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Sergeant-major
Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank Rank is the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level, etc. of a person or object within a ranking A ranking is a relationship between a set of items such that, for any two items, the first is either "rank ... or appointment in many militaries around the world. In Commonwealth A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good Common good Common good In philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about r ... countries, the various degrees of sergeant major are appointments held by warrant officers. In the United States, there are also various grades of sergeant major (Command Sergeant Major, command sergeant major, Sergeant Major of the Army, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps), all of the same pay grade of E-9; however, the Sergeant Major of the Army and the Sergeant M ...
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Chief Warrant Officer
Chief warrant officer is a military rank used by the United States Armed Forces The United States Armed Forces are the of the . The armed forces consists of six : the , , , , , and . The is the of the armed forces and forms military policy with the (DoD) and (DHS), both , acting as the principal organs by which mil ..., the Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF; french: Forces armées canadiennes; ''FAC'') is the unified military A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. It is typ ..., the Pakistan Air Force , "Be it deserts or seas; all lie under our wings" (traditional) , colours = , colours_label = , march = , mascot = , anniversaries = A ..., the Israel Defense Forces The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; he, צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְ ...
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Regimental Sergeant Major
Regimental sergeant major (RSM) is an appointment that may be held by warrant officers class 1 (WO1) in the British Army The British Army is the principal Army, land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of the British Armed Forces. , the British Army comprises 80,040 regular full-time personnel and 30,020 Army Reserve (United Kingdom), reserve personnel ..., the British Royal Marines The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is an amphibious Amphibious means able to use either land or water. In particular it may refer to: * ''Amphibious'' (film), a 2010 film * Amphibious aircraft An amphibious aircraft or amphibian is an airc ... and in the armies of many Commonwealth A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good In philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about reason, Metaphysics, existenc ... and former Commonwealth nations, including Austr ...
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Warrant Officer
Warrant officer (WO) is a rank Rank is the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level, etc. of a person or object within a ranking A ranking is a relationship between a set of items such that, for any two items, the first is either "ranked ... or category of ranks in the armed forces A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare War is an intense armed conflict between State (polity), states, governments, Society, societies, or para ... of many countries. Depending on the country, service, or historical context, warrant officers are sometimes classified as the most junior of the commissioned ranks, the most senior of the non-commissioned officer A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not pursued a Commission (document), commission. Non-commissioned officers usually earn their position of authority by promotion through ...
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Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (officially abbreviated to SMMC) is a billet A billet is a living quarters to which a soldier is assigned to sleep. Historically, a billet was a private dwelling that was required to accept the soldier. Soldiers are generally billeted in barracks or garrisons when not on combat duty, altho ..., as well as a unique enlisted grade of rank, E-9 (enlisted, rank nine), with a unique non-commissioned grade of rank insignia, in the United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is the maritime land force service branch Military branch (also service branch or armed service) is according to common standard the subdivision of the na .... History In the U.S. Marine Corps, sergeant major Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank Rank is the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level, etc. of a person or object within a ranking ...
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Chief Petty Officer 1st Class
Chief petty officer, 1st class, CPO1, is the most senior non-commissioned member (NCM) rank of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). It is equivalent to a chief warrant officer (CWO) in the Canadian Army and Royal Canadian Air Force. It is immediately senior to the rank of chief petty officer 2nd-class and its equivalents, master warrant officer; it is part of the cadre of warrant officers. The French language form of the rank is {{lang, fr, premier maître de 1re classe (pm 1). Insignia The rank insignia of the CPO1 is the arms of Canada, worn on both forearms of the service dress tunic and on slip-ons on both shoulders of other uniforms. Unlike other chiefs and petty officers, CPO1s wear the cap insignia of naval officers, although the brim of the peak cap remains plain, the same as other naval NCMs. Forms of address CPO1s are generally initially addressed as "Chief Petty Officer Bloggins" or "Chief Bloggins", and thereafter as "Chief", although in correspondence the full rank or abb ...
