COMPARISON OF RANK
US ARMED FORCES
IN WWII

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COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

US ARMY US MARINES US NAVY US COAST GUARD
General - Admiral -
Lieutenant General Lieutenant General Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
Major General Major General Rear Admiral, Sr. Rear Admiral, Sr.
Brigadier General Brigadier General Commodore Commodore
Colonel Colonel Captain Captain
Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Commander Commander
Major Major Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
Captain Captain Lieutenant Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant Lieutenant, Jr. Grade Lieutenant, Jr. Grade
2nd Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant Ensign Ensign
    Chief Warrant Officer  
    Warrant Officer  

 

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

US ARMY US MARINES US NAVY US COAST GUARD
Master Sergeant Master Sergeant Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer
Technical Sergeant Technical Sergeant Petty Officer First Class Petty Officer First Class
Staff Sergeant Staff Sergeant Petty Officer Second Class Petty Officer Second Class
Sergeant Sergeant Petty Officer Third Class Petty Officer Third Class
Corporal Corporal Seaman First Class Seaman First Class
  Lance Corporal    
Private First Class Private First Class Seaman Second Class Seaman Second Class
Private Private Apprentice Seaman Apprentice Seaman

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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