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Encyclopedia > United States Marine Corps officer rank insignia

Commissioned Officers are distinguished from other officers by their commission, which is the formal written authority, issued in the name of the President of the United States, that confers the rank and authority of a Marine Officer. Commissioned officers carry the "special trust and confidence" of the President of the United States.[1] For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ...

Commissioned Officer Rank Structure of the United States Marine Corps
Generals
General (Gen) Lieutenant General (LtGen) Major General (MajGen) Brigadier General (BrigGen)
O-10 O-9 O-8 0-7
Field-grade Officers
Colonel (Col) Lieutenant Colonel (LtCol) Major (Maj)
O-6 O-5 O-4
Company-grade Officers
Captain (Capt) First Lieutenant (1stLt) Second Lieutenant (2ndLt)
O-3 O-2 O-1

An officer is a member of a military, naval, or if applicable, other uniformed services who holds a position of responsibility. ... U.S.Army shoulder insignia for a full General General is the most senior rank currently used in the United States Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. ... US Lieutenant General insignia In three branches of the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, a Lieutenant General is also called a three-star general, named for the three stars worn on the uniform. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... USAF General insignia, public domain image from af. ... USAF Lieutenant General insignia, public domain image from af. ... USAF Major General insignia, public domain image from af. ... Image File history File links USAF Brigadier General insignia, public domain image from af. ... Please see Colonel for other countries which use this rank Insignia of a United States Colonel Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces. ... Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is currently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, and United States National Guard. ... Insignia of a Major in the United States Military Major is a rank used in the United States Army, United States Air Force, and United States Marine Corps, and is the equivalent of a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard. ... USAF Colonel insignia, public domain image from af. ... USAF Lieutenant Colonel insignia, public domain image from af. ... USAF Major insignia, public domain image from af. ... Please see Captain (military) for other versions of this rank Captain is a rank in the United States armed forces that ranks between a First Lieutenant and Major (O-3 in the United States Army, U.S. Air Force, and United States Marines), or a rank between a Commander and... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... USAF Captain insignia, public domain image from af. ... Image File history File links US-OF1A.svg‎ US military insignia Pay Grade: O-2 NATO Equivalent: OF-1 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): First Lieutenant Philadelphia Fire Department Category: ... Image File history File links US-OF1B.svg Summary US 2nd Lt (and equivalents) insignia Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Second Lieutenant Table of ranks in Battlefield 2 User:CShuts14 ...

See also

This chart represents the U.S. Army enlisted rank insignia with seniority decreasing left-to-right inside a given pay grade. ... This chart represents the U.S. Army officer rank insignia. ... Rate badge of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy United States Navy enlisted rates are used to display where an enlisted sailor falls within the chain of command and are also defined as pay grade. ... This chart represents the U.S. Navy officer rank insignia. ... A midshipman is a subordinate officer, or alternatively a commissioned officer of the lowest rank, in the navies of several English-speaking countries. ... These charts represents the United States Coast Guard enlisted rate insignia. ... United States Coast Guard officer rank describes an officers pay-grade. ... The chart below represents the U.S. Air Force current enlisted rank insignia. ... This chart displays the United States Air Force officer rank insignia. ... Enlisted Marines with paygrades of E-4 and E-5 are considered Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) while those at E-6 and higher are considered Staff Noncommissioned Officers (SNCOs). ... In the United States military, a Warrant Officer is ranked as an officer above the senior-most enlisted ranks but below the grade of O-1 (NATO: OF-1). ...

References

  1. ^ Estes, Kenneth W. (2000). The Marine Officer's Guide, 6th Edition. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-567-5. 

 
 

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