First World War. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...


The Naval equivalent is known as Matrose, and the Luftwaffe (air force) equivalent is Flieger.


According to the NATO rank code, the rank of Gefreiter is also equivalent to Private (OR-2). Modern German Gefreiter insignia Gefreiter today is the German equivalent for Private. ...


Ireland

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Private (Pte) (Saighdiúr Singil in Gaelic), is the lowest enlisted rank in the Irish Army. Soldiers enlist as recruits then undergo a basic course of instruction. There are three grades of Private in the Army. After basic training the soldier is upgraded (rather than promoted) to Private 2 Star (Pte 2*) (Saighdiúr Singil, 2 Réalta). After more Corps Specific Training (usually lasting eight weeks) the Soldier is upgraded to Private 3 Star (Pte 3*) (Saighdiúr Singil, 3 Réalta). All are usually just addressed as "Private". Image File history File links Download high resolution version (300x650, 69 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (300x650, 69 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Irish (), a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland, is constitutionally recognised as the first official language of the Republic of Ireland, and has official recognition in Northern Ireland as well. ... The Irish Army (Irish: Arm na hÉireann) is the main branch of the Irish Defence Forces. ...


In corps units the rank designation changes. In the Artillery the rank is known as Gunner (Gnr), but usually only after the completion of a Gunners Course, and in the Cavalry it is known as Trooper (Tpr). Communications and Information Services Privates are known as Signalman or Signalwoman. Medics are sometimes referred to as Medic, although this can apply to Privates and Corporals. Gunner refers to anyone whose main job is to operate a gun. ... A trooper (abbreviated Tpr. ... Signalman is a military rank similar to that of Private (rank), but is used within units that specialize in communication. ... Signalman is a military rank similar to that of Private (rank), but is used within units that specialize in communication. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ...


Netherlands

In the Royal Netherlands Army, the Landmacht, the equivalent ranks are 'Soldaat', with different classes: The Royal Netherlands Army (Koninklijke Landmacht) is the land forces element of the military of the Netherlands. ...


'Soldaat der derde klasse', for soldiers in training, without insignia


'Soldaat der tweede klasse', the basic infantry rank, an insignia single striped red band


'Soldaat der eerste klasse', comparable to Private First Class, with an insignia with 2 striped red bands. US Military In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist. ...


United Kingdom

In the British Army, a Private (Pte) equates to both OR-1 and OR-2 on the NATO scale, although there is no difference in rank. Privates wear no insignia. Many regiments and corps use other distinctive (and descriptive) names instead of Private: The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... A regiment is a military unit, consisting of a group of battalions, usually four and commanded by a colonel. ... A corps (a word that migrated from the French language, pronounced IPA: , but originating in the Latin corpus, corporis meaning body; plural same as singular) is either a large military unit or formation, an administrative grouping of troops within an army with a common function (such as artillery or signals...

In the Royal Marines, the equivalent rank is Marine. The Army Air Corps is a vital component of the British Army. ... Military bugle in Bb The bugle is one of the simplest brass instruments; it is essentially a small natural horn with no valves. ... Craftsman is an artisan who practices a handicraft or trade; a style of architecture and furniture arising from the Arts and Crafts movement; a military rank within the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, equivalent to a private; and ... The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers cap badge The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; usually pronounced phonetically as Reemee) is a corps of the British Army that has responsibility for the maintenance of all electrical and mechanical equipment. ... A session drummer at practice A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... Fusilier was originally the name of a soldier armed with a light flintlock musket called the fusil. ... Fusilier was originally the name of a soldier armed with a light flintlock musket called the fusil. ... Gunner refers to anyone whose main job is to operate a gun. ... RGA redirects here. ... This rank is used instead of private (qualified) who is a member of the Governor Generals Foot Guards or the Canadian Grenadier Guards. ... Foot guards is a term used to describe elite infantry regiments. ... The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) is an infantry battalion of the British Army. ... A Kingsman was a former British rank in the armed forces, usually infantry. ... The Kings Regiment is a regiment of the British Army, part of the Kings Division. ... The Duke of Lancasters Regiment (Kings, Lancashire and Border) is one of the new large infantry regiments of the British Army. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Species , black/white/green pepper , betel , ant piper , Malias piper , cubeb , long pepper , kava , long pepper Piper is an economically and ecologically important genus of the family Piperaceae that includes a fascinating array of species for studying natural history, natural products chemistry, community ecology, and evolutionary biology. ... Rifleman - allied soldier from World War II. Rifleman is a private soldier in a rifle unit of infantry. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with combat engineering. ... The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army. ... Categories: Military occupations | Military stubs ... The Royal Corps of Signals (sometimes referred to incorrectly as the Royal Signal Corps and often known simply as the Royal Signals, R Signals or R Sigs) is one of the arms (combat support corps) of the British Army. ... A trooper (abbreviated Tpr. ... The term Household Cavalry is used across the Commonwealth of Nations to describe the cavalry of the Household Divisions. ... The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) is currently a collection of ten regular regiments, mostly converted from old horse cavalry regiments, and four Yeomanry regiments of the Territorial Army. ... The Special Air Service Regiment (SAS) is the principal special forces organisation of the British Armed Forces. ... A trumpeter may be one of several things: A trumpeter is a musician who plays the trumpet. ... In general, a ranger is a keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region to protect the area or enforce the law. ... In the British Army, there have been two regiments titled the Royal Irish Regiment. ... The Royal Irish Rangers 27th (Inniskilling), 83rd and 87th was an infantry regiment of the British Army. ... His/Her Majestys Royal Marines, also known as the Royal Marines (RM), are the Royal Navys Light Infantry, the United Kingdoms amphibious force and specialists in Arctic and Mountain Warfare. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

