U.S. Armed Forces of the Korean War

Grade ARMY MARINE
CORPS
NAVY AIR
FORCE

COAST
GUARD
E1 Recruit
Recruit

Seaman Recruit


Fireman Recruit
Basic Airman

Seaman Recruit


Fireman Recruit

Right forearm
E2  
Private Second Class

Sixth Grade

Seaman Apprentice


Fireman Apprentice

Airman 3rd Class



Seaman Apprentice


Fireman Apprentice

Right forearm
E3


Private First
Class


Fifth Grade

Seaman


Fireman

Airman 2nd Class



Seaman


Fireman

Right forearm
E4


Corporal
 


Fourth Grade

Petty Officer 3rd Class

Airman 1st Class



Petty Officer 3rd Class

Right forearm

E5


 Sergeant
 


Third Grade


Petty Officer 2nd Class

Staff Sergeant



Petty Officer 2nd Class

Right forearm

E6
Technical Sergeant


Second Grade


Petty Officer 1st Class

Technical Sergeant


Petty Officer 1st Class

Right forearm

E7
First Sergeant


Master Sergeant /
Sergeant Major


First Grade


Chief Petty Officer


Chief Petty Officer

with 12 years good conduct


First Sergeant
(1954)


Master Sergeant



Chief Petty Officer

Right forearm



Chief Petty Officer
with 12 years good conduct

Right forearm

Grade ARMY MARINE
CORPS
NAVY AIR
FORCE

COAST
GUARD
W1
Warrant Officer
Junior Grade

Warrant
Officer

Warrant
Officer

Warrant Officer
Junior Grade

Warrant
Officer
W2
Chief Warrant Officer

Commissioned
Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer
Grade ARMY MARINE
CORPS
NAVY AIR
FORCE

COAST
GUARD
O1
Second
Lieutenant

Second Lieutenant

Ensign

Second Lieutenant

Ensign
O2
First
Lieutenant

First
Lieutenant

Lieutenant
(Junior Grade)

First
Lieutenant

Lieutenant
(Junior Grade)
O3
Captain

Captain

Lieutenant

Captain

Lieutenant
O4
Major

Major

Lieutenant Commander
 

Major

Lieutenant Commander
O5
Lieutenant Colonel

Lieutenant Colonel

Commander

Lieutenant Colonel

Commander
O6
Colonel

Colonel

Captain

Colonel

Captain
O7
Brigadier
General

Brigadier
General


Rear Admiral
(Lower Half)

Brigadier
General


Rear Admiral
(Lower Half)
O8

Major General


Major General


Rear Admiral


Major General


Rear Admiral
O9


Lieutenant General



Lieutenant General



Vice
Admiral



Lieutenant
General



Vice
Admiral
O10




General




General and
Commandant





Admiral





General



Admiral and Commandant
O11

 


General of the Army



Fleet
Admiral


General of the
Air Force


Grade ARMY MARINE
CORPS
NAVY AIR
FORCE

COAST
GUARD

 

 

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