List of Military Rank

Letter Navy Army/Air Force/Marines
O-12 (GAm  ) Grand Admiral
O-11 (FAm  ) Fleet Admiral (COp) Chief of Operations
O-10 (Adm  ) Admiral (Gen) General
O-9 (VAdm ) Vice Admiral (LtG) Lieutenant General
O-8 (RAdmU) Rear Admiral (MG ) Major General
O-7 (RADmL) Commodore (BG ) Brigadier General
O-6 (Capt ) Captain (Col) Colonel
O-5 (Cdr  ) Commander (LtC) Lieutenant Colonel
O-4 (LCdr ) Lieutenant Commander (Maj) Major
O-3 (Lt   ) Lieutenant (Cap) Captain
O-2 (LtJG ) Lieutenant Junior Grade (1Lt) First Lieutenant
O-1 (Ens  ) Ensign (2Lt) Second Lieutenant

Warrant Officers
W-4 (CW4) Chief Warrant Officer
W-3 (CW3) Chief Warrant Officer
W-2 (CW2) Chief Warrant Officer
W-1 (WO1) Warrant Officer

Enlisted Personnel
Grade Navy Marines Air Force Army
E-9 (MCPO) Master Chief Petty Officer (SgtMaj) Sergeant Major (CMSgt) Chief Master Sergeant (CSM) Command Sergeant Major
(MGySgt) Master Gunnery Sergeant
(SGM) Sergeant Major
E-8 (SCPO) Senior Cheif Petty Officer (1stSgt) First Sergeant (SMSgt) Senior Master Sergeant (1SG) First Sergeant

(MSgt  ) Master Sergeant (MSG) Master Sergeant
E-7 (CPO ) Chief Petty Officer (GySgt ) Gunnery Sergeant (MSgt ) Master Sergeant (SFC) Sergeant First Class

(PSG) Platoon Sergeant
E-6 (PO1 ) Petty Officer First Class (SSgt  ) Staff Sergeant (TSgt ) Technical Sergeant (SSG) Staff Sergeant
E-5 (PO2 ) Petty Officer Second Class (Sgt   ) Sergeant (SSgt ) Staff Sergeant (Sgt) Sergeant
E-4 (PO3 ) Petty Officer Third Class (Cpl   ) Corporal (Sgt  ) Sergeant (Cpl) Corporal

(SrA  ) Senior Airman (Sp4) Specialist 4
E-3 (    ) Seaman (LCpl  ) Lance Corporal (A1C  ) Airman First Class (PFC) Private FIrst Class
E-2 (SA  ) Seaman Apprentice (PFC   ) Private First Class (Amn  ) Airman (PV2) Private
E-1 (SR  ) Seaman Recruit (Pvt   ) Private (AB   ) Airman Basic (PV1) Private

G.I. Joe Comics [Marvel Comics]
Young Student Encyclopedia
From Isoline, "Armed Forces Comparable Ranks and Abbreviations"

Last Updated: Fri Sep 10 13:47:30 EDT 1999

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