United States Military Ranks
U.S. Army Officers
US DoD Pay Grade Special O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1
Insignia
Title General of the Army General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Abbreviation GA GEN LTG MG BG COL LTC MAJ CPT 1LT 2LT
NATO Code OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1
U.S. Army Enlist men
Pay grade E-9 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-1
Insignia No Insignia
Title Sergeant Major of the Army Command Sergeant Major Sergeant Major First Sergeant Master Sergeant Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Specialist Private First Class Private E2 Private E1
Abbreviation SMA CSM SGM 1SG MSG SFC SSG SGT CPL SPC PFC PV2/PVT PV1/PVT
NATO Code OR-9 OR-9 OR-9 OR-8 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

United States Navy Commissioned Officer Rank Structure
Fleet Admiral Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral
(upper half)
Rear Admiral
(lower half)
O-10 O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7
Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Ensign
O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1
United States Navy Chief Warrant Officer Rank Structure
Chief Warrant Officer Five Chief Warrant Officer Four Chief Warrant Officer Three Chief Warrant Officer Two
W-5 W-4 W-3 W-2

 
Air Force Officers
Pay grade Special O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1
Insignia
Title General of the Air Force General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Abbreviation Gen-USAF Gen Lt Gen Maj Gen Brig Gen Col Lt Col Maj Capt 1st Lt 2nd Lt
NATO Code OF-11 OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1