Compare Ranks

Comparable Ranks

Air Force Protocol
from 'Til Wheels are Up'

Comparable Rank Among the Military Services
Army, Air Force and
Marine Corps
Navy
General of the Army / Air Force
General
Lieutenant General
Major General
Brigadier General
Colonel
Lieutenant Colonel
Major
Captain
First Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant
Fleet Admiral
Admiral
Vice Admiral
Rear Admiral (Upper Half)
Rear Admiral (Lower Half)
Captain
Commander
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Ensign
Chief Warrant Officer 4, W-4
Chief Warrant Officer 3, W-3
Chief Warrant Officer 2, W-2
Warrant Officer 1, W-1
Chief Warrant Officer 4, W-4
Chief Warrant Officer 3, W-3
Chief Warrant Officer 2, W-2
Warrant Officer 1, W-1
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