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Air Force Ranks

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Air Force Ranks

Rank NameRank Description
Airman Basic (AB)No insignia.
Airmen (Amn)A chevron of one stripe with a silver star in the center.
Airman First Class (A1C)A chevron of two stripes with a silver star in the center.
Senior Airmen (SrA)A chevron of three stripes with a silver star in the center.
Staff Sergeant (SSgt)A chevron of four stripes with a silver star in the center.
Technical Sergeant (TSgt)A chevron of five stripes with a silver star in the center.
Master Sergeant (MSgt)A chevron of six stripes with a silver star in the center. One of the six stripes is in an inverted position above the star.
Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt)A chevron of seven stripes with a silver star in the center. Two of the seven stripes are in an inverted position above the star.
Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt)A chevron of eight stripes with a silver star in the center. Three of the eight stripes are in an inverted position above the star.
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First Sergeant (1st Sgt)Can be of the same rank insignia as a Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, or Chief Master Sergeant, and bear a distinguishing diamond device in the upper field.
Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM)A chevron of eight stripes with a silver star in the center. Three of the eight stripes are in an inverted position above the star and bear a distinguished star device in the upper field.
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Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt)Rank insignia is one gold bar.
First Lieutenant (1st Lt)Rank insignia is one silver bar.
Captain (Capt)Rank insignia is two silver bars connected.
Major (Maj)Rank insignia is a gold oak leaf.
Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col)Rank insignia is a silver oak leaf.
Colonel (Col)Rank insignia is a silver eagle.
Brigadier General (Brig Gen)Rank insignia is one silver star.
Major General (Maj Gen)Rank insignia is two silver stars in line.
Lieutenant General (Lt Gen)Rank insignia is three silver stars in line.
General (Gen)Rank insignia is four silver stars in line.
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