Synonyms of 'Military ranks'
able ratingable seaman or able-bodied seaman (AB)acting sublieutenantadmiral (Adm)admiral of the fleetan officer of the highest rank in the Royal Navy, equivalent to field marshal air chief marshal (ACM)air commodore (AC)aircraftmen (AC)air marshal (AM)air officerair vice-marshal (AVM)branch officer (BO)brigadier (Brig)captain (Capt)chief of staff (COS)chief petty officer (CPO)chief techniciancolonel (Col)colour sergeant (Col Sgt)commander (Cdr)commander in chief (C-in-C)commanding officer (CO)commissioned officera military officer holding a commission, such as Second Lieutenant in the British Army, Acting Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force, and officers of all ranks senior to these commodore (Cdre)company sergeant major (CSM)corporal (Corp, Cpl)drum majorthe noncommissioned officer, usually of warrant officer's rank, who is appointed to command the corps of drums of a military band and who is in command of both the drums and the band when paraded together field marshal (FM)field officer (FO)fleet admiralfleet chief petty officerflight engineerflight lieutenant (Flt Lt)flight mechanic (FM)flight sergeant (Flt Sgt)flying officer (FO)general (Gen, Genl)group captain (G Capt)junior technicianlance corporal (L-Cpl)leading aircraftman (LAC)leading ratinglieutenant (Lt)lieutenant colonel (Lt-Col)lieutenant commander (Lt-Comm)lieutenant general (Lt-Gen)major (Maj)major general (Maj-Gen)marinemarshalmarshal of the Royal Air Force (MRAF)master aircrewmedical officer (MO)midshipmannoncommissioned officer (NCO)ordinary ratingordinary seaman (OS)petty officer (PO)pilot officer (PO)private (Pte)quartermaster (QM)rear admiral (RA)regimental sergeant major (RSM)second lieutenantsenior aircraftmansenior medical officer (SMO)sergeant (Sgt, Sergt)sergeant major (SM)squadron leader (Sqn-Ldr)staff sergeantsubalterna commissioned officer below the rank of captain in certain armies, esp the British sublieutenant (Sub L)vice admiral (VA)warrant officer (WO)wing commander ▷ See military
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Word List of Military ranks from the Collins English Word Lists