OFFICER RANK: 

Pay Grade Special1 O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7
Insignia
Title General of the Army General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General
Abbreviation GA Gen LtG MG BG

1 Awarded only in times of Congressionally declared war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pay Grade O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1
Insignia
Title Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Abbreviation Col LtC Maj Cpt 1Lt 2Lt

 

 

 

 

 

NCO AND ENLISTED RANK:

Pay grade

E-1

E-2

E-3

E-4

Insignia

1st Sergeant

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Title

First Sergeant

Master Sergeant

Technical Sergeant

Staff Sergeant

Technician Third Class

Sergeant

Technician Fourth Class

Abbreviation

1st Sgt.

M/Sgt.

T/Sgt.

S/Sgt.

T/3 Sgt.

Sgt.

T/4 Sgt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pay grade

E-5

E-6

E-7

Insignia

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No Insignia

Title

Corporal

Technician Fifth Class

Private First Class

Private

Abbreviation

Cpl.

T/5 Cpl.

Pfc.

Pvt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The U.S. Army enlisted rank insignia that was used during WWII differs from the current system used today.

 The color scheme used for the insignia's chevron design was defined as either silver grey on dark blue, khaki on dark blue,

or olive drab on dark blue (as seen in the chart above).