U.S. ARMY RANK INSIGNIA

The Middle of Vietnam War Era (1967-68)

Subdued Variation for Fatigues and Combat Dress

 

E-1 E-2 E-3 E-4 E-5 E-6
(No Insignia)

(No Insignia)

 
Private E-1
(PVT)
Private E-2
(PV2)
Private First Class
(PFC)
Corporal
(CPL)
Sergeant
(SGT)
Staff Sergeant
(SSG)
E-1, E-2, E-3 before May 1968

E-1, E-2, E-3 after May 1968
 
 (No Insignia)
Private E-1
(PVT)
Private E-2
(PV2)
Private First Class
(PFC)
Specialist 4
(SP4)
Specialist 5
(SP5)
Specialist 6
(SP6)

This PFC insignia had a brief trial,
as Lance Corporal, circa 1965.



 
E-7 E-8 E-9    
Sergeant First Class
(SFC)
Master Sergeant
(MSG)
First Sergeant
(1SG)
Staff
Sergeant Major
(SSM)
Command
Sergeant Major
(CSM)
Sergeant Major
of the Army
(SMA)
 
Specialist 7
(SP7)
Specialist 8
(SP8)
Specialist 9
(SP9)
 SP8 and SP9 existed on paper, but were never authorized for wear. They were both discontinued in 1965.
 SP7 was discontinued in 1975.
 SP5 and SP6 were both discontinued in 1985.

 

 

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