British Ratings and Other Ranks Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Military service. ...

  OR-1 OR-2 OR-3 OR-4 OR-5/OR-6 OR-7 OR-8 OR-9
Royal Navy: ORD - AB LH PO CPO WO2 WO1
Royal Marines: MNE LCpl Cpl Sgt CSgt WO2 WO1
Army: Pte Pte LCpl Cpl Sgt SSgt / CSgt WO2 WO1
Royal Air Force: AC LAC - SAC - Jnr Tech Cpl Sgt Chf Tech - FS WO / MAcr

The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ... Ordinary Seaman is the lowest normal grade of sailor. ... In the Royal Navy in the middle of the 18th century, the term Able Seaman referred to a seaman with at least two years experience at sea. ... Leading Seaman (or Leading Rate) is the most senior of the junior rates in the British Royal Navy. ... A Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... Chief Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... Warrant Officer Class 2 (abbreviated WO2) is a rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... Warrant Officer Class 1 (abbreviated WO1) is the highest non-commissioned rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... His/Her Majestys Royal Marines, also known as the Royal Marines (RM), are the Royal Navys Light Infantry, the United Kingdoms amphibious force and specialists in Arctic and Mountain Warfare. ... A Marine is an elite warrior whose primary function is to serve aboard a ship and/or assault the land from the sea in amphibious warfare. ... Lance Corporal (LCpl or L/Cpl) is a military rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... Colour Sergeant (CSgt or C/Sgt) is an non-commissioned rank in the Royal Marines, ranking above Sergeant and below Warrant Officer Class 2. ... Warrant Officer Class 2 (abbreviated WO2) is a rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... Warrant Officer Class 1 (abbreviated WO1) is the highest non-commissioned rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Lance Corporal (LCpl or L/Cpl) is a military rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... United States Military Staff Sergeant insignia (U.S. Air Force) Staff Sergeant is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Airman and below Technical Sergeant. ... Colour Sergeant (CSgt or C/Sgt) is an non-commissioned rank in the Royal Marines, ranking above Sergeant and below Warrant Officer Class 2. ... Warrant Officer Class 2 (abbreviated WO2) is a rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... Warrant Officer Class 1 (abbreviated WO1) is the highest non-commissioned rank in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and British Army. ... The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Aircraftman (AC) (or Aircraftwoman (ACW)) is the lowest rank in the Royal Air Force, ranking below Leading Aircraftman and having a NATO rank code of OR-1. ... Leading Aircraftman (LAC) (or Leading Aircraftwoman (LACW)) is a rank in the Royal Air Force, ranking between Aircraftman and Senior Aircraftman and having a NATO rank code of OR-2. ... Senior Aircraftman (SAC), or Senior Aircraftwoman (SACW), is a rank in the Royal Air Force, ranking between Leading Aircraftman and Junior Technician (although SACs in non-technical trades progress directly to Corporal) and having a NATO rank code of OR-2. ... Junior Technician (JT) is a rank in the Royal Air Force, ranking between Senior Aircraftman and Corporal, with a NATO rank code of OR-2. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... Chief Technician (CT or Ch Tech) is a non_commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force which is only held by airmen in technical trades and by musicians. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A Warrant Officer (WO) is a member of a military organization holding one of a specific group of ranks. ... Master Aircrew (MAcr) is the highest non-commissioned rank held by aircrew in the Royal Air Force. ...

