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Military Structure of the United States Armed Forces


Army Ranks



Ranks of the United States Army (ordered Lowest-to-Highest)

Grade
Insg.
Abbrv
Title
E-1
NONE
PVT
Private
E-2
E2 rank insignia graphic
PV2
Private 2
E-3
E3 rank insignia graphic
PFC
Private First Class
E-4
E4 rank insignia graphic
SPC
Specialist
E-5
E5 rank insignia graphic
SGT
Sergeant
E-6
E6 rank insignia graphic
SSG
Staff Sergeant
E-7
E7 rank insignia graphic
SFC
Sergeant First Class
E-8
E8 rank insignia graphic
1SG
First Sergeant
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
SGM
Sergeant Major
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
CSM
Command Sergeant Major
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
SMA
Sergeant Major of the Army
W-1
Warrant Officer 1 rank insignia graphic
WO1
Warrant Officer
W-2
Chief Warrant Officer 2 rank insignia graphic
CW2
Chief Warrant Officer 2
W-3
Chief Warrant Officer 3 rank insignia graphic
CW3
Chief Warrant Officer 3
W-4
Chief Warrant Officer 4 rank insignia graphic
CW4
Chief Warrant Officer 4
W-5
Chief Warrant Officer 5 rank insignia graphic
CW5
Chief Warrant Officer 5
O-1
Second Lieutenant rank insignia graphic
2LT
Second Lieutenant
O-2
First Lieutenant rank insignia graphic
1LT
First Lieutenant
O-3
Captain military rank insignia graphic
CPT
Captain
O-4
Major military rank insignia graphic
MAJ
Major
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel military rank insignia graphic
LTC
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6
Colonel military rank insignia graphic
COL
Colonel
O-7
Brigadier General military rank insignia graphic
BG
Brigadier General
O-8
Major General military rank insignia graphic
MG
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General military rank insignia graphic
LTG
Lieutenant General
O-10
Army General military rank insignia graphic
GEN
General
Spec.
General of the Army military rank insignia graphic
GA
General of the Army

Navy Ranks



Ranks of the United States Navy (ordered Lowest-to-Highest)

Grade
Insg.
Abbrv
Title
E-1
NONE
SR
Seaman Recruit
E-2
E2 rank insignia graphic
SA
Seaman Apprentice
E-3
E3 rank insignia graphic
SN
Seaman
E-4
E4 rank insignia graphic
PO3
Petty Officer 3rd Class
E-5
E5 rank insignia graphic
PO2
Petty Officer 2nd Class
E-6
E6 rank insignia graphic
PO1
Petty Officer 1st Class
E-7
E7 rank insignia graphic
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
E-8
E8 rank insignia graphic
SCPO
Senior Chief Petty Officer
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
MCPO
Master Chief Petty Officer
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
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Fleet/Commander Master Chief
Petty Officer
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
MCPON
Master Chief Petty Officer
of the Navy
W-2
Chief Warrant Officer 2 rank insignia graphic
CWO2
Chief Warrant Officer 2
W-3
Chief Warrant Officer 3 rank insignia graphic
CWO3
Chief Warrant Officer 3
W-4
Chief Warrant Officer 4 rank insignia graphic
CWO4
Chief Warrant Officer 4
W-5
Chief Warrant Officer 5 rank insignia graphic
CWO5
Chief Warrant Officer 5
O-1
Ensign rank insignia graphic
ENS
Ensign
O-2
Lieutenant Junior Grade rank insignia graphic
LTJG
Lieutenant Junior Grade
O-3
Lieutenant military rank insignia graphic
LT
Lieutenant
O-4
Lieutenant Commander military rank insignia graphic
LCDR
Lieutenant Commander
O-5
Commander military rank insignia graphic
CDR
Commander
O-6
Captain military rank insignia graphic
CAPT
Captain
O-7
Rear Admiral, Lower Half military rank insignia graphic
RDML
Rear Admiral (Lower Half)
O-8
Rear Admiral (Upper Half) military rank insignia graphic
RADM
Rear Admiral (Upper Half)
O-9
Vice Admiral military rank insignia graphic
VADM
Vice Admiral
O-10
Navy Admiral military rank insignia graphic
ADM
Admiral Chief of Naval Operations /
Commandant of the Coast Guard
O-11
Fleet Admiral Navy military rank insignia graphic
FADM
Fleet Admiral