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Sergeant Major Of The Army
The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) is a unique non-commissioned rank and position of office in the United States Army The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare, land military branch, service branch of the United States Armed Forces. It is one of the eight Uniformed services of the United States, U.S. uniformed services, and is designated as the Army o .... The holder of this rank and position is the most senior enlisted member of the Army, unless an Army enlisted Soldier is serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman The senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) is the body of the most senior uniformed leaders within the United States Department of Defense The United States Department of De .... The SMA is appointed to serve as a spokesman to address the issues of enlisted soldiers to all officers, from warrant officer Warrant officer (WO) is a rank Rank is the relative positio ...
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Non-commissioned Officer
A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not pursued a commission Commission or commissioning may refer to: Business and contracting * Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to an agent for services rendered ** Commission (art), the purchase or the creation of a piece of art most often on behalf of another .... Non-commissioned officers usually earn their position of authority by promotion through the enlisted rank An enlisted rank (also known as an enlisted grade or enlisted rate) is, in some armed services, any rank below that of a commissioned officer An officer is a member of an Military, armed forces or Uniformed services, uniformed service who hold ...s. (Non-officers, which includes most or all enlisted personnel, are of lower rank Rank is the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level, etc. of a person or object within a ranking, such as: Level or position in a hierarchical organization * Academic ...
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Company (military Unit)
A company is a military unit Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed force A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare War is an intens ..., typically consisting of 80–250 soldier A soldier is a person who is a member of a professional army An army (from Latin ''arma'' "arms, weapons" via Old French ''armée'', "armed" eminine, ground force or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land. In the ...s and usually commanded by a major Major is a military rank Military ranks are a system of hierarchical A hierarchy (from the Greek: , from , 'president of sacred rites') is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are repre ... or a captain Captain is a title for the commander of a military unit, the commander of a ship, aeroplane, spacecraft, or other ...
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Battery (military Unit)
In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortar (weapon), mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, Surface-to-surface missile, surface-to-surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, etc., so grouped to facilitate better military communication, battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems. The term is also used in a Naval artillery, naval context to describe groups of guns on warships. Land usage Historically the term "battery" referred to a cluster of cannon in action as a group, either in a temporary field position during a battle or at the siege of a fortress or a city. Such batteries could be a mixture of cannon, howitzer, or mortar types. A siege could involve many batteries at different sites around the besieged place. The term also came to be used for a group of cannon in a fixed fortification, for coastal or frontier defence. Du ...
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Squadron (army)
A squadron was historically a cavalry Historically, cavalry (from the French word ''cavalerie'', itself derived from "cheval" meaning "horse") are soldier A soldier is a person who is a member of a professional army An army (from Latin ''arma'' "arms, weapons" via O ... subunit, a company or battalion-sized military formation. The term is still used to refer to modern cavalry units Unit may refer to: Arts and entertainment * UNIT Unit may refer to: Arts and entertainment * UNIT, a fictional military organization in the science fiction television series ''Doctor Who'' * Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in ... but can also be used as a designation for other arms and services. In some countries, like Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps The Alps ; german: Alpen ; it, Alpi ; rm, Alps; sl, Alpe ) ar ...
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Royal Australian Navy
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the principal naval force A navy, naval force, or maritime force is the branch of a Nation's armed forces principally designated for naval warfare, naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne, riverine, littoral zone, littoral, or ocean-borne combat operations and ... of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma ..., a part of the Australian Defence Force Australians, colloquially referred to as "Aussies", are the citizens Citizenship is a relationship between an individual and a state to which the individual owes allegiance and in turn is entitled to its protection. Each state determine ... (ADF) along with the Australian Army The Australian Army is the military land force of Australia. Formed in 1901, ...
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Commanding Officer
The commanding officer (CO) or sometimes, if the incumbent is a general officer A general officer is an Officer (armed forces), officer of highest military ranks, high rank in the army, armies, and in some nations' air forces, space forces, or marines. In some usages the term "general officer" refers to a rank above colo ..., commanding general (CG), is the officer in command COMMAND.COM is the default command-line interpreter A command-line interface (CLI) processes command (computing), commands to a computer program in the form of lines of text. The program which handles the interface is called a command-line ... of a military unit Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed force A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare War is an int .... The commanding officer has ultimate authority over the unit, and is usually given ...
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