Republic of Singapore

Once Recruits complete their Basic Military Training (BMT), they attain the rank of Private (PTE). Enlisted personnel form the basic foundation of the Army's manpower. Privates do not wear ranks on their sleeves.


United States

In the U.S. Army, Private (PVT) is used for the two lowest enlisted ranks, just below Private First Class. The lowest rank (officially known as Private E-1 (PV1) and sometimes referred to as recruit) wears no uniform insignia, while the second (Private E-2 (PV2)) wears a single chevron. Advancement to the higher rank is currently automatic after six months time in service, but may get shortened to four months if given a waiver (but an automatic pay raise takes effect after four months of service, even without advancement to Private E-2, meaning that the rank of Private E-1 has two separate pay grades). Download high resolution version (1000x944, 6 KB)I, Wguynes, am the artist of this graphic. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... This chart represents the U.S. Army enlisted rank insignia with seniority decreasing left-to-right inside a given pay grade. ... US Military In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist. ... Recruit or Army recruit is a term often colloquially used to refer to the lowest military rank in various armed services, particularly the grade of Private E-1 in the United States Army. ...


In the U.S. Marine Corps, Private (Pvt) only refers to the lowest enlisted rank, just below Private First Class. A Marine Corps Private wears no uniform insignia. Most new, non-officer marines begin their military career as a Private. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... E-9 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-1 This chart represents the U.S. Marine Corps enlisted rank insignia with seniority increasing left-to-right inside a given pay grade. ... US Military In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist. ...


The job of Army private pays $14,900.40 per year.

U.S. military enlisted ranks Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... The military of the United States, officially known as the United States Armed Forces, is structured into five branches consisting of the: United States Army United States Marine Corps United States Navy United States Air Force United States Coast Guard All the branches are under civilian control with the President... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Military service. ...

  E-1 E-2 E-3 E-4 E-5 E-6 E-7 E-8 E-9
Air Force: AB Amn A1C SrA SSgt TSgt MSgt SMSgt CMSgt - CCM - CMSAF
Army: PV1 PV2 PFC SPC - CPL SGT SSG SFC MSG - 1SG SGM - CSM - SMA
Marine Corps: Pvt PFC LCpl Cpl Sgt SSgt GySgt MSgt - 1st Sgt MGySgt - SgtMaj - SMOMC
Navy: SR SA SN PO3 PO2 PO1 CPO SCPO MCPO - CMCPO - MCPON
Coast Guard: SR SA SN PO3 PO2 PO1 CPO SCPO MCPO - CMCPO - MCPOCG