Marine Ranks



Ranks of the United States Marines (ordered Lowest-to-Highest)

Grade
Insg.
Abbrv
Title
E-1
NONE
Pvt
Private
E-2
E2 rank insignia graphic
PFC
Private First Class
E-3
E3 rank insignia graphic
LCpL
Lance Corporal
E-4
E4 rank insignia graphic
Cpl
Corporal
E-5
E5 rank insignia graphic
Sgt
Sergeant
E-6
E6 rank insignia graphic
SSgt
Staff Sergeant
E-7
E7 rank insignia graphic
GySgt
Gunnery Sergeant
E-8
E8 rank insignia graphic
MSgt
Master Sergeant
E-8
E9 rank insignia graphic
1stSgt
First Sergeant
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
MGySgt
Master Gunnery Sergeant
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
SgtMaj
Sergeant Major
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
SgtMaj
MarCor
Sergeant Major
of the Marine Corps
W-1
Warrant Officer 1 rank insignia graphic
WO
Warrant Officer
W-2
Chief Warrant Officer 2 rank insignia graphic
CWO2
Chief Warrant Officer 2
W-3
Chief Warrant Officer 3 rank insignia graphic
CWO3
Chief Warrant Officer 3
W-4
Chief Warrant Officer 4 rank insignia graphic
CWO4
Chief Warrant Officer 4
W-5
Chief Warrant Officer 5 rank insignia graphic
CWO5
Chief Warrant Officer 5
O-1
Second Lieutenant rank insignia graphic
2ndLt
Second Lieutenant
O-2
First Lieutenant rank insignia graphic
1stLt
First Lieutenant
O-3
Captain military rank insignia graphic
Capt
Captain
O-4
Major military rank insignia graphic
Maj
Major
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel military rank insignia graphic
LtCol
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6
Colonel military rank insignia graphic
Col
Colonel
O-7
Brigadier General military rank insignia graphic
BGen
Brigadier General
O-8
Major General military rank insignia graphic
MajGen
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General military rank insignia graphic
LtGen
Lieutenant General
O-10
Marine Corps General military rank insignia graphic
Gen
General

Air Force Ranks



Ranks of the United States Air Force (ordered Lowest-to-Highest)

Grade
Insg.
Abbrv
Title
E-1
NONE
AB
Airman Basic
E-2
E2 rank insignia graphic
Amn
Airman
E-3
E3 rank insignia graphic
A1C
Airman First Class
E-4
E4 rank insignia graphic
SrA
Senior Airman
E-5
E5 rank insignia graphic
SSgt
Staff Sergeant
E-6
E6 rank insignia graphic
TSgt
Technical Sergeant
E-7
E7 rank insignia graphic
MSgt
Master Sergeant
E-7
E7 rank insignia graphic
MSgt
Master Sergeant (Diamond)
E-8
E8 rank insignia graphic
SMSgt
Senior Master Sergeant
E-8
E8 rank insignia graphic
SMSgt
Senior Master Sergeant (Diamond)
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
CMCgt
Chief Master Sergeant
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
CMSgt
Chief Master Sergeant (Diamond)
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
CCM
Command Chief Master Sergeant
E-9
E9 rank insignia graphic
CMSAF
Chief Master Sergeant
of the Air Force
O-1
Ensign rank insignia graphic
2d Lt
Second Lieutenant
O-2
First Lieutenant rank insignia graphic
1st Lt
First Lieutenant
O-3
Captain military rank insignia graphic
Capt
Captain
O-4
Major military rank insignia graphic
Maj
Major
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel military rank insignia graphic
Lt Col
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6
Colonel military rank insignia graphic
Col
Colonel
O-7
Brigadier General military rank insignia graphic
Brig Gen
Brigadier General
O-8
Major General military rank insignia graphic
Maj Gen
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General military rank insignia graphic
Lt Gen
Lieutenant General
O-10
General Air Force Chief of Staff military rank insignia graphic
Gen
General Air Force
Chief of Staff
Spec.
General of the Air Force military rank insignia graphic
GAF
General of the Air Force

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