The U.S. Air Force redirects here, for the official song, see The U.S. Air Force (song) The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerospace branch of the United States armed forces and one of the seven uniformed services. ... Airman Basic (AB) is the lowest enlisted rank in the United States Air Force, just below Airman. ... Airman is a term used to refer to any enlisted personnel in the United States Air Force or Other Ranks in the Royal Air Force (in which airwoman is also seen). ... Airman First Class (A1C) is the third enlisted rank in the United States Air Force, just above Airman and below Senior Airman. ... Senior Airman (SrA) is the fourth enlisted rank in the United States Air Force, just above Airman 1st Class and below Staff Sergeant. ... United States Military Staff Sergeant insignia (U.S. Air Force) Staff Sergeant is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Airman and below Technical Sergeant. ... Technical Sergeant insignia Technical Sergeant is the sixth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Staff Sergeant and below Master Sergeant. ... United States Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Army Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Air Force A Master Sergeant is: the eighth enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, just above Gunnery Sergeant, below Master Gunnery Sergeant, Sergeant Major, and Sergeant Major of... Senior Master Sergeant insignia Senior Master Sergeant is the eighth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Master Sergeant and below Chief Master Sergeant, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Chief Master Sergeant is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Master Sergeant, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Chief Master Sergeant is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Master Sergeant, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... CMSAF Chevron (1 Nov 2004 - present) CMSAF Chevron (Apr 1964 - 31 Oct 2004) The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) represents the highest enlisted level of leadership in the United States Air Force, and as such, provides direction for the enlisted corps and represents their interests, as appropriate... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... US Military In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist. ... Specialist arm patch (U.S. Army) Specialist is one section of the fourth enlisted rank in the U.S. Army, just above Private First Class and below Corporal. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... United States Military Staff Sergeant insignia (U.S. Air Force) Staff Sergeant is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Airman and below Technical Sergeant. ... Sergeant First Class insignia Sergeant First Class (SFC) is the seventh enlisted rank in the U.S. Army, just above Staff Sergeant and below Master Sergeant, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... United States Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Army Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Air Force A Master Sergeant is: the eighth enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, just above Gunnery Sergeant, below Master Gunnery Sergeant, Sergeant Major, and Sergeant Major of... First Sergeant is the title given to holders of certain ranks and positions within the United States Armed Forces. ... This article is about a military rank and position. ... This article is about a military rank and position. ... Sergeant Major of the Army insignia (U.S. Army) Sergeant Major of the Army flag (U.S. Army) The Sergeant Major of the Army is a unique rank in the United States Army. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... US Military In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist. ... Lance Corporal (LCpl or L/Cpl) is a military rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... United States Military Staff Sergeant insignia (U.S. Air Force) Staff Sergeant is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, just above Senior Airman and below Technical Sergeant. ... Gunnery Sergeant insignia (U.S. Marine Corps) Gunnery Sergeant is the seventh enlisted rank in the U.S. Marine Corps, just above Staff Sergeant and below Master Sergeant and First Sergeant, and is a staff non-commissioned officer. ... United States Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Army Master Sergeant insignia U.S. Air Force A Master Sergeant is: the eighth enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, just above Gunnery Sergeant, below Master Gunnery Sergeant, Sergeant Major, and Sergeant Major of... First Sergeant is the title given to holders of certain ranks and positions within the United States Armed Forces. ... Master Gunnery Sergeant Insignia Master Gunnery Sergeant is the ninth and highest enlisted rank (along with the grade-equivalent rank of Sergeant Major) in the U.S. Marine Corps. ... This article is about a military rank and position. ... This article is about a military rank and position. ... USN redirects here. ... Seaman Recruit is the lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just below Seaman Apprentice; this rank was formerly known as Seaman Third Class. ... Fireman variation Airman variation Seaman Apprentice insignia Seaman Apprentice is the second lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman Recruit and below Seaman; this rank was formerly known as Seaman Second Class. ... For other uses, see Seaman (disambiguation). ... Good conduct variation Petty Officer Third Class insignia Petty Officer Third Class is the fourth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman and below Petty Officer Second Class, and is the lowest form of non-commissioned officer, equivalent to a Corporal in... Good conduct variation Petty Officer Second Class insignia Petty Officer Second Class is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Petty Officer Third Class and below Petty Officer First Class, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Good conduct variation Petty Officer First Class insignia Petty Officer First Class is the sixth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Petty Officer Second Class and below Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Chief Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... Good conduct variation Senior Chief Petty Officer insignia Senior Chief Petty Officer is the eighth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Chief Petty Officer and below Master Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Good conduct variation Master Chief Petty Officer insignia Master Chief Petty Officer Sleeve Insignia Master Chief Petty Officer is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rate (E-9) in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Senior Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... A Command Master Chief Petty Officer is the senior enlisted person in a United States Navy command structure. ... Good conduct variation Master Chief Petty Officer insignia Master Chief Petty Officer is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy, just above Senior Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States armed forces involved in maritime law enforcement, mariner assistance, search and rescue, and national defense, among other duties of coast guards elsewhere. ... Seaman Recruit is the lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just below Seaman Apprentice; this rank was formerly known as Seaman Third Class. ... Fireman variation Airman variation Seaman Apprentice insignia Seaman Apprentice is the second lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman Recruit and below Seaman; this rank was formerly known as Seaman Second Class. ... For other uses, see Seaman (disambiguation). ... Good conduct variation Petty Officer Third Class insignia Petty Officer Third Class is the fourth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman and below Petty Officer Second Class, and is the lowest form of non-commissioned officer, equivalent to a Corporal in... Good conduct variation Petty Officer Second Class insignia Petty Officer Second Class is the fifth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Petty Officer Third Class and below Petty Officer First Class, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Good conduct variation Petty Officer First Class insignia Petty Officer First Class is the sixth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Petty Officer Second Class and below Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Chief Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... Good conduct variation Senior Chief Petty Officer insignia Senior Chief Petty Officer is the eighth enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Chief Petty Officer and below Master Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Good conduct variation Master Chief Petty Officer insignia Master Chief Petty Officer Sleeve Insignia Master Chief Petty Officer is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rate (E-9) in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Senior Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... A Command Master Chief Petty Officer is the senior enlisted person in a United States Navy command structure. ... Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG) is a unique non-commisioned rank in the United States Coast Guard. ...

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  • U.S. Army Enlisted Rank Insignia - Criteria, Background, and Images

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Private - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki (236 words)
Private is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional infantry grade, private is the lowest enlisted rank in a fighting organization, below a corporal and above a recruit (which is only an actual rank in some cases).
In comparison to naval ranking systems, this rank is approximately equivalent to the naval able-crewman rank